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Ernestown
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The station in 1980.
Location Canada
Coordinates 44°13′02″N 76°45′17″W / 44.21722°N 76.75472°W / 44.21722; -76.75472Coordinates: 44°13′02″N 76°45′17″W / 44.21722°N 76.75472°W / 44.21722; -76.75472
Construction
Structure type Historic railway station
History
Opened 1855
Closed circa 1973
Previous names Grand Trunk Railway
Heritage Railway Station (Canada)
Official name: Former Grand Trunk Railway Station
Designated: 1992
Reference #: 4551
Official name: Ernestown Railway Station
Designated: January 11, 1999

Ernestown railway station in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada is a Heritage Railway Station, also protected under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.

History

The Ontario Heritage Act designation notes that the station is "one of only nine first-generation Grand Trunk Stations surviving of thirty-four stations built along the line in an Italianate style that had already become associated with railway buildings in Britain in the 1840s".

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