Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern Railway 1918 Time Tables

Due to their size the 1918 timetables have their own page.

Time Tables


GNR 1918 Fifth District, Sumas to Guichon

WESTWARD.                                 FIFTH DISTRICT--SUMAS TO GUICHON                                  EASTWARD.
THIRD
CLASS
SECOND CLASS FIRST
CLASS
Capacity
of Side
Tracks
Distance
from
Sumas
Time Table No. 95.
Efective January 1, 1918
Telegraph
Calls
Distance
from
Abbotsford
Signs
See Rule, 5 Page 18.
FIRST
CLASS
SECOND CLASS THIRD
CLASS
737 395 381 393 383 281 282 396 384 382 394 739
N.P. 675
Mdse Freight
Mixed Mixed Mixed Mixed N.P. 441
Passenger
Passing
Tracks
Other
Tracks
STATIONS N.P. 442
Passenger
Mixed Mixed Mixed Mixed Mixed
Daily
Ex. Sunday
Daily
Ex. Sunday
Mon. Wed.
Fri.
Daily
Ex. Sunday
Tues. Thur.
Sat.
Daily Daily Daily
Daily
Ex. Sunday
Mon. Wed.
Fri.
Tues. Thur.
Sat.
Daily
Ex. Sunday
Daily
Ex. Sunday
282
Lv 1.00Pm
. 384
Lv 11.45Am
. 382
Lv 10.25Am
Lv 7.20Pm . . 0.0 .............SUMAS, WASH............. SU 46.5 R  D    W  C 737
Lv 12.50Pm
. 381
Ar 11.35Am
383
Ar 10.15AM
. Ar 11.20Pm
. . . . . . . . 0.0 INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY . 46.5 . . . . . . .
1.01Pm . 11.46Am . 10.26Am 7.21Pm 25 3 0.1 ..............HUNTINGDON.............. . 46.4 W 12.48Pm . 11.30Am 10.13Am . 11.15Pm
1.30Pm . Ar 11.55Am . s 10.40Am s 7.40Pm 37 31 3.6 ..............ABBOTSFORD............... PS 42.9 R  D  W s 12.40Pm . s 11.20Am Lv 10.05Am . 11.05Pm
1.45Pm . . . s 11.05Am 7.51Pm . 7 8.1 .................PINEGROVE................ . 38.4 . 12.27Pm . 11.00Am . . 10.45Pm
2.00Pm . . . s   11.35Am s   8.04Pm 62 31 12.7 ..............ALDERGROVE.............. . 33.8 D s   12.14Pm . s   10.45Pm . . 10.30Pm
2.15Pm . . . 282
12.03Pm
f   8.13Pm 26 . 16.9 .....................OTTER..................... . 29.6 . 383
f   12.03Pm
. s   10.20Am . . 10.10Pm
2.30Pm . . . s   12.40Pm 8.25Pm 61 18 21.6 ...................LINCOLN................... . 24.9 W 11.50Am . s   10.05Am . . 9.55Pm
2.55Pm Lv 4.20Pm . 384
Lv 9.25Am
s   1.15Pm s   8.43Pm 64 38 29.4 ...............CLOVERDALE............... CL 17.1 R    D    Y s   11.32Am Ars   8.25Am 393
s    9.25Am
. Ar    3.40Pm 9.30Pm
3.10Pm f   4.30Pm . 9.35Am 1.30Pm 8.53Pm . 4 33.4 ...................ALLUVIA................... . 13.1 . 11.22Am s   8.10Am 9.13Am . 3.30Pm 9.10Pm
3.15Pm f   4.35Pm . 9.40Am 1.35Pm 8.57Pm . 4 34.9 ................SOUTHPORT................ . 11.6 . 11.18Am s   8.05Am 9.05Am . 3.25Pm 9.05Pm
3.19Pm 4.40Pm . 9.44Am 1.39Pm 8.59Pm . . 35.9 .....COLEBROOK JUNCTION..... . 10.6 Y 11.16Am 8.00Am 9.01Am . 3.21Pm 9.01Pm
384
Ar 3.20Pm
s   4.55Pm . Ar   9.45Am Ar   1.40Pm 738
Ars 9.00Pm
58 58 35.9 ...............COLEBROOK............... C 10.6 R   DN   W Lv 11.22Am s   7.55Am Lv   9.00Am . 737
Lv   3.20Pm
281
Lv   9.00Pm
. 5.00Pm . . . . . . 36.7 ...QUICHON LINE JUNCTION... . 9.8 . . 7.45Pm . . . .
. f   5.25Pm . . . . . 9 42.7 ................INVERHOLM................ . 3.8 . . f   7.15Pm . . . .
. f   5.35Pm . . . . . 2 45.1 ....................LADNER.................... . 1.4 . . f   7.05Pm . . . .
. Ars  5.45Pm . . . . . 10 46.5 ..................QUICHON................... . 0.0 R   Y . Lv 7.00Am . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
737 395 381 393 383 281 . . . . . . . 282 396 384 382 394 738
  2.20
15.4
  1.25
12.1
  .10
21.9
  .20
19.7
  3.15
11.1
  1.40
21.6
. . . Time Over District
Average Speed Per Hour
. . .   1.35
22.5
  1.25
12.1
  2.35
14.6
  .10
21.9
  .20
19.7
  2.20
15.4


SPECIAL RULES
Westward trains are superior to eastward trains of same class.

    The normal position of switches at Colebrook Junction, Guichon Line Junction are for main line.
    All trains Fifth District will protect against all Third District trains between Colebrook Jct. and Guichon Line Jct.
    INTERLOCKING governing B. C. E. Ry. crossing, Cloverdale, B C.   Distant signal on north side is located 2,500 feet from crossing.    Home signal is located 75 feet from crossing.    Home signal on south side is located 15 feet from crossing and distant signal 1,500 feet from crossing.    Derails are placed five feet inside each home signal.
    Passenger and mail trains must not exceed twenty-five(25) miles per hour over curves 8 degrees and over.

INITIAL STATIONSTERMINAL STATIONS
   Guichon for train No. 396    Guichon for train No. 395.
   Colebrook for trains Nos. 282, 384, 394, 738.    Colebrook for trains Nos. 281, 383, 393, 737.
   Cloverdale for trains Nos. 393, 395.    Cloverale for trains Nos. 396, 394.
   Sumas for trains Nos. 281, 383, 381, 737.    Sumas for trains Nos. 282, 384, 382, 738.
   Abbotsford for train No. 382.    Abbotsford for train No. 381.
DERAIL SWITCHES
   Derail switches must always be set for derail except when in actual use whether there are cars on the tracks or not.
   Abbotsford east end of passing track.


Business tracks not shown as stations on time table.
NAME LOCATION OPENS CAR
CAPACITY
Guichon Slip Spur.................................... 0.1 Miles east of Guichon..................... East3
Gowdy Road Spur................................... 1.5 Miles east of Ladner...................... West5
Patterson's Spur....................................... 1.9 Miles east of Inverholm.................. West7
Smith Road Spur..................................... 2.0 Miles east of Inverholm................... Both5
Matthew Road Spur................................. 3.0 Miles east of Inverholm................... Both5
Embree Road Spur................................... 2.0 miles west of Colebrook................. Both5
Oliver Road Spur..................................... 1.7 Miles west of Colebrook................. West5
Gravel Pit Spur....................................... 0.7 Miles east of Alluvia....................... West9
Surrey Spur............................................ 1.1 Miles west of Cloverdale................. West3
Fernridge Lumber Company Spur............ 1.4 Miles West of Lincoln..................... West15
Lincoln Lumber Company Spur................ 1.0 Miles east of Lincoln...................... West30
Clark's Spur............................................ 1.0 Miles west of Otter...................... West2
Otter Shingle Company Spur.................. at Otter................................... East15
Aldergrove Lumber Company Spur.......... at Aldergrove.................................. East20
Singer Mill No. 2...................................... 1.0 Miles east of Aldergrove.................. West4
Fish Trap Pit............................................. 1.5 Miles west of Pinegrove................. West40
Pinegrove Lumber Company Spur............ 0.8 Miles east of Pinegrove.................. West10
Abbotsford Timber Spur.......................... 0.8 Miles west of Abbotsford................... East4



GNR 1918 Sixth District, Port Kells to Hazelmere

WESTWARD.                       SIXTH DISTRICT--PORT KELLS TO HAZELMERE                      EASTWARD.
SECOND CLASS Capacity
of Side
Tracks
Distance
from
Port Kells
Time Table No. 95.
Efective January 1, 1918
Telegraph
Calls
Distance
from
Hazelmere
Signs
See Rule, 5 Page 18.
SECOND CLASS
389 399 379 380 400 392
Mixed Mixed Mixed Passing
Tracks
Other
Tracks
STATIONS Mixed Mixed Mixed
Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
Wednesday Wednesday Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
. . 380
Lv   8.55Am
. 18 0.0 PORT KELLS . 11.3 . 379
Ars  8.50Am
. .
Lv  3.40Pm Lv   8.30Am Ar   9.15Am 64 38 6.2 CLOVERDALE CL 5.1 R  D    Y Lv   8.30Am Ars   9.15Am Ars   4.20Pm
392
Ars  4.00Pm
400
Ars  8.00Am
. . 8 11.3 HAZELMERE . 0.0 . . 390
Lv   8.55AM
389
Lv   4.00Pm
389 399 379 . . . . . . . 380 400 392
  .20
15.5
  .20
15.5
  .20
18.8
. . . Time Over District
Average Speed Per Hour
. . .   .20
18.8
  .20
15.5
  .20
15.5


Notes to the Time Table:
Empty columns were deleted from the time table.



SPECIAL RULES
Southward trains are superior to northwards trains of the same class.

    All trains will reduce speed to 8 miles per hour over all draw bridges and Interlocking plants.
    Passenger and mail trains must not exceed twenty-five(25) miles per hour over curves 8 degrees and over.

INITIAL STATIONS TERMINAL STATIONS
   Port Kells for train No. 379    Cloverdale for train Nos. 400, 379 and 392.
   Cloverdale for trains Nos. 399, 380 and 389.    Hazelmere for trains Nos. 399 and 389.
   Hazelmere for trains Nos. 400 and 392.    Port Kells for train No. 380.


Business tracks not shown as stations on time table.
NAME LOCATION OPENS CAR
CAPACITY
Great Western Shingle Company........... 0.5 Miles south of Port Kells............... North7
McNair Spur........................................... 2.0 Miles north of Cloverdale............... South2
David Bell Company Spur........................ 1.5 Miles north of Cloverdale............. South25
Campbell River Lumber Company................ 1.2 Miles north of Hazelmere............. North3
Blaine Shingle Company Spur.................... Leads off Campbell River Lbr. Spur...... North100
Washington Mill Company Spur................... 2.0 Miles south of Hazelmere............ North4



GNR 1918 Seventh District, Hope to Abbotsford


WESTWARD.           SEVENTH DISTRICT--HOPE TO ABBOTSFORD            EASTWARD.
SECOND
CLASS
Capacity
of Side
Tracks
Distance
from
Hope
Time Table No. 95.
Efective January 1, 1918
Telegraph
Calls
Distance
from
Guichon
*
Signs
See Rule, 5 Page 18.
SECOND
CLASS
387 388
Mixed Passing
Tracks
Other
Tracks
STATIONS Mixed
Mon., Wed.
and Fri.
Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
Lv 7.20am . . 0.0 ....................HOPE.................... H 51.3  D   WC   Ars 4.00Pm
Trains between Hope and Cannor will use Can. Nor. Pac. Ry. track, their time table and instructions.
s   9.00Am . . 36.6 ...................CANNOR.................. CR 14.7 D s   1.30Pm
s   9.35Am 40 5 46.3 ...................KILGARD.................. . 5.0 . s   12.35Pm
Ar   10.00Am 37 31 51.3 .............ABBOTSFORD............... FS 0.0 R  D  W Lv 12.05Pm
Mon., Wed.
and Fri.
. . . . . . . Tue., Thur.
and Sat.
387 . . . . . . . 388
  2.40
19.2
. . . Time Over District
Average Speed Per Hour
. . .   3.55
13.2


Notes to the Time Table:
   The right hand distance column says "Distance from Guichon". This should probably be 'Distance from Abbotsford'.
Empty columns were deleted from the time table.



SPECIAL RULES
Westward trains are superior to eastward trains of same class.

    Normal position switche Abbotsford Junction is for fifth district.
    All trains seventh district will protect against all trains fifht district between Abbotsford and Junction one half mile east of Abbotsford.

INITIAL STATIONSTERMINAL STATIONS
   Hope for train 378.   Hope for train 388.
   Abbotsford for train 388.   Abbotsford for train No. 387.


Business tracks not shown as stations on time table.
NAME LOCATION OPENS CAR
CAPACITY
Kilgard Brick Spur............................... at Kilgard..................... West12



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