C.N.Rys. Downsview

Station: Downsview, a.k.a. WestonBased on a ca. 1860 NRC time table, Weston was at Newmarket M7.8NRC-1860.
Subdivision: Newmarket
Mileage: 8.01
Symbols: ..
Train Order: P
Office Signals: DN
Sidings: 55 (M7.84 to M8.26, west of Main)Sidings history:
Date Sidings
1915-06-27*/1919-12-28 50
1925-09-27 44
1929-09-29/1938-01-09 43
1944-09-03/1951-08-26 36
1953-06-28/1957-10-27 55
1958-04-27/1960-06-26 Yard
*Capacity of sidings/passing tracks does not appear in GTRS time tables before 1915-06-27.
Other Tracks: 10 Other Tracks history:
Date Other Tracks
1929-09-29/1954-06-27 10
1954-09-26/1955-10-27 125
1958-04-27/1960-06-26 Yard
*Capacity of other tracks does not appear in CNR time tables before at least 1926-06-27.
Location: (York County, Township of North York)

No. 45 will stop Mondays to Fridays inclusive at Downsview for exchange of mails.

DateThe date when this station was renamed has not been established. It appears as Downsview in a ca. 1902 GTR time tableGTR-1902, pp. 31-32. Event
1860-09-10 NRC operates special train for His Royal Highness, Albert, Prince of WalesWalker-1953, p. 8.
1869c NRC constructs section tool house: 12'×14'×7', wood frame, shingle roofGTR.ND.1907, p. 152.
1884-08-08 Newmarket Era reports death of Lawrence Scully, a brakeman on the Northern Railway, after being hit by a train on August 1, 1884.
1891c GTR constructs shelter: 6'4"×6'4"×8', wood frame, shingle roofGTR.ND.1907, p. 152.
1896-02-25 Locomotive on southbound passenger throws both driving rods north of Downsview stationThe Evening Star (Toronto), Tuesday, February 25, 1896, p. 1, c. 2.
Date Image Notes
Image Not Available
Unknown
Flag stop shelter.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1880c NAC/NMC 78602 NRC Passenger station/trackman's cottage. Plan. Track and side elevations. Section.
1880c NAC/NMC 98801 Variant of NAC/NMC 78602