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The Toronto and York Radial Railway operated interurban transit services outside of Torontomarker. Service began in 1904 with the merger of several operators:

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Unlike the city systems, the interurban operators used larger rail cars. Like the Toronto Suburban Railway, the TYRR was taken over first by Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario as the Hydro Electric Railways: Toronto and York Division in 1922 and then by the Toronto Transportation Commission in 1927. A similar service was re-created through North Yonge Railways from 1930 to 1948. The Scarborough service ended in 1936.

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Image:TYRR car.jpg|The first radial car to Jackson's Point, 1907Image:Keswick radial station.jpg|Keswick station, ca. 1910Image:Jacksons Point station.jpg|Jackson's Point station, ca. 1910Image:Sutton radial station.jpg|Sutton station, ca. 1920Image:Radial car at Bond Lake.jpg|Radial car at Bond Lake, ca. 1910Image:TYRR route map.jpg|Metropolitan division route map, 1914Image:TYRR schedule.jpg|Daily schedule, Sutton to Toronto, summer 1916

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