Durham Region Transit introduces new overnight service and regional route

Posted on Thursday August 19, 2021

Whitby, Ontario – Beginning September 7, 2021, Durham Region Transit (DRT) will be introducing service changes, including an overnight service, and a new regional route to the new Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Ajax.

The service enhancements include, for the first time, an overnight network in Durham. Route N1 Blue Night service will connect Harmony Terminal in Oshawa with Centennial Circle in Scarborough, travelling along the Highway 2, Simcoe Street, and Taunton Road corridors. It will connect with the TTC Blue Night Network in Scarborough, providing residents with greater travel options. On Demand will be available throughout the urban area with connections to Route N1.

DRT is further enhancing mobility between Durham Region and Scarborough, with the introduction of regional Route 920 between the McCowan Station (Scarborough) and Simcoe/Conlin, serving major destinations such as Centennial College Progress Campus, Ontario Tech University, Durham College, and the Amazon Fullfillment Centre in Ajax.

Residents will also be able to access new Route 392 serving the Dundas corridor, west Whitby and Whitby Shores, providing access to Lakeridge Health Whitby, Durham Region Headquarters, Oshawa Centre, Ontario Shores and the Abilities Centre. Other changes include new Route 411 in south Courtice, and later service on the Simcoe Corridor seven days a week.


“Connecting residents of Durham Region to other municipalities through safe and reliable transit at any time of the day is vital to our growing communities. The Blue Night service will provide greater mobility options for residents who are travelling to popular destinations, or for those who are simply travelling to or from work. This service is beneficial to our growing community.”

John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer

“I’m excited to see that we continue to enhance service and provide customers with improved access to key destinations across the Region and into Scarborough. As Durham Region continues to grow, businesses and residents will benefit from the reliable and convenient public transit network to connect to employment opportunities within the Region.”

Shaun Collier, Mayor of Ajax and Chair of the Transit Executive Committee

 “We are working hard to eliminate barriers when travelling between Durham and Toronto, and we are excited to offer more customers a one seat, one fare ride between new locations in Scarborough and key destinations in the Region.” 

Bill Holmes, General Manager of Durham Region Transit

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.