Gare du Palais

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Quebec City Railway Station
(Gare du Palais)
Via Rail (inter-city rail)
Québec, Gare du Palais1.jpg
The Gare du Palais, in downtown Quebec City
Location 450 rue de la Gare du Palais
Coordinates 46°49′03″N 71°12′50″W / 46.8174°N 71.2139°W / 46.8174; -71.2139Coordinates: 46°49′03″N 71°12′50″W / 46.8174°N 71.2139°W / 46.8174; -71.2139
Owned by Via Rail
Connections Orléans Express
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code VIA Rail: QBEC
Opened 1915
Previous names Canadian Pacific Railway
Preceding station   VIA Rail Canada simplified.svg Via Rail   Following station
toward Montreal
Montreal–Quebec Terminus

Gare du Palais (‘Palace Station’) is a train and bus station in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Its name comes from its proximity to the Palace of the Intendant of New France. It is served by Via Rail, Canada’s national passenger railway, and by the private coach company Orléans Express.

Built in 1915 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the two-storey châteauesque station is similar in design to the Château Frontenac. The station had no passenger rail service from 1976 to 1985, although it once again hosts regular daily services west to Montreal's Central Station via Drummondville.[1] It was designated a Heritage Railway Station in 1992.[2]

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