Grand River Railway
|Grand River Railway|
|Dates of operation||1914–1931|
|Predecessor||Galt, Preston and Hespeler Street Railway
Berlin, Waterloo, Wellesley and Lake Huron Railway
|Successor||Canadian Pacific Electric Lines|
CP Electric Lines
In 1931, the Lake Erie and Northern Railway, another CPR subsidiary, was consolidated with the GRR to form the Canadian Pacific Electric Lines. CPEL ended operations on October 1, 1961 when freight service was dieselized and assumed by parent CPR.
The CPEL ended passenger services on April 23, 1955, and most passenger service was replaced with buses.
Light rail rapid transit in Waterloo Region is set to begin operations from Conestoga Mall in Waterloo to Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener by 2017; a second phase extension of the LRT to Cambridge has also been approved. The LRT's path includes routing along portions of the old Grand River Railway.
- Grand River Transit
- Halton County Radial Railway
- Idylwild Park
- John Douglas Moore
- List of Ontario railways
- "Region of Waterloo Rapid Transit". Region of Waterloo. Retrieved Aug 27, 2012.
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