Hamilton Street Railway route 10 'B-Line Express'

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10 B-Line Express
Number of Branches 1
Distance 15.5km (University Plaza - Eastgate Square Terminal)
Types of vehicles used D40LF, DE60LFR, XD40, XN60 LFS Natural Gas


This article is about the current route 10 B-Line Express. For the former route 10 Sherman, see 15 Sherman

10 B-Line Express is an express bus route operated by the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

10 B-Line Express is a high-ridership express bus route that travels from as far west as University Plaza to as far east as Eastgate Square that started in August 1986. Upon reaching Eastgate Square, some B-Line keys may interline and turn into either 55/55A Stoney Creek Central or 58 Stoney Creek Local.

Vehicles

10 B-Line Express usually operates 2007, 2009 New Flyer DE60LFR and XN60 articulated buses. However, since some B-Line keys go into Stoney Creek, New Flyer D40LFs and Xcelsiors may see service. Occasionally though, New Flyer C40LF may be dispatched for rush hour services.

History

  • September 2, 1986 - New service begins starting from MacMaster University and ending at Fiesta Mall, originally used General Motors TA60-102N
  • September 1997, Service was moved to Eastgate Square from Fiesta Mall.
  • January 2008, Service was extended to University Plaza in Dundas.
  • September 2, 2008 - B-Line trips were moved off of McMaster University's main campus and rerouted to Main Street West.

Destination Signs

  • *1001 10 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO MCMASTER U.
  • *1002 10 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO EASTGATE SQ.
  • *1003 10/55A B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO BARTON/FRUITLAND VIA STONEY CREEK CENTRAL
  • *1004 10/55 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO HIGHWAY 8/JONES VIA STONEY CREEK CENTRAL
  • *1005 10/58 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ 58 TO KING & GREEN VIA STONEY CREEK LOCAL
  • *1007 10 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO DOWNTOWN ONLY
  • *1008 10A B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO MCMASTER U.
  • *1009 10 B-LINE EXPRESS ~ TO UNIVERSITY PLAZA

Branches

This route has 1 branche:

  • 10 University Plaza - Eastgate Square

Route 10 will depart from University Plaza would continue eastbound on Main Street until it reached Eastgate Square. Westbound trips heading to either University Plaza would head west on Main Street East until the King Street Delta, taking King Street until reaching Paradise Road where it would head south until Main Street West where it would continue to University Plaza Terminal.

References

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Vehicles
Current 70-71, 0520, 0601-0602, 0610-0615, 0701-0722, 0801-0822, 0901-0917, 920-937, 1001-1015, 1101-1117, 1201-1224, 1420-1437, 1501-1524, 1601-1643, 1701-1719, 1801-1811, 1820-1830, 1840-1844, 1845-1850
DARTS
Current 410601-410615, 410616-410656, 410657-410676
Routes
Regular Routes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 16 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 33 34 35 41 42 43 44 55 56 58
Peak Period Routes 12 52A
Seasonal Routes 9 51 99
Former Routes 15 17 28 31 32 45 53 57 59 Mohawk East Shuttle Redeemer University Shuttle
Extra Shuttles Red Hill Business Park Shuttle
School Extras St Thomas More, St Jean de Brebeuf, Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary, Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary, Ecole Secondaire Georges-P-Vanier, Westdale High School
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