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Buses replace Carlton streetcars east of Coxwell, November 26



The TTC is grinding the rails and maintaining the streetcar tracks on the Main Street bridge across the Canadian National Railway / GO Transit rail corridor tomorrow, Saturday, November 26, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

During the work, the TTC is short-turning streetcars operating along the 506 Carlton route to the Coxwell / Queen loop.

Buses replace the cars along Main Street, Gerrard Street East and Coxwell Avenue.


506 Carlton

From 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, November 26, westbound cars start their trips at Coxwell Avenue and Queen Street East. (The cars start in the Queen / Coxwell Loop, or travel along Queen Street East from Russell (Connaught) Carhouse).

The cars proceed:

northward along Coxwell Avenue to Gerrard Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Gerrard East.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Main Street Station terminal,
  • on Main Street at Danforth Avenue and Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Norwood Road, across from Glenmount Park Road, at Golfview and Woodbine Avenues, across from Glenmore Road, at Kingsmount Park Road, across from Bowmore Road and Beaton Avenue and at Coxwell Avenue and
  • on Coxwell Avenue at (lower) Gerrard Street East.

Instead, westbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • in Queen / Coxwell Loop,
  • on Coxwell Avenue at Dundas Street East, Robbins Avenue and Eastwood Road.

Eastbound cars reverse the detour.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Coxwell Avenue at (upper) Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Beaton Avenue, Bowmore, Kingsmount Park and Glenmore Roads, Woodbine and Golfview Avenues, Glenmount Park and Norwood Roads and Main Street,
  • Main Street at Danforth Avenue and
  • in Main Street Station terminal.

Instead, eastbound cars drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Coxwell Avenue across from Robbins Avenue and at Dundas Street East and
  • in Queen / Coxwell Loop.
506 Carlton bus

From 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, November 26, westbound buses start their trips in Main Street Station, then proceed:

southward along Main Street;
westward along Gerrard Street East; and then
southward along Coxwell Avenue to (lower) Gerrard Street East,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses serve regular 506 Carlton streetcar stops

  • in Main Street Station terminal,
  • on Main Street at Danforth Avenue and Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Norwood Road, across from Glenmount Park Road, at Golfview and Woodbine Avenues, across from Glenmore Road, at Kingsmount Park Road, across from Bowmore Road and Beaton Avenue and at Coxwell Avenue and
  • on Coxwell Avenue at (lower) Gerrard Street East.

Eastbound buses reverse the routing.

Eastbound buses serve regular 506 Carlton streetcar stops

  • on Coxwell Avenue at (upper) Gerrard Street East,
  • on Gerrard Street East at Beaton Avenue, Bowmore, Kingsmount Park and Glenmore Roads, Woodbine and Golfview Avenues, Glenmount Park and Norwood Roads and Main Street,
  • Main Street at Danforth Avenue and
  • in Main Street Station terminal.