Scarborough Centre (TTC)

Scarborough Centre (TTC)

:"This page covers the Toronto Transit Commission's "Scarborough Centre" station; for the political riding, see Scarborough Centre."Infobox TTC station
station=Scarborough Centre
address=Scarborough Town Centre

opened=March 22, 1985
line=Scarborough RT
nextstation=≅1.3 km west to Midland 1 min≅0.6 km east to McCowan 1 min
connections=9 Bellamy, 16 McCowan, 21 Brimley, 38 Highland Creek, 43B Kennedy, 129 McCowan North, 130 Middlefield, 131 Nugget, 132 Milner, 133 Neilson, 134 Progress, 169 Huntingwood, 190 Scarborough Centre Rocket
rank=24th busiest out of 69
dailyboardings=formatnum:TTC ridership|Scarborough Centre
platforms=Side platforms

Scarborough Centre is a station on the Scarborough Rapid Transit (SRT) line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located north of Ellesmere Road between Brimley and McCowan Roads, just south of Highway 401.

It was opened in 1985, and replaced a transit access to the Scarborough Town Centre shopping mall. Other nearby landmarks include the Scarborough Civic Centre (the former city hall), Albert Campbell Square, the Canada Centre government offices, and the Scarborough YMCA.

The station is on three levels; the Scarborough RT is on the upper level, the mezzanine, and passenger entry from the mall and nearby buildings is on the middle level, and the bus terminal is at ground level. There is elevator access for the TTC services.

TTC bus connections

A number of connecting buses serve the lower level, including TTC routes running into York Region on the 129A McCowan North. Other TTC routes include:

*9 Bellamy,
*16 McCowan,
*21 Brimley,
*38 Highland Creek, serving University of Toronto Scarborough, Centennial College's new HP Sciences and Technology Centre, and Rouge Hill (GO Station),
*43B Kennedy,
*129 McCowan North,
*130 Middlefield,
*131 Nugget, including a peak-hour express service between Kennedy station, avoiding the SRT,
*132 Milner,
*133 Neilson,
*134 Progress, serving Centennial College's Progress Campus,
*169 Huntingwood,
*190 Scarborough Centre Rocket, with connections to Don Mills Station (TTC) of the Sheppard Subway

carborough Centre Bus Terminal

Infobox GO Transit rail
name = Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal
type = terminal

caption =
location = 300 Borough Drive
Scarborough, Ontario
code = SCAR
zone = 07
building = yes
wheelchair = no
parking = 0
bikerack = no
The station also houses an intercity bus terminal, which is primarily served by GO Transit buses, running along the Lakeshore East and Highway 407/York University corridors, with longer distance connections outside the GTA by Greyhound, Coach Canada and Can-ar, and additional casino services.

GO Transit

* Hwy 407 East GO Bus Service (route 52) between York University and Oshawa via Durham College/UOIT [ [ Hwy. 407 East GO Bus Schedule] ]
* Durham College/UOIT GO Bus Service (route 93)
* Hwy 2 GO Bus Service (route 94) between Yorkdale/York Mills and Oshawa Bus Terminal [ [ Oshawa Hwy. 2 GO Bus Schedule] ]
* Hwy 2 Express GO Bus (route 95) between Finch and Oshawa Bus Terminal [ [ Oshawa Hwy. 2 - Express GO Bus Schedule] ]
* Oshawa Hwy 401 GO Bus (route 96) between Finch and Oshawa GO Station [ [ Oshawa Hwy. 401 GO Bus Schedule] ]

Can-ar Coach Service

* Can-ar service to Lindsay and Haliburton [ [ Can-ar Coach Lines, Table 2580] ]

Coach Canada

* Coach Canada service to Kingston and Montreal [ [ Coach USA | Page Not Found ] ]


* Greyhound Canada service to Peterborough-Ottawa-Pembroke [Greyhound Canada, Table 746]
* Greyhound Canada service to Cobourg-Trenton-Belleville-Ottawa [Greyhound Canada, Table 748]

Subway extension

The Toronto Transit Commission had planned to extend the Sheppard line south-east from its current terminus at Don Mills to Scarborough Centre. The 190 Rocket Express bus currently links the two stations, making limited stops along Sheppard Avenue. In March 2007, however, the TTC dropped this plan when it announced its Transit City proposal to build the Sheppard East LRT Line.


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