C.N.Rys. Brighton

Station: Brighton
Subdivision: Oshawa
Mileage: 241.93
Symbols: WX
Train Order: DN
Office Signals: GN
Sidings: 87 (Eastward Track)
89 (Westward Track)
Other Tracks: Yard
Location:
Brighton
(County, Township)
HSMBC Report: RSR-91
Designation / Year:

*No. 19 Flag stop at Brighton ... Sundays.

Date Event
1870-12-03 Freight train no. 15, failing to receives orders to meet no. 10—the Merchant Express—at Brighton, collides head-on with the latter four miles west of the station at the Dangers killing 3, destroying 18 cars and two locomotives. R.W. Ward, station agent at Brighton, had been working for 9 consecutive days and nights after the former station agent as arrested for embezzlement despite repeated requests to the Toronto office for assistanceThe Woodstock Sentinel, Friday, December 9, 1870, p. 2.
1921-08-23 G.T.Ry. authorized to build connection to Canadian National Rys. in BrightonB.R.C. 31414.
1923-08-08 C.N.Rys. opens connection to Deseronto Subdivision at BrightonNorthern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre website.