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Weekend events affect transit, November 3 and 4

Update, November 3 at 6:32 a.m.: This entry now contains information on an event in Ajax.

Weekend events in Ajax and Hamilton will affect transit services this weekend.

The events include: Canadian Football League action, Remembrance Parade (Ajax)

The events affect these routes:

Durham Region Transit: DRT West (Ajax and Pickering) — M18 Beach, M20 Westney, M24 Harwood, M26 Duffins, M32 Village

GO Transit: 94 Oshawa Highway 2

Hamilton Street Railway: Tiger-Cats Express


Remembrance Parade

On Sunday, November 4, 2007, the Town of Ajax will close Harwood Avenue and Hunt Street from approximately 1 until 2 p.m. to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322’s annual Remembrance Parade.

Durham Region Transit has not announced detours, but the event will likely affect service on DRT West’s M18 Beach, M26 Duffins, M24 Harwood, M32 Village and M20 Westney routes.

GO Transit has announced a detour. During the event, GO will detour buses on its 94 Oshawa Highway 2 route. Westbound buses operate on their regular route to Harwood Avenue and Station Street, then detour westward along Station Street, and southward along Douty Road, resuming their regular route at Douty and Fairall Street. Eastbound buses reverse this routing.


Canadian Football League action

The Hamilton Street Railway and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are offering Canadian Football League fans free rides to and from Ivor Wynn Stadium for every home game.

On Saturday, November 3, at 7 p.m., the Ti-Cats face the Edmonton Eskimos and the HSR’s “Ticket to Ride” (Tiger-Cats Express) shuttle buses will offer fans with valid game tickets a free ride to the stadium.

Tiger-Cats Express buses leave from four locations, running every 20 minutes, starting at 5 p.m.. Buses leave from: Limeridge Mall, Eastgate Terminal, University Plaza in Dundas, King Street East and Hughson Street in downtown Hamilton, running semi-express to the Stadium.

All buses will drop you off at a stop on the east side of Melrose Avenue beside the stadium. For fifteen minutes after the game is over, the buses will pick you up from a stop on the west side of Melrose and return to Limeridge, Eastgate, University Plaza and downtown.

Map and schedule.

This is the last home game of the season.