Toronto Transit Commission route 56 'Leaside'

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Toronto Transit Commission route 56 'Leaside' is wheelchair accessible.
Toronto Transit Commission route 56 'Leaside' is a bike rack route.
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56 Leaside
Number of Branches 2
Distance 7.66km (Donlands Station - Eglinton Station)
5.08km (Donlands Station - Brentcliffe)
Blue Night 334 Eglinton East SmallAccessible.gif, 354 Lawrence East SmallAccessible.gif
Types of vehicles used Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 SmallAccessible.gif
Division Wilson
Ridership (2016) 4,140

56 Leaside SmallAccessible.gif is a bus route operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 56.

This route services Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue, Millwood Road, and Donlands Avenue. It also provides service on Eglinton Avenue East between Yonge Street and Laird Drive. There is one southern terminal, which is Donlands Station. Northern terminals include Eglinton Station for 56A and Brentcliffe Road for 56B. Branch 56B only operates during rush hours on weekdays.

History

  • November 23, 2008 - Moved to shared operation between newly-opened Mount Dennis and Wilson Divisions.
  • May 8, 2011 - Full operation moved to Wilson Division. Also, due to system-wide service cuts, service is removed after 10pm on weekdays and after 7pm on weekends.
  • June 22, 2014 - Due to a system-wide reorganization of route branch designations, branch 56 to Eglinton Station has been changed to 56A.
  • September 6, 2015 - Service after 10pm on weekdays and after 7pm on weekends is restored.

Previous route maps

June 2014

Branches

This route has 2 branches:

Overnight Service

Overnight service is provided by 334 Eglinton East SmallAccessible.gif and 354 Lawrence East SmallAccessible.gif on Eglinton Avenue East between Yonge Street and Brentcliffe Road. The rest of the route does not have overnight service, however, this route operates until 1:00 AM every day.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 56 Leaside include Orion VII NG/NG HEV/EPA10 SmallAccessible.gif.

Summary

Toronto Transit Commission Logo.png Frequency Vehicles Used Notes
Weekday AM Peak 9:30 7 All branches combined.
Weekday Midday 18 4 56A branch only.
Weekday PM Peak 9 7 All branches combined.
Weekday Early Evening 20 3 56A branch only.
Weekday Late Evening 25 2 56A branch only.
Saturday Early Morning 24 3 56A branch only.
Saturday Morning
Saturday Afternoon
Saturday Early Evening 24 2 56A branch only.
Saturday Late Evening
Sunday Early Morning 30 2 56A branch only.
Sunday Morning
Sunday Afternoon
Sunday Early Evening 24 2 56A branch only.
Sunday Late Evening
Last updated: May 13, 2019


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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 - Mount Dennis - Queensway - Roncesvalles - Russell - Wilson
Future Divisions McNicoll
Former Divisions Danforth - (Old) Eglinton - Lansdowne - St. Clair (Wychwood) - Vincent
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
Current Routes
Rapid Transit 1 (Yonge-University) - 2 (Bloor-Danforth) - 3 (Scarborough) - 4 (Sheppard) - 5 (Eglinton Crosstown) - Finch West - Sheppard East
Bus 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 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 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 160 161 162 165 167 168 169 171 175 176 189
Downtown Express 141 142 143 144 145
Blue Night 300 301 302 304 306 307 310 312 315 320 322 324 325 329 332 334 335 336 337 339 341 343 352 353 354 363 365 383 384 385 395 396
Community 400 402 403 404 405 407
Streetcar 501 502 503 504 505 506 508 509 510 511 512
Express Network 900 902 903 905 913 924 925 927 929 935 937 939 941 944 945 952 953 954 960 984 985 986 989 995 996
Former Routes
Bus 1 2 3 4 13 13 13 14 19 24 27 28 30 38 40 42 58 59 93 102 106 107 108 117 118 121 121 123 124 136 137 139 139 140 144 163 164 166 171 172 197 224 268 406 408
Rocket 185 186 188 190 191 192 193 194 194 195 196 198 199
Blue Night 302 303 305 307 308 309 310 311 315 316 317 319 321
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
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