It's probably just a temporary slow order. The speed
limit on the Weston Sub is 30mph, and usually the GO
Trains are already going that fast after leaving Bloor
I remember that there was a slow order there in the
winter because of a cracked rail at the diamond...what
are the chances that the order hasn't been lifted?
--- Stan Salter <towing@...
> Just a question how many rail-rail grade crossings
> are there in the Toronto
> area. 2 of them are very close at West Toronto and
> I belive part of the reason for the Georgetown Train
> going slow is the
> rail-rail grade crossing and then the level crossing
> at Junction Rd and Old
> Weston Rd at the old West Toronto Station.
> >Now, about rail-rail grade croosings, why does the
> Georgetown Train
> >crawl along from Bloor past St. Clair? I know that
> there is a rail-rail
> >crossing, but if the signal gives the clear, why
> does the train have to
> >crawl? And at the point where the track goes from
> two to one, why does
> >the train crawl along that too? Are these derail
> >This is a valid point. West Toronto serves more
> operations than any >other
> >rail-rail crossing. It would, however, also likely
> be the most >expensive
> >to remedy.
> >A diamond you missed is Davenport, where the CN
> Newmarket Sub
> >crosses the CP North Toronto Sub. It's used by GO
> >trains and VIA no. 1, and would be used by any
> future GO North
> >Toronto trains.
> >GO Milton does not go over the at grade crossing at
> West Toronto.
> >And you missed some. GO Bradford/VIA Canadian also
> goes across CP east >of
> >Osler/west of North Toronto at grade.
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