Order no. 35037
|Friday, the 9th of
May, A.D. 1924
In the matter of the application of the Corporation of the City of Toronto, in the Province of Ontario, hereinafter called the
Applicant, under Sections 257 and 259 of the Railway Act, 1919, for an Order requiring the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National Railway Companies to collaborate with the Applicant in the preparation of a joint plan for the separation of grades at the crossings of Bloor Street, Royce Avenue, Weston Road, and St. Clair Avenue by the said railways; and at the crossings of Wallace Avenue and Davenport Road by the Canadian National Railway; and that a time be fixed by the Board for the submissions to it of a plan dealing with grade separation at the said crossings:
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F. B. Carvell
S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner
A. C. Boyce
Upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Toronto, February 14th, 1923, in the presence of Counsel for the Applicant and the Railway Companies, and what was alleged; and upon a further hearing at the sittings of the Board held in Toronto, January 8th, 1924, in the presence of the said interested parties—
The Board orders as follows:
- That no change in grade or interference with the width of right of way be made on the main double track lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Galt and Toronto, Grey, & Bruce Subdivision and of the Canadian National Railway Company's Brampton Subdivision; and that subways be constructed at Bloor Street, Royce Avenue, Junction Road, and St. Clair Avenue, Toronto; such subways to be the full width of the street, with fourteen-foot clearances,—the Junction Road Subway to extend as far east at Miller Street; but the Applicant may, if it desires to do so, extend the same to Davenport Road; the present Weston Road Bridge to be eliminated; and the Royce Avenue Subway to involve the acquisition of additional land and the construction of a diversion of Dundas Street, as set forth on the plan filed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
- That track elevation and grade separations be carried out on the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's North Toronto Line according to the plan filed by the said Railway Company including the constructions of subways at Osier Avenue, Symington Street, Lansdowne Avenue, Dufferin Street, and Bartlett Avenue, such subways to be the full width of the street, with fourteen foot clearances.
- That subways be constructed on the Newmarket Subdivision of the Canadian National Railway Company, at Bloor Street, Royce Avenue, Davenport Road, and St. Clair Avenue; such subways to be the full width of the street with fourteen-foot clearances.
- That if the Applicant should require greater clearances at any of the subways herein authorized, the same is hereby authorized; the additional expense, however, to be borne entirely by the Applicant.
F. B. Carvell
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.