Hamilton Street Rail unveils winter schedule changes for 2024

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Published December 19, 2023 at 4:31 pm

Hamilton Street Railway

The new year brings seasonal changes to Hamilton Street Rail transit routes, with the winter schedule kicking off December 31.

The winter schedule will run until April 27.

Routes affected include:

4 – Bayfront (Weekdays) – Minor eastbound schedule changes to improve schedule reliability.

5 – Delaware (Saturdays & Sundays) – Minor schedule changes that includes an additional trip from downtown, as well as changes to Sunday trips departing King at James and Main at MacNab in the evening to improve schedule reliability and transfer connections.

33 – Sanatorium (All Services) – Minor schedule changes to improve schedule reliability.

41 – Mohawk (Saturdays) – Minor schedule changes that includes shifting the first trip from Industrial at Depew to provide an earlier arrival time at Meadowlands Terminal and improve schedule reliability.

55/55A – Stoney Creek Central (Weekdays) – Minor schedule changes to improve service reliability that include the first eastbound trip shifting later to improve the connection with route 1 at Eastgate Square; and an early morning westbound half-trip added from Jones at Highway 8 to connect with the first route 10 Eastgate Square departure.

There will also be minor schedule changes to 55/55A – Stoney Creek Saturday service, including an early morning westbound half-trip added from Jones at Highway 8 to connect with route 1 at Eastgate Square.

51 – University (Weekdays & Saturdays) – Route will continue regular Weekday and Saturday service.

Holiday Changes:

  • Christmas Day holiday service ending at 9 p.m.
  • Boxing Day holiday service ending at 9 p.m. There will be Saturday level of service on routes 1, 2, 21, 25, 26, 41 and 43 and Sunday level of service on all other routes. Routes 10 and 20 will also operate.
  • New Year’s Eve service will be free after 6 p.m. and operating a Sunday level of service.
  • Only routes that operate past 10 p.m. have been extended; all other routes will continue to operate at regular Sunday level of service. Last downtown trips will leave Frank A. Cooke Terminal at 12:30a.m. and 1 a.m. on most routes. Routes 10 and 20 will also operate.
  • New Year’s Day – Operating a Sunday level of service ending at 10 p.m.
  • Family Day (February 19) – Operating a Sunday level of service ending at 10 p.m.
  • Good Friday (March 29) – Operating a Sunday level of service ending at 10 pm.
  • Easter Monday (April 1) – Operating a regular weekday service.

Children (6-12) Travel FREE with PRESTO. Visit a Hamilton Public Library branch to get your child’s free library card and PRESTO card. (Only one PRESTO card per library card.) The child’s PRESTO card is valid for free travel on Hamilton Street Rail GO buses and Burlington Transit.

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