Hamilton Street Railway route 27 'Upper James'

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27 Upper James
Number of Branches 1
Distance 10.8km (MacNab Terminal - Mountain Transit Centre)
Types of vehicles used D40LF, DE60LFR, XD40, XN60 LFS Natural Gas


27 Upper James is a bus route operated by the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

27 Upper James is a conventional bus route that travels southbound from Downtown Hamilton to Mountain Transit Centre started in 1968.

Vehicles

27 Upper James operates D40LF, LFS Natural Gas and Xcelsior buses. There are three runs that use 2007 or 2009 New Flyer DE60LFR articulated buses since February 2011, when local service was introduced to 20 A-Line Express.

History

  • September 1968 - New service begins starting from Downtown Hamilton (Gore Park) and ending at Mountain Garage.
  • 1997 - 27A branch to St Elizabeth Village discontinued, replaced by route 35.
  • January 2011 - Service was moved from Gore Park to MacNab Terminal.

Destination Signs

  • *2701 27 UPPER JAMES ~ TO MOUNTAIN GARAGE
  • *2702 27 UPPER JAMES ~ TO DOWNTOWN

Branches

This route has 1 branch:

  • 27 MacNab Terminal - Mountain Transit Centre

Branch 27, from MacNab Terminal, heads southbound on James Street to St. Joseph's Drive, turning left on St Joseph's until it reaches Arkledun Avenue/Jolley Cut. It goes up the Jolley Cut and takes Upper Wellington Street to Inverness Avenue, where it turns to the right. It then takes Inverness westbound to Upper James Street where it continues straight to Mountain Transit Centre. When 27 trips head back downtown, they interline with route 35 College.

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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