|Mileage:||42.67||86.26Based on a ca. 1902 GTR time table, the previous station was at Newmarket M86.0GTR-1902, pp. 32-33.|
|Yard Limit Boards:||5,469 feet south|
|4,400 feet west||5,155 feet north|
|Location:||150 Front Street
(Simcoe County, Orillia Township)
|Designation / Year:||Positive / 1993|
Normal position of junction switch is for Newmarket Subdivision.
All Westward trains leaving Orillia must obtain terminal clearance.
No. 3 will stop at Barrie and Orillia to entrain traffic for points Washago and West.
|1871-11-14||NRC operates special train from Toronto to OrilliaThe Globe (Toronto), November 15, 1871, p. 1|
|1871-11-30||TS&MJR formally opens from Barrie to OrilliaThe Globe (Toronto), December 1, 1871, p. 1; Hopper-1962, p. 641Stevens states that Barrie to Orillia opened on April 1, 1872Stevens-1960, p. 410..|
|1911-08-25||GTR authorized to build siding to C. J. Miller & Son's premisesB.R.C. 14644.|
|1913-08-16||Plan of new GTR station and track changes at Orillia approvedB.R.C. 26432.|
|1916-03-01||Station destroyed by fireRSR-203|
|1917-05-30||GTR ordered to construct station at Orillia by Oct. 1, 1917B.R.C. 26166.|
|1917-08-16||GTR station location and track re-arrangement approved; order 26166 rescindedB.R.C. 26432.|
|1917 (Summer)||GTR begins construction of stationRSR-203|
|1917-12||GTR opens stationRSR-203|
|1996-09-22||Station closed; last VIA rail train operated 1996-09-21.|
|Postcard view of first station in the GTR era. The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd., Montréal and Toronto. Printed in Great Britain. (No. 101.862) Not postally used.|
|Postcard view of first station in the GTR era. The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd., Montréal and Toronto. Printed in Great Britain (No. 110.052). Not postally used.|
|East elevation of GTR station.|
|Postcard view of first station in the GTR era. Printed by The Heliotype Co., Ltd., Ottawa. Not postally used.|
|Postcard view of second station in the early CNR era. No. 584. Published by "R. O. Smith Co., Ltd., Wholesalers, Orillia." Not postally used.|
CSTM / CN Photo Collection / Image CN001103
|West and south (track) elevations of GTR station.|
|1958-07-16||Image not Available
John Rehor photo, Dave Shaw collection
|Gateman's cabin and F.L. Buchanan at Front Street.
|1958-07-31||Image not Available
Ray Faux collection
|South (track) elevations of CNR station.
|n.d.||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 90137 Item 408||Track plan.||1in.=50ft.|
|1885c||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 139||G.T.Ry.||Sketch||1in.=40ft.|
|1885c||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 140||Tracing of NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 934002 Item 139|
|1917-07||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 465||G.T.Ry.||Station.||Plans. Elevations. Section.|
|1921||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 466||Revision to NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 465|
|n.d.||NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 467||G.T.Ry.||50 ton coaling tower.||Plans. Elevations.|
|1946-05||Wilson-1998, p. 134||C.N.Rys.||Track plan.|
|1950-07||Wilson-2007, p. 145||C.N.Rys.||Track plan.|