2 edition of formative years of the London and Port Stanley Railway. found in the catalog.
formative years of the London and Port Stanley Railway.
by Lawson Memorial Library, University of Western Ontario in London
Written in English
|Series||Western Ontario history nuggets -- no. 11|
|LC Classifications||HE2810 L6 F4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||20|
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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 linked the city of London with Port Stanley on the northern shore of Lake Erie, a distance of approximately 25 miles (40 km).
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 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.
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.
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