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London and Port Stanley Railway

Les Torrens

London and Port Stanley Railway

a brief history

by Les Torrens

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Published by L.J. Torrens in London, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London and Port Stanley Railway -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leslie J. Torrens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2810 L6 T67 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21064654M

    London & Port Stanley Railway: Background. L&PS was incorporated in to build from London to Port Stanley, converting to standard gauge in In it was leased to the city of London for 99 years, which subsequently bought the line in In turn, the city of London sold the line to CN in RAILROAD. Known as the PSTR, the Port Stanley Railroad is an operating tourist railway, with lots of special events throughout the year.. Operating on some of the tracks and roadbeds of one of Ontario's oldest railways, this train line was originally designed to reduce the traffic along the old plank road which connected Port Stanley to London, through St Thomas, Ontario.

    Port Stanley Terminal Rail: Santa Treats Train - See 84 traveler reviews, 60 candid photos, and great deals for Port Stanley, Canada, at Tripadvisor.4/5(84). Arts, entertainment, and media Fictional characters. Stanley (), the deceased founder of fictional town Radiator Springs in the Cars filmsStanley, an anthropomorphic locomotive on the Mid Sodor Railway in W. V. Awdry's The Railway Series of books; Stanley, an anthropomorphic white tank engine on the TV series Thomas and Friends; Stanley, a character in the film A Troll in Central Park ().

    A wonderfully illustrated Annual Report from Ontario's London & Port Stanley Railway, contains information about the electrification campaign and more. This is NOT the reprint edition. This is the original edition, please note page 20 (see photo) is printed right side up as is the case with the original, in reprint editions, I'm informed, this Seller Rating: % positive. The Invererie Heights area above Port Stanley's beach on Lake Erie had been a popular location since at least the middle of the s. The London Port Stanley Railway, built in , drew many outsiders to the area for relaxation and recreation in the warm summer months.


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33 rows  The London and Port Stanley Railway (L&PS or L&PSR) is a historic Canadian railway located in southwestern Ontario. It linked the city of London with Port Stanley on the northern shore of Lake Erie, a distance of approximately 25 miles (40 km). History. The L&PS was one of the first railways to be built in Ontario, with construction starting in.

Port Stanley Terminal Rail is a year round tourist operation. Diesel powered trains operate over a portion of former London & Port Stanley Railway right-of-way between Port Stanley and St.

Thomas. Their headquarters, located in the former L&PS station at Bridge Street, Port Stanley, includes a gift shop and display of L&PS memorabilia. London & Port Stanley Railway L-2 Fleet Number: L-2 Built: System: London & Port Stanley Railway Retired: Builder: General Electric Acquired: Type: DE-DT Locomotive Status: Awaiting Restoration Boxcab Locomotive.

Hp, VDC. London & Port Stanley Railway 4 Fleet Number: 4 Built: System: London & Port Stanley Railway Retired: Builder: Jewett Car Co.

Acquired: Type: DE-DT Interurban Status: Awaiting restoration L&PS 4 was originally planned to be part of a transportation exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre (like L&PS 8), but instead ended up as part of the Ossawippi.

Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: London and Port Stanley Railway Company -- History. London and Port Stanley Railway Company -- Histoire.

London and Port Stanley Railway Company. More like this: Similar Items. London & Port London and Port Stanley Railway book Railway.

The L&PS was built as a steam railroad which completed the line in It was operated under lease for many years, first by the Grand Trunk, and later by the Pere Marquette. Inthe lease was not renewed, and the City of London, who controlled the railroad, decided to electrify.

This was completed on July. London and Lake Erie Interurban. South Western Traction Company (04 June - 20 October ) Line from London, via St. Thomas to Port Stanley. Known colloquially as The Traction, a nickname that persisted through to the end of the line's history in (Cooper).Acquired the charter, franchises and assets of the unbuilt Middlesex and Elgin Inter-urban Railway Company 12 June London and Port Stanley Railway Electric Interurban #14 The City of London electrified the L&PS railway following a vote in That same year the first L&PS passenger cars (#2, 4, 6, 8, and 10) were delivered from the Jewett Car Company of Ohio to London, Ontario.

Odd numbered cars are used as trailer cars whereas even-numbered cars are motorcars, like # Port Stanley is a resort town on Lake Erie about 20 mi (35 km) south of London, Ontario. Here you can find the Port Stanley Terminal Rail, which consists of a depot with a small museum, and an excursion train which travels 4 mi (6 km) up the rail line that once connected the two 4/5(84).

Dated: London, 25th July, Addeddate Allowjpgs true Call number CIHM City [London, Ont. The L&PS Station is home to Railway City Tourism, the tourist info centre open year-round. Can I book a train for an event. Yes. If you are interested in booking the train for your event please contact the Port Stanley Terminal Rail by phone at or by e-mail at [email protected] Other Options: The Port Stanley Terminal Rail offers.

Rome2rio makes travelling from London to Port Stanley easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from London to Port Stanley right here. Port Stanley Terminal Rail, Port Stanley, Ontario.

1, likes 69 talking about this 1, were here. Departures from Port Stanley Station. Adults $15, kids $9, under 2 are free. Port Followers: K.

This one time electric interurban railway was very popular with travelers from London and St. Thomas in years gone by. Much history of the London & Port Stanley Railway still exists with this short stretch operated for your enjoyment.

Wild flowers grow in abundance along the track and are constantly changing from week to week throughout the season. SOUTH-WESTERN TRACTION LINE LONDON TO PORT STANLEY File II Description of Item Thesis Extract, History of the London and Port Stanley Railway,Appendix D, The Traction Line Terry Thomas McCallum Ferris, Sketch of a Pilot Coach.

Picture of a Traction Car, looking North-West in front of the. Railway Heritage Port Stanley Terminal Rail Inc. came into existence in for the purpose of rebuilding the London & Port Stanley Railway into a working tourist operation again. It would take years of work for the track between Port Stanley and St.

Thomas to become usable and to obtain a charter, the first. The London & Port Stanley Railway A Picture History W.

Glen Curnoe, self-published, London ON,no ISBN. The London and Port Stanley Railway: Volume One - A Brief History/Port Stanley Leslie J. Torrens, self-published, London ONISBN: The London and Port Stanley Railway: Volume Two - Railway Equipment and. Statutes, agreements and by-laws now in force relating to the London and Port Stanley Railway and the London and South-Eastern Railway [microform] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : 60 years ago on February 18th,passenger service was discontinued on the London and Port Stanley Railway after almost years of operation.

The railway could not compete with the automobile. The railway's service was not always reliable, earning the railroad the nickname Late and Poor Service. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: London and Port Stanley Railway. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Dated: London, 25th. The Canada Southern Railway and the London & Port Stanley Railway crossed each other in the heart of St.

Thomas since the the Canada Southern was built in BX Tower served as the interlocking tower between the two railways and their successors since the early ’s until the mid ’s. Today, the tower is owned by the City of St. Thomas, but preserved by the Elgin County Railway Museum.London and Port Stanley Railway, The; London and Port Stanley Railway, The.

A boon to the local economy, the L&PSR prospered, carrying freight and passengers for a century until highway transport brought about its decline in the s. Location. At King George VI Bridge, Highway 4, Port Stanley. Port Stanley Terminal Rail: Mystery train - See 84 traveler reviews, 60 candid photos, and great deals for Port Stanley, Canada, at Tripadvisor.5/5(84).