York Region Transit Langstaff School Specials

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Langstaff Secondary School is a secondary school at 106 Garden Avenue in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. It is located on Garden Avenue west of Yonge Street. It is directly served by 4 routes (2 of them school specials).

Conventional Service

  • 83 Trench - Regular trips pass by the high school on Pearson Avenue.
  • 87 Autumn Hill - Regular trips stop on Garden Avenue at Pearson Avenue, within walking distance of the school.

443 Langstaff School Special via Shaftsbury

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Richmond Hill)
Related routes 83

443 Langstaff School Special via Shaftsbury is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: This route follows the same routing as the route 83 school tripper via Shaftsbury Avenue, Bathurst Street, and Elgin Mills Road to school and Richmond Hill Centre Terminal.

PM: Reverse AM routing.

History

  • September 1, 2013 - New school special route is introduced to alleviate overcrowding on route 83.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
443
Bernard Terminal 443
Canyon Hill Ave. @ Shaftsbury Ave. 443
Shaftsbury Ave. @ Bathurst St. 443
Ellery Dr. @ Mill St. 443
Trench St. @ Major Mackenzie Dr. West 443
Springhead Gdns. @ Denava Gt. 443
Langstaff Secondary School 443
Richmond Hill Centre Terminal 443

444 Langstaff School Special via Valleymede

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Richmond Hill)
Related routes None

444 Langstaff School Special via Valleymede is a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: This route starts at Commerce Valley Drive West at South Park Road and follows the same routing as route 82 north to 16th Avenue. It then operates west on 16th Avenue, south on Bayview Avenue, west on High Tech Road, north and west on Silver Linden Drive, south on Red Maple Road, west on Highway 7 through Richmond Hill Centre to Yonge Street, and west on Garden Avenue to the school.

PM: This route starts service on Pearson Avenue, then operates via south on Pearson Avenue to Garden Avenue where it follows the reverse AM routing.

History

  • September 2003 - New school special route introduced as Langstaff School Specials 1 and 2 providing service along Valleymede Drive to Langstaff Secondary School.
  • September 5, 2004 - Both school special branches are assigned the number 444. The afternoon routing for School Special 2 is extended north on Spadina Road to Major Mackenzie Drive.
  • January 27, 2008 - School Special 2 is separated and now represented by the new route 451.
  • April 24, 2011 - Buses no longer serve the bus terminal at Langstaff GO Station and will instead serve the on-street stops directly outside the station.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
444
Commerce Valley Dr. West @ South Park Rd. 444
Valleymede Dr. @ Highway 7 444
Valleymede Dr. @ 16th Ave. 444
Bayview Ave. @ Bantry Ave. 444
Langstaff GO Station 444 On-street
Richmond Hill Centre Terminal 444
Langstaff Secondary School 444

451 Langstaff School Special via Highway 7

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Number of Branches 1
Types of buses used New Flyer D40LF/R Wc15.JPG, New Flyer XD40 Wc15.JPG
Division Southeast (Richmond Hill)
Related routes None

451 Langstaff School Special via Highway 7 was a school special bus route operated by York Region Transit in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

Routing Details

AM: There was no AM service on this route.

PM: This route started service on Pearson Avenue directly outside the school, then operated via south on Pearson Avenue, east on Garden Avenue, east on Highway 7, north on Valleymede Drive and Spadina Road, and west on Major Mackenzie Drive East to terminate at Bayview Avenue.

History

  • January 27, 2008 - New route introduced to replace the School Special 2 trip on route 444.
  • September 1, 2019 - Route is discontinued.

Vehicles

Route 451 primarily used New Flyer D40LF/D40LFR and New Flyer XD40 buses.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
451
Langstaff Secondary School 451
Highway 7 @ Valleymede Dr. 451
Valleymede Dr. @ 16th Ave. 451
Major Mackenzie Dr. East @ Bayview Ave. 451


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