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133 Neilson

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Compiled by Jeffrey Kay

March 23, 1985

Coincident with the opening of the SCARBOROUGH RT, service begins on a new route replacing the northern portion of the 9 BELLAMY bus. Buses on 133 NEILSON operate from Scarborough Centre station via east on Triton, south on McCowan, east on Ellesmere, and north on Neilson, looping west on Crow Trail, north on Baldoon, east on Finch and south on Neilson, returning over the reverse route. Service is operated from Malvern Garage, Monday to Saturday, with no Sunday service.

NEILSON

133

F   I   N   C   H
SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, 18 hours a day

April 20, 1987

Service is revised at the north end. Buses now operate north on Neilson, and east on McLevin to turn in the cul-de-sac just east of Morningside at Casebridge. Service to Finch and Neilson is now provided by the revised 134 TAPSCOTT route.

N  E  I  L  S  O  N
via   M c L E V I N

133

MORNINGSIDE
SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, 18 hours a day

November 22, 1987

Sunday service is introduced, with the last trip leaving Scarborough Centre at 11 PM.

April 1, 1990

Buses are rerouted north on Neilson to Finch and once again follow the same routing as they did from 1985 to April 1987.

NEILSON

133

F   I   N   C   H
SCARBOROUGH CTR

7 days a week, 18 hours a day
Except Sunday and holiday late evenings

March 27, 1994

Service is revised to operate both ways through the Centenary Health Centre on Neilson south of Ellesmere at all times except westbound in the AM rush and southbound in PM rush.

133

N E I L S O N

 

133

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

7 days a week, 18 hours a day
Except morning rush hours (westbound)
and afternoon rush hours (eastbound)

133A

N E I L S O N

 

133A

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Friday, morning rush hour (eastbound)
Monday to Friday, afternoon rush hour (westbound)

January 5, 1997

During evenings, Monday through Saturday, and all day Sunday (when the 134 TAPSCOTT route is not operating) the northern looping is expanded. Buses now loop north on Neilson, west on Crow Trail, and south on Tapscott.

133

N E I L S O N

 

133

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

Monday to Saturday, daytime hours
Except morning rush hours (westbound)
and afternoon rush hours (eastbound)

133A

N E I L S O N

 

133A

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Friday, morning rush hour (eastbound)
Monday to Friday, afternoon rush hour (westbound)

133B

N E I L S O N

 

133B

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH & TAPSCOTT
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR
VIA CENTENARY HEALTH CENTRE

Monday to Saturday, evening
All day Sunday and holidays

October 14, 2003

During the Monday through Friday peak periods alternate buses are extended north of Finch into the new Morningside Heights residential area. Buses operate on the new “133C-Morningside Heights” branch over the regular route from Scarborough Centre to Neilson & Crow Trail, then continue north on Neilson, east on Nightstar, north on Morningside, north on Oasis and east on Seasons, to loop clockwise via Canoe. Buses return south over the reverse routing. All Finch-Baldoon trips now use branch designation 133A. All trips on all branches will service the Centenary Health Centre EXCEPT bus TO Scarborough Centre in the AM Peak, and buses FROM Scarborough Centre in the PM Peak, but direct service no longer has its own branch designation.

133A

N E I L S O N

 

133A

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, daytime hours

133B

N E I L S O N

 

133B

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH & TAPSCOTT

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, evenings
All day Sunday and holidays

133C

N E I L S O N

 

133C

N E I L S O N

TO MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Friday, rush hours only

May 9, 2004

Weekday early evening service is added to the Morningside Heights branch.

June 20, 2004

Accessible service is now operated on this route using Lift Equipped buses (Orion V 7000s and 7100s). Not all buses and not all stops are accessible.

September 7, 2004

The looping of the 133C buses in Morningside Heights is expanded as new streets are built. Buses now operate north on Neilson, then loop east on Nightstar, north on Morningside Extension, north on Neilson, east and north on Oasis, east on Seasons Drive, south on Staines, west on Stains, north on Mantis, and west on Nightstar, returning south on Neilson.

March 27, 2006

Service to Morningside Heights (133C) is added during the midday Monday through Friday and during the daytime and early evening on Saturdays Sundays and Holidays. This service is now operated seven days a week until about 9 PM.
133A Finch Scarborough Centre 6d12h 133B Finch & Tapscott - Scarborough Centre 6d evening, Sun 18h 133C Morningside Heights - Scarborough Centre 7d 15h

September 4, 2005

133

N E I L S O N

 

133

N E I L S O N

TO MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

7 days a week, all day up to 9 p.m.

133A

N E I L S O N

 

133A

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Friday, midday
Saturday daytime

133B

N E I L S O N

 

133B

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH & TAPSCOTT

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, evenings
All day Sunday and holidays

October 16, 2005

All trips run through to Morningside Heights Monday through Friday midday and early evening, on Saturday during the daytime and early evening and on Sunday during the daytime. Service is discontinued on the 133A Finch branch Monday through Friday midday and on Saturday during the daytime. Service is discontinued on the 133B Finch & Tapscott branch Monday through Saturday during the late evening and during the daytime on Sundays, service on the 134 PROGRESS route now operates to Finch during these hours. Sunday early evening is the only period when two branches operate, in this period alternate buses from Scarborough Centre run as branch 133 and branch 133B.

133

N E I L S O N

 

133

N E I L S O N

TO MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

7 days a week, all day up to 9 p.m.

133B

N E I L S O N

 

133B

N E I L S O N

TO FINCH & TAPSCOTT

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

Monday to Saturday, late evenings
Sunday evening

June 25, 2007

A new late evening service will be operated into Morningside Heights, Monday through Friday, replacing the current late evening service to Finch, except during late evenings on Saturday and Sunday evenings.

February 17, 2008

The routing is changed operate over the newly open Finch Avenue roadway between Neilson and Morningside. Buses now operate north on Neilson, east on Finch, then loop east and north on Staines, north on Mantis, west on Nightstar Road, north on Morningside Avenue, east on Oasis Boulevard, east on Seasons Drive, south and west on Staines Road, west on Finch Avenue, south on Neilson Road and continue over existing route. Service will now operate with Orion VII Low Floor buses instead of Orin V Lift Equipped buses.

May 26, 2008

Buses operating on this route are now bike racked equipped.

November 23, 2008

As part of the Ridership Growth Strategy, service on Saturday late evening and Sunday evening service is extended from Finch to Morningside Heights. With this change the 133B branch is eliminated at all times.

133

N E I L S O N

 

133

N E I L S O N

TO MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

TO SCARBOROUGH CTR

7 days a week, 18 hours a day


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