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Canadian Transit Systems

Can you name all the Major Transit Systems in Canada?
City names are NOT accepted. Must provide name of the transit system.
Includes all transit systems with higher order transit than bus (ie. rail systems).
Red systems are currently under construction.
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Last updated: September 17, 2021
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Year Opened
Annual Ridership (Millions)
# Stations
System Length (km)
Type
Hint
Answer
2001
96.5 (2016)
13
20.5
Light | Rapid
The system's station count is set to triple by 2025.
O-Train
[Ottawa, ON]
1995
2.6 (2019)
8
69
Commuter
The least used, least frequent, and least lined system on this list.
West Coast Express
[Metro Vancouver, BC]
1985
160 (2018)
53
79.6
Rapid | Regional
Was the longest fully automated driverless system in the world until 2021.
Skytrain
[Metro Vancouver, BC]
1954
416 (2019)
75
77
Rapid
Canada's first underground rail line, and the 3rd busiest in North America after NYC and Mexico City.
TTC Subway [Toronto, ON]
1967
68.5 (2017)
68
526
Regional | Commuter
The longest system in Canada by track length, more than 3x the next longest in Canada!
GO Transit [Greater Toronto, ON]
1981
91 (2018)
45
59.9
Light | Rapid
In the top 3 busiest light rail systems in North America.
CTrain
[Calgary, AB]
1996
45 (2018)
51
226.5
Commuter
It's earliest train operations date back to 1859 but the system itself wasn't formalized until 1996.
Exo
[Greater Montreal, QC]
1861
166 (2019)
685
83
Light
Largest light rail system by length in the Western Hemisphere.
TTC Streetcars [Toronto, ON]
1966
383 (2018)
68
69.2
Rapid
4th busiest rail system in North America. 2nd busiest per capita behind NYC.
Montreal Metro [Montreal, QC]
1978
87 (2018)
18
24.3
Light | Rapid
The 7th busiest light rail system in North America.
ETS
[Edmonton, AB]
2019
9 (2020)
19
19
Light
It is Canada's newest higher-order transit system.
Ion
[Kitchener - Waterloo, ON]
2022 est
-
26
67
Regional
Will become the fifth-longest automated transportation system in the world
REM
[Greater Montreal, QC]
2024 est
-
19
18
Light
The system will connect to 2 regional rail lines and 2 rapid bus services.
Hurontario LRT [Mississauga, ON]
2026 est.
-
39
23
Light
Reimagining a former streetcar system that existed from 1897.
Quebec City Tramway [Quebec City, QC]
2028 est
-
-
26
Light
This system would be the first in Canada to cross provincial boundaries.
Gatineau LRT [Gatineau, QC + ON]
-
-
17
14
Light
Funded in 2015, then cancelled in 2019, then recommitted in 2021.
Hamilton LRT [Hamilton, ON]
1 Comments
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Level 76
Sep 15, 2021
Maybe allow the cities where the systems are, rather than having to know the systems' exact names?