STATUTORY HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS IN CANADA

1836 - 1986

By Robert Dorman and updated by D.E. Stoltz



The original version of this document was prepared by Robert Dorman of the Department of Transport. It was updated by Douglas Stoltz and published by the Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, Queens University, Kingston.  This digital version was prepared by the late Dennis Peters.

Note: Certain companies chartered by the province of Ontario in the 1890-1910 period are missing from the print and electronic versions of this work.  A separate document listing the omitted companies with statutory references is being prepared and will be posted on this site.

 The detailed listing in Alphabetical Order by Company  (about 2 MB)
 Abbreviations Used
 An alphabetical listing of railway companies by name
 Preface
 Introduction

All files are in pdf format

  

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Updated 1 June 2019