THE GS TRAM SITE
18 June 2016
The system after the opening of streetcar route 514 (Cherry Street).
GRAND RIVER VALLEY, ONTARIO (BRANTFORD, GUELPH, KITCHENER-WATERLOO)
GS Web Site Home
INSET: CENTRAL TORONTO
ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS
||Union Station (Railway)
||Main Street Station
I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is
© OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).
Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time
the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.
Operator: Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Note: The numbered route designations have been in use since the late 1970s . However, the route names also continue to be used.
||Long Branch - Lake Shore Blvd. - Queensway - Queen St. - Neville Park
||McCaul Loop - Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Bingham Loop [Weekdays only]
||York St. - King St.(return: Church St. - Wellington St.) - King St. -
Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Bingham Loop [Weekday rush hours only]
||Dundas W Stn. - Roncesvalles Ave. - King St. - Queen St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview Stn.
||Dundas W Stn. - Dundas St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview Stn.
||High Park Loop - College St. - Carlton St. - Gerrard St. - Main St. Stn.
||Union Station - Queen's Quay - Fleet St. - Exhibition
||Union Station - Queen's Quay - Spadina Ave. - Spadina Station
||Bathurst Stn. - Bathurst St. - Fleet St. - Exhibition
||Gunn's Loop - St. Clair Ave. - St. Clair Station W. - St. Clair Ave. - St. Clair Station E.
||Exhibition (Dufferin Entrance) - Dufferin St. - King St. - Cherry St. - Distillery Loop
SCARBOROUGH LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT (LRT) LINE
||Kennedy Stn. - Scarborough Town Centre (McCowan)
||Finch Av. - Yonge St. - Union Station - University Av. - Spadina Av. - Spadina Expressway - Downsview
||Kipling - Bloor St. - Danforth Av. - Kennedy Stn.
||Yonge - Sheppard Av. - Don Mills
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcar lines: 95 km.
- Scarborough LRT line: 6 km.
- Subway lines: 62 km.
- Streetcars: (horse-powered) 11 Sept. 1861 - 30 Aug. 1894; (electric) 15 Aug. 1892 - today.
- Subway: 30 Mar. 1954 - today.
- LRT (Scarborough Rapid Transit): 22 Mar. 1985 - today.
- Streetcars: 1495 mm.
- Subway : 1495 mm.
- LRT: 1435 mm.
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- Filey, M. Not a one-horse town: 125 years of Toronto and its streetcars. Toronto: [Author], 1986.
- Filey, M. The TTC story: The first seventy-five years. Toronto/Oxford: Dundurn Press, 1996.
- Simons, V. "Toronto: Making the move", Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2013 (76: 910), p.420-426.
- Simons, V., Webb P. & Munro, S. "On the move in Toronto", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2018 (81: 969), p.335-338.
- Skelsey, G. "Toronto: The TTC's streetcars at 80 (Part 4)", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2001 (64: 757), p.15-18.
- Taplin, M.R. Tramways of North America, including rapid transit. Hassocks (England): Light Rail Transit Association, 1982 (?).
- Wickson, E.A. "Toronto's new Light Rail Line". In: Light Rail Review 2. London: Light Rail Transit Association, 2000 [p.63-65].
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