Durham Region Transit route 506 'Clarington Community Bus'

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414 Oshawa Community Bus
Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG, Nova Bus LFS Wc15.JPG
Division Raleigh
Related routes 501

The route 506 Community Bus is a community route geared towards residents in the eastern communities in the municipality of Clarington, for Durham Region Transit. The route is operated by the Raleigh Division.

Current route diagram

Branches

This route has one branch.

  • 506 Community Bus(Bowmanville - Orono)

Route Details

The 506 runs north from the Bowmanville Park and Ride, to the community of Orono in Clarington, making local stops along the way through the communities of Bowmanville, Wilmot Creek, Newcastle and Port of Newcastle. The Due to the low population and poor connectivity or other areas, most of the population in these areas have a personal vehicle, resulting in a relatively low ridership for this route. Because of that factor, this route only has one complete trip in each direction and two trips between Newcastle, Wilmot Creek and Bowmanville and back, each day, Monday-Friday.

Route History

Route 506 was created in 2016, this route merged and replaced route 503 Wilmot Creek that provided service between Bowmanville and Wilmot Creek, and route 504 King-Newcastle which provided service from Bowmanville to Newcastle and Port of Newcastle via King Street (Durham Highway 2).

Frequency

This route only has one complete trip in each direction and two trips between Newcastle, Wilmot Creek and Bowmanville and back, each day, Monday-Friday.

Vehicles

The 506 Community Bus is a 40ft Route, using New Flyer, D40LFs Nova Bus, LFSs New Flyer XD40s.


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Frequent 120 216 224 302 401 405 407 900 915 916
West 101 103 107 110 111 112 120 193 215 216 217 219 223 224 225 226 232 291
Centre 301 302 303 304 305 308 310 312 401 402 403 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 414 417 420 422 910 922
East 501 502 506
North 601 603 950 960
On Demand 651 652 653 654
Community 193 291 414 506 601
Shuttles 181
Former Routes 10 102 104 105 106 107 108 109 114 115 116 117 121 122 199 218 218 220 221 222 235 240 292 306 318 404 406 408 409 413 416 419 420 421 503 504 505 701 801 923
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