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Guelph Central Train Station grand reopening

Join us for the official grand reopening of the newly renovated Guelph Central Train Station. 4:30 to 7 a.m.– Thank you commuters—Get your free coffee and breakfast bar for the morning commute. 9 a.m.– Ribbon cutting and speeches—Let’s celebrate the successful renovations! 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.

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)… Continue reading Guelph Central Station ribbon cutting and grand reopening

Construction complete at Guelph Central Train Station

Construction at Guelph Central Train Station is now complete. The newly renovated facility is now a fully operational multi-modal transit hub with improved accessibility and functionality. The $2.1 million renovation was completed on time and on budget. The project was four months ahead of its projected 14 month timeline, which started in May 2016. Thank you train station users and commuters for your patience and understanding during the construction. Highlights of the renovation include: concrete wheelchair ramp at the main entrance; new accessible washroom; new ticket booths for Greyhound Canada and GO Transit; and upgraded public washrooms and public seating area. Guelph Central Train Station is a busy transit hub that accommodates Guelph Transit, GO Transit, Via Rail and Greyhound Canada operations. For more information… Continue reading Construction complete at Guelph Central Train Station

Construction starts at Guelph Central Train Station

Guelph, Ont., May 12, 2016 – The City of Guelph is set to start renovating Guelph Central Train Station on Monday. “The renovations will replace the building’s worn out materials while preserving its unique cultural heritage features, improving accessibility and energy efficiency, and accommodating all Guelph Central Station’s transit users,” says Mario Petricevic, general manager of Facilities Management. The $2.1 million renovation work will be led by general contractor, Collaborative Structures Limited, and is expected to take 14 months to complete. Highlights of the renovation include a concrete wheelchair ramp at the main entrance; a new accessible washroom; new ticket booths for Greyhound Canada and GO Transit; and upgrades to the existing public washrooms and public seating area. During the construction there will be no… Continue reading Construction starts at Guelph Central Train Station

Guelph Central Train Station renovations to start this year

Guelph, ON, March 4, 2016 – Today the City of Guelph is releasing a tender for a general contractor  to start renovation work this spring at Guelph Central Train Station. “The renovation to Guelph Central Station will improve our city’s intermodal transportation hub by creating a shared space for Guelph Transit, Greyhound Canada, GO Transit and VIA Rail services that’s accessible and convenient for all riders,” says Mario Petricevic, general manager of Facilities Management. The renovation work will include: improvements to the main entrance, including new steps and concrete wheelchair ramp upgrades to the two public washrooms and an new accessible washroom new ticket booths for Greyhound Canada and GO Transit the addition of a small management office the addition of a lunchroom for Guelph… Continue reading Guelph Central Train Station renovations to start this year