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Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway mileages
Mile Victoria Subdivision
0 Victoria Depot Demolished 1972
0 Victoria VIA Rail Depot Built 1985
0.1 Johnson Street Bridge Swing Bridge replaced 1920
0.15 Canadian National Railway Interchange Removed January 1990
0.2 65 ft. overpass Esquimalt rd.
0.8 Russell's Roundhouse and yards, 10 stall roundhouse, Car and Machine shop
and stores building, Turntable still operational
0.86 Victoria (Russell's) Depot Removed 1985
0.9 Diamond Crossing with BCER Removed 1948
Esquimalt rd. Crossing
1.1 D. MacKenzie Spur Removed
1.1 Wilson rd. Grade crossing
1.3 Overpass of Roadway
1.35 Standard Furniture spur(south) Removed
1.4 MacDonald Consolidated Spur (south) Removed
1.5 Victoria Concrete Spur(south) Removed
1.6 BC Pottery Spur(south) Removed
1.7 Canadian Mosaic Tile Co. (south) Removed
1.75 Goodwill Bottling Spur (north) Removed
Admiral's rd. flag stop Removed
3.3 Graving Dock Spur Removed 1982
Restored in 2000 by RA
3.4 Propane Spur
3.5 South Wye Switch Esquimalt Removed
3.5 Esquimalt station and siding, 1030 ft Station removed
3.8 North Wye Switch Removed
3.9 Empire Cannery Spur Removed
4 overpass of hiway 1A Raised 8" in 1986 and raised 6" in 2000
4.5 Overpass of Helmken Road Raised 6" in 2000
5.1 Palmer Flagstop
5.2 Overpass of Adam's Storage driveway replaced old span in 1997
5.3 Overpass of Colwood Exit and Galloping Goose Trail
(ex-CNR Cowichan Subdivision) Replaced two old spans in 1997, raised 6" in 2000
5.45 Overpass of Galloping Goose parking Lot( ex-CNR Parson's Bridge siding)
6 Concrete road tunnel in fill under E&N Victoria Subdivision
6.9 Atkins Brick works spur Removed
7.9 Langford Flagstop and siding, 1422 ft. siding shortened from 1427 ft.
9.2 Gravel Spur (north) Victoria Yard limit Shortened
9.3 Wood Spur Removed
10.9 Goldstream station, siding 1457 ft. Removed
12 Snyder's Spur Removed
13.7 Niagara Canyon siding, old grade thru rock cut to west Removed
14 Niagara Canyon 260 feet above Canyon floor
14.9 Arbutus Canyon, 220 ft above Canyon floor
15 Arbutus Siding, old grade thru rock cut to west Switch removed
15.6 Tunnel 145 feet Only tunnel on E&N Railway
17 Silvene Flagstop Removed 1933
17.5 Wood Spur(north) Removed
20 Malahat station and siding, 1412 feet Wye removed
20.3 JE Painter spur 270 ft. Removed
24 Wilby Flagstop siding 1218 Removed
25 Cliffside flagstop, carin marking last spike on E&N Railway
25.1 Malahat Tie and Manufacturing Spur(north Removed
26.2 Strathcona Lodge Flagstop
27.2 Shawingan Lake Lumber Co. spur 1312 ft Removed
27.8 Shawingan Lake Station Station replaced by trackside shelter, relegated to
flagstop status
28 Wye 1704 ft. siding 1416ft. section house Removed in the 1960's
28.7 Lee Sing Spur 293 ft. (south) Removed
31.2 Cobble Hill Station, siding 2047 ft. north switch removed
Relegated to flagstop status in 1923, trackside
shelter added in 1985 by VIA Rail Canada
Original Platform remains
31.9 Weeks and Nightingales Mill Spur Removed
32.2 Ah Sam wood spur 186 ft. Removed
32.7 Wood Spur(north) Removed
32.9 Victoria Wood and Coal Co. Spur (south) Removed
34.1 Hillbank Flagstop
35.5 Cowichan Flagstop
36.3 Quarry Spur, 594 ft. Removed
37.6 90ft span over side channel of Koksilah River
37.7 157 ft. Bridge over Koksilah River
37.9 Underpass of CNR Tidewater Subdivision and MB logging road Removed 1988
38.1 Koksilah Flagstop, sidings 1247 and 1042 ft. Station and 1042 ft siding
removed
38.3 Top Shelf Feed Mill Spur
38.8 Brackman Kel Milling Spur(south) Removed
39 Water Tower Removed
39.2 219 ft. span over Cowichan River
39.7 Duncan Station Yards Removed 1964
40.5 Island Lumber Co. Spur Removed
41.4 South wye switch Hayward Jct. Removed 1984
41.6 North wye switch Hayward Jct. Removed 1984
Junction to Lake Cowichan Sub, abandoned 1984
42.6 Somenos Siding
44.4 Stratford's Crossing(Tyee) siding 1767 ft. Removed
45.2 Hiway 1 underpass
46.2 Mt. Sicker siding 1825 ft Removed
46.8 Westholme siding 1825 ft. Removed
47.5 Osborne Bay Jct. south wye switch Switch removed, rails remain
The Osborne Bay Sub was abandoned
in 1984 and was destined to be restored by
RA in 2001, but permission was denied by
CPR
50.7 Interchange with MacMillan Bloedel Switch removed, rails remain
51.2 Chemainus. Siding 1421 ft. Siding shortened, north switch removed
51.5 Gravel Pit Spur 1808 ft. (north) Removed
51.9 Section House Removed
54.5 Saltair. Siding 1610 ft. Removed
56 Blaineys Flagstop Removed
57.5 Transfer track to barge slip 6125 ft. Removed 1955, barge dock abandoned
58.4 Ladysmith station Terminal Permanently closed
59.6 Diamond crossing with Comox Logging and Railway Co. Removed 1984
Underpass via giant steel tube of hwy 1
CL&R ROW buried under Hwy 1 at E&N mp 59.6
Interchange with MacMillan Bloedel burried under hwy 1
61.6 Brenton Flagstop Removed
63.8 Coburn Logging Spur(north) Removed
64 Island Propane Spur Removed 1997
64.7 Cassidy Siding
Casside Flagstop
65.1 Nanaimo River Bridge
66.1 Fiddicks Jct. 4236 ft spur to ENR ballast pit former Wellington Collieries Railway
mainline to mining town of Extension, BC (south)
67.5 South Wellington Flagstop
69.2 Starks Crossing flagstop
70 Stockett's Jct south wye switch Siding removed
Wellcox Spur to yards on Nanaimo waterfront
A yard-Eastward Departure (Mainland via Barge)
B Yard-Westward Departure (customers on the Island) and shop tracks
C yards- Ferry assembly tracks and barge slip
Former Canadian Fuel Co. line to mines on water front from E&N Railway
70.5 North wye switch, Stockett's Junction
72.5 Nanaimo Station all tracks except mainline removed
73.4 Island Gas Spur (north)
74.8 B&M Lumber spur (south)
75 Northfield Removed
75.75 Nanaimo Industrial Development Co. Spur Removed
76.5 Pacific Propane Spur
77.3 Wellington, siding 1133 ft.
79.1 Overpass of Dumont rd.
79.9 195 ft. span over bat of Green Lake
83.4 Underpass Island Hiway
83.8 Nanoose Lumber Co. spur 321 ft. Removed
84.4 Jayem, two sidings 2573 ft. Three track barge slip, three track stub yard
Removed 1955
85.6 Extension Lumber Co. spur Removed
86.8 Nanoose Bay, siding 982 ft. Removed
89.7 Bryn, Siding 1434 ft. Station abandoned
92.3 National Silicates Spur (north)
95.2 Parksville Jct. Sidings 1133 ft, 1145 ft. 904 ft
Junction to Port Alberni Subdivision
95.7 North Wye switch In state of disuse
98.6 French Creek Bridge, wood trestle with steel spans replaced old, all wood structure
in 1975
100.2 McIntyre Lumber Co. Spur 630 ft. Removed
100.6 Qualicum Lumber Co. Spur Removed
101.8 Qualicum Beach station, siding 1770 ft. siding removed
103.7 Little Qualicum River Bridge
110.2 Dunsmuir, siding 1200 ft
110.7 Big Qualicum River bridge
110.8 Ballast Pit Spur disused
113.2 Nile Creek Bridge
114.5 Bowser, siding 1143 ft. Removed
119.9 Ballast Pit spurs
124.7 Fanny Bay Flagstop Removed
125.5 Tsable River Bridge 590 ft.
126.1 Buckley Bag flagstop
130.2 Union Bay Flagstop
135.1 Trent River Bridge
136 Royston flagstop Removed
139.3 ICG Propane Spur Removed Sept 2001
139.7 Courtenay Station and Yards
Max. Grade northbound is at mile 13.4 on 11 degree curve, 1.74%
Max. Grade southbound is at mile 21.6 on 10 degree curve, 1.48%
Port Alberni Subdivision
Mile
0 Parksville Junction mp. 95.2 Victoria Subdivision
4.3 Coombs
7.5 Hilliers
12.3 McBey Creek Bridge
12.4 Little Qualicum River bridge, 75 ft
12.7 Cameron Lake, siding 1337 ft. Station burned down in 1960
18.4 Apenes, siding 765 ft Removed 1970
21 Summit of Port Alberni Subdivision
21.4 11 span Pile Trestle over Swamp
21.8 32 span Pile Trestle over Summit Lake
21.1 Locharkaig. 15 car doubling spur spur removed
21.9 Arrowsmith, siding 1188 ft.
24.9 Stokes siding 1126 ft Removed 1970
28.1 Bostock Removed
31.7 Bainbridge, siding 1433 ft. interchange to Alberni Pacific Removed
33.4 Mclean Lumber Mill spur Restored 2001
37.5 Roger's Creek siding 919 ft.
38.1 4 span Pile Trestle over Dry Creek
38.3 Pacifica Paper yard and spurs
38.8 Port Alberni station Depot for Alberni Pacific excursion train
pulled by a 2-6-2T
Lake Cowichan Subdivision
Mile Abandoned 1984
0 Hayward Junction mp 41.59 Victoria Subdivision Abandoned
0.83 Road overpass Abandoned
2 Tansor Lumber Co. spur 292 ft. (east) Abandoned
2.7 Tansor Flag stop Abandoned
3.9 Wheatley Sahtlam Lumber Co. Spur 300 ft.(east) Abandoned
6.25 Yellow Fir Lumber Co. Spurs 440 ft. (east) Abandoned
6.5 Export Lumber Co. spur (east) Abandoned
7.3 Mayo(Paldi) 1004 ft. siding Abandoned
8.8 Sahtlam station Abandoned
9.4 Sahtlam station siding 1802 ft. Summit of Lake Cowichan Subdivision
Abandoned
10.1 4 car storage spur in deep cut to north (east) Abandoned
13.5 Spur to north (east) Abandoned
14.8 Spur to north (west) Abandoned
15.1 Spur to south (west) Abandoned
15.2 Spur to north (west) Abandoned
16.8 Spur to north (east) Abandoned
17.1 Bridge over Cowichan River Abandoned
17.9 Ocean Timver Interchange to south (east) Abandoned
17.95 Lake Cowichan station and yards Abandoned
18.35 End of Rails
Osborne Bay Subdivision
Mile
0 Osborne Bay Junction, mp. 47.5 Victoria Subdivision Abandoned
0.5 Bonsall Creek lumber Co. spur 335 ft. Abandoned
0.6 Trestle Abandoned
0.7 Trestle Abandoned
2 Empire Lumber Co unloading siding 767 ft. In use by Crofton Mill switcher
operations
2.5 Osborn Bay siding and barge slip In use by Crofton Mill Switcher operations