McMaster University Bus Terminal


McMaster University Bus Terminal
McMaster University
GO Bus Terminal
Station statistics
Address McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Coordinates 43°15′42″N 79°55′22″W / 43.26167°N 79.92278°W / 43.26167; -79.92278Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 79°55′22″W / 43.26167°N 79.92278°W / 43.26167; -79.92278
Connections
Platforms 5
Other information
Opened April 5, 2007
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Code GO Transit: MCUV
Fare zone 18

McMaster University GO Bus Terminal is located on the campus of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, between the Mary E. Keyes Residence and H.G. Thode Library. GO Transit has exclusive use of this terminal.

McMaster University has become a major destination for GO bus services, and ridership is now comparable to some GO train stations. The new accessible terminal, which opened on April 5, 2007, includes five bus bays, three heated shelters, and large platforms.[1] The terminal will easily be able to handle an increase in the current rate of more than 2,000 rides per day.

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GO Bus services

Platform assignments:[2]

1 - Unloading
2 - Aldershot/Burlington "train meet" connection (route 15) to Lakeshore West GO Train service
3 - Hamilton GO Centre (westbound route 47)
4 - Square One/Bramalea Express (routes 47A & 47B)
5 - Hwy 407 to York University Bus Loop (eastbound route 47)

Other bus services

Hamilton Street Railway

HSR has several local city bus routes that operate through the campus or on Main Street:[3]

  • 1/1A - King
  • 5/52 - Delaware
  • 10/10A - Beeline Express (weekday service only)
  • 51 - University (no Sunday or holiday service)

Coach Canada

Coach Canada provides services between Hamilton & Guelph, and Hamilton & Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo University which stop at two McMaster locations; on Main Street at Bowman Street, and beside the Mary Keyes Residence.[4]

Greyhound Canada

Greyhound offers direct service between McMaster and London, Ingersoll, Woodstock, Paris and Brantford. Additional routes bypass the campus and serve the downtown Hamilton GO Centre. The Greyhound bus stop on campus is beside the Mary Keyes Residence.

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