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Area Served Hamilton, ON
Founded 1873
Fleet size 231 (conventional)
79 (paratransit)
Number of routes 34
Union ATU Local 107

Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) operates transit service for the city of Hamilton, Ontario. The name dates back to when electric streetcars provided transit service in the city.

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Fares

As of September 1, 2016:

Age group Cash Fare Ticket/PRESTO (single ride) Monthly Pass/PRESTO (monthly) Annual PRESTO Pass
Children (Under 5) Free
Adults $3.00 $2.30 $101.20
Students (Elementary/High School between the ages of 5 and 19) $1.90 $83.60
Seniors (65+) $1.90 (PRESTO only) $26.50 (PRESTO only) $265.00

Daypass: $13.80 - Valid for two adults and 4 youth/children, or one adult and 5 youth/children.

Facilities

Garage/Office

Terminals

Conventional fleet roster

Active

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes
70-71   2007-2008 Dupont Industries Champlain 1608 Low Floor Cummins ISB Allison B300R Luminator Horizon (side only) 14 wooden benches
6 Freedman Seating Company CitiSeat
   
  • Replica trolley
  • Built on Blue Bird Ultra LF chassis
  • In heritage maroon and creme paint scheme.
0610, 0615   2007 NFI DE60LFR Caterpillar C9 Allison EP50
hybrid system
Luminator Horizon 54 American Seating Innovator 850
   
0701-0705, 0707-0722   2006 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP592C Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850    
0801-0822   2008 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP594C Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850    
0901-0917   2009 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP594C Luminator Horizon 35 4ONE Aries
   
920-937   2009 NFI DE60LFR Cummins ISL Allison EP50
hybrid system
Luminator Horizon 54 American Seating Innovator 850    
1001-1015   2010 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP594C Luminator Horizon 35 4ONE Aries
   
1101-1117   2012 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5 Luminator Horizon 35 4ONE Aries
   

 

1201-1224  

 

2012 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5 1201 Luminator Titan;1202-1224 Luminator Horizon 35 4ONE Aries
   
1420-1437   2015 NFI XN60 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B500R Luminator Horizon MST 50 4ONE Aries, 2 4ONE Perch
   
  • Buses 1420-1424 selected for Wifi pilot project

 

1501-1524   2015-16 Nova Bus LFS Natural Gas Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Luminator Titan 36 4ONE Aries
   
1601-1643   2016 Nova Bus LFS Natural Gas Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Luminator Titan 36 4ONE Aries
   
1701-1719   2018 Nova Bus LFS Natural Gas Cummins Westport L9N Allison B400R Luminator Titan 30 4ONE Aries
   

 

1801-1811   2018 Nova Bus LFS Natural Gas Cummins Westport L9N Allison B400R Luminator Titan 30 4ONE Aries
   
1820-1830   2018-19 NFI XN60 Cummins Westport L9N Allison B500R Luminator Horizon MST 50 4ONE Aries, 2 4ONE Perch
   
1840-1844   2018 Grande West Vicinity CNG Cummins Westport B6.7N Voith D854.6 Luminator Horizon MST 22 4ONE Aries
   
  • Presumed specs.
1845-1850   2019 Grande West Vicinity CNG Cummins Westport B6.7N Voith D854.6 Luminator Horizon MST 22 4ONE Aries
   
  • Presumed specs.

On order

Fleet number range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes

Retired

Fleet numbers Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes
1 1926 Yellow Coach X
2-10 1926 Yellow Coach/National Steel Car X
17-21 1928 Yellow Coach/National Steel Car X
31-38 Ford Unknown year and body manufacturer.
51-54 1940 Yellow Coach TG-2401
55-56 1940 Yellow Coach TG-2401 Possibly ex-Oshawa Railway Company.
70-73 1940 Ford 19B
74-79,
80 (1st)
1941 Ford 19B
80 (2nd) 1960 GMC TGH-3102 Ex-94 (2nd).
81-83 (1st) 1941 Ford 19B
81-83 (2nd) 1961 GMC TGH-3102
84-87 (1st) 1942 Ford 19B
84-87 (2nd) 1961 GMC TGH-3102
88-89 (1st) 1943 Ford 29B
88-89 (2nd) 1960 GMC TGH-3102 Ex 95-96 (2nd).
90 (1st) 1943 Ford 29B
90 (2nd) 1946 CC&F C-36
91-92 (1st) 1943 Ford 29B
91-92 (2nd) 1960 GMC TGH-3102
93-96 (1st) 1944 Ford 72T
93-96 (2nd) 1960 GMC TGH-3102 94, 95-96 renumbered 80 (2nd), 88-89 (2nd).
97-99 1944 Ford 72T
101-112 1942 Mack RB
113-115 1942 Mack RB
121-123 1944 Ford 72T
124-128 1945 Ford 72T
130-134 1941 Ford 29B Ex-TTC 775, 777, 776, 778-779; bought in 1946.
135-144 1941 Ford 19B Ex-TTC 781, 783-791; bought in 1946.
151-169 1947 Ford 99T
181-182,
183 (1st)
1946 CC&F C-36
183 (2nd) 1947 CC&F C-36 Ex-Québec-Autobus 1453.
184-200 1946 CC&F C-36
201-208 (1st) Renumbered 251-258 in 1951.
201-208 (2nd) 1946 CC&F C-36 Ex-Canada Coach Lines 1151, 1153, 1155, 1157, 1159, 1161, 1163, 1165; bought in 1951.
209-210 (1st) Renumbered 259-260 in 1951.
209-210 (2nd) 1946 CC&F C-36 Ex-Canada Coach Lines 1167, 1169; bought in 1951.
211-218 (1st) Renumbered 261-268 in 1951.
211-218 (2nd) 1950 CC&F C-36A
219-228 Renumbered 269-278 in 1951.
251-258 1947 White 788 Ex 201-208 (1st).
259-278 1944 White 798
301-310 1951 CC&F CD-36A
401-411 1953 CC&F CD-44A
421-434 1956 CC&F CD-44A
451-462 1959 CC&F CD-45
481-488 1953 CC&F CD-44A
491-492 1947 Twin 41-S
493-497 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29-B1-47)
501-514 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Some units to Canada Coach Lines
515-530 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Some units to Canada Coach Lines & Brampton Transit
551-562 1958 GMC TDH-4512 Some units to Canada Coach Lines & Brampton Transit
601-612 1960 GMC TDH-4517 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
621-629 1964 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
631-640 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
641-650 1966 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
651-655 1966 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
661-672   1967 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
681-695 1968 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
801-812 1969 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
821-835 1970 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
841-852 1971 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
861-872   1972 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
901-906 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
911-931   1974 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
941-962 1975 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
971-982 1976 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
0201-0215   2002 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850
   
  • Formerly numbered 510201-510215.
0301-0320   2003 NFI C40LF Cummins
C Gas Plus
ZF 6HP592C Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850
   
  • Formerly numbered 510301-510320.
0401-0414, 0501-0520   2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP592C Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850
   
  • Formerly numbered 510401-510414, 510501-510519.
0603-0605   2007 NFI DE41LF Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850
   
  • 0604-0605 are retired.
0611-0614   2007 NFI DE60LFR Caterpillar C9 Allison EP50
hybrid system
Luminator Horizon 54 American Seating Innovator 850
   
  • 0616 is retired.
0701-0702, 0704-0706   2006 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL ZF 6HP592C Luminator Horizon 35 American Seating Innovator 850    
1020-1024   2010 Chevrolet

ARBOC

G4500

SOM26D

GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic Luminator Horizon 19 4ONE/Freedman Seating Company CitiPro    
1215 1973 Rek-Vee Club Car
1216 1974 Rek-Vee Club Car
2204-2208 1989 MCI TC40-102A Classic Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign Former Funtrek coaches.
7701-7727 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
7901-7930 1979 Flyer D900 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
8201-8206   1982 GMDD TA60-102N
GM Artic
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V735 Rollsign Otaco Innovator 850
  • 8203 & 8206 renumbered 518203 & 518206.
  • 8201, 8202, 8204 and 8206 leased to Transit Windsor in the 1980s.
8207-8215 1982 GMDD TA60-102N
GM Artic
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V735 Rollsign Otaco Innovator 850
  • Ex-OC Transpo 8214-8216, 8219-8221, 8217-8218 & 8213; bought in 1987.
  • 8215 was leased to Guelph Transit in the early 1990`s.
8251   1981 Grumman Flxible 870
(40102-8-1)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N 250 hp Allison V730 Rollsign
8501-8515   1985 GMDD TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
8601-8615   1986 GMDD TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V71N 181 hp Allison V731
3 speed
Rollsign 45 American Seating Innovator 850
8701-8715   1987-88 MCI TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
253 hp
Allison V731
3 speed
Rollsign 46 American Seating Innovator 850
8801-8815   1987-88 MCI TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
253 hp
Allison V731
3 speed
Rollsign 46 American Seating Innovator 850
8901-8915   1989 OBI Orion 05.501 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA ZF 4HP500 Rollsign American Seating Innovator 850
9101-9104 1991 OBI Orion 05.501 CNG Cummins L10G ZF 4HP500 Rollsign American Seating Innovator 850
9105-9115   1991 OBI Orion 05.501 CNG Cummins L10G ZF 4HP500 Rollsign American Seating Innovator 850 1992 models.
9151   1991 Ford/Overland E-350/ELF 125 Ford 7.3L 180 hp Ford 4R100 4 speed Rollsign American Seating Innovator 850
9201-9215   1992 OBI Orion 05.501 CNG Cummins L10G ZF 4HP590 Luminator Mega:MAX American Seating Innovator 850
9601-9625   1996 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison World B400R Luminator Mega:MAX 36 American Seating Innovator 850

   

9701-9720   1997 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins C8.3 ZF 5HP500 Luminator Mega:MAX 35 American Seating Innovator 850    
9801-9810   1998 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison World B400R Luminator Mega:MAX 36 American Seating Innovator 850    
9901   1999 OBI Orion 06.501 CNG Cummins L10G Allison B400R Luminator Mega:MAX 31 American Seating Innovator 850    
9902-9925   1999 OBI Orion 06.501 CNG Cummins L10G Allison B400R Luminator Mega:MAX 31 American Seating Innovator 850    
140551   1994 Ford/ElDorado National E-450/Hawk PM Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100 4 speedc Sign Card
  • Ex Ancaster Seniors Shuttle bought in 2001. Retired in 2002.
  • Used for route 52A Dundas Local
510261-510264   2002 Ford/Overland E-450/ELF 125 CNG Ford 5.4L CNG 230hp Ford 4R100 4 speed Luminator Matrix:MAX American Seating Innovator 850
  • Retired in 2007.

Leased/demonstrator roster

Fleet number range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Miscellaneous notes
No number   1985 Neoplan AN460 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748 sign card
  • Dual Mode Trolley bus.
  • Demonstrated in both diesel and trolley configurations in 1986.
9889, 9894   1998 OBI Orion 02.502 CNG Cummins B5.9G Allison AT-545 sign card Burlington Transit 9889 & 9894; leased for two months in 2000.
No number   Aug. 2005 NFI DE40LF Cummins ISB Allison EP40 System TwinVision Amber LED
No number   June 2008 Nova Bus LFX Cummins ISL ZF 6HP604C Luminator Spectrum 56? American Seating InSight Demonstrated on March 25, 2010.
410635   2010 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM26D GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic sign card 7 Freedman Seating Company Feather Weight Midi-Hi Part of a three month trial on route 52A Dundas Local, 18 Waterdown and 12 Wentworth begining March 29, 2010 and ending June 28, 2010.
No number   August 2010 Nova Bus LFX Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R TwinVision Amber LED 56 American Seating InSight Demonstrated on January 18, 2011.
March 2010 Nova Bus LFS HEV Cummins ISB Allison EP40 System Luminator Horizon 36 American Seating InSight Demonstrated on May 27, 2010.
6004   2013 New Flyer XN60 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B500R TwinVision Amber LED
  2013 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9 ZF 6AP1400B Luminator Horizon
No number 2018 Proterra Catalyst BE40 E2 UQM HD220 220 kW peak permanent magnet motor Eaton EEV-7202 2-speed auto-shift EV transmission
  • Displayed at garage on November 14, 2018.
  • On tour of the GTA.
  • Displayed at 2018 Canadian Transit Show.
No number   2017 NFI XE35 Siemens ELFA2 permanent magnet traction motor (direct drive) Luminator Titan
  • Displayed at garage on November 21, 2018 for a indeterminate period of time.
  • On tour of the GTA.
  • Displayed at 2018 Canadian Transit Show.

Electric trolleybus

Retired fleet

Fleet Numbers Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motor Destination sign Seating Notes
701-718 1950 CC&F T-48
721-750 1951 CC&F T-48A 732 preserved at Halton County Radial Railway.
751-766   1972 Flyer E700A 765 preserved at Halton County Radial Railway.
767-790   1973 Flyer E700A
7801-7816   1978 Flyer E800B

Red Hill Business Park TransCab

Active fleet

Fleet numbers Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Seating Notes
201 2012 Ford

Federal Coach

E-450

Spirit

Ford Triton V10 6.8L Vehicle painted black
202   2012 Ford

Federal Coach

E-450

Spirit

Ford Triton V10 6.8L Vehicle painted white
203-204   2013 Chevrolet

Arboc

G4500

SOM26D

GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic 19 Freedman Seating Company Feather Weight Midi-Hi Ex DARTS


DARTS

Active fleet

Fleet numbers Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Seating Notes
410657-410676   2013 Chevrolet

Arboc

G4500

SOM26D

GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic 7 Freedman Seating Company Feather Weight Midi-Hi Contains rear backup camera and roofline weather strip above driver's cab.
410677-410681 2013 Chevrolet

Arboc

G4500

SOM26D

GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic 7 Freedman Seating Company Feather Weight Midi-Hi Contains rear backup camera and roofline weather strip above driver's cab.
MV1-MV9   2016 Mobility Ventures MV-1 Ford 3.7L V6 Ford 6R80 6 Speed Automatic
410201-410220 2016-2017 Mobility Ventures MV-1 Ford 3.7L V6 Ford 6R80 6 Speed Automatic
410101-410125   2017 Ram

Creative Carriage

ProMaster

CS-2

Chrysler Pentastar 3.6L Gasoline Chrysler 62TE

Retired fleet

Fleet numbers Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Seating Notes
800   2003-2007 Ford/Girardin E-450/MB-IV 200C Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100 four
951   1997-2002 Ford/Overland E-450/ELF 122 Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100
991-996 2001 Dodge Ram Van CNG Dodge Magnum 5.2L 220 hp 4-speed automatic
410501-410509   2002 Ford/Overland E-450/ELF 122 Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100 four (4)-speed automatic
410510-410518 2005 Ford/Glaval Bus E-450/Universal Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100 four (4)-speed automatic
410601-410615   2006-2007 Ford/Glaval Bus E-450/Universal Ford 7.3L 235hp Ford 4R100 four (4)-speed automatic
602-603 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Dodge 3.8 L V6 Dodge 6-speed 62TE automatic 4
  • Equipped with wheelchair ramp.
  • Used for taxi service.
621, 666 2009 Chevrolet Uplander GM 3.9 L LZ9 V6 GM 4-speed 4T65-E automatic 7 Used for taxi service.
410616-410656   2008-2010 Chevrolet/Arboc G4500/SOM26D GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 6 speed automatic 7 Freedman Seating Company Feather Weight Midi-Hi

Support vehicles

References

  1. Procurement of 2012 Replacement Conventional Transit (HSR) Buses (PW11094) - (City Wide). (Report) City of Hamilton Public Works. December 2011. Retrieved on 2011-01-05
  2. Procurement of 2012 Replacement Conventional Transit (HSR) Buses (PW11094) - (City Wide). (Report) City of Hamilton Public Works. December 2011. Retrieved on 2011-01-05

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