Railway Heritage Sites by Type

Stations & other railway facilities

a) Evangeline Trail

Yarmouth (replica of DAR station) – Tim Hortons
Annapolis Royal (DAR station) – being restored
Bridgetown (1919 DAR station) – Local Pub
Middleton (DAR station) – Railway Museum
Kingston (1980s VIA station) – private
Kentville (1980s VIA station) – Bus Station
Wolfville (1912 DAR station) – Library
Hantsport (DAR station) – WHRC railway offices
Windsor (modern DAR station) – WHRC railway offices

b) Glooscap Trail

Brookfield (1933 CNR station) – preserved in local park
Truro (1960s DAR wharehouse and station) – Wharehouse
Truro (1970s CN station) – VIA station and Mall

c) Sunrise Trail

Amherst (CN station) – VIA station
Pugwash (CNR station) – Library
Tatamagouche (1887 ICR station) – Inn
Pictou (ICR station) – Fisheries Museum
Stellarton (modern CN station) – CBCNS railway offices
Stellarton (modern VIA station) – on site of Museum of Industry
Antigonish (1908 ICR station) – Heritage Museum

d) Cape Breton

Orangedale (1886 ICR station) – Railway Museum
Port Hood (CNR station) – Funeral Parlour
Inverness (1901 Inverness Railway & Coal Company station) – Miners’ Museum
Sydney Mines (1900 ICR station) – Heritage Museum
North Sydney (CBCNS station) – Community Centre
North Sydney (CNR station) Commercial offices
Sydney (VIA station built for Bras d’Or service)
Sydney ((CNR crossing tower) – awaiting restoration
Sydney (modern CNR station) – awaiting restoration
Louisbourg (1895 S&L station) – Railway Museum
St.Peter’s (CNR station) – Seniors’ Centre
Port Hawkesbury (modern CNR station) CBCNS railway offices

e) Halifax & Marine Drive

Musquodoboit Harbour (1918 CNoR station) Railway Museum
Halifax (Pier 21 Immigration Centre) – Museum & National Hisdtoric Site
Halifax (CNR station) – VIA station and offices

f) Lighthouse Route

Upper Tantallon (1901 H&SW/CNoR station) – Gift Shop
Hubbards (replica station) Visitor Centre
Chester (1901 H&SW/CNoR station) – Visitor Centre
Lunenburg (1923 CNR station) Offices
Liverpool (1905 H&SW station) – Hank Snow Country Music Centre.

Preserved Rolling Stock

1975 CN caboose painted in DAR colours, South Maitland
CN 79873 caboose & CN Nfld Official Car Terra Nova, Clifton
CNR coach Alexandra, Fort Lawrence
Cabooses, coaches and boxcars, Tatamagouche
Locomotives and rolling stock (not all on display), Stellarton
Locomotives, rolling stock and, maintenance equipment, Orangedale
Rolling stock and maintenance equpment, Sydney Mines
S&L Coach and rolling stock, Louisbourg
Rolling stock, Glace Bay
Locomotive, DAR coach, CP plow & CN caboose, Musquodoboit Harbour
CNR coach, Pier 21 Halifax
CNR caboose
Upper Tantallon


a) Evangeline Trail
Middleton Railway Museum, Middleton

b) Glooscap Trail
Ed Creelman Park, Brookfield
South Maitland Community Park, South Maitland

c) Sunrise Trail
Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, Stellarton
Antigonish Heritage Museum, Antigonish

d) Cape Breton
Orangedale Railway Museum, Orangedale
Louisburg station, Louisbourg
Glace Bay Miners’ Museum, Glace Bay

e) Halifax & Marine Drive
Musquodoboit Harbour Museum, Musquodoboit Harbour
Pier 21, Halifax

f) Lighthouse Route
Hank Snow Country Music Centre, Liverpool.

Train Rides

Upper Clements Theme Park
Tregothic Creek & Windsor Railway.

Visitor Information Centres

Louisburg station, Louisbourg
Musquodoboit Harbour Museum, Musquodoboit Harbour
Hubbards Visitor Information Centre, Hubbards
Chester Visitor Information Centre, Chester.

Rail – Trails

Tidnish Dock
Many Nova Scotia trails are on former railbeds –
Visit the Rail – Trails website for more trail information.