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317 Spadina Night (1987-1992)

Compiled by Jeffrey Kay
Originally appeared in TRANSFER POINTS, Vol. XXVI, No. 4, April 2000, and
Also published on Alan Gryfe’s Route Histories Website
Additional information from Peter Coulman

February 8, 1987

As part of the TTC’s expansion and rebranding of its night services as the BLUE NIGHT NETWORK, overnight service on the 77 SPADINA is broken off into the new 317 SPADINA route, operating from Spadina station south on Spadina to loop at the northeast corner of Spadina and Queen’s Quay from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., every night. The first bus operates just after 1 a.m. on February 9th.




7 days a week, “owl” service

February 16th, 1992

As part of a series of cuts to and rearrangements of night bus service in Toronto, all service on 317 SPADINA is discontinued.

September 6, 2015

Service on this route name and number is restored, but as a streetcar, operating the nighttime equivalent of 510 SPADINA.

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