THE GS TRAM SITE

TORONTO

ONTARIO, CANADA

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18 June 2016

(UP-TO-DATE)

The system after the opening of streetcar route 514 (Cherry Street).




CANADA

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EDMONTON

GRAND RIVER VALLEY, ONTARIO (BRANTFORD, GUELPH, KITCHENER-WATERLOO)

HALIFAX

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INSET: CENTRAL TORONTO

Toronto downtown tram map 2016

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

CS Church Street UA University Av.
KR Kingston Road US Union Station (Railway)
MS Main Street Station WS Wellington Street
PS Parliament Street YS York Street


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 map 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.


ROUTES

Operator: Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

STREETCAR ROUTES

Note: The numbered route designations have been in use since the late 1970s . However, the route names also continue to be used.

501 QUEEN Long Branch - Lake Shore Blvd. - Queensway - Queen St. - Neville Park
502 DOWNTOWNER McCaul Loop - Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Bingham Loop [Weekdays only]
(503) KINGSTON ROAD York St. - King St.(return: Church St. - Wellington St.) - King St. - Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Bingham Loop [Weekday rush hours only]
504 KING Dundas W Stn. - Roncesvalles Ave. - King St. - Queen St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview Stn.
505 DUNDAS Dundas W Stn. - Dundas St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview Stn.
506 CARLTON High Park Loop - College St. - Carlton St. - Gerrard St. - Main St. Stn.
509 HARBOURFRONT Union Station - Queen's Quay - Fleet St. - Exhibition
510 SPADINA Union Station - Queen's Quay - Spadina Ave. - Spadina Station
511 BATHURST Bathurst Stn. - Bathurst St. - Fleet St. - Exhibition
512 ST. CLAIR Gunn's Loop - St. Clair Ave. - St. Clair Station W. - St. Clair Ave. - St. Clair Station E.
514 CHERRY Exhibition (Dufferin Entrance) - Dufferin St. - King St. - Cherry St. - Distillery Loop

SCARBOROUGH LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT (LRT) LINE

3 SCARBOROUGH LRT Kennedy Stn. - Scarborough Town Centre (McCowan)

SUBWAY ROUTES

1 YONGE-UNIVERSITY-SPADINA Finch Av. - Yonge St. - Union Station - University Av. - Spadina Av. - Spadina Expressway - Downsview
2 BLOOR-DANFORTH Kipling - Bloor St. - Danforth Av. - Kennedy Stn.
4 SHEPPARD Yonge - Sheppard Av. - Don Mills


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Streetcar lines: 95 km.
  • Scarborough LRT line: 6 km.
  • Subway lines: 62 km.


HISTORY

  • 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.

GAUGE

  • Streetcars: 1495 mm.
  • Subway : 1495 mm.
  • LRT: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Bromley, J.F. TTC '28: The electric railway services of the Toronto Transportation Commission in 1928. Toronto: Upper Canada Railway Society, 1968.
  • 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.
  • 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].

WIKIS

WEB SITES


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