45 LIMERIDGE (retired route)

ROUTE TYPE LOCAL
DIRECTION EAST – WEST
SERVICE TYPE YEAR-ROUND, WEEKDAYS ONLY
OPERATING HOURS Weekdays: 10am – 5:26pm
FREQUENCY Weekdays – all day: 60 mins


September 10, 2002 – SERVICE DISCONTINUED
Route disconntinued again.
September 3, 2002 – ROUTE REINSTATED BRIEFLY
East Mountain Brow Loop In September 2002 the route was reinstated briefly with weekday service only. The bus left the Mountain Brow Loop travelling west on Limeridge Rd E. When the bus arrived at Birchview Dr. (the street where Limeridge was closed for the construction of “The Linc” the bus would turn right. The bus would then turn left onto Beryl and arrive at Upper Gage. The bus would then turn left followed by right onto Lockton Cres. The bus would then turn right back onto Limeridge Rd. Arriving at Upper Sherman the bus would turn right travelling north. The bus would continue on Upper Sherman until arriving at Macassa Ave where the bus would turn right and turn into Macassa Lodge. The bus would then leave turning left back onto Macassa and another left back onto Upper Sherman. The bus would then return down Upper Sherman and turn right back onto Limeridge Rd. E. The bus would then turn into the parking lot to the LimeRidge Transit Terminal. Leaving the mall the bus would travel west on Kingfisher Dr, then turn right back onto Limeridge Rd E. The bus would then turn right, travelleving north, onto Ridge St. The bus then turned left onto Hester St, right onto Upper James and then left on Mohawk Rd. Finally the bus would turn left onto Caledon Ave and left on Lotus Ave where the bus would loop. The bus would follow the reverse routing back.The route only lasted one week and was rumoured to have been discontinued due to complaints from residents of Birchview Dr about buses on their side street. This incarnation featured exclusive use of the Ford E450 ELF CNG buses.
West Upper James & Mohawk
June 21, 1997 – SERVICE DISCONTINUED
Route disconntinued due to construction of Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway and the perminant closure of Limeridge Rd E in three places. Sections of service in Stoney Creek replaced by new route 43 STONE CHURCH.
1995
East Valley Park Loop No change in service area. Limited Weekday service added to eastbound. Bus continues on Mud St past Paramount. The bus turns right onto Issac Brock Dr, right onto Gordon Drummond Ave and then right onto Marston St. Finally the bus would turn right onto Paramount Dr and into the Valley Park Loop.
West West 21st & Sanatorium
1994
East Valley Park Loop Arriving back travelling eastbound — the bus would travel east on Mud St, turning left onto Mud St and arriving at the Valley Park Loop.LIMITED SERVICE — the bus travels eastbound on Mud St, turning left onto Paramount Dr. The bus would then travel around, past the Valley Park Loop, turning right onto Marston St. The bus then turns left onto Gordon Drummond Ave and then right onto Issac Brock Dr. Arriving at First Rd W the bus turns right, and another left onto Highland Rd. The bus then makes a left turn at Highbury Dr, right onto Slinger and another right at Aubrey to arrive at the Highland & Aubrey Loop.
West West 21st & Sanatorium
1989 – 1991
East Mud St & Paramount The bus would leave the west loop heading North on Paramount. The bus would then turn left onto Mud St, onto Mountain Brow Blvd and then turn left onto Limeridge Rd E. The coach would travel west on Limeridge until arriving at Limeridge Mall, where it would turn into the parking lot to the LimeRidge Transit Terminal. Leaving the mall the bus would travel west on Kingfisher Dr, then turn right back onto Limeridge Rd E. The bus would then turn right, travelleving north, onto Garth St. The bus would then turn left onto Elmwood, left onto West 21st and then loop at West 21st & Sanatorium.Leaving the loop the bus would turn left onto Sanatorium and then right onto Garth St. The bus would then turn left at Limeridge Rd E. After travelling on Limeridge the bus would turn left onto Kingfisher Dr and arrive at the LimeRidge Transit Terminal. The bus would then exit the mall and travel eastbound on Limeridge Rd E. Arriving at Mountain Brow Blvd the bus would turn left, then turning onto Mud St. The bus would then turn right onto Issac Brock, right on Gordon Drummond and another right on Marston. Finally the bus would turn right onto Paramount and arrive at the loop.

This route also featured limited service on Paramount Dr north of Mud St, as well as limited service east of Issac Brock Thursday and Friday evenings only.

West West 21st & Sanatorium
PHOTOS:

This photo was taken August 25, 2008 of HSR 8809 sitting at the Mountain Garage displaying the routesign ‘Route 45A Limeridge.’

This photo was taken of HSR 518203 displaying Route 45A Limeridge on Elizabeth St. in Burlington. This photo is courtesy TransitStop.net.

Route map circa 2002