Railway Maps of the Ottawa Area

(Railway Association of Canada - Canadian Rail Atlas on Line)
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All time Railway Maps of Ottawa

Interactive Grand Trunk Railway Map of Ottawa

Railway Maps of the Ottawa Area  1935, 1991, 1999

Prepared by Chris Hall

Montreal and Ottawa Railway Original Route Proposed through Pointe Fortune (provided by Chris Hall)
Prescott County  Russell County

Railway Development in Ottawa - From Colonel By to the OTrain
Powerpoint presentation given by Colin Churcher to the Bytown Railway Society
This shows the development of the railways in a series of maps.  These are large files and the presentation is available either complete or broken into parts
Full Presentation (16 megs)
Part 1  1827 - 1894 (3megs)
Part 2  1895 - 1925 (7 megs)
Part 3  1925 - 1959 (4 megs)
Part 4  1960 - 1980 (6 megs)
Part 5  1980 - 2010 (6 megs)

Paul Delamere is preparing a series of detailed maps of the railways of Ontario and Quebec follow these links:
Ontario Railway Maps
Quebec Railway Map Project
Canadian Electric Railway Collection

Tracing the Lines : Eastern Ontario and West Quebec Railway History in Maps by Brian Gilhuly


Ottawa's Railways Through the Years by K. Ballantyne
This map provides an interactive way to see how Ottawa's railway network has change since the first line was completed in 1855.

Ottawa Electric Railway, Ottawa Transportation Commission and OC Transpo route maps from 1929
MacOdrum Library, Carleton University

Stovels Railway, Commercial Routing and Shippers' Map of Ontario 1910
Stovel's railway, commercial routing and shippers' map of Ontario | digital.library.yorku.ca

Report of the Federal Plan Commission: a General Plan for the Cities of Ottawa and the Hull (1915)

Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada 1836-1937
by Robert Dorman, Department of Transport 1939
Digitized by Google Books https://1drv.ms/b/s!AtV76TBeh9q9gZl77j0WdTxC_fSXlA
The maps, dated 1941, which were published later can be found at http://churcher.crcml.org/Map/Maps1941.html

Electric Railroaders Association Map of Hull and Ottawa July 1947

1916 Holt Commission Map of Ottawa Tunnel Proposal

Updated 27 May 2024

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