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Malvern Garage

Text by Godfrey Mallion, revised by Jelo Gutierrez Cantos

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Malvern Garage, located near the north-west corner of Sheppard Avenue and Markham Road, was officially opened on July 21, 1983, with operations beginning on July 24, 1983.

The 228,000 square foot facility has the indoor bus storage as well as outside parking. The main building houses 2 wash racks, 2 fueling stations, and a Eurovac system. There are 12 40-foot hoists, 3 60-foot hoists, and 4 inspection pit stations at this garage.

Originally the garage served 8 routes, namely 42 CUMMER, 39 FINCH EAST, 43 KENNEDY, 57 MIDLAND, 13 ROUGE HILL, 85 SHEPPARD EAST, 53 STEELES EAST, and 95 YORK MILLS.

Primarily, the garage operate a fleet of 245 DBNA - ORION VII LF HYB, 43 NOVA LFS 60102 ARTIC and 16 NOVA LFS 40102 HYB vehicles.

Since January 7, 2019, Malvern Division operates the following routes:


Malvern Garage Image Archive


Sources

  • Boutilier, Robert, Bus Maintenance and Shops - 1999 Insider's Guide
  • The Coupler, TTC Employee Magazine, various issues
  • Toronto Transit Commission Malvern Division - CPTDB Wiki. Canadian Public Transit Discussion Board. Web. 27 July 2014.