Toronto Civic Railways

an illustrated history
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Upper Canada Railway Society , Toronto, Ont
Toronto Civil Railways., Street-railroads -- Ontario -- Tor

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Ontario, Tor

Statementby J. William Hood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF727.T6 H66 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 152 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2469589M
ISBN 100921429061, 092142907X
LC Control Number87180620

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Subjects: Toronto Civil Railways. Toronto Civic Railways -- Histoire. Toronto Civic Railways -- Histoire -- Ouvrages illustrés. View all. The Toronto Civic Railways: an illustrated history, by J.

William Hood. (bound): Toronto Public Library. Inthe Toronto Civic Railways (TCR) acquired 25 single-truck, double-ended Birney streetcars from the J.

Brillthe Toronto Transportation Commission (TTC) acquired all assets of the TCR including the 25 Birney cars. Inthe TTC sold 3 of the Birney cars to Cornwall, Ontario and 8 to Halifax, Novathe remaining 14 Birney cars were sold, again going. The Toronto Civic Railway was established in by the City of Toronto to build streetcar lines in the areas of the city that the Toronto Railway Company refused to serve.

Five lines were built between andincluding DANFORTH (running from Broadview to Luttrell), GERRARD (running from Greenwood, via Gerrard, Coxwell and Gerrard to.

Toronto Civic Railways (TCR) was an agency created and owned by the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to run streetcars in newly annexed areas of the city that the private operator Toronto Railway Company refused to serve. When the Toronto Railway Company's franchise expired inits services were combined with those of the Toronto Civic Railways, and are now assumed by the new Toronto.

Toronto Civic Railways (TCR) Froma series of annexations extended Toronto city limits beyond the areas listed in the Toronto Railway Company’s franchise terms, and despite its efforts, the municipality was unable to budge the TRC into serving the new areas.

The Toronto Railway Company (TRC) was the operator of the streetcar system in Toronto between and It electrified the horsecar system it inherited from the Toronto Street Railway, the previous operator of streetcar service in TRC was also a manufacturer of streetcars and rail work vehicles, a few of which were built for other streetcar and radial operators.

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Clair, just north of Davenport (the aboriginal trail) we see in these pics the construction of the Toronto Civic Railway created and owned by the City to run streetcars in newly annexed areas of the city that the private operator Toronto Railway Company refused to serve.

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Also pics reveal the construction of the reservoir in this. A close-up shot of the Toronto Civic Railway crest, snapped from a car at the Halton County railway museum on April 3, The photographer is unknown.

The City of Toronto takes delivery of the Toronto Civic Railway's first four cars at a temporary yard on Coxwell Avenue, on Decem The best way to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls is to take a train from Ottawa to Toronto, then transfer and take a second train from Toronto to Niagara entire trip can be made for as cheap as CA $55, with the longer leg of the trip from Ottawa to Toronto costing a bit more.

Inthe City of Toronto acquired six saddle-tank Porters to aid in the construction of the Toronto Civic Railway streetcar lines. Since retirement the locomotive has been restored and preserved in private ownership.

We are grateful to Andrew Merrilees Limited for the donation of the locomotive to the Toronto Railway Museum. Text by James Bow. See also. A Brief History of the TTC’s ex-Civic Railway Cars; A Brief History of the TTC’s ex-Radial Cars; On September 1,the city-owned Toronto Transportation Commission was launched to take over the operations of all streetcar service within the borders of the City of Toronto.

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The Toronto Street Railway created Toronto's unique gauge that is still used today by the Toronto streetcar system and 3 lines of the Toronto r, the original Toronto gauge may have been 4 feet 11 inches (1, mm), slightly wider than today's 4 ft 10 7 ⁄ 8 in (1, mm).When the Toronto Railway Company took over the horsecar system of the Toronto Street Railway inits.

“The Toronto Railway Company (TRC) was the first operator of horseless streetcars in Toronto. Formed by a partnership between James Ross and William Mackenzie, a year franchise was granted in to modernize transit operations after a previous 30 year franchise that saw horse car service from the Toronto Street Railways (TSR).

The Toronto Civic Railways: An illustrated history: Hood, J. William: Books - or: J. William Hood. The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early.

In the past 30 days, $ was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Halifax to Toronto. Toronto Civic Railways (TCR) was an agency created and owned by the City of Toronto, Canada, to run streetcars in newly annexed areas of the city that the private The Toronto Civic Railways: an illustrated history, by J.

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William Hood. (bound): Toronto Public Library. Categories. Most relevant lists of abbreviations for TCR (Toronto Civic Railways). The City of Toronto provides non-profit and charitable groups access to facilities and civic centres.

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Fleet Class Numbers Date Make TCR TTC Notes ===== ==== ==== === === ===== NO12 McGC A - cancelled order for OCTC; r/nMY16 5 McGC to TTC S, 6 McGC to TTC S, 7 McGC to TTC S, JA15 PC&C D F to TTC (E), ; 55 preserved HCRR OC15 PC&C E F to TTC (E).

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Go to main If you wish to book a seat for your baby, please select "Child" instead. The child's fare will then apply. Infant () 0. Total infants added as passengers Total. How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Toronto to Calgary.

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Toronto to Calgary we recommend that you book in advance as the best Greyhound Canada tickets sell out cheapest ticket is usually $ CAD and the most expensive one to go to Calgary is approximately $ CAD.

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Which rail companies offer connections by train from Toronto to Ottawa. with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice. If you need to travel to Ottawa from Toronto please know that there are 3 train connections every day.

Please know that absolutely all these connections have a change or more. The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $ was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Toronto to Sioux Lookout.This article is within the scope of WikiProject Canada, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Canada on Wikipedia.

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Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Low This article has been rated as Low-importance on the.There was a time when the TTC had a fleet of surface work cars: rail grinders, flat cars, cranes, a sand car, snow ploughs and sweepers.

They're all gone (a few survive in museums), and maintenance of the surface system uses much more prosaic vehicles. My favourite was W28, originally Toronto Civic Rail that.