Thompson Transit is the public transit agency in Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. The City of Thompson contracts the bus services.
History [ edit ]
pre 1995 [ edit ]
Operation conducted under contract by
Thompson Bus Lines.
1995-1998 [ edit ]
Contract operator switched to
Grey Goose Bus Lines.
1998-2007 [ edit ]
Grey Goose Bus Lines purchased by Greyhound Canada
2007-Current [ edit ]
Grey Goose Bus Lines a division of Greyhound Canada acquired by First Group [2 ]
Services [ edit ]
Weekday hours of operation are from 7:30 am to 6:10 pm with extended service on Friday to 9:10 pm. On Saturday hours of operation are from 11:00 am to 6:10 pm, with no Sunday service.
Thompson Transit operates two bus routes, which meet up at The Plaza Mall and Southwood as transfer points.
This route operates the East side of Thompson
Major stops on this route; Plaza Shopping Centre (Transfer Point), City Centre Mall, Eastwood School, Princeton Towers, Highland Tower, Thompson General Hospital, Southwood (Transfer Point) and Wal-Mart.
This route operates the West side of Thompson
Major stops on this route; Plaza Shopping Centre (Transfer Point), Burntwood School, Norplex Pool, Southwood (Transfer Point) and R. D. Parker Collegiate.
On November 18, 2008, The installation of new bus shelters.
[4 ] Council passes a resolution for the purchase of 2 New D35LFR Transit Buses from NewFlyer with City of Brandon order. As well revise current Transit routes for a more feasible bus service.
[5 ] City Approves the purchase of 2 new Transit buses from New Flyer at a cost of $845,136.
[6 ] On September 13, 2010 City Council approved new contract with Greyhound, the total cost to the city will be $1,364,393 over five years.
Transit shelter locations [ edit ]
Wekusko Street @ Arctic Drive - East Bound
R.D. Parker Collegiate
Thompson Drive North - East Bound
Thompson Drive South @ Wolf Street - West Bound
Southwood (Transfer Point)
Eastwood & Westwood
Maple Street @ Thompson Drive South - North Bound
Princeton Drive - South Bound
Waterloo Avenue - East Bound
Facilities [ edit ]
Grey Goose Bus Lines Bus Depot @ 81 Berens Road.
References [ edit ]