Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Track

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"

Abstract:

This data set can be used to identify a track, which provides a guide for the movement of trains and other equipment. In general, one linear features represents the two rails of a track. A track is bounded by two junction points and is segmented at each change in attributes along its course.

This layer is part of the Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) suite of 7 Data Classes that have been adapted from Natural Resources Canada GEOBASE National Railway Network (NRWN) standards. The other features are available on the GeoPortal and can be located by searching the following titles:

  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Crossing
  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Junction
  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Marker Post
  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Station
  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Structure Line
  • Ontario Railway Network (ORWN) - Structure Point
  • Please refer to the ORWN User Guide for additional information about the use and context of information stored in this layer.

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