THE GS TRAM SITE

VICTORIA

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

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1944




CANADA

CALGARY

EDMONTON

GRAND RIVER VALLEY, ONTARIO (BRANTFORD, GUELPH, KITCHENER-WATERLOO)

HALIFAX

MONTRÉAL

OTTAWA

SASKATOON

TORONTO

VANCOUVER

VICTORIA

WINNIPEG


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Victoria tram map 1944


ROUTES

Operator: British Columbia Electric Railway Company (BCER)

URBAN STREETCAR ROUTES

  1 Downtown – Fort St. – Oak Bay
  2 Cloverdale – Douglas St. – Government St. – Downtown – Outer Wharf
  3 Fernwood – Downtown – Beacon Hill Park
  4 Downtown – Government St . – Bay St. – Esquimalt
  5 Downtown – Government St . – Bay St. – The Gorge
  6 Hillside – Douglas St. – Downtown – Fort St. – Cook St. – Foul Bay
  9 Downtown – Fort St. – Uplands
10 Burnside – Douglas St. – Downtown – Fort St. – Mount Tolmie Park
11 Downtown – Fort St. – Exhibition Park


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Victoria streetcar lines: 37.4 km.


HISTORY

  • Streetcars: 22 Feb. 1890 - 03 July 1948.

GAUGE

  • Victoria streetcars: 1435 mm. (?)

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Ewert, H. The story of the B.C. Electric Railway Company. North Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1986.
  • Davenport's Commercial Map of Greater Victoria Victoria: Island Blue Print and Map Company, 1921, 1944.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


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