Announcement of donation of McAdam railway station


ST JOHN, New Brunswick, November 03, 2021 (Globe Newswire) — The Canadian Pacific and New Brunswick Southern Railway in the present day introduced a mixed $100,000 donation in assist of the historic McAdam Railway Station in McAdams, New Brunswick.

Every firm pledged $50,000 to the McAdam Historic Restoration Fee after a cease on the museum throughout the CP government inspection tour on a Royal Canadian Pacific prepare operating on the New Brunswick Southern Railway.

Inbuilt 1900, McAdam Railway Station is a Nationwide and Provincial Historic Landmark and Designated Heritage Railway Station. Situated on the New Brunswick–Maine border, the previous Canadian Pacific Railway station was a part of the previous important CPR line in Atlantic Canada.

The McAdam Historic Restoration Fee is the group behind the station’s operations, programming, and ongoing fundraising work. Board Chairman Elsie Carroll thanked the Canadian Pacific and New Brunswick Southern Railroad for beneficiant donations to the restoration effort.

“This image of Canadian historical past has been present process renovations for the previous a number of years. We’re pleased with not solely restoring and preserving McAdam Railway Station, but additionally by bringing its historical past to life and recognizing the significance of this station to constructing our nation. Will proceed to honor the previous,” Carroll mentioned. “On behalf of the Board of Administrators, I prolong my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to you on your kindness and generosity.”

“CP’s historical past spans 140 years and we’re proud to assist the McAdam Historic Restoration Fee and its work to protect and inform a part of that railway story in Maine and Atlantic Canada,” mentioned Keith Crell, CP President and Chief Government the officer mentioned. “The work being accomplished to protect the wealthy historical past of CP at McAdams and the enduring rail connection to Atlantic Canada may be very particular.”

“New Brunswick is house to us, and it’s important that we work collectively to protect and improve what we’ve got to supply,” mentioned Jim Irving, CEO of JD Irving, Ltd. and New Brunswick Southern Railroad. “We wish to acknowledge the arduous work and perseverance of the native council and neighborhood who’ve accomplished the excellent job at McAdams to protect such an vital piece of New Brunswick historical past.”

As intermodal transportation continues to develop, areas with robust and related intermodal transportation networks will probably be in a stronger aggressive place and revel in related financial advantages. CP and the New Brunswick Southern Railway are working collectively to serve the Port of St. John and develop New Brunswick’s function as a significant logistics hub in an age of provide chain challenges.

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