Friday, May 11, 1900 The Banner (Aurora)

The new Grand Trunk passenger station here was opened for traffic on Monday [May 7, 1900]. The structure is a very handsome one built in gothic style and finished inside with Norway pine varnished. The building is 50 feet long and 20 feet wide with a covered platform at the north end and baggage room at the south end. The offices are situated in the central part of the building with the ladies' waiting room at the south and the general waiting room at the north with ticket wickets opening into each. The building is situated on the east side of the track on the site of the old station, torn down some years ago. The platform, which is wider and much longer, north to Wellington street. A number of changes in the switches have also been made. The main switch has been increased in length to the south several rods giving ample room for the passing of trains. A driveway will be made from Wellington street to the back of the platform.

Railways: G.T.Ry.

Stations: Aurora

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