Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

Extant British Columbia Railroad/Railway Structures

 

 

Recent Updates Last updated 11/21/14

Updated towns are in red type. Some of the following station data compiled from Ian Baird's, Canadian Pacific Depots in British Columbia and A Historic Guide to the E&N Railway, Charles Bohi's Canadian National's Western Depots and Charles Bohi and Leslie Kozma's Canadian Pacific's Western Depots (See RSHS Library), Bytown Railway Society's Canadian Railway Station Guide, and personal files. Roger Burrows, Bob Kelly, Lindsay Korst, Richard Marks, Norm Metcalf, Ben Ringnalda, Neil Roughley, Dave Savage, and Thornton Waite also contributed to this site.

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Abbotsford

CPR

  on site

C

tourist information center

1911

in use

wood

CP

 

Agassiz

CPR

north of Hwy 7/Hwy 9, at Agassiz Agricultural Research Station 

C

museum

1893

in use

wood

CP

siding added, Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society

Aleza Lake

Grand Trunk Pacific (GTP)(CN)

on site

C

 

 

in use

wood

CN

 

Athalmer

CP

relocated to near town on hill

C

museum

1923

none

log

none

depot from Lake Windermere, Windermere Valley Historical Society Museum

Avola

Canadian Northern (CN)

Hwy 5

C

storage

 

in use

stucco

CN

 

Bennett

WP&Y

on site adjacent to Lake Bennett

C

rr

 

in use

wood

WP&Y

two story

Birch Island

CN

 

P

 

 

in use

wood

 

small enclosed shelter, ?

Birken

British Columbia Ry. (BCR)

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BC Rail BCR

 

Blue River

CN

 

C

 

 

in use

wood

 

?

Boston Bar

Canadian Northern (CN)

moved back from row

C

museum

 

in use

wood

CN

 

Boston Bar

VIA

west of Hwy 1

P

?

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Brookmere

CPR

on site

M

museum

1919

gone

wood

none

section house

Bull River

CPR

moved to Radium

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

standard portable now used as bunkhouse

Burnaby

BC Electric Railway

6501 Deer Lake Ave.in Deer Lake Park

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Vorce, part of Heritage Village

Burns Lake

VIA

on site

P

?

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Canford

CPR

Hwy 8

C

business

 

none

wood

none

depot from Merritt

Cassidy

CPR

on site

C

museum/display

 

in use

wood

CP

 

Castlegar

CPR

400 13th Ave./3 St.

C

museum

1907

in use

wood

CP

Castlegar & District Heritage Society Museum, stucco siding

Cawston

GN

south of town on Hwy 3A

C

business

 

none

wood

none

depot from Similkameen

Chemainus

CPR

 

P

rr

 

in use

wood

RailAmerica

shelter moved from Somenos, ?

Chemainus

VIA

Hwy 1

P

?

 

in use

wood

CP

 

Chetwynd

BCR

Hwy 97/Hwy 27

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Chilliwack

VIA

Railway St.

P

?

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Cisco

CN

north of town, Fraser River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

CN

 

Cisco

CPR

south of town, Fraser River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

CP

3 span through truss

Clayburn

CPR

relocated to Heritage Valley Resort

C

business office

 

none

wood

none

 

Clearwater

CN

Hwy 5

C

rr

1961

in use

 

CN

 

Cloverdale

BCER

returned after farm use to FVHRS site

IP

museum

1910

in use

wood

SRBC

Sullivan small enclosed shelter, Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society, Field checked 2004

Cobble Hill

VIA

Hwy 1

P

?

 

in use

 

CP

shelter

Cody

CPR

relocated off Hwy 6

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Colebrook

GN

on site

M

residence

1909

in use

wood

BNSF

section house

Coquitlam

CPR

relocated to 101 King Albert Ave.

C

museum

1910

none

wood

none

depot from Fraser Mills, Fraser Mills Depot Museum

Courtenay

CPR

on site

P

rr

1914

in use

wood

RailAmerica

two story, Heritage Station, VIA Stop

Cowichan

CPR

Hwy 1

P

rr

 

in use

wood

 CP

shelter, restored

Cranbrook

CPR

 

P

rr

1898

in use

wood

CP

remodeled twice, sided, ?

Cranbrook

CPR

Van Horne St. N

C

rr

 

in use

stucco

CP

division offices

Cranbrook

CPR

Canadian Museum of Rail Travel

Rh

museum

 

museum tracks

brick

none

replica?

Cranbrook

CPR

Canadian Museum of Rail Travel

C

museum

1901 

none

wood

none

depot from Elko

Cranbrook

CPR

Canadian Museum of Rail Travel

F

museum

1898

gone

wood

none

moved slightly

Cranbrook

CPR

Canadian Museum of Rail Travel

Wt

museum

1946

none

wood

none

relocated

Creston

CPR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

 

Croydon

GTP (CN)

off Hwy 3, north of town

C

 

 

 

wood

 

only part of original depot

Dawson Creek

BCR

on site

C

museum

 

in use

concrete block

BCR

Dawson Creek Station Museum

Dawson Creek

CPR

on site

C

museum

1930

in use

wood

CP

South Peace Historical Society Museum

Devine

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Dome Creek

CN

on site

C

rr

 

in use

prefab

CN

 

Duncan

CPR

Canada Ave./Station St. 

C

rr/museum

1912

in use

wood

RailAmerica

restored, VIA stop

Dunster

GTP (CN)

relocated slightly

C

 

 

 

stucco

 

 

Elko

CPR

moved to Cranbrook

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Canadian Museum of Rail Travel

Endako

CN

Hwy 16

C

rr

modern

in use

wood

CN

sided

Exeter

BCR

on site

C

rr

modern

in use

 

BCR

 

Fairmount

CPR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

depot from Skookumchuck, standard portable

Fernie

CPR

6th St./1st Ave., moved back from row

C

municipal

1909

in use

wood

CP

Fernie Community & Art Center

Field

CPR

Trans Canada Highway

C

rr

1951

in use

stone faced 

CP

 

Ft. Langley

Canadian Northern (CN)

Glover Rd./Mavus St.

C

museum

1913

in use 

wood

CN

Ft. Langley CN Station Museum

Ft. Nelson

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Ft. Steele

KC replica

at Ft. Steele Heritage Town

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

 

Fraser

WP&Y

on site, near Klondike Hwy. and along Bernard Lake

Wt

not used

 

in use

wood

WP&Y

rectangular enclosed water tank

Fraser Mills

CPR

moved to Coquitlam

C

museum

1910

none

wood

none

Fraser Mills Depot Museum

Glacier

CPR

Trans Canada Highway

C

rr mow

1917 

in use

log

CP

Heritage Station

Glacier

CPR

 

M

 

 

in use

 

CP

Glacier House Hotel

Glacier

CPR

 

Tn

rr

1917

in use

concrete portals

CP

Connaught Tunnel

Goat River

CN

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

former bunkhouse

Golden

CPR

relocated south side of river near 14 St./1 Ave.

P

future museum?

1904

none

wood

none

1.5 story

Golden

VIA

on site

P

vacant

modern

in use

 

CP

 

near Goldstream

CPR

Niagara River

B

rr

1886

in use

steel

RailAmerica

trestle moved from Cisco Flats

Grand Forks

CPR

near Donaldson Dr./76 Ave.

C

business

c1900

 

wood

 

2 story, restaurant, Heritage Station, restored

Grindrod

CPR

on site

C

storage

 

in use

wood

CP

standard portable

Hixon

PGE

moved to Prince George

C

museum

modern

none

 

none

 

Hope

Canadian Northern (CN)

Hwy 1/Hwy 3

C

business

 

 

wood

 

two story

Hope

VIA

5th Ave./Hudson Bay St.

P

?

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Hope

CN

 

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

depot from Smithvale, used as section shed

Houston

CN

Hwy 16

C

 

modern

in use

wood

CN

 

Huntingdon

CPR

near U.S. border

C

rr

modern

in use

 

CP

 

Huntingdon

Southern Railway British Columbia (SRBC)

Vye Rd.

C

rr

modern

in use

 

SRBC

similar to mobile home

Kamloops

CN

near Lorne Ave./Third Ave. 

C

  community centre/rail tour office

1927

in use

brick siding 

CN

two story, being restored, Heritage Station

Kamloops

CPR

near Victoria St./3rd St.

C

rr

1970s

in use

 

CP

two story, division offices

Kaslo

CPR

Hwy 31/Hwy 31A

C

unused

 

in use

 

CP

two story

Kelowna

CN

Bernard St./Richter St.

C

business

1926

in use

stucco

CN

 

Kidd

CN

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

only part of depot remains, used for storage

Kimberley

CPR

Ross St./Margo St.

P

business

1901, 1920?

in use

wood

CP

sided, travel information

Kitimat

CN

on site

C

vacant

 

in use

wood

CN

 

Kitwanga

GTP (CN)

Hwy 37

C

 

 

in use

stucco

CN

 

Kuskonook

GN

Hwy 3A

C

residence/business

c1899

gone

wood

none

two story

Kwinitsa

GTP (CN)

moved to Prince Rupert

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Kwinitsa Station Railway Museum

Ladysmith

CPR

off Hwy 1

C

museum

1944

in use

wood

RailAmerica

Ladysmith Railway Museum, VIA stop

Lake Cowichan

CPR

125 South Shore Rd., Saywell Park

C

museum

1913

none

wood

none 

Kaatza Station Museum, Kaatza Historical Society

Lake Windermere

CPR

moved to near Athalmer

C

museum

1923

none

log

none

restored,Windermere Valley Historical Society Museum

Langford

VIA

on site

P

?

 

in use

 

CP

shelter

Lillooet

Pacific Great Eastern (PGE)

1300 Main St.

C

rr

modern

in use

 

BC Rail

two story

Lumby

CN

Hwy 6

C

 

 

in use

metal

CN

prefab

Manning

GN

relocated to nearby field from former row, north of Tulameen

M

residence

c1914

gone

wood

none

 

Mara

CPR

Hwy 97A

C

residence

 

in use

wood

CP

 

Marne

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

BCR

 

Matsqui

VIA

on site

P

?

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Mayook

CPR

moved to Slocan City

C

 

 

 

wood

 

standard portabled, used as toolhouse

McBride

GTP (CN)

Main St./1st Ave.

C

 

 

in use

stucco

CN

 

McCulloch

CP

moved to nearby lake

M

residence

 

none

wood

none

section house

McGillivray

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Merritt

CP

moved to Canford

C

business

 

none

wood

none

 

Midway

CPR

relocated to Entwined Trees Park along Hwy 3

C

museum

1909

none

wood

none

Kettle River Station Society Museum

Mission City (Mission)

CPR

Railway Ave./Grand St.

P

municipal

1909

in use

wood

CP

two story, Chamber of Commerce

Mount Macdonald

CPR

under mountain and neighboring Mount Cheops

Tn

rr

c1988

in use

concrete portals

CP

14.7 km long, Mount Macdonald Tunnel

Nanaimo

E&N

Selby St.

P

  business

1920/2012

in use

wood/stucco

Southern Rail 

two story, Heritage Building, rebuilt after 2007 fire, Field checked 7/12

Nanaimo

E&N

 

F

private

 

in use

wood

 

 

Nelson

CPR

foot of Baker St.

C

vacant

 

in use

wood

CP

two story, division offices, endangered!

New Hazelton

CN

Hwy 16

C

 

modern

in use

prefab

CN

 

New Westminster

CPR

  800 Columbia St.

C

business

1898-99

in use

brick/stone

CP

restaurant

New Westminster

GN

400 Burnette Ave.

C

rr

c1958

in use

wood

BNSF

sided, 3rd depot, Field checked 7/04

New Westminster

SRBC (BCER)

782 Columbia

C

housing development

 

 

brick/stone

 

Field checked 10/08

Nicholson

CPR

moved to Notch Hill

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

 

North Kamloops

VIA

north of Kamloops

P

rr/office building

modern

in use

 

CN

 

North Vancouver

BCR

1311 W. First St.

P

?

 

in use

brick/glass

 

 

North Vancouver

BCER

relocated to 16th St./Jones St., Mahon Park

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

 

Notch Hill

CPR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

depot from Nicholson, standard portable, used as section building

Okanagan Landing

CPR

relocated

C

residence

c1892

none

wood

none

two story

Oliver

CPR

relocated to 36205 93 St. at 362 Ave.

C

museum

1922-23

none

wood

none

 

Osoyoos

CPR

relocated to 8015 Spartan Dr. near 83 Ave. along lake

C

sailing club office

1944

none

wood

none

 

near Othello

CPR

 

Tn

rr

1916

in use

 

CP

5 Quintette tunnels

Palmer

VIA

on site

P

?

 

in use

 

CP

shelter

Parksville

CPR (E&N)

600 Alberni Hwy/Railway St.

C

rr/business

1910, 1913?

in use

wood

CP

 

Parksville

CPR

 

Wt

 

 

in use

 

CP

?

Pavilion

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Pemberton

BCR

Hwy 99

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Pennington

WP&Y

along Lake Bennett

M

vacant

 

in use

wood

WP&Y

two story section house with town board, sided

Penny

CN(GTP)

moved to Prince George

C

museum

c1914

none

wood

none

Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum

Penticton

CPR

Fairview Rd., Hastings St.?

P

club

1941

in use

stucco/wood

CP

 

Ponderosa

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Port Alberni

CPR

4255 Wallace St.

C

museum

1911

in use

  wood

 CP

2nd story removed, Port Alberni Museum

Port Moody

CPR

 relocated to 2734 Murray St., Rock Point Park

C

museum

1907-08

in use

wood

CP

Port Moody Heritage Museum

Pouce Coupe

CPR (NAR)

Hwy 97

C

museum

1930

in use

wood

CN

 

Prince George

BCR

1144 Industrial Way

C

rr

modern

in use

concrete/glass

BCR

 

Prince George

CN

1300 1st. Ave., 1330 Ist Ave. ?

C

rr

 modern

in use

 

CN

two story, VIA stop

Prince George

CN (GTP)

relocated to 850 River Rd. in Cottonwood Park

C

museum

c1914

none

wood

none

depot from Penny, Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum

Prince George

PGE

relocated to 850 River Rd. in Cottonwood Park

C

museum

modern

none

 

none

depot from Hixon, Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum

Prince Rupert

CN

2nd St. on waterfront

C

rr

 

in use

brick

CN

two story, VIA stop

Prince Rupert

 

south of town 2000 Pak Ave.

P

rr

 

in use

 

 

Field checked 11/10

Prince Rupert

GTP (CN)

on waterfront

C

museum

 

in use

 

CN

depot from Kwinitsa, Kwinitsa Station Railway Museum

Princeton

GN/CPR

245 Hwy 3/Vermilion Ave.

C

business

1909

gone

 wood

none

Field checked 7/09

Qualicum Beach

CPR

Beach Rd.

C

museum

1913

in use

wood

RailAmerica

Qualicum Beach Historical Society Museum 

Quesnel

BCR

710 Legion Dr.

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Radium

CPR

west of town

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

depot from Bull River, standard portable, now bunkhouse

Revelstoke

CPR

north end of Mackenzie Ave.

C

rr

1978

in use

concrete

CP

 

Revelstoke

CPR

 

C

business

1920

none

wood

none

portable moved from Squilax, ?

Revelstoke

CPR

over Columbia River

B

rr

1968

in use

steel

CP

11 deck plate girder spans

St. Stephen

CN

 

C

library

 

 

 

 

 

Salmo

GN

Railway Ave./Main St.

C

vacant 

 

gone

wood

none

poor shape, Field checked 2003

Salmon Arm

CPR

Lakeshore Dr./NE/Ross St.

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

now section house

Salmon Arm

CPR replica

Trans Canada Highway

C

business

 

none

wood

none

restaurant

Seton

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Shalalth

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

Shawnigan

CPR

on site

P

?

 

in use

 

CP

shelter

Shelley

CN

on site

C

 

modern

in use

prefab

CN

 

Sicamous

CPR

on site in Sicamous Narrows off Trans Canada Highway

C

rr

modern

in use

concrete block

CP

 

Similkameen

GN

moved to Cawston

C

business

c1907

none

wood

none

 

Skookumchuck

CPR

moved to Fairmont

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

standard portable

Skookumchuck

CPR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

standard portable

Slocan City

CPR

relocated to lake

C

 

 

 

wood

 

standard portable, used as toolhouse

Smithers

CN

3815 N. Railway St.

C

rr

 

in use

brick/stucco

CN

two story

Smithvale

CN

moved to Hope

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

 

Somenos

CPR

moved to Chemainus

P

rr

 

in use

wood

RailAmerica

shelter,  ?

South Shalalth

BCR

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

South Williams Lake

BCR

on site

C

rr

modern

in use

 

BCR

yard office

Sparwood

CPR

on site

C

 

modern

in use

prefab

CP

 

Spences Bridge

CPR

 

C

rr

1952

in use

stucco

CP

?

Spillimacheen

CPR

Hwy 95

C

 

 

in use

 

CP

 

Squamish

BCR

Government Rd.

C

rr

modern

in use

 

BCR

two story

Squamish

replica

West Coast Railway Heritage Park

P

museum/offices

2000

museum trackage

wood/siding

tourist

2 story, West Coast Railway Association

Squilax

CPR

moved to Revelstoke

C

business

1920

none

wood

none

portable

Sumas

BCER

 

C

private

 

gone

 

none

 

Telkwa

CN

Hwy 16

C

 

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Terrace

CN

on site

C

rr

modern

in use

brick/concrete

CN

 

Terrace

CN

on site

P

 

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Tulameen

GN (CPR)

  relocated to NW corner, 4 St./Strathcona Ave.

C

residence

1915

none

wood

none

Great Northern design, Field checked 9/06

Tulameen

GN (CPR)

 

Wt

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

foundation only, Field checked 9/06

Upper Fraser

CN

on site

C

rr

 

in use

 

CN

 

Usk

CN

on site

C

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

used as bunkhouse

Valemount

Canadian Northern (CN)

relocated to 1060 Main St.

C

museum

1915, 1929?

none

wood

none

 

Valemount

CN

Hwy 5

C

 

modern

in use

 

CN

 

Vancouver

CN

Pacific Central Station, 1150 Station St.

P

rr/bus

1917

in use

brick/stone

VIA/Amtrak

Field checked 11/10

Vancouver

CN

First St./Railway St.

C

museum

 

 

concrete

 

4 story

Vancouver

CPR

Cordova St., 1150 Station St.

P

rr/business

c1914

 

brick/stone

 

two story, BC Transit station, VIA stop

Vancouver

CPR

Drake St.

Rh

business

 

gone

brick

none

rebuilt , community center

Vancouver (Stadium Station)

Translink

Beatty St./Dunsmuir St.

P

rr

 

in use

concrete

SkyTrain

ground level with covered platforms

Vancouver (Waterfront Station)

Translink

Cordova St.between Granville and Seymour

P

rr

 

in use

concrete

SkyTrain

concrete platform and walls, connecti to West Coast Express

Vancouver

 

near Stadium Station

Tn

rr

 

in use

 

SkyTrain

former railroad tunnel now subway part of commuter line

Vanderhoof

CN

on site

C

 

modern

in use

wood

CN

 

Vernon

CPR

east of Hwy 92

C

business

1907

in use

brick/stone

CP

 

Victoria

E&N/VIA

450 Pandora Ave.

C

closed

1985

in use

  brick

 CP

to be dismantled and roof eventually rebuilt at either Fisherman's Wharf or Ogden Point, Field checked 11/12

Victoria

CPR

off Catherine St.

Rh

rr

1913

in use

brick

CP

10 stalls, turntable

Victoria

CPR

off Catherine St.

Sh

rr

1913

in use

brick

CP

car shop and stores buildings

Victoria West

CPR

Catherine St./Esquimalt Rd.

C

  ?

1972

 

 

 

 

Vorce

BCER

moved to Burnaby

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

part of Heritage Village

Whistler

BCR

Lake Placid Rd.in Whistler Creek

C

rr

 

in use

 

BCR

 

White Rock

GN

14970 Marine near Johnston Rd.

C

museum

1912

in use

wood

BNSF

2nd depot, tourist information center,Field checked 7/04

Wlliams Lake

BCR

99 Mackenzie Ave. N

C

museum

 

in use

wood, sided

BCR

 

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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