Durham Region Transit route 409

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Durham Region Transit route 409 is wheelchair accessible.
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409
Route Type Base
Number of Branches 3
Division Raleigh

Durham Region Transit route 409 is a route that operates in Oshawa and Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

Route details

Route 409 serves eastern Whitby and northwestern Oshawa, primarily along Garrard Road.

From Oshawa Centre, branch 409 trips operate west on Gibb Street, west on Burns Street, north on Kendalwood Road, north on Garrard Road, east on Conlin Road, north on Simcoe Street, and west on Windfields Farm Drive, looping at the roundabout west of Simcoe Street. Branch 409C buses follow the route to Kendalwood Road and Nichol Avenue, then turn west on Nichol Avenue, north on Glen Hill Drive, and east on Dundas Street to Kendalwood Road, resuming the regular routing to Windfields Farm. Buses in the opposite direction follow the reverse routing. Branch 409A operates a single southbound trip, diverting from Garrard Road east on Rossland Road and south on Stevenson Road to Gibb Street.

Branches

This route has three branches:

Historical Branches

This route used to operate the following branches:

  • 409 Garrard/Stevenson Taunton/Thickson via Garrard (northbound)
  • 409A Garrard/Stevenson Oshawa Centre via Garrard (southbound)
  • 409B Garrard/Stevenson Oshawa Centre via Stevenson (southbound)

History

  • September 4, 2017 - Route introduced as 409 Garrard/Stevenson, created from a merger of former routes 408 and 409. Service operates northbound on Garrard and southbound on Stevenson.
  • March 23, 2020 - Frequency reduced to "enhanced Saturday service levels" following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • June 8, 2020 - Frequency further reduced to Sunday service levels.
  • September 2020 - Route discontinued.
  • September 6, 2022 - Route reintroduced, operating every 30 minutes during weekday daytime via Garrard Road northbound and Stevenson Road southbound.
  • June 19, 2023 - Select midday trips diverted to serve Glen Hill Drive and Nichol Avenue as branch 409C, to replace service provided by discontinued route 392.
  • January 2, 2024 - Route extended north to Windfields Farm Drive and Simcoe Street via Conlin Road. Service restructured to operate two-way on Garrard Road. Weekend service introduced, replacing temporary route 499.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
409 409A 409C
Oshawa Centre 409 409A 409C
Gibb Street & Thornton Road 409 409C
Stevenson Road & Rossland Road 409A
Glen Hill Drive & Nichol Avenue 409C
Garrard Road & Dundas Street 409 409C
Garrard Road & Rossland Road 409 409A 409C
Garrard Road & Taunton Road 409 409A 409C
Conlin Road & Garrard Road 409 409A 409C
Simcoe Street & Conlin Road 409 409A 409C
Simcoe Street & Windfields Farm Drive 409 409A 409C

Service Summary

Date AM/PM Peak
(Start-9:00 / 16:00-19:00)
Midday
(9:00-16:00)
Evening
(After 19:00)
Weekend Daytime
(Start to 19:00)
Weekend Evening
(After 19:00)
June 2020 60 min 60 min n/a 60 min n/a
September 2022 30 min 30 min n/a n/a n/a
January 2024 30 min 30 min n/a 30 min 60 min


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DRT Fleet
Conventional 1007-1015, 6100-6112, 6113-6116, 6117-6119, 6120-6129, 6130-6135, 6136-6150, 7100-7103, 7104-7117, 7118-7122, 7123-7124, 8470, 8471-8473, 8501-8515, 8516-8523, 8524-8535, 8536-8543, 8544-8547, 8551-8553, 8554-8559, 8560-8565, 8566-8578, 8579-8589, 8601-8626, 9100-9105, 9106-9107
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Current 101, 112, 121, 216, 224, 227, 301, 302, 319, 392, 403, 405, 407, 409, 410, 411, 419, 421, 423, 502, 507, 605, 900, 901, 902, 905, 915, 916, 917, 920/921, N1, N2
Former 10, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 120, 121, 122, 181, 193, 199, 211, 215, 217, 218, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 226, 232, 235, 240, 291, 291, 292, 300, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 310, 312, 315, 318, 401, 402, 404, 405, 406, 406, 408, 408, 409, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 416, 417, 419, 420, 420, 421, 422, 499, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 601, 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 658, 701, 801, 910, 922, 923, 950, 960
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Terminals U of T Scarborough - Pickering Parkway Terminal - Pickering GO Station - Ajax GO Station - Whitby GO Station - Oshawa Centre - Downtown Oshawa - Oshawa GO Station - Harmony Terminal - Durham College/UOIT - Curt & Water Terminal
Garages Raleigh - Victoria - Westney - Wentworth - Thornton
Bus Stops 1-999 1000-1999 2000-2999 3000-3999 4000-9999 90000-99999
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