Guelph Central Station ribbon cutting and grand reopening

Guelph, Ont., April 12, 2017 – The City invites commuters, Guelph residents, and local media outlets to the official grand reopening of the newly renovated Guelph Central Station.

The recently completed $2.1 million renovation improved accessibility and functionality of the train station, while restoring cultural heritage features. The renovated train station now offers users a wheelchair ramp at the main entrance, accessible and upgraded public washrooms, more ticket booths for commuter convenience, and a more open and comfortable public seating area.

Who

Mayor Cam Guthrie and members of Council
City of Guelph, Guelph Transit, Metrolinx, GO Transit and Greyhound Canada staff

Where

Guelph Central Train Station
79 Carden Street, Guelph

Parking is available in the Wilson Street parking lot (corner of Wilson and Northumberland streets) and fees will be waved for the ribbon cutting event—from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Please don’t park in front of Guelph Central Train Station.

When

Wednesday, April 19
9 a.m.
Ribbon cutting and speeches

Related events

5 to 7 a.m. Thank you commuters—Free coffee and breakfast bars for the morning commute.

7 to 9 p.m.  Heritage tour—Learn about Guelph Central Train Station’s unique heritage features from the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario – Guelph and Wellington Branch.

Resources

About the Guelph Central Train Station renovation project
Guelph Central Train Station fact sheet

For more information

Patricia Halajski, Communications Officer
Corporate Communications
519-822-1260 extension 3302
patricia.halajski@guelph.ca