Train 965

Toronto to Winnipeg

Commodity Priorities

  1. Piggybacks
  2. Pool
  3. Containers
  4. Perishables

Operates Daily

Toronto Yard Leave 0240
Parkdale Leave 0410

Transfer Connections arrive Parkdale

26C ex Lambton (carloads) 0200
67C ex Obico (Express) 0230
66C ex Obico (Piggybacks and Containers) 0250

Pull Times

Containers 0030
Interline and Howell – Fri. Only 0230
Obico Pig. Ramp 0210
Obico (Express) 0030
Smith Transport 0100
Fast Frate 0230

Obtains connections at Toronto Yard from

When general holiday falls on a Monday 901 to be operated and 965 to be cancelled on Tuesday morning.


Train is handled on main track.

Set out express.


Lift steel ex ACR

Thunder Bay (0505ET-0505CT)

Set out local traffic including Dryden and Kenora, lift Winnipeg and Beyond.

Fuel units, inspect perishables.

Winnipeg (Arrive 1515)

Change or service units

Inspect and service perishables.

Winnipeg placements

Piggybacks 2215
Others 0800

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Toronto to Winnipeg 1.5

Car limit 120 cars.

Blocking Order – Toronto to Winnipeg

  • Van
  • Thunder Bay Traffic
  • Western Canada Multi Levels
  • West of Winnipeg
  • Winnipeg
  • Chapleau Express

Winnipeg to Alyth

Winnipeg (1515-2125)

Commodity Priorities

  1. Piggbacks
  2. Pool
  3. Containers
  4. Perishables

Handle Regina and Vancouver traffic with Calgary fill.

Connect with incoming train, local outturn, and trains 941 and 949. Handles Regina and Vancouver cars off 949.

Pull Times

C.P. Transport 1830
Piggybacks 1830
Freight sheds (pool) 1700


Set out. Lift Vancouver traffic.

Moose Jaw (0840-0940)

Lift Vancouver traffic ex 943.

Inspect and service perishables.

Alyth (Arrive 2045)

Change units

Calgary Placements

Pigs 0500
Pool 0700

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Winnipeg to Alyth 1.5

Car limit 100 cars.

Blocking Order – Winnipeg to Alyth

  • Van
  • Vancouver (W-10)
  • Calgary (W-9), Revelstoke (W-11)
  • Regina (W-4) including multi levels

Alyth to Coquitlam

Alyth (Leave 2245)

Fill with Vancouver traffic to 7000 tons. 100 car lengths.

Double train with Beavermouth to Stoney Creek tonnage.

Switch long cars to rear of train.

Commodity Priority

  1. Piggybacks
  2. Pool
  3. Containers
  4. Perishables


Push to Stoney Creek.


Reduce one unit.



Vancouver Placements

Pigybacks 0730
Pool 0900
Connections BN/CN/BCH 0800
Connections VLI 0800
New Westminster 1100
Sapperton BN/CN 0800

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Alyth to Chase 1.7

Chase to Coquitlam 1.1

Blocking Order – Alyth to Coquitlam

  • Van
  • Vancouver Multi Levels
  • Coquitlam West and South
  • Stock
  • Piggybacks