New Grand River Transit schedule adds iXpress, alters many routes

Grand River Transit's new fall schedule makes some big changes to bus routes in Kitchener and Waterloo - including routes 1, 2, 15, 17, 19, 20, 24 and 25.

Routes, stops, numbering changes begin Labour Day

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      Grand River Transit's new fall schedule makes some big changes to bus routes in Kitchener and Waterloo. 

      The new schedule includes a new iXpress route that runs along Highland Road. Several previous lines have been combined to create new routes. 

      The biggest changes include:
      • The new Route 1 Queen-River, which combines what were previously known as Routes 1, 17 and 25,
      • The new Route 2 Forest Heights, which combines what were Routes 2 and 24
      • The new Route 20 Victoria-Frederick, which combines what were Routes 15, 19 and 20.

      Here's a full list of GRT routes as they exist as of Sept. 7, 2015:

      PastFall 2015 WeekdaySat.Sun.
      Route 1 Stanley ParkRoute 1 Queen-River

      5:40 am – 1:00 am

      15 minute peak*, 30 minute midday and evening 

      6:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute

      8:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute, 60 minute evening

      Route 2 Forest HillRoute 2 Forest Heights: 

      6:00 am – 10:15 pm

      30 minute

      7:40 am – 10:15 pm

      30 minute

      No service
      Route 7 MainlineRoute 7 MainlineNo changeNo changeNo change
      Route 8 University/ Fairview ParkRoute 8 University/ Fairview ParkNo changeNo changeNo change
      Route 15 Frederick StreetRoute 20 Victoria-Frederick

      5:30 am – 12:20 am

      15 minute peak, 30 minute midday and evening 

      6:00 am – 12:20 am

      30 minute 

      7:45 am – 12:00 am

      30 minute

      Route 17 Heritage Park Route 1 Queen-River

      5:40 am – 1:00 am

      15 minute peak*, 30 minute midday and evening 

      6:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute

      8:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute, 60 minute evening

      Route 19 Victoria South Route 20 Victoria-Frederick

      5:30 am – 12:20 am

      15 minute peak, 30 minute midday and evening 

      6:00 am – 12:20 am

      30 minute 

      7:45 am – 12:00 am

      30 minute 

      Route 20 Victoria HillsRoute 20 Victoria-Frederick

      5:30 am – 12:20 am

      15 minute peak, 30 minute midday and evening 

      6:00 am – 12:20 am

      30 minute

      7:45 am – 12:00 am

      30 minute 

      Route 22 Laurentian West Route 22 Laurentian West No changeNo changeNo change
      Route 23 IdlewoodRoute 23 Idlewood

      5:45 am – 10:40 pm

      30 minute

      6:45 am – 9:40 pm

      30 minute

      No change
      Route 24 Highland Route 2 Forest Heights

      6:00 am – 10:15 pm

      30 minute

      7:40 am – 10:15 pm

      30 minute

      No service

      Route 25 Queen South
       

      Route 1 Queen-River

      5:40 am – 1:00 am

      15 minute peak*, 30 minute midday and evening

      6:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute

      8:00 am – 1:00 am

      30 minute, 60 minute evening

      Route 27 Chicopee Route 27 Chicopee 

      6:00 am – 11:20 pm

      30 minute

      7:00 am – 11:30 pm

      30 minute

      9:30 am – 10:50 pm

      30 minute

      Route 34 Bingemans

      6:30 am – 9:10 am 2:30 pm – 6:10 pm

      Late service 10:30-11:20 p.m.

      30 minute 

      No service No service 
      Route 51 Hespeler Road Route 51 Hespeler Road No change

      6:00 am – 12:30 am

      51A – 30 minute, 60 minute evening

      51B – 30 minute, 60 minute evening

      8:00 am – 12:30 am

      51A – 30 minute, 60 minute evening

      51B – 30 minute, 60 minute evening

      203 iXpress203 iXpressNo change

      6:30 am – 10:00 pm

      30 minute, 60 minute evening

      8:40 am – 10:00 pm 

      60 minute

      New 204 iXpress 

      5:50 am – 12:20 am

      15 minute, 30 minute evening 

      6:15 am – 12:20 am

      30 minute

      8:15 am – 10:20 pm

      30 minute

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