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502 Downtowner

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Type  Streetcar Route
Stations  Queen Osgoode
Locale  Toronto, Ontario
Depot(s)  Russell
502 Downtowner
Termini  Bingham Loop (East) McCaul Loop (West)
Operator(s)  Toronto Transit Commission

The 502 Downtowner is a streetcar line (temporarily replaced by shuttle buses as of fall 2016) operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It runs from the Bingham Loop at Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston Road in the Beaches neighbourhood to McCaul Loop in downtown Toronto.

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Route

It runs southwest on Kingston Road then turns west along Queen Street. It goes west along Queen to McCaul Street where there is a turning loop just north of Queen Street West. The route is grouped together with the 503 Kingston Road for accounting purposes, as they share a large amount of the same track.

The 502 Downtowner runs during the day from Monday to Friday only, with a service every 12 minutes during rush hour and every 10 minutes at other times during the day.

Due to a shortage of streetcars caused by late delivery of the new wheelchair accessible Flexity Outlook streetcars, as of October 2016, the route has been operated using supplementary buses rather than streetcars.

Sites along the line

From east to west:

  • The Beaches
  • Leslieville
  • Riverdale
  • Don River
  • Moss Park
  • Moss Park Armoury
  • Queen Street subway station
  • Eaton Centre
  • Old City Hall courts
  • Toronto City Hall
  • Nathan Phillips Square
  • Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres
  • Massey Hall
  • Grange Park
  • Ontario College of Art & Design
  • The Grange
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • References

    502 Downtowner Wikipedia


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