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Modified HSR winter schedule takes effect January 23

HAMILTON, ON – HSR is adjusting service levels to ensure we can continue to offer consistent service to customers who rely on transit as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the community and our workforce. The new schedule will be in operation until Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Routes 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 33, 34, 35, 41, 43, 55, 58 will operate a reduced (summer equivalent) schedule and reduced weekday service will continue on Route 51. School extras may operate depending on the status of in-person instruction.

Customers are encouraged to download the HSRnow app on their devices for up-to-date information and monitor HSR’s social media channels for updates.

“With the rise in COVID-19 cases, HSR schedules and routes will be modified. It is imperative for us to make sure City of Hamilton residents have access to public transportation to navigate around the city while providing support to those who need time off while unwell. Thank you to the HSR operators who have worked throughout this pandemic and continue to step up ensuring dependable service and transportation, and thank you to the community for your understanding and patience. We must continue to work together and support one another as the situation evolves and changes take place.”- Mayor Fred Eisenberger 

“As we are experiencing rising cases of COVID-19, adjusting service enables us to provide more predictable and reliable service. I want to thank and acknowledge the staff at HSR who have worked around the clock to make schedule adjustments and sign up for new routes. We know our customers rely on our service and we are doing everything in our power to mitigate the impact resulting from the ongoing health crisis.” - Maureen Cosyn Heath, Director of Transit, Hamilton Street Railway