Fall 2013 Schedule Changes
The Hamilton Street Railway has updated their website with the fall 2013 timetables. Several routes return to their regular weekday schedules after running on reduced summer schedules since June. There aren’t any major changes to any routes although five routes will see minor modifications.
Below are the changes that will take effect Sunday September 1st, 2013.
The below routes will return to regular schedules after operating on reduced summer frequencies on weekdays.
- 3 CANNON
- 4 BAYFRONT
- 6 ABERDEEN
- 7 LOCKE
- 8 YORK
- 21 UPPER KENILWORTH
- 22 UPPER OTTAWA
- 23 UPPER GAGE
- 24 UPPER SHERMAN
- 27 UPPER JAMES
- 35 COLLEGE
The below routes will return to regular schedules after operating on a detour during the summer months.
- 33 SANATORIUM
- 41A MOHAWK
34 UPPER PARADISE Detour Extended
During the summer the city of Hamilton began a reconstruction project on Beckett Drive which resulted in the total closure of the mountain access. Due to the construction route 34 UPPER PARADISE has been on detour. The construction was scheduled to wrap prior to the end of the summer but has been delayed and so the detour will continue until October.
4 BAYFRONT (Sundays)
Minor changes between 2pm and 4pm
5 DELAWARE (Weekdays)
Added trip from McMaster University to downtown around 10pm
11 PARKDALE (Weekdays)
Minor scheduling revisions throughout the day
18 WATERDOWN (Weekdays)
Minor schedule shift in the AM to improve GO Transit connections
24 UPPER SHERMAN (Weekdays)
Weekday limited service at St. Jean De Brebeuf has been removed. Previously southbound buses served the front entrance of the school on weekday mornings and afternoons.
UPCOMING HOLIDAYS & SCHEDULES
- Labour Day (Sep 2) – Sunday / Holiday schedule
- Thanksgiving Day (Oct 14) – Sunday / Holiday schedule
- Christmas Day (Dec 25) – Special Christmas schedule
- Boxing Day (Dec 26) – Saturday schedule
SEASONAL ROUTE SERVICE CHANGES
9 ROCK GARDENS Service Ends November 10th
This seasonal route will end service for the year on Sunday November 10th.
51 UNIVERSITY Service Resumes September 3rd
The return of the fall semester at McMaster also brings the return of service for route 51 UNIVERSITY, providing service Monday through Saturday between the Hamilton GO Centre in downtown Hamilton and the West Hamilton Loop, with direct service on the campus of McMaster University.
56 CENTENNIAL Service to Wild Waterworks Ends September 2nd
Now that the summer is coming to an end so is another season at Wild Waterworks. The park closes as of Labour Day and after that route 56 CENTENNIAL will no longer service the front gates of the park. The route will return to its pre-summer schedule with 45 minute frequency between Eastgate Terminal and the Lakeland Loop.
99 WATERFRONT SHUTTLE Service Ends September 2nd
The end of the summer also brings an end to the FREE waterfront shuttle, which provides daily service from downtown Hamilton to Pier VIII during the summer months. Buses run every 30 minutes between 10am and 9pm from the start of summer until Labour Day.