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I'm not completely embedded in the technology or the rules but I have never seen a reference to that. There are significant restrictions in Toronto airspace because of the proximity of several airports, but I can see no blanket restrictions to either railways or private property.
Not my field nor use one, but quick check

See Transport Canada Site
https://torontoobserver.ca/2019/01/31/new-drone-rules-keep-toronto-airspace-locked-down/
https://www.toronto-criminal-lawyer.co/canadian-drone-laws/

Keeping Railroads Secure From Drones

RR is private property and illegal to fly over
 
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Ya, ha, me neither, so this is basically a discussion between people who don't really know. I still can't find an absolute prohibition from flying over private property (rendering pretty all of Canada that isn't Crown land) or the assertion that RR property is restricted airspace in TC links. Regardless, our apparent level of knowledge will not solve it.

(BTW, third link didn't work for me)
 

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So planes fly over private properties all the time. Does it make it illegal? Nope.

And according to the Q&A in the third link
What are the laws on flying drones over private property?

Some believe that trespass laws cover the airspace over private property. They don’t unless that intrusion is permanent or interferes with their reasonable enjoyment of their property. A drone overflight might be annoying to some but does not rise to the level of trespassing.
 

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From the Metrolinx wayfinding guidelines:

Looks like GO rail lines are going to receive a letter designation sometime in the future:
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They're going all in with the new T's as well it seems. I personally don't mind it:

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^Ugh, not a fan of that at all. Couldn't they have taken the first letter of the current names? Wonder how much they paid the consultants on this one lol
 

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From the Metrolinx wayfinding guidelines:

Looks like GO rail lines are going to receive a letter designation sometime in the future:
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They're going all in with the new T's as well it seems. I personally don't mind it:

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Interesting. GO trains used to have letters attached to the lines years ago, although I find it funny that they're swapping the letters so that the letters Ascend west to east rather than being A - Lakeshore West, B - Lakeshore West, and C to G ascending from Milton to Stouffville.
 

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^Ugh, not a fan of that at all. Couldn't they have taken the first letter of the current names? Wonder how much they paid the consultants on this one lol
Look at you, making sense and talking logic! You're supposed to memorize the line names to the ABC song. "Lakeshore West, Milton, Kitchener, Barrie..., Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Lakeshore East, UPx..." How could you forget? It's so obvious!
 

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