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314 Dufferin-Bathurst Blue Night (1987-1996)


A scan of a 314 DUFFERIN-BATHURST transfer, circa 1992.


Compiled by James Bow
With assistance from Mike Vainchtein and Jeffrey Kay
Historical map by John Calnan (click to view full PDF)

February 8, 1987

Service begins on a new route providing night service on Dufferin and Bathurst. Buses operate from Exhibition loop via north on Dufferin, east on Queen, north on Gladstone, west on Peel, north on Dufferin, east on Lawrence, and north on Bathurst, looping at Steeles via Fisherville, Carpenter, Steeles, Village Gate and Greenwin Village Road. Service is provided half hourly when the subway is closed, to roughly 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday mornings and 9:00 on Sundays. Combined with the renumbered 310 BATHURST route, this arrangement provides night service on Bathurst Street from Fleet to St. Clair and from Lawrence to Steeles, leaving a gap on Bathurst between St. Clair and Lawrence.

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7 days a week, “owl” service

May 12, 1991

The loop at Steeles is revised to operate north on Bathurst, east on Steeles, south on Village Gate, and west on Greenwin Village. (**Note**: this may have occurred as early as January 1991)

May 9, 1993

Service revised to finish at around 5:30 a.m. on Sundays. Day services on 29 DUFFERIN, 52 LAWRENCE WEST and 7 BATHURST take over after that time.

February 17, 1996

Last day of service. Service replaced the next night by the new 329 DUFFERIN NIGHT route, providing service between the Exhibition and Lawrence and Yonge, via Dufferin and Lawrence and by an extension of the 310 BATHURST route from St. Clair to Steeles.

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