Hamilton Street Railway route 56 'Centennial'

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56 Centennial
Number of Branches 1
Distance 7.9km (Eastgate Square Terminal - Confederation Park Loop)
Types of vehicles used C40LF, D40LF, DE40LF, DE60LFR, Xcelsior


56 Centennial is a bus route operated by the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

56 Centennial is an all day route servicing the newly opened Wal-Mart on Centennial Parkway, Van Wagner's Beach Road and Confederation Park when it's open.

Vehicles

56 Centennial usually operates New Flyer D40LFs, C40LF, DE40LF and Xcelsiors. When Wild Waterworks is open during the summer time, DE60LFRs are usually dispatched to help ease the standing loads.

History

  • March 25, 2012 - All-day service begins from Eastgate Square to the newly opened Wal-Mart on Centennial Parkway and South Service Road during the downtime for Confederation Park. At this time, the route has been renamed 56 Centennial.

Destination Signs

  • *5601 56 CENTENNIAL ~ TO EASTGATE SQ. VIA WALMART & CONFEDERATION PARK
  • *5602 56 CENTENNIAL ~ TO LAKELAND LOOP VIA WALMART & CONFEDERATION PARK
  • *5603 56 CENTENNIAL ~ TO LAKELAND LOOP VIA WALMART
  • *5604 56 CENTENNIAL ~ TO EASTGATE SQ. VIA WALMART
  • *9054 WAL-MART SHUTTLE

Branches

This route has 1 branch:

  • 56 Eastgate Square - Confederation Park

Branch 56, from Eastgate Square, leaves the terminal and turns north on Centennial Parkway, taking Centennial to Van Wagners Beach Road, turning left onto Van Wagners and then right onto Confederation Drive, taking it to the Wild Waterworks entrance loop. Once there, it loops back onto Van Wagners Beach Road, turning right and heading westbound passing Baranga's by the Beach, Hutch's Restaurant, Lakeland Go-Karts and Lakeland Pool before terminating at Lakeland Loop. Starting in March, however, the 56 will serve the newly opened Wal-Mart Smart Centres by using the internal ring road to serve the entrance to the Wal-Mart.

References

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Current 70-71, 0520, 0601-0603, 0610-0615, 0701-0722, 0801-0822, 0901-0917, 920-937, 1001-1015, 1021, 1023-1024, 1101-1117, 1201-1224, 1420-1437, 1501-1524, 1601-1643, 1701-1719, 1801-1811, 1820-1830, 1840-1844, 1820-1830, 1845-1850
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Current 410601-410615, 410616-410656, 410657-410676
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Peak Period Routes 12 52A
Seasonal Routes 9 51 56 99
Former Routes 15 17 28 31 32 45 53 57 59, Mohawk East Shuttle Redeemer University Shuttle
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