Spring 2014 Schedule Changes

The Hamilton Street Railway has issued the Spring 2014 edition of their quarterly Bus News (their website has yet to be updated). Several routes have minor modifications while one route (35 COLLEGE) has reverted to previous routing.

Below are the changes that will take effect Sunday March 23rd, 2014.


Seasonal service resumes on May 11th and will operate up to November 9th.

Early and late evening service was revised to provide better connections with Burlington Transit.

Minor changes throughout the day for better schedule adherence.

Minor changes in early and late evening trips to connect better with 11 PARKDALE. An additional half trip added westbound in the early evening from Lime Ridge Mall.

Trip departing Eastgate Square at 7:47am was shifted 3 minutes later to allow for better connections with 5 DELAWARE.

Service will operate up to and including Tuesday April 29th, 2014. Service will not operate during the summer with service then resuming on September 2nd, 2014.

Free seasonal service will resume on June 22nd and will operate up to September 1st.


  • Fri APR 18 – Good Friday – Sunday/Holiday Schedule
  • Mon APR 21 – Easter Monday – Regular Weekday Schedule
  • Mon MAY 19 – Victoria Day – Sunday/Holiday Schedule
  • Tue JUL 01 – Canada Day – Sunday/Holiday Schedule
  • Mon AUG 04 – George Hamilton Day – Sunday/Holiday Schedule
  • Mon SEP 01 – Labour Day – Sunday/Holiday Schedule



35 COLLEGE route will remain servicing the Chelsey St and Chester Ave area as operated prior to the road construction in 2013. The bus stop on the corner of Stone Church and West 5th (south-east corner) will no longer be serviced.

Elementary/Secondary Students (age 19 and under) are eligible to purchase a bus pass that is valid from July 1st to September 1st for just the cost of one Elementary/Secondary Student Monthly Pass ~ pay for one month of travel and get the next month free!

This youth pass will be distributed to HSR vendors in the middle of June. They are not available at 36 Hunter Street East (Hamilton GO Centre). Students must show a valid student photo ID when using this pass.