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The Incredible Hulk smashes bus service!



Update, Friday, October 5, 8:46 a.m.: this post now contains information about how GO Transit will reroute services during the shoot.


During the week of September 16, the producers of The Incredible Hulk filmed on Yonge Street between Gerrard and Dundas Streets, smashing bus service on the 320 Yonge overnight route every night.

Starting Thursday, October 4, the producers will begin filming in downtown Hamilton and allow the Hulk to disrupt bus service there. The shoot may continue until Friday, October 12, although filming will shut down during the Thanksgiving long weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, October 6, 7 and 8. (October 11 and 12 are rain dates.)

The City of Hamilton will close Main Street East between James and Catharine Streets South from 6:30 p.m. until 7 a.m. during the shoot. It will also close John Street South, between Main and King Streets East and the south branch of King Street East (south of Gore Park) after 11:59 p.m. and before 5 a.m. during the shoot.

GO Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway will divert bus services during the filming.

The diversions affect these routes:

GO Transit: 01 Lakeshore West, 16 Hamilton QEW Express, 46 Highway 407 West

Hamilton Street Railway: 1 King, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, 5 Delaware, 5B Main West, 5C West Hamilton, 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke, 10 Beeline Express, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 22 Upper Ottawa, 23 Upper Gage, 24 Upper Sherman, 25 Upper Wentworth, 26 Upper Wellington, 27 Upper James, 33 Sanatorium, 34 Upper Paradise, 35 College, 52 Dundas.


GO Transit

16 Hamilton QEW Express:
46 Highway 407 West:
01 Lakeshore West: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, buses leaving the Hamilton GO Centre will operate northward along John Street South, westward along Hunter Streets East and West and northward along McNab Street South, resuming their regular routes at McNab and King Street West.

Hamilton Street Railway

6 Aberdeen: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, eastbound buses end their routes at John Street South and Hunter Street East, where the buses begin to operate along the southbound 7 Locke route. (The HSR interlines the 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke and 8 York routes.)

2 Barton: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, westbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and King William Street, then detour eastward along King William, resuming their normal eastbound route northward along Hughson Street North at King William and Hughson.

10 Beeline Express: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, eastbound buses will operate along their regular route to Main and James Streets, then detour southward along James Street South, eastward along Jackson Street East and then northward along Walnut Street, resuming their regular route at Walnut and Main Street East.

3 Cannon: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Hughson Street, then proceed along their regular eastbound route northward along Hughson Street North.

35 College: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

5 Delaware: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, eastbound buses will operate along their regular route to Main and James Streets, then detour southward along James Street South, eastward along Jackson Street East and then northward along Walnut Street, resuming their regular route at Walnut and Main Street East.

52 Dundas: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then continue westward along Hunter Streets East and West, then northward along McNab Street South, resuming their regular route along King Street West at McNab and King.

1 King: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, eastbound buses will operate along their regular route to Main and James Streets, then detour southward along James Street South, eastward along Jackson Street East and then northward along Walnut Street, resuming their regular route at Walnut and Main Street East.

7 Locke: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, southbound buses begin their routes at Hunter Street East and John Street South, having completed a trip on the 6 Aberdeen route. They then proceed westward along Hunter, resuming their regular route westward along Hunter at Hunter and James Street South. (The HSR interlines the 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke and 8 York routes.)

5B Main West: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then continue westward along Hunter Streets East and West, then northward along McNab Street South, resuming their regular route along King Street West at McNab and King.

33 Sanatorium:After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

23 Upper Gage: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

27 Upper James:After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

21 Upper Kenilworth: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

22 Upper Ottawa: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

34 Upper Paradise: After 6:30 p.m. and before 7 a.m. every day of the shoot, eastbound buses will operate along their regular route to Main and James Streets, then detour southward along James Street South, westward along Hunter Street West and northward along McNab Street South, resuming their regular westbound route at McNab and King Street West.

24 Upper Sherman: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

26 Upper Wellington: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

25 Upper Wentworth: After 11:59 p.m. every day of the shoot, northbound buses operate along their regular routes to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then divert westward along Hunter Streets East and West, northward along McNab Street South and then eastward along Main Street West, resuming their regular southbound route southward along James Street South at Main and James.

5C West Hamilton: After 11:59 p.m. and before 5 a.m. every day of the shoot, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then continue westward along Hunter Streets East and West, then northward along McNab Street South, resuming their regular route along King Street West at McNab and King.

Map of the detours