Durham Region Transit routes 411/421

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411/421
Route Type Base
Number of Branches 5
Division Raleigh

Durham Region Transit routes 411 and 421 are a pair of routes that operate in Courtice and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

Route details

Routes 411 and 421 serve southern Oshawa and Courtice.

From Oshawa Centre, eastbound 411 trips operate east on Gibb Street, south on Park Road, east on Bloor Street, south on Ritson Road, east on Wentworth Street, north on Farewell Street, east on Bloor Street, south and east on Grandview Drive, north on Townline Road, east on Gord Vinson Avenue, northeast on Meadowglade Road, north on Prestonvale Road, east and north on Glenabbey Drive, east on Sandringham Drive, north on Trulls Road, east on Durham Highway 2, north on Courtice Road, west on George Reynolds Drive, and south on Trulls Road to Durham Highway 2. From Trulls Road and Durham Highway 2, westbound 411 trips operate north on Trulls Road, east on George Reynolds Drive, south on Courtice Road, west on Avondale Drive, and north on Trulls Road to Sandringham Drive, then follow the reverse routing to Oshawa Centre.

Route 421 operates during weekdays; branch 421A (service to Oshawa Centre in both directions) operates during most service periods, while branch 421 (direct service to Oshawa Station) operates westbound during AM peak and eastbound during PM peak periods, with Oshawa Centre served only in the opposite direction. Route 411 operates all service on weekends. Upon arriving at Trulls Road and Durham Highway 2, all 411/421 buses interline to/from route 902B.

Route 421 buses follow the same routing as 411 buses east of Park Road. Branch 421 trips operate direct to Oshawa Station via Bloor Street, while branch 421A and 421C trips divert via north on Park Road, west on Gibb Street, loop through Oshawa Centre, west on Gibbs Street, south on Stevenson Road, and west on Bloor Street to Oshawa Station, with eastbound buses following the reverse. Branch 421A and 421C trips also divert from Wentworth Street and Farewell Street via east on Colonel Sam Drive to the turnaround and back west in both directions.

Branches

These routes have five branches:

History

  • 2008 - Renumbered to route 411 South Courtice.
  • 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 with additional weekday trips.
  • September 2020 - Route discontinued.
  • September 7, 2021 - Route reintroduced as 411, operating between Oshawa Centre and Trulls/Highway 2 via Wentworth Street and south Courtice. Interline with route 902B introduced.
  • January 3, 2023 - Two eastbound 411 trips diverted via Avondale Drive (as 411C branch) to meet school bell times.
  • June 19, 2023 - Sunday service added.
  • September 5, 2023 - Route 421 introduced, providing direct service to Oshawa Station during peak periods, replacing route 411.
  • January 2, 2024 - All weekday service replaced by route 421; additional stops at Oshawa Centre and Colonel Sam Drive added on select trips.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
411 411B 421 421A 421C
Oshawa Station 421 421A 421C
Oshawa Centre 411 411B 421A 421C
Wentworth Street & Wilson Avenue 411 411B 421 421A 421C
Colonel Sam Drive 421A 421C
Farewell Street & Raleigh Avenue 411 411B 421 421A 421C
Courtice Road & Moyse Street 411 421 421A 421C
Trulls Road & Highway 2 411 421 421A 421C

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)
pre-2020 30 min 30 min 60 min 30-60 min 60 min
September 2023 421: 30 min 411: 30 min n/a 411: 30 min n/a
January 2024 421: 30 min 421: 30 min n/a 411: 30 min n/a


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