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.
|501||QUEEN||Long Branch - Lake Shore Blvd. - Queensway - Queen St. - Neville Park|
|502||DOWNTOWNER||McCaul Loop - Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Victoria Park Ave. & Kingston Rd. (Bingham Loop)|
|(503)||KINGSTON ROAD TRIPPER||York St. - King St.(return: Church St. - Wellington St.) - King St. - Queen St. - Kingston Rd. - Victoria Park Ave. & Kingston Rd. (Bingham Loop)|
|504||KING||Dundas W & Bloor - Roncesvalles Ave. - King St. - Queen St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview & Danforth|
|505||DUNDAS||Dundas W & Bloor - Dundas St. - Gerrard St. - Broadview Ave. - Broadview & Danforth|
|506||CARLTON||Howard Park Ave. (High Park) - College St. - Carlton St. - Gerrard St. - Main St. - Main & Danforth|
|(508)||LAKESHORE||Long Branch - Lake Shore Blvd. - Queensway - King St. - (Parliament St.) [back: Victoria & Queen - Queen St. - Church St.-]|
|509||HARBOURFRONT||Union Station - Queens Quay - Fleet St. - Exhibition|
|510||SPADINA||Union Station - Queens Quay - Spadina Ave. - Spadina & Bloor|
|511||BATHURST||Bathurst & Bloor - Bathurst St. - Fleet St. - Exhibition|
|512||ST. CLAIR||Keele & St. Clair - St. Clair Ave. - Yonge & St. Clair|
SCARBOROUGH LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT (LRT) LINE
|LRT||Kennedy Station - Scarborough Town Centre (McCowan)|
Note: The lettered route designations are of an indicative nature only. The official names of the routes are given in the second column in capitals.
|B-D||BLOOR-DANFORTH||Kipling - Bloor - Danforth - Kennedy|
|Y-S||YONGE-UNIVERSITY-SPADINA||Finch - Yonge - Union Station - University - Spadina - Spadina Expressway - Downsview|
|S||SHEPPARD||Yonge - Sheppard - Don Mills|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcar lines: 94 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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