Galion Depot Open House Set for May 22

The Galion railroad depot will conduct a Depot Day festival on May 22.

Events include pavilion displays and depot tours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Also slated are a presentation by All Aboard Ohio on passenger rail at 1 p.m., a concert by the Galion Community Band at 2 p.m., and a talk about interurban railways by Brett Dunbar at 3 p.m.

Food trucks will be on hand and mini trackless train rides will be offered in front of the depot.

The Galion station was built by the New York Central and last hosted a scheduled passenger train on April 30, 1971.

A few chartered Amtrak trains have stopped at the depot over the years. The CSX Mt. Victory Subdivision passes by the station.

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