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Queen Street East power-supply repairs: TTC detours, starting December 16



Starting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, the City of Toronto is closing

  • Queen Street East between Jarvis and Church Streets

to accommodate Toronto Hydro crews, who are repairing the power supply.

The TTC is detouring streetcars along this route, while the street is closed:

  • 301 Queen overnight; and
  • 501 Queen.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Parliament and Church Streets.

Emergency power-supply repairs on Queen East and the resulting TTC detours continue until December 20.


501 Queen
301 Queen overnight

From 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 20, westbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Parliament Street, then detour:

southward along Parliament;
westward along King Street East;
northward along Church Street;
westward along Richmond Street East; and then
northward along Victoria Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Ontario, Sherbourne, Jarvis and Church Streets.

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

  • on Parliament Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on King Street East at Ontario and Sherbourne Streets and beyond Jarvis Street and
  • on Church Street beyond Lombard Street.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Church and Parliament Streets. Westbound streetcar passengers may transfer to westbound buses at stops on Queen Street East between Broadview Avenue and Parliament Street.

Eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria;
eastward along Adelaide Street East;
southward along Church Street;
eastward along King Street East; and then
northward along Parliament Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church, Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario and Parliament Streets.

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

  • on Church Street at King Street East,
  • on King Street East beyond Church and Jarvis Streets, at Sherbourne Street, across from Ontario Street and at Parliament Street and
  • on Parliament Street at Richmond and Queen Streets East.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Parliament and Church Streets. Eastbound streetcar passengers may transfer to eastbound buses at stops on Queen Street East between Broadview Avenue and Parliament Street.

301 / 501 Queen shuttle buses

(Unofficial) From 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 20, buses replace streetcars along the 301 Queen overnight and 501 Queen routes between Jarvis and Church Streets.

Westbound buses start their trips on Broadview Avenue north of Queen Street East, then proceed:

westward along Queen Streets East and West;
southward along University Avenue;
westward along Richmond Street West; and then
northward along Duncan Street to Queen West,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Broadview Avenue at Queen Street East;
  • on Queen Street East at Carroll, River, Sumach, Sackville, Parliament, Ontario, Sherbourne, Jarvis, Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street and at University Avenue.

Westbound bus passengers may transfer to westbound cars at stops on Queen Streets East and West between Victoria Street and University Avenue.

Eastbound buses start their trips on Duncan Street south of Queen Street West, then proceed:

eastward along Queen Streets West and East;
northward along River Street;
eastward along Dundas Street East; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue to Queen East,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria, Church, Jarvis, Sherbourne, Ontario, Parliament, Sackville, Sumach and River Streets,
  • on Dundas Street East at Munro Street and Broadview Avenue and
  • on Broadview Avenue at Queen Street East.

Eastbound bus passengers may transfer to eastbound cars at stops on Queen Street East between Parliament and River Streets.