Malvern Garage

Text by Godfrey Mallion, revised by Jelo Gutierrez Cantos

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 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.

Since September 2, 2012, Malvern Division operates the following routes:


Roster

Class

Fleet Numbers

Year

Qty.

Length

Power

Notes

Orion V

#7005, #7007, #7010, #7011, #7013, #7024, #7025, #7030, #7031, #7033, #7037, #7044, #7047, #7048, #7051, #7054, #7057, #7058, #7060, #7065, #7066, #7068, #7069, #7071, #7081, #7083, #7085, #7089, #7092, #7095, #7102, #7105, #7106, #7108, #7110, #7113, #7115, #7117-#7120, #7123-#7125, #7127, #7128, #7130, #7134

1996

48

40 feet

Diesel

Retirements in progress. So far only 87 retired.
#7060 currently an Toronto Island bus. 

Orion VII

#1060, #1061, #1063-#1149

2006

89

40 feet

Diesel-electric hybrid

Orion VII NG

#1282, #1283, #1289, #1290, #1293, #1300, #1301, #1304, #1307, #1314, #1315, #1317, #1321, #1328, #1334, #1352, #1369. #1391, #1397, #1398, #1400-#1403

2007-8

24

40 feet

Diesel-electric hybrid

Orion VII NG

#1703-#1705, #1707-#1713, #1715-#1731, #1733-#1750, #1752-#1788, #1793, #1800, #1805

2009

85

40 feet

Diesel-electric hybrid

Nova Bus LFS Artic

#9055, #9057-#9103

2014

48

62 feet

Diesel


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.

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