Toronto Transit Commission route 506 'Carlton'

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Toronto Transit Commission route 506 'Carlton' is wheelchair accessible.
Toronto Transit Commission route 506 'Carlton' is a ten-minute route.
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506 Carlton
Number of Branches 2
Distance 9.58km (High Park - Broadview)
7.36km (Parliament - Main Street Station)
Blue Night 306 Carlton
Types of vehicles used Bombardier Flexity SmallAccessible.gif, Orion VII NG HEV SmallAccessible.gif, Nova Bus LFS HEV SmallAccessible.gif, Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif, BYD K9M SmallAccessible.gif
Division Roncesvalles, Russell, Birchmount, Eglinton, Malvern
Ridership (2014) 38,900


506 Carlton is a streetcar route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 506.

This route services College Street and Carlton Street between Dundas Street West and Parliament Street. It also provides service on Howard Park Avenue, Parkside Drive, Gerrard Street East between Parliament Street and Main Street, and Main Street between Gerrard Street East and Danforth Avenue. The eastern terminals are Broadview Avenue for 506 and Main Street Station for 506B, and the western terminals are High Park Loop for 506, Lansdowne Avenue for the Bus Tripper branch, and Parliament Street for 506B.

History

  • September 6, 2015 - Route is designated as part of the Ten Minute Network. Streetcars will operate at intervals of ten minutes or better whenever the subway is open.
  • February 18, 2018 to September 2018 - Due to a shortage of streetcars, the entire route is being operated temporarily by buses. Route was extended west to High Park Station.
  • May 13, 2018 to February 2019 - Route was extended east to Victoria Park Station due to construction at Main Street Station.
  • January 3, 2021 - Route partially operated by buses due to overhead upgrades east of Broadview Avenue.

Previous route maps

May 2018
February 2018
May 2016
June 2010
September 2008

Branches

This route has 3 branches:

Overnight Service

Overnight service is provided by 306 Carlton over the entire route east of Howard Park Avenue.

Vehicles

Streetcars that appear on 506 Carlton include the Bombardier Flexity SmallAccessible.gif. Buses that can appear on 506 Carlton include the Orion VII NG HEV SmallAccessible.gif, Nova Bus LFS HEV SmallAccessible.gif, Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif, and BYD K9M SmallAccessible.gif.

Summary

Toronto Transit Commission Logo.png Frequency Vehicles Used Notes
Weekday AM Peak 7
 
4:15
16
4
18
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Main Street Station - Lansdowne (Bus Trippers)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Weekday Midday 7:15
5
16
16
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Weekday PM Peak 8:15
4:45
16
19
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Weekday Early Evening 8:30
6
12
12
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Weekday Late Evening 8:30
10
10
6
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Saturday Early Morning 8
9
10
6
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Saturday Morning 7:15
7
14
10
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Saturday Afternoon 7:15
5
16
16
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Saturday Early Evening 8:30
6:15
12
11
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Saturday Late Evening 9
10
11
7
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Sunday Early Morning 8:30
8:40
9
6
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Sunday Morning 8:45
8:15
11
8
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Sunday Afternoon 7:15
5
15
15
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Sunday Early Evening 9
8
10
8
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Sunday Late Evening 9:30
10
9
6
High Park - Broadview (Streetcar)
Parliament - Main Street Station (Bus)
Last updated: January 3, 2021


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Miscellaneous
Vehicles Buses - Streetcars - Subway/RT - Rail Workcars
Current Divisions Arrow Rd - Birchmount - Davisville - Eglinton - Greenwood - Hillcrest - Lakeshore - Leslie Barns - Malvern - McCowan - McNicoll - Mount Dennis - Queensway - Roncesvalles - Russell - Wilson
Former Divisions Danforth - (Old) Eglinton - Lansdowne - St. Clair (Wychwood) - Vincent
Current Projects RapidTO - Easier Access
Former Projects Network 2011 - OneCity - Transit City (Bus Plan - Light Rail Plan)
Bus Stops 1-999, 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 3000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-8999, 9000-9999, 10000-10999, 11000-11999, 12000-12999, 13000-13999, 14000-14999, 15000-15999, 16000-16999
Current Routes
Rapid Transit 1 (Yonge-University) - 2 (Bloor-Danforth) - 3 (Scarborough) - 4 (Sheppard) - 5 (Eglinton Crosstown) - 6 (Finch West)
Bus 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 115 116 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 160 161 162 165 167 168 169 171 175 176 189
Downtown Express 141 142 143 144 145
Blue Night 300 301 302 304 306 307 310 312 315 320 322 324 325 329 332 334 335 336 337 339 341 343 352 353 354 363 365 384 385 395 396
Community 400 402 403 404 405 407
Streetcar 501 502 503 504 505 506 508 509 510 511 512
Express Network 900 902 903 905 913 924 925 927 929 935 937 938 939 941 943 944 945 952 953 954 960 968 984 985 986 989 995 996
Former Routes
Bus 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 13 13 14 19 24 27 28 30 38 40 42 58 59 93 102 106 107 107 108 117 117 118 121 121 121 123 124 134 136 137 139 139 140 144 163 163 164 166 171 172 197 224 268 406 408
Rocket 185 186 188 190 191 192 193 194 194 195 196 198 199
Blue Night 302 303 305 307 308 309 310 311 313 315 316 317 319 321 383
Community 401 406 409 425
Streetcar 507 514 521 522
Stations
Yonge-University Vaughan Metropolitan Centre - Highway 407 - Pioneer Village - York University - Finch West - Downsview Park - Sheppard West - Wilson - Yorkdale - Lawrence West - Glencairn - Eglinton West - St. Clair West - Dupont - Spadina - St. George - Museum - Queen's Park - St. Patrick - Osgoode - St. Andrew - Union - King - Queen - Dundas - College - Wellesley - Bloor-Yonge - Rosedale - Summerhill - St. Clair - Davisville - Eglinton - Lawrence - York Mills - Sheppard-Yonge - North York Centre - Finch
Bloor-Danforth Kipling - Islington - Royal York - Old Mill - Jane - Runnymede - High Park - Keele - Dundas West - Lansdowne - Dufferin - Ossington - Christie - Bathurst - Spadina - St. George - Bay - Bloor-Yonge - Sherbourne - Castle Frank - Broadview - Chester - Pape - Donlands - Greenwood - Coxwell - Woodbine - Main Street - Victoria Park - Warden - Kennedy
Scarborough Kennedy - Lawrence East - Ellesmere - Midland - Scarborough Centre - McCowan
Sheppard Sheppard-Yonge - Bayview - Bessarion - Leslie - Don Mills
Greater Golden Horseshoe Agencies
Barrie
Bradford West Gwillumbury
Brampton
Burlington
Caledon
Cobourg
Durham Region
Fort Erie
GO Transit
Grand River
Guelph
Hamilton
Metrolinx
Milton
Mississauga
Niagara Falls
Niagara Region
Oakville
Orangeville
Peterborough
Port Hope
Simcoe County
St. Catharines
Thorold
Toronto
Welland
York Region