London and Port Stanley Railway
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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


  • London and Port Stanley Railway -- History.

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

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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 Stanley 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. In , the 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.