Queen streetcar track repairs:
Detours, buses, January 18, 19, 20



The TTC is repairing streetcar tracks on Queen Street West east of McCaul Street this weekend.

From 7 a.m. Saturday, January 18 until 4:30 a.m. Monday, January 20, it will detour streetcars operating along the 301 Queen overnight and 501 Queen routes between Spadina Avenue and Church Street. Shuttle buses replace the cars during the work, operating along Queen between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets.

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501 Queen
301 Queen overnight

From 7 p.m. Saturday, January 18 until 4:30 a.m. Monday, January 20, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along Queen Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at Peter, John and Duncan Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Streets.

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

  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West,
  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John and Simcoe Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street East at Church Street and
  • on Church Street at Lombard Street and Queen Street East.

Eastbound passengers headed to the area between Spadina and Church may transfer to eastbound buses at Bathurst Street and Denison (Sunday only), Augusta and Spadina Avenues.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at McCaul, John and Soho Streets and Spadina Avenue.

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

  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on King Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets, University Avenue, Simcoe, John and Peter Streets and Spadina Avenue and
  • on Spadina Avenue north of King Street West and at Richmond Street West.

Westbound passengers headed to the area between Church and Spadina, may transfer to westbound buses at Church Street.

Shuttle buses replace the cars, operating between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets.

301 / 501 Queen buses

From 7 p.m. Saturday, January 18 until 4:30 a.m. Monday, January 20, eastbound buses start their trips in Wolseley Loop, on the east side of Bathurst Street, just north of Queen Street West, then proceed:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Queen Streets West and East; and then
southward along George Street to Richmond Street East,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Bathurst Street at Queen Street West,
  • on Queen Street West across from Denison Avenue (Sunday only) and at Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter, John and Duncan Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria, Church and Jarvis Streets.

Eastbound passengers may transfer to streetcars at Church and Jarvis Streets.

Westbound buses start their trips on George Street at Richmond Street East, then proceed:

westward along Richmond East;
northward along Jarvis Street;
westward along Queen Streets East and West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street;
eastward into Wolseley Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at McCaul, John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues, Denison Avenue (Sunday only) and Bathurst Street.

Westbound passengers may transfer to streetcars at Spadina, Augusta and Denison Avenues and Bathurst Street.