THE GS TRAM SITE

GRAND RIVER VALLEY

ONTARIO, CANADA

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15 June 1929

Interurban and city streetcar systems in the Grand River Valley on the last day of operation of the Grand Valley Railway interurban between Brantford and Paris.

OVERALL SYSTEM MAP

Grand River Valley tram map 1929

INSET: BRANTFORD

Brantford tram map 1929

INSET: GUELPH

Guelph tram map 1929

INSET: KITCHENER-WATERLOO

Kitchener-Waterloo tram map 1929



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


ROUTES

URBAN STREETCAR ROUTES

BRANTFORD

Operator: Brantford Municipal Railway

Note: Streetcar lines in Brantford were identified by the part of the town being served. I have no information as to where their downtown terminuses were.

Here is a list of the streetcar routes in 1929:

GUELPH

Note: Streetcar lines in Guelph started at the Guelph CNR Station, and were identified by their destination.

Operator: Hydro Electric Railways (formerly, Guelph Radial Railway)

Here is a list of the streetcar routes in 1929:

KITCHENER-WATERLOO

Operator: Kitchener-Waterloo Railways

King Street Line Waterloo (Church Street) - Kitchener (along King Street) - Sydney Street
Bridgeport Line Downtown Kitchener (King Street) - Water Street - Louisa Street - Bridgeport

INTERURBAN STREETCAR ROUTES

Canadian National Electric Railways Toronto (St. Clair & Keele) - Churchville - Georgetown - Guelph (CNR Station)
Grand River Railway Waterloo - Kitchener GRR Station - Preston - Galt
Grand River Railway Preston - Hespeler
Grand Valley Railway Brantford - Paris
Lake Erie & Northern Railway Galt - Paris - Brantford - Waterford - Simcoe - Port Dover

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY (PASSENGER OPERATIONS): Electrified unless otherwise noted

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