C.N.Rys. Oriole

Station: Oriole, a.k.a. DuncanWhite-1915
Subdivision: Bala Leaside
Mileage: 11.19 0.00
Symbols: Z
Train Order: DN
Hours of Service Days of Service
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Daily
Office Signals: AN
Sidings: 44 (M10.70 to M11.17)
Other Tracks: 59
  • Service Track: NS.X (M10.74 to M11.20); Duncan Cut-off
  • Unknown: N.X (M11.17)
Crossovers: M10.92 off Service Track to M10.96 on Main Track
Yard Limit Boards: 5,010 feet south of station
3,260 feet north of station
Location: 855 York Mills Rd
(York County, North York Township)
Date Event
1938-06-26 Oriole train order office constructed south of York Mills Rd at mileage 11.2; station becomes section dwellingCNR.CR.NOD.64.
1955-09-25 Oriole train order office relocated north of York Mills Rd to mileage 11.3CNR.CR.NOD.13.
1987-04-07 Teperman & Sons demolishes station; the last example of a C.N.O.Ry. Type 3 station in OntarioToronto Railway Heritage Yahoo!® Group, Message No. 2873.
Date Image Notes
1955c

Toronto Reference Library, Acc. No. 2001-2-152, Ted Chirnside

Conductor of caboose no. 77176 with agent at Oriole in front of train order office at Oriole south of York Mills Rd.
1955c

Toronto Reference Library, Acc. No. 2001-2-153, Ted Chirnside

C.N.Rys. class T3a Santa Fe type No. 4201 (ex. Boston & Albany acquired 1928; renumbered 4192 in 1957; and scrapped 1958) northbound stopped for orders at Oriole station.

Straight-line track plan showing Oriole (ca. Jan. 1948).