C.N.Rys. Washago Joint Section

Station: Washago Joint Section
Subdivision: Bala Newmarket
Mileage: 88.66 to 88.73 98.58 to 98.67

Bala Subdivision

Newmarket Subdivision Main Track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision Main Track is known as "Joint Section". Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Subdivision. Double-arm signals are located on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch and 200 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively. Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisions; lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other. Normal position of signals STOP. These signals are "Interlocking Signals" and movements over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended. Trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98 and speed must not exceed ten miles per hour over "Joint Section". Switches and signals to be operated by or under direction of the Station operators. Approach signals located in all four direction.

Trains standing at Washago and requiring to call in Flagman from the South on Bala Subdivision, will do so in accordance with Rule 14 (da), and to call in a Flagman from the North on the Bala Subdivision will do so in accordance with Rule 14 (ea).

Newmarket Subdivision

Newmarket Subdivision Main Track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision Main Track is known as "Joint Section". Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Subdivision. Double-arm signals are located on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch and 200 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively. Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisions; lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other. Normal position of signals STOP. These signals are "Interlocking Signals" and movements over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended. Trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98 and speed must not exceed ten miles per hour over "Joint Section". Switches and signals to be operated by or under direction of the Station operators. Approach signals located in all four direction.

Date Event
1921-10-21 C.N.Rys. authorized to connect with G.T.Ry. at WashagoBRC Order 31677.
1922-05-22 C.N.Rys. authorized to open Washago Connection, which replaced the at grade crossing with the G.T.Ry. with two junctions and a short "Joint Section"BRC Order. 32420.
Footnotes chronology
Date Instructions
1922-04-30/1922-10-08
  • The main track between C.N.R. connecting switches at Washago will be considered "joint section" over which G.T. trains are superior to C.N.R. trains.
  • C.N.R. trains must, before fouling the Grand Trunk main track, have the movement authorized by train order received from the Grand Trunk Train Dispatcher.
  • Operators at Washago will handle switches for C.N.R. trains.
CNR.EL.OD.NOSD.12/15
1925-09-27
  • Huntsville Subdivision main track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision main track to be known as "Joint Section". Normal position of switches are for Huntsville Subdivision.
  • Double-arm semaphores have been placed on both Subdivisions 300 feet north of north connecting switch and 500 feet south of south connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisions; lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other. Normal position of signal STOP.
  • These semaphores are bolt-locked so that they cannot be cleared unless the connecting switches are set for the movement intended. Movement over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended. All trains must approach "Joint Section" prepared to stop as required by Rule 98.
  • Switches and Signals are to be operated by or under direction of the Station Operators.
  • Distant semaphores also located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.SWOD.AD.9, pp. 3-4, & 7-8
1926-06-27
  • Huntsville Subdivision main track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision main trackMain Track to be known as "Joint Section". Normal position of switches are for Huntsville Subdivision.
  • Double-arm semaphores have been placed on both Subdivisions 300 feet northNorth of northNorth connecting switch and 500 feet southSouth of southSouth connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisionsubdivision; lower arms govern movements from one Subdivisionsubdivisionn to the other. Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These semaphores are bolt-locked so that they cannot be cleared unless the connecting switches are set for the movement intended. Movement over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended. All trains must approach "Joint Section" prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98, and speed must not exceed 10 miles per hour over "Joint Section".
  • Switches and Signals are to be operated by or under direction of the Station Operators.
  • Distance semaphoreSemaphores also located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.17, p. 13
1929-09-29
  • HuntsvilleNewmarket Subdivision main track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision main track to be know as "Joint Section". Normal position of switches is for HuntsvilleNewmarket Subdivision.
  • Double-arm semaphores have been placed on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch and 500 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisions. Lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other. Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These semaphores are bolt-locked so that they cannot be cleared unless the connecting switches are set for the movement intended. Movement over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in "proceed" position for the movement intended. All trains must approach "Joint Section" prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98, and speed must not exceed 10 miles per hour over "Joint Section."
  • Switches and Signals are to be operated by or under direction of the Station Operators.
  • Distant semaphoresSemaphores also located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.30, p. 4
1935-09-29
  • Newmarket Subdivision main track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision main track, known as "Joint Section." Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Subdivision.
  • Double-arm signals are located on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch, and 500 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivision. Lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other. Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These signals are bolt-locked so that they cannot be cleared unless the connecting switches are set for the movement intended. Movement over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in "proceed" position for the movement intended. All trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98, and speed must not exceed ten miles per hour over "Joint Section".
  • Switches and Signals are operated by or under direction of the Station Operators. Approach signals are located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.53, pp. 3 & 9
1945-09-02
  • Newmarket Subdivision main track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision main track, is known as "Joint Section."
  • Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Subdivision.
  • Double-arm signals are located on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch, and 200 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivision.
  • Lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other.
  • Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These signals are "Interlocking Signals" so that they cannot be cleared unless the connecting switches are set for the movement intended.
  • Movement over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended.
  • When signals are in proceed position for northward trains, they may proceed over "Joint Section" without being in possession of the information, as called for in Rule 82 (Form "W" Train Order) Rules 601-736 govern.
  • All trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98, and speed must not exceed ten miles per hour over "Joint Section".
  • Switches and Signals are operated by or under direction of the Station Operators. Approach signals are located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.82, pp. 2-4 & 8
1953-06-28
  • Newmarket Subdivision Main Track between switches connecting with Bala Subdivision Main Track is known as "Joint Section".
  • Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Subdivision.
  • Double-arm signals are located on both Subdivisions 300 feet North of North connecting switch and 200 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subdivisions; lower arms govern movements from one Subdivision to the other.
  • Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These signals are "Interlocking Signals" and movements over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended.
  • Trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98 and speed must not exceed 10 miles per hour over "Joint Section".
  • Switches and signals to operated by or under direction of the Station Operators. Approach signals located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.6, pp. 4 & 9
1955-04-24
  • Newmarket Sub. Main Track between switches connecting with Bala Sub. Main Track is known as "Joint Section".
  • Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Sub.
  • Double arm signals are located on both Subs. 281 feet North of North connecting switch on Bala Sub. 367 feet North of North connecting switch on Newmarket Sub. and 200 feet South of South connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern movements on same Subs.; lower arms govern movements from one Sub. to the other.
  • Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These signals are "Interlocking Signals" and movements over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended.
  • Trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98 and speed must not exceed ten miles per hour over "Joint Section".
  • Switches and signals to be operated by or under direction of the Station Operators. Approach signals located in all four directions.
CNR.CR.NOD.11, p. 4
1961-10-29
  • Newmarket Sub. Main Track between switches connecting with Bala Sub. Main Track is known as "Joint Section".
  • Normal position of switches is for Newmarket Sub.
  • Double arm signals are located on both Subs., 281 feet north of north connecting switch on Bala Sub., 367 feet north of north connecting switch on Newmarket Sub. and 200 feet south of south connecting switch, respectively.
  • Top arms govern through movements on same Subs.; lower arms govern movements from one Sub. to the other.
  • Normal position of signals STOP.
  • These signals are "Interlocking Signals" and movements over the "Joint Section" can be made only when signals are in proceed position for the movement intended.
  • Trains must approach signals prepared to stop, as required by Rule 98.
  • Switches and signals to be operated by or under direction of the station operators.
  • Approach signals located in all four directions.
CNR.GLR.NOA.32, pp. 3-4