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 The GWR/GTR Station and King Street West Route

GWR/GTR Station and King Street West Route

Start of service: 1878?
End of service: July 27, 1885
Route: From Stuart & Bay (Although the Great Western Railway station at Stuart & Caroline was the advertised terminus) to King & Locke via Stuart, James and King St West.
Antecessor route: The Red Route

Circa 1878
The GWR Station and King Street West Route ran from from Stuart & Bay to King & Locke via Stuart, James and King St West. However, the HSR depicted the nearby Great Western Railway (GWR) station as the Stuart terminus.

August 1882
With the takeover of the Great Western Railway (GWR) by the Grand Trunk Railway (GTR), the GWR Station and King Street West Route is renamed the GTR Station and King Street West Route

July 27, 1885
GTR Station and King Street West Route route is renamed the King Street West Route, no change in route.

Sources

Hamilton Spectator
"Traveller's Guide" November 18, 1879, pg 3
"Traveller's Guide" July 27, 1885, pg 1

Mills, John M. Cataract Traction; The Railways of Hamilton. Toronto: Upper Canada Railway Society/Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association, 1971