Toronto and Scarboro' Electric Railway, Light and Power Company

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This 1928 image shows the Birchmount Loop under construction and the single track going east operated by the Scarborough Electric Railway, Light and Power Company.
Locale Toronto
Track gauge 4 ft 10 78 in (1,495 mm)

Toronto and Scarboro' Electric Railway, Light and Power Company was established in August 1892 to provide street railway service beyond the then City of Toronto, Ontario to the Township of Scarborough.

By 1895 the TSERLPC was acquired by Toronto Railway Company with service within Toronto merged with the TRC and service in Scarborough, Ontario by Toronto and York Radial Railway after 1904. The service was acquired by Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario as Hydro Electric Railways: Toronto and York Division from 1922 to 1927. After 1927, the service was acquired by the Toronto Transit Commission and city service was extended to Birchmount Loop. Beyond Birchmount, service ceased operations by 1936 (replaced by 12 Kingston Road and 69 Warden South from 1968 onwards).


  • Victoria Park
  • Scarborough Village
  • West Hill


  • Queen Street (Coxwell Avenue to Victoria Park Avenue)
  • Kingston Road (Victoria Park Avenue to Halfway House at Midland Avenue)
  • Kingston Road (Midland Avenue to West Hill near Lawrence Avenue East)
  • Little York (Kingston Road to Main and Gerrard - abandoned 1913)