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The Hillcrest complex is located on Bathurst between Davenport and CN train tracks.  The complex houses repair shops and support facilities.

Here is a plan of the Hillcrest complex.

These are two aerial photographs of the Hillcrest complex.  The first was taken in 1964 and the second in 1992.

 

The Hillcrest dead line on August 29, 2006.  The lineup from left to right is 6176, 6187, 2711, 2298 and two unidentified fishbowls.

The Hillcrest dead line on July 7, 2006.  The lineup from left to right is 2347, 6218, 2783, 2811, 2763, 2334 and 6258.

The Hillcrest dead line on June 28, 2006.  The lineup from left to right is 2856, 2337, 2783, 2811, 2763, 2334 and 6258.

The Hillcrest dead line on April 9, 2006.  The retired Classic in the fourth  photo is 6261.

The Hillcrest dead line: November 13, 2005.

The Hillcrest dead line: September 2, 2005.

The Hillcrest dead line: August 3, 2005.  Most of the buses are gone only 4 D901s and 2 fishbowls remain.  In addition to them, the former Command Unit 572 has been retired and placed in the dead line.

The Hillcrest dead line: March 25, 2005. Picture by Terry Ta.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: December 21, 2004. 

The Hillcrest Dead Line: October 1, 2004. More buses have been added to the dead line.  The streetcar tracks in the complex are still being rebuilt.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: September 24, 2004. More buses and a water truck have been added to the dead line.  The streetcar tracks in the complex are still being rebuilt.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: September 15, 2004. More buses have been added to the dead line.  The streetcar tracks in the complex are still being rebuilt.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: August 27, 2004. Only 2008 remains in the dead line, all the rest have been scrapped.  The streetcar tracks in the complex are being rebuilt.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: August 19, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: August 11, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: August 5, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: July 22, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: July 15, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: July 8, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: June 21, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: June 4, 2004. The third picture shows 2081 being pushed into the dead line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: May 30, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: May 15, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: April 27, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: April 20, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: April 17, 2004. 2025, 6623 and 6629 have been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: April 7, 2004. 2012 and 6600 have been added to the line.  As well, at the time when I was taking these pictures 6704 was parked in the dead line waiting to be accepted into the shops.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: March 31, 2004. 6578, 6588, 6614 and 6627 have been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: March 24, 2004. 6581, 6586 and 6599 have been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: March 16, 2004. 6609 has been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: March 3, 2004.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: February 25, 2004. 6572, 6623 and 6638 have been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: February 22, 2004. 6576 has been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: February 14, 2004. 2002 and 2023 have been added to the line and 6045 has been moved in front of 6020.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: February 11, 2004. Two D40-90s were added to the line: 6612 and an unidentified one.  As well 2018, an unidentified fishbowl and 6020 (on the left).

The Hillcrest Dead Line: February 4, 2004. 6580 and 6587 have been added as well as 2100 and two more unidentified fishbowls. 2013 was also added to the line instead of either 2015 or 2045.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: January 14, 2004. 6637 has been added to the line.

The Hillcrest Dead Line: December 27, 2003. Not much changed from the previous shots, except that 6593 has been towed to the scrap yard and 6582 has been added to the scrap line. The third picture is a close up of 6045.

More pictures from the bone yard at Hillcrest. These were taken on November 18, 2003.  The first picture shows the only retired D40-90 that was at Hillcrest at the time - 6593. The other pictures show the other buses in the bone yard.  The five fishbowls to the left are 2015, 2045, 2107, 2108 and 8051, with 8051 in the middle. The three fishbowls in the second line are 2021, 2103 and 2105, while the lone D901 is 6045. 

These are retired buses being strapped for parts.  Buses in this group are NFI D40-90s, Orion IIIs and Fishbowls.  In the fishbowl line, 8051 is visible, it is the third bus.  In the bottom right picture the first two Ikaruses are 6385 and 6414.  Pictures were taken on July 27, 2003.

Buses waiting to be serviced at Hillcrest.  Picture taken on July 27, 2003.

A couple of pictures of the Hillcrest Complex taken September 20, 2002.
The retired 1975 GMC New Look 8051 is standing in the corner of the "bone yard" at Hillcrest.
Retired Flyer D-40-90s are also parked in the "bone yard" and are slowly stripped of parts.  Checkout the streetcars that can be seen in this picture, you can even make out one of TTC PCCs.

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