Due to a shortage of streetcars caused by late delivery of the new wheelchair accessible Flexity Outlook streetcars, as of October 2016, the route has been operated using supplementary buses rather than streetcars. 
^James Bow (2013-08-24). "Remembering Birchmount Loop". Transit Toronto. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 2014-02-18. The easternmost streetcar loop in the TTC's history is Birchmount Loop, located at the Kingston Road / Birchmount Avenue intersection inside the old City of Scarborough.