Watrous station

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Flag stop location in Watrous
Location Watrous, Saskatchewan
Coordinates 51°40′17″N105°28′09″W / 51.6714°N 105.4693°W / 51.6714; -105.4693 Coordinates: 51°40′17″N105°28′09″W / 51.6714°N 105.4693°W / 51.6714; -105.4693
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Structure type at-grade
Opened 1909
Preceding station  VIA Rail Canada simplified.svg Via Rail  Following station
toward  Vancouver
toward  Toronto

Watrous station is a railway station in Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada. It was established by Canadian National Railway, but the building was eventually torn down. The station now serves as a flag stop for Via Rail's The Canadian three times a week, with 48 hours advance notice required. [1]

Watrous, Saskatchewan Town in Saskatchewan, Canada

Watrous is a small town in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 106.9 km east of Saskatoon and has an economy is based on agriculture and tourism because of its proximity to Manitou Beach, home of the Mineral Spa and Danceland dance hall. Watrous was named after Frank Watrous Morse. The town has many restaurants, a hospital, medical clinic, two schools, community college, bowling alley, RCMP detachment, banks, grocery stores, co-operatives, tea store and motels.

Canadian National Railway railway company

Canadian National is a Canadian Class I freight railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec that serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States.

Via Rail transport company

Via Rail Canada is an independent Crown corporation of Canada. Via Rail is mandated to operate intercity passenger rail service across the country and is subsidized by Transport Canada.

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