It’s the end of an era in Biggar as the train station at the end of Main Street will soon be gone after the federal government decided to not renew the cost-sharing program for heritage sites which put tax measures in place for the rehabilitation of historic properties. Mayor of Biggar, Ray Sadler says the focus is now on ensuring that the wood from the building will be re-used on other historical train stations. He says he believes CN is currently in the process to find a company that will remove the pieces from the building and re-purpose the wood. The train station which is more than 100 years old became a historical site in 1976 and a Heritage Railway Station in 1995 but is now structurally unsafe. Mayor Sadler says the building is currently protected by Parks and Heritage Canada and that federal regulations require that the wood from the building be re-used as much as possible. The mayor also adds there are plans already in place to develop a gazebo, a garden and place trees where the building currently stands. There’s no word when the process of taking down the building will begin however the federal government’s approval to take down the building came in March after CN filed in 2014 to tear down the national historical site.