Signage question

Discussion in 'Model Rail Operations' started by eltripon, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. eltripon

    eltripon New Member

    Set in 1907. Looking for ballpark fare info for signage posted outside of ticket window. I found a reference to 3.5 cents per mile in 1911 on the ACL, SAL and Southern. Seemed reasonable, until I ran a few prices and found that the prices for riding trains was very expensive. Am I wrong? Thanks.

    P.S. Looking at prices, got me thinking. What would a passenger train crews pay be?
  2. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    I found in 1871 the Toronto Grey and Bruce charged $4.50 from Owen Sound to Toronto, a distance of 122 miles. This is 3.6 cents/miles.
    There's another note in the book that excursion fares were about 1.5 cents/mile, half the regular fare. (From Narrow Gauge through the Bush)
  3. eltripon

    eltripon New Member

    Thanks for the info.

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