Hamilton Street Railway route 52A 'Dundas Local'

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52A Dundas Local
Number of Branches 1
Distance 5.1km (York Road and Watsons Lane Loop - Orchard Avenue and Pleasant Avenue)
Types of vehicles used Vicinity CNG, D40LF, Xcelsior


52A Dundas Local is a bus route operated by the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

52A Dundas Local is a low-ridership peak period bus route that travels through Dundas, Ontario that started in 1989.

Vehicles

This route traditionally runs Grande West Vicinity on this route. Occasionally you can find D40LF and Xcelsiors on this route, especially in the afternoon.

History

  • 1989 - New service begins starting from University Plaza and serving the Pleasant Valley community.
  • 1994 - Service moved to York Road and Watson's Lane Loop
  • 1999 - A Ford E350 ELF minibus, number 9151, was dispatched for a new service known as Trans-Link. The service was cut short after two years.
  • 2002 - This route became fully accessible, using the Ford E450 ELF CNG buses, numbered 510261-510264.
  • September 2006 - A PM School Extra departing from Westdale Secondary School was attached to the PM route key, 52-2. The Extra would do a trip on Main Street West from Westdale Secondary School to Orchard at Pleasant. The destination sign would display 52A DUNDAS LOCAL ~ TO ORCHARD & PLEASANT when it began at the school instead of SCHOOL EXTRA.

Destination Signs

  • *5201 52A DUNDAS LOCAL ~ TO YORK AND WATSON'S
  • *5202 52A DUNDAS LOCAL ~ TO ORCHARD & PLEASANT

Branches

This route has 1 branch:

  • 52A Watson's Lane Loop - Orchard at Pleasant

Branch 52A, from Orchard Avenue and Pleasant Avenue, operated north on Turnbull Road/Old Ancaster Road, east on Governors Road, west on Main Street and north on York Road, looping around the Watson's Lane Loop at York Road and Olympic Drive. The return trip would do the exact routing until it reached Pleasant Avenue, then it would head south on Pleasant to Orchard Avenue.

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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