Clarkson GO Station
|Location||1110 Southdown Road
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Structure type||Station building|
|Station code||GO Transit: CLGO|
Local bus service
- 13 Glen Erin (7 days)
- 14 Lorne Park (weekdays)
- 14A Lorne Park to Southdown (weekday rush hour)
- 23 Lakeshore (7 days)
- 29 Park Royal (Mondays to Saturdays)
- 29A Park Royal to Meadow Wood Road (three trips per weekday)
- 29B Park Royal to South Common (Sundays)
- 45 Winston Churchill (7 days)
- 45A Winston Churchill via Speakman (weekday rush hour)
- 110 University Express (7 days)
- Oakville Transit
- 4 - Speers-Cornwall (7 days)
- 21-11 Linbrook-Clearview (6 days)
- 25 Aspen Forest (weekday rush hour)
- 102 - Winston Park (weekday rush hour)
The original railway station was located on the north side of the railway tracks, behind Warren Clarkson’s store and Post Office on the west side of Clarkson Road. It was built in 1853 by the Great Western Railway at the corner of the property which became known as Clarkson’s Corner. The apostrophe in Clarkson’s was removed from the sign in 1956, on the CNR station which burned down in 1962, although Corner had long since disappeared from usage.
The station brought commerce to local fruit and vegetable farmers, with corn, apples and especially strawberries being the main produce in Clarkson. In 1915, a sign was erected at the station declaring "Through this station passes more strawberries than any other station in Ontario."
To augment the existing 1,500-space parking structure, an additional garage with 1,200 spaces was built between June 2012 and April 2014.
- "Clarkson GO" (PDF). Terminal & Station Maps. City of Mississauga. 1 June 2015. Retrieved August 2015.
- "Clarkson Railway Station". B&W Photo. City of Mississauga. Retrieved May 2013.
- "History of Clarkson". Clarkson BIA. Retrieved May 2013.
- "Clarkson Parking Structure". GO Transit. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
- Media related to Clarkson GO Station at Wikimedia Commons
- GO Transit station page for Clarkson GO Station
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