1. List: Level Crossing NSW North Shore Line XYZ
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    Timeline of Level Crossings on NSW North Shore Line
    Also lists overbridges and underbridges.
    Dates are for date of newspaper article.

    1890-01-01 (SMH) Opening of North Shore Railway Hornsby-St. Leonards, listing level crossings and bridges.
    1895-08-03 (AST) Railways to close level crossing and build overbridge at Pymble.
    1895-08-06 (EVN) Tenders for further overbridge to replace level crossing at Pymble.
    1895-08-13 (SMH) Petition for overbridge north of Pymble.
    1895-08-28 (SMH) Proposed abolition of level crossing; deviate Peats Ferry Road to east side of railway.
    1896-01-24 ATM3 Lambs-road possible closure.
    1896-01-24 ATM4 Gores-road possible closure.
    1896-05-09 ATM2 Artarmon Xing Elizabeth street ; hazard and proposed culvert/bridge.
    1898-01-19 (SMH) ATM1 Artarmon Xing Elizabeth-street - close with new station.
    1898-11-09 (SMH) Proposed station at Killara dependent on closure of four level crossings.
    1899-08-26 STL-LDD1 Railway Duplication and Level Crossings.
    1899-08-26 STL-LDD1 Chatswood Bay-street to be either closed or replaced by overbridge.
    1899-09-07 (SMH) Replace Victoria-street xing with footbridge and subway (Help-street).
    1899-10-13 CWD1 Victoria-avenue Xing.
    1899-10-13 CWD1 Albert-avenue subway.
    1899-10-24 (SMH) With duplication, proposed subway at Albert-avenue.
    1900-04-05 (EVN) Duplication STL-LDD.
    1900-04-05 (EVN) 00mile 00chain xing Victoria debate about replacement subway.
    1900-06-20 (EVN) Dispute over site of subway to replace CWD xing.
    1900-07-06 (EVN) Bill in Parliament to close certain level crossings.
    1901-12-10 (EVN) Fatal accident RSV-LDD private.
    1902-10-18 (SMH) Progress Association requests overbridge to replace xing at Pymble. Suggests gatekeeper.
    1903-07-07 (SMH) Petition to replace low-level crossing at St Leonards by bridge.
    1906-08-08 (SMH) Wahroonga Progress Association lobbies railways to replace xing with overbridge.
    1909-05-08 (EVN) Replacement of Pymble level crossing by bridge further north.
    1909-08-27 (STR) Temporary xings while bridges rebuilt for duplication, Treatts, Greengate and Park.
    1909-10-25 (SMH) All level crossings eliminated consequent of completion of duplication from Lindfield to Hornsby.
    1910-03-05 (SMH) 00mile 00chain xing Treatt's Road land sale.
    1917-07-05 (SMH) 00mile 00chain xing Deputation request delay in closure of PYM-GDN xing.
    1926-11-24 (EVN) Mt William Street xing, Gordon, proposed siding and council depot.
    1930-01-30 (SMH) Railway catchpoints criticised. Where?
    1931-03-25 (SMH) 00mile 00chain xing four or five between GDN and LDD near KLR.

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    List of level crossings, bridges and platforms in line order; original zero milepost measured from Hornsby, not from Sydney.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain Hornsby Junction.
    1890-01-01 SMH 01mile 40chain Peace's Corner, Platform 264ft. (later renamed Waitara)
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain xing Noonan's Road.
    1890-01-01 SMH 02mile 38chain xing public.
    1890-01-01 SMH 02mile 58.5 chain Eastern Road (later renamed Wahroonga).
    1890-01-01 SMH 02mile 64chain o/br Lane Cove Road and deviated Great Eastern Road.br/
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br Beechworth Road
    1890-01-01 SMH 03mile 70~chain xing Lane Cove Road..
    1890-01-01 SMH 03mile 72.5chain Pymble.
    1890-01-01 SMH 04mile 04chain u/br Field of Mars and Stoney Creek roads.
    1890-01-01 SMH 04mile 16chain xing William Street.
    1917-07-05 (SMH) 00mile 00chain xing Deputation request delay in closure of PYM-GDN xing. Which one?
    1890-01-01 SMH 04mile 67chain o/br Park-avenue.
    1890-01-01 SMH 05mile 00chain Gordon.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br public/private? (A1)
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br public/private Powell.(A2)
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br public/private Greengate.(A3)
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br Stanhope Road.(A4)
    1931-03-25 SMH 00mile 00chain xing four or five between GDN and LDD near KLR.
    1910-03-05 SMH 00mile 00chain xing Treatt's Road 46acre land sale. Later o/br 5 chain to north.
    1890-01-01 SMH 06mile 44chain Lindfield. Platform 264ft.
    1901-12-10 (EVN) Fatal accident RSV-LDD private.
    1890-01-01 SMH o/br Archibold's-road (renamed Strickland or Glanville?).
    1890-01-01 SMH 07mile 32chain Roseville. Platform ___ft.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain brdg Albert Avenue (renamed Boundary Road ?)
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain u/br William St
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain xing Ashley.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain xing Wilson.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain xing O'Brien.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain xing Day St.
    1899-09-07 (SMH) Replace Victoria-street xing with footbridge and subway (Help-street).
    1900-04-05 (EVN) 00mile 00chain xing Victoria debate about replacement subway.
    1900-06-20 (EVN) 08mile 00chain Dispute over site of subway to replace xing.
    1890-01-01 ___ 08mile __chain u/br (Future) Help Street.
    1890-01-01 SMH 08mile __chain xing Victoria Avenue.
    1890-01-01 SMH 08mile 29.5chain Chatswood.
    1899-10-24 (SMH) With duplication, proposed subway at Albert-avenue.
    1899-10-24 (SMH) With duplication, proposed subway at Bland-street (ATM).
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain u/br Albert Avenue.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br Carlotta Street.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br Mowbray Road (sic u/br).
    1899-10-24 (SMH) With duplication, proposed subway at Bland-street (ATM).
    1890-01-01 SMH 09mile 06chain u/br Brand street (??)
    1890-01-01 SMH 09mile 67chain culvert.
    1890-01-01 00mile 00chain Elizabeth Street diverted.
    1898-04-16 SMH 09mile 22chain xing Land near level xing about 1ΒΌ mile north of St. Leonards station.
    1896-01-24 (SMH) 00mile 00chain Lamb's-road request closure.
    1896-01-24 (SMH) 00mile 00chain Gore's-road requested closure.
    1890-01-01 SMH 10mile 42chain St Leonards.
    1890-01-01 SMH 00mile 00chain o/br Lane Cove Road; double track.

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    Renamed Roads
    Peat's Ferry Road becomes Pacific Highway.
    Lane Cove Road becomes Gordon Road becomes Pacific Highway.
    Great Eastern Road becomes Eastern Road.
    Field of Mars Road becomes Ryde Road.
    Stoney Creek Road becomes Mona Vale Road.
    Treatt's Road becomes Treatts Road (no apostrophe.)
    Archibold's-road becomes Glanville Road ?
    Albert Avenue (Chatswood) becomes Boundary Road.

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    Abbreviations
    STL St Leonards.
    ATM Artarmon.
    CWD Chatswood.
    RSV Roseville.
    LDD Lindfield.
    HBY Hornsby
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    AST Australian Star..
    EVN Evening News.
    KHS Ku-ring-gai Historical Society.
    SMH Sydney Morning Herald.
    STR The Star, Sydney.

    xing = Level Crossing
    u/br = Underbridge (road under rail)
    o/br = Overbridge (road over rail).

    Note1: with Electrification in the 1920s, platforms extended to 520ft.
    Note2: names of some streets may have changed.
    Note3: other xings and bridges may have been added later.

    See also:
    List "Railway Accident NSW North Shore Line."

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