TTC detours streetcars during College track repairs,
October 20, 21



The TTC tweeted earlier this morning that it’s detouring streetcars operating along the 306 Carlton overnight and 506 Carlton routes for “scheduled track repairs” at College Street and Spadina Avenue.

(Information about the track-repair project does not appear on the TTC’s website.)

It’s also operating shuttle buses to replace the cars along College Street. The repairs continue until 5 a.m. Monday, October 22.


306 Carlton overnight
506 Carlton

From 5 a.m. Saturday, October 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to College Street and Ossington Avenue, then detour:

southward along Ossington;
eastward along Dundas Street West; and then
northward along Bay Street to College,
resuming their regular route eastward along College.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on College Street at Shaw, Crawford, Grace and Clinton Streets, Euclid and Palmerston Avenues, Bathurst and Borden Streets, Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Beverley and McCaul Streets, University Avenue, beside the Toronto General Hospital and at Elizabeth and Bay Streets.

Instead, eastbound cars drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ossington Avenue at Churchill Avenue and Dundas Street West,
  • on Dundas Street West at Shaw Street, across from Grace Street, at Bellwoods and Euclid Avenues, at Bathurst Street, Denison and Spadina Avenues, Huron, Beverley and McCaul Streets, University Avenue and Chestnut and Bay Streets.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on College Street at Elizabeth Street, beside #100 College, at University Avenue, across from McCaul Street, at St. George Street, Spadina Avenue, Major Street, across from Borden Street, at Bathurst Street, Palmerston Boulevard, Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace, Crawford and Shaw Streets and at Ossington Avenue.

Instead, westbound cars drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bay Street at Gerrard Street West, Elm Street and Dundas Street West,
  • on Dundas Street West at Chestnut Street, University Avenue, McCaul, Beverley and Huron Streets, Spadina and Denison Avenues, Bathurst Street, Euclid Avenue, Grace and Crawford Streets and Ossington Avenue and
  • on Ossington Avenue across from Churchill Avenue and at College Street.
306 / 506 Carlton shuttle buses

The TTC is operating shuttle buses between Lansdowne Avenue and Church Street, while crews repair the tracks at College Street and Spadina Avenue.

From 5 a.m. Saturday, October 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, eastbound buses start their trips on Lansdowne Avenue south of College Street, then proceed:

northward along Lansdowne; and then
eastward along College and Carlton Streets to Church Street, ending their trips.

Eastbound cars drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Lansdowne Avenue south of College Street,
  • on College Street at St. Clarens Avenue (Sunday only), Brock Avenue, Sheridan Avenue (Sunday only), Dufferin Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sunday only), Rusholme and Dovercourt Roads, Ossington Avenue, Shaw Street (Sunday only), Crawford, Grace and Clinton Streets, Euclid Avenue, Palmerston Avenue (Sunday only), Bathurst and Borden Streets, Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Beverley and McCaul Streets, University Avenue, beside the Toronto General Hospital (Sunday only) and at Elizabeth, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Carlton Street at Church Street.

Westbound cars start their trips on Carlton Street at Church Street, then proceed:

westward along Carlton and College Streets;
southeastward along Dundas Street West; and then
northward along Lansdowne Avenue to College Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound cars drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Carlton Street at Church and Yonge Streets,
  • on College Street at Bay and Elizabeth Streets, beside #100 College (Sunday only), at University Avenue, across from McCaul Street, at St. George Street, Spadina Avenue, Major Street, across from Borden Street, at Bathurst Street, Palmerston Boulevard (Sunday only), Euclid Avenue, Clinton, Grace and Crawford Streets, at Shaw Street (Sunday only), Ossington Avenue, Dovercourt Road, Havelock Street, Gladstone Avenue (Sunday only), Dufferin Street, Sheridan Avenue (Sunday only), Brock Avenue, St. Clarens Avenue (Sunday only) and Lansdowne Avenue and
  • on Lansdowne Avenue south of College Street.