Text by Godfrey Mallion
The 6 acre Wilson Complex, bounded on the north and west by the Downsview Airport lands, on the east by the Allen Roadway, and on the south by Wilson Avenue, opened on March 14, 1976.
The 230,000 square foot garage has 2 wash racks, 2 diesel fueling stations, 1 CNG fueling station, a Eurovac system, 11 40-foot hoists, 3 60-foot hoists, and 4 inspection pit stations. 276 vehicles, comprised of GMC - T6H5307N and OBI CNG V and VI types operate from this garage.
Wilson Garage oiginally operated the ARMOUR HEIGHTS, FINCH WEST, STEELES EAST, STEELES WEST, WILLOWDALE, SENLAC, SHEPPARD WEST, JANE, WILSON, NORFINCH, CALEDONIA, and DUFFERIN routes.
As of April 1, 2002 Wilson Division operates: ALNESS, AVENUE ROAD NORTH, BATHURST, BATHURST NORTH, CHRISTIE, DAVENPORT, DOWNTOWN/AVENUE ROAD EXPRESS, DOWNTOWN/ MOUNT PLEASANT EXPRESS, DREWRY, DUFFERIN, DUFFERIN NORTH, EGLINTON WEST, EXHIBITION WEST EXPRESS, FAYWOOD, FOREST HILL, GLENCAIRN, GRAYDON HALL, LANSDOWNE, LAWRENCE WEST, LAWRENCE-DONWAY, MALTON, MOUNT PLEASANT, MOUNT PLEASANT NORTH, OSSINGTON, RANEE, ROGERS ROAD, SCARLETT ROAD, SILVER HILLS, ST. ANDREWS, STEELES EAST, STEELES WEST, SUNNYBROOK, SWANSEA, VAUGHAN, WILLOWDALE-SENLAC, YONGE, and YORK UNIVERSITY ROCKET routes.
See also Wilson subway yards.
- Boutilier, Robert, Bus Maintenance and Shops - 1999 Insider's Guide
- The Coupler, TTC Employee Magazine, various issues