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Weekend event affects transit services, February 4 and 5



The Town of Richmond Hill is closing

  • Mill Street near Mill Pond Park

from 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 7 to accommodate the 43rd annual Richmond Hill Winter Carnival.

York Region Transit is detouring buses operating along the 83 Trench, 83A Trench and 240 Mill Pond GO shuttle routes during the event. Although the event continues on Sunday, it does not affect transit services that day, because YRT buses do not operate along Mill Street on Sundays.


The event affects these routes: York Region Transit83 Trench, 83A Trench, 240 Mill Pond GO Shuttle.


240 Mill Pond GO Shuttle

After 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4, buses operate along their regular route to Mill and Bridgeport Streets, then detour:

southward along Bridgeport;
westward along Richmond Street;
south- and westward along Kerrybrook Drive; and then
northward along Neighbourly Lane to Mill Street / Ellery Drive,
resuming their regular route northward along Ellery.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street at Wood Lane, Sugar Maple Lane (east and west) and Ellerly Drive
83 Trench

After 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4 and all day Saturday, February 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Mill Street and Ellery Drive / Neighbourly Lane, then detour:

southward along Neighbourly;
east- and northward along Kerrybrook Drive; and then
eastward along Richmond Street to Trench Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Trench.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street across from Sugar Maple Lane (west), at Leisure Lane and Trench Street and
  • on Trench Street at Richmond Street.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Trench Street at Mill Street and
  • on Mill Street at Sugar Maple Lane (east and west) and Ellerly Drive.
83A Trench

After 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4 and all day on Saturday, February 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Mill and Bridgeport Streets, then detour:

southward along Bridgeport; and then
westward along Richmond Street to Trench Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Trench.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Trench Street at Richmond Street.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Trench Street at Mill Street and
  • on Mill Street at Bridgeport Street.