Hamilton Junction

Station: Hamilton Junction, a.k.a. Toronto JunctionGWR 1867, p. 7
Railway: Canadian National Rys. Canadian Pacific Ry.
Subdivision: Dundas Oakville Goderich Hamilton
Mileage: 0.00 37.32 0.00 37.3
Symbols: X X R
Train Order: DN DN DN DN
Office Signals: SU SU SU SU
Sidings: .. ..
Other Tracks: .. ..
(Wentworth County, Barton Township)


Dundas Subdivision

Trains will not required termina clearance passing from on Subdivision to another provided train oder signal idnicates proceed.

Hamilton Jct.—Crossing Canadian Pacific Railway and junction Oakville Subdivision; Interlocking. (B.T.C. 73272.)

Oakville Subdivision

Trains will not require terminal clearance passing from one Subdivision to another provided train order signal indicates proceed.

Hamilton Jct. Crossing Canadian Pacific Railway; Interlocking (B.T.C. 68525.)


Goderich Subdivision

Trains may leave Hamilton Jct. without registering or obtaining terminal clearance provided train order signal indicates proceed.

Junction with Hamilton Sub. at Hamilton Jct.—Interlocked.

Hamilton Subdivision

Movements not authorized by time table or train order may be made in the direction of current of traffic between Hamilton Junction and Main Street on the time of superior trains in the same direction provided they are kept sufficiently clear of such trains to avoid delay.

Westward trains may leave Hamilton Junction without obtaining terminal clearance, provided train order signal indicates proceed.

Junction with C.N.R. and with Goderich Sub. at Hamilton Jct.—Interlocked.

Date Event
1920-08 C.P.Ry. orders 48-lever Saxby & Farmer interlocking machine17 for signals (including 4 dwarf signals, 5 call-on arms), 6 derail, 2 derail/facing point lock combination, 9 facing point lock, 1 movable point frog, 7 switch, 2 train order signalsMechanical interlocker on the Canadian Pacific, Railway Signal Engineer, Vol. 20, No. 10 (October 1927), pp. 374-375 from Union Switch & Signal for Hamilton Jct.News of the Month/Construction, Railway Signal Engineer, Vol. 13, No. 8 (August 1920), p. 348.
1921-03 G.T.Ry. and C.P.Ry. authorized to operate trains over interlocking plant at Hamilton Jct. without first stoppingB.R.C. 30769.
1937-03-25 C.P.Ry. authorized to remove certain derails from Hamilton Jct.B.R.C. Order No. 54111.
Date Image Notes
Railway Signaling, Vol. 20, No. 10, p. 374
Home signals at Hamilton Junction plant—Insert shows track diagram.
Railway Signaling, Vol. 20, No. 10, p. 375
Top—Hamilton Junction tower; Bottom—Dwarf signal, derail and bolt lock.
Railway Signaling, Vol. 20, No. 10, p. 375
Top—Second floor of tower—note bright finish of levers and locking bed; Bottom—Vertical rod connections to rocker shaft leadout on first floor.