Wednesday, October 14, 2009

E&N Station Restorations Begin

Historic E&N Station as it looked in it's former days.

The station after the arson fire in 2007.

Rail Station Gets Closed In

In an effort to halt further deterioration by winter weather, the Island Corridor Foundation is finally putting a new roof on the burned out station.

For a time whether or not Via Rail's insurance would cover the costs was in question but apparently Via has paid the ICD over $850,000.00. The project also hinged on Via agreeing to lease space in the station once work is complete.

Getting a new roof on, is the first stage of the restoration process and should protect the building from further weather related issues.

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