North Toronto (1941-1942)

Early Eglinton Bus Route

Compiled by Jeffrey Kay

January 20, 1941

Service begins on the NORTH TORONTO night bus. Buses operate from Glenview and Avenue Road (Otter Loop), paralleling EGLINTON day bus service by running south on Avenue Road and east on Eglinton to Mount Pleasant. From there, buses operate south on Mount Pleasant and west on St. Clair to just west of Yonge, returning via the reverse route. One bus operates on a 30 minute headway.

NORTH TORONTO

O T T E R
YONGE&ST.CLAIR

7 days a week, “Owl” service
(Sign assumed)

January 7, 1942

Service cut back to run between Otter Loop and Starrett Loop (at Eglinton and Yonge) only. One bus operates on a 15 minute headway. The ST CLAIR streetcar is extended east of Yonge to Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton during the overnight hours.

NORTH TORONTO

O T T E R
Y O N G E

7 days a week, “Owl” service
(Sign assumed)

September 30, 1942

Last day of operation. Effective October 1, overnight service is operated as part of the EGLINTON route, with the NORTH TORONTO name discontinued.