C.P.Ry. Don

Station: Don, a.k.a. Don (Queen St. E.); Queen Street; Queen Street, C.P.R. Depot
Railway: C.N.Rys. C.P.Ry.
Subdivision: Bala Oshawa
Mileage: 1.96 107.1
Symbols: R ..
Train Order: DN DN
Hours of Service Days of Service
12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Tues. to Sat. incl.
12:01 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sun.
6:30 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Mon.
Office Signals: DN DN
Sidings: .. Nil
Other Tracks: ..
Location: Southwest quadrant of Queen St E and Don River
(York County)


Northward trains must obtain terminal clearance at Don.

Don is an initial station for No. 409.

When operator not on duty, train register will be in waiting room, which will be locked with bar placed on door and secured with C.P.R. and C.N.R. switch locks. Door must be kept locked. Operator, when on duty, register all trains.


Oshawa Subdivision

Trains between Leaside and Don and between Don and Toronto will be governed by Toronto Terminals time table.

Toronto Terminals Division

Trenton Division train dispatchers will issue train orders between Agincourt and Don when ncessary.

Date Event
1896-10-19 C.P.Ry. opens Queen Street (Don) station.
1910-09-18 Appears as Queen Street (flag stop) in C.N.O.Ry. time tableCNOR.21, p. 3.
1917-09-17/1920-05-02 Appears as Don (Queen St. E.) in C.N.O.Ry. and C.N.Rys. time tablesCNOR.EL.OD.TD.12, p. 3; CNR.EL.OD.NOSTD.3, p. 3.
1920-06-27/1921-05-01 Appears as Queen Street in C.N.Rys. time tablesCNR.EL.OD.4, p. 3; CNR.EL.OD.NOSD.15, p. 11.
1927-01-02/1931-09-27 Appears as Queen St. C.P.R. Depot in C.N.Rys. time tablesCNR.CR.NOD.19/37.
1931-11-22/1961-10-29 Appears as Don in C.N.Rys. time tablesCNR.CR.NOD.38/28; CNR.GLR.NOA.29/32.
1967-12-05 C.P.Ry. closes Don stationU.C.R.S. Newsletter No. 263 (1967-12), p. 177..
Date Image Notes
1909-02 Image Not Available
TRL Canadian Historical Photo Collection/Joseph Adamson Blakey, Acc.: N 1-456
1929-08-02 Image Not Available
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 22
Looking south from Queen Street E overhead bridge during track laying of approaches to the viaduct. The trackwork will be reconfigured and the interlocking tower removed in a couple years after the Cherry Street interlocking is completed. Note that the Consumers Gas bridge across the Don River north of Eastern Ave has collapsed.
1956-11 Image Not Available
TRL Canadian Historical Photo Collection/J. V. Salmon Collection, Acc.: S 1-4017a

Image Not Available

Straight-line track plan showing Don (Aug. 30, 1948).