C.N.Rys. Palmerston

Station: Palmerston
Subdivision: Fergus Newton Owen Sound
Mileage: 72.80 36.56 0.00
Symbols: C*KWXY|V C*KWXY|V C*KWXY
Train Order: DN DN DN
Office Signals: WT WT WT
Sidings: Yard Yard Yard
Other Tracks: Yard Yard Yard
Yard Limits: 4,128 feet South of Station 4,760 feet West of Station 7,877 feet North of Station
Location: Main and Queen Streets
Palmerston
(County, Township)
HSMBC Report: RSR-75
Designation / Year: Negative / 1991

Fergus Subdivision

C* Coal only.

All trains must approach and move within yard limits prepared to stop unless main track is seen to be clear.

Main St.—Sounding of engine whistle signals on any locomotive, car or other mechanism propelled on a railway is prohibited in respect to Main St. crossing Palmerston, which is first street North of Station Owen Sound Subdivision, between hours of 7.30 a.m. and 10.30 p.m. daily except when necessary to prevent an accident. (B.T.C. 77940). This does not prohibit the sounding of engine whistles when necessary for train operation.

Newton Subdivision

C* Coal only.

All trains must approach and move within yard limits prepared to stop unless main track is seen to be clear.

No's 168, 170, 176 and 332 use north leg of wye.

No's 169, 171, 177 and 333 use south leg of wye.

Extra distance, Stratford to Palmerston via North leg of Wye is 0.24 mile.

Main St.—Sounding of engine whistle signals on any locomotive, car or other mechanism propelled on a railway is prohibited in respect to Main St. crossing Palmerston, which is first street North of Station Owen Sound Subdivision, between hours of 7.30 a.m. and 10.30 p.m. daily except when necessary to prevent an accident. (B.T.C. 77940). This does not prohibit the sounding of engine whistles when necessary for train operation.

Owen Sound Subdivision

C* Coal only.

Sounding of engine whistles on any locomotive, car of other mechanism propelled on a railway is prohibited in respect to Main St. public crossing at grade Palmerston, which is first street north of station Owen Sound Subdivision, between the hours of 7.30 a.m. and 10.30 p.m. daily except when necessary to prevent accident. (B.T.C. 77940). This does not prohibit the sounding of engine whistles when necessary for train operation.

Date Event
1871c W.G. & B.Ry. opens to Palmerston.
Date Iamge Notes
1910c
Palmerston Railway Museum
G.T.Ry. station.
1981-06
Gene Burles photo
Station.
1981-06
Gene Burles photo
Station.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
n.d. NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 486 Proposed addition to station. South and west elevations. Section.
n.d. NAC / Col. RG30M Acc. 78903/42 Item 487 Proposed addition to station. Plan. East elevation.
1953-06 Wilson-2001, pp. 16-17 C.N.Rys. Track plan.