GEXR GUELPH SUBDIVISION

TRACKSIDE GUIDE & PHOTOS

EX-CN THORNDALE SUBDIVISION | EX CN BRAMPTON SUBDIVISION
EX-CN GUELPH SUBDIVISION | VIA RUNNING RIGHTS
EX-AMTRAK RUNNING RIGHTS
CN RUNNING RIGHTS 1.1 MILES FROM LONDON JCT.

Present timetable listing for this line:

GEXR ~ GUELPH SUBDIVISION
NOVEMBER 15, 1998 - PRESENT

MILE
Silver
(Jct. with CN Halton Subdivision)
30.0
Acton35.6
Rockcut41.7
Guelph48.8
Guelph Jct.
(Jct. with GEXR Fergus Subdivision)
49.8
Mosborough53.9
Breslau58.4
Kitchener
(Jct. with GEXR Waterloo Subdivision in 2000)
62.7
Petersburg69.2
Shakespeare82.1
Stratford88.5
Cowie88.6
St. Marys99.7
Portland100.1
Kellys106.0
Thorndale110.9
Crossing with CP Galt Subdivision118.2
London Jct.
(Jct. with CN Dundas Subdivision)
119.9

Traffic movement on this line:

     OCS Territory - Between Silver and London Jct.


Points of interest along this line:

     Mile 30.0 (Silver) : Trafalgar Road, Reg. of Halton :

     Mile 35.6 (Acton) : Mill Street, Acton :

     Mile 41.7 (Rockcut) : Main Street, ?:

     Mile 48.8 (Guelph) : Wyndham Street, Guelph :


     Mile 53.9 (Mosborough) : Speedvale Avenue, Guelph :

     Mile 58.4 (Breslau) : Woolwich Street, Waterloo :

Mile 62.7 (Kitchener) : Weber Street, Kitchener :


     Mile 69.2 (Petersburg) : Agatha Road, ? :

     Mile 82.1 (Shakespeare) :

Mile 88.5 (Stratford) : Nile Street, Stratford :


     Mile 88.6 (Cowie) : Nile Street, Stratford :

     Mile 99.7 (St. Mary's) : Queen Street, St. Mary's :


     Mile 100.1 (Portland) : Elizabeth Street, St. Mary's :

     Mile 106.0 (Kellys) : #27, Kelly Station :

     Mile 110.9 (Thorndale) : King Street, Thorndale :

     Mile 118.2 (Crossing with CP Galt Subdivision) : First Street, London :

Mile 119.9 (London Jct.) : Egerton Street, London :


Operations on this line:

     The GEXR Guelph Subdivision runs between Georgetown, connecting to CN's Halton Subdivision, to London, connecting to CN's Dundas Subdivision.
     The line used to be operated by CN with regular CN freight trains and VIA/AMTRAK service.
     Since 1998, the Goderich-Exeter has operated on this line after previously taking over the CN Goderich and CN Exeter Subdivisions.
     Daily Goderich Exeter freight trains and VIA passenger train utilize the GEXR Guelph Subdivision, with regular stops along the line. Up until March 2004 the Amtrak International ran on the GEXR Guelph Subdivision.
     The Goderich-Exeter operates out of Kitchener on the GEXR Guelph Subdivision. If you stop by the VIA station in Kitchener, you can usually find several units parked here at any given time, and possibly their former CN caboose. Stopping by their operations in Stratford will usually present you with some more locomotives that the GEXR uses.


Pictorial view of this line:

163 photos in gallery

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Mile 30.00
Looking Northeast
(1999)

Mile 30.00
Looking Southwest
(1999)

Mile 30.38
Looking Northeast
(2001)

Mile 30.38
Looking Southwest
(2001)

Mile 32.59
Looking North
(2004)

Mile 32.59
Looking South
(2004)

Mile 33.54
Looking Northeast
(2004)

Mile 33.54
Looking Southwest
(2004)

Mile 34.25
Looking Northwest
(2004)

Mile 34.25
Looking Southeast
(2004)

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     These photos are of the Huron Park Spur.

12 photos in gallery


Mile 0.86
Looking North
(2000)

Mile 0.86
Looking South
(2000)

Mile 1.37
Looking North
(2000)

Mile 1.37
Looking South
(2000)

Mile 1.82
Looking North
(2000)

Mile 1.82
Looking South
(2000)

Mile 1.94
Looking North
(1999)

Mile 1.94
Looking South
(1999)

Mile 2.42
Looking North
(2000)

Mile 2.42
Looking South
(2000)

Mile 3.23
Looking North
(2000)

Mile 3.23
Looking South
(2000)


     These photos are of the Guelph North Spur.

4 photos in gallery


Mile 0.00
Looking East
(2001)

Mile 0.00
Looking West
(2001)

Mile 2.72
Looking East
(2002)

Mile 2.72
Looking West
(2002)


     These photos are of the Bridgeport Spur.

8 photos in gallery


Mile 0.35
Looking North
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.35
Looking South
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.44
Looking North
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.44
Looking South
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.44
Looking South
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.58
Looking North
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.58
Looking North
(est. 2001)

Mile 0.75
Looking North
(est. 2001)


     These photos were taken at St. Mary's Junction on the present day GEXR Guelph Subdivision.

3 photos in gallery


Looking South
(2003)

Looking East
(2003)

Looking South
(2003)


     This photo is the lead into the locomotive plant in London.

1 photos in gallery


Looking Southwest
(1998)