Thompson Transit

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City of Thompson Transit
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Headquarters81 Berens Road
Service area Thompson, Manitoba
Service type Bus service
Fuel type Diesel
Operator Grey Goose Bus Lines [1]
Website Bus schedule

Thompson Transit is the public transit agency in Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. The City of Thompson contracts the bus services.

Thompson, Manitoba City in Manitoba, Canada

Thompson is the largest city in the Northern Region of Manitoba and is situated along the Burntwood River, 761 kilometers north of Winnipeg. Originally founded in 1956 as a mining town, Thompson now primarily serves as the "Hub of the North", providing goods and services to the surrounding communities.

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.



Before 1995

Operation conducted under contract by Thompson Bus Lines.


Contract operator switched to Grey Goose Bus Lines.

Grey Goose Bus Lines

Grey Goose Bus Lines is a subsidiary of Greyhound Canada operating in the Canadian province of Manitoba.


Grey Goose Bus Lines purchased by Greyhound Canada


Grey Goose Bus Lines, a division of Greyhound Canada, was acquired by FirstGroup. [2]

Greyhound Canada Canadian intercity bus companies

Greyhound Canada Transportation ULC is the Canadian affiliate of Greyhound USA, and part of the North American operations of FirstGroup.

FirstGroup International transport group

FirstGroup plc is a multi-national transport group, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. The company operates transport services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


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. [3]

Thompson Transit operates two bus routes, which meet up at The Plaza Mall and Southwood as transfer points.


Route NameRoute DescriptionNotes
EastwoodThis route operates the East side of ThompsonMajor 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.
WestwoodThis route operates the West side of ThompsonMajor stops on this route; Plaza Shopping Centre (Transfer Point), Burntwood School, Norplex Pool, Southwood (Transfer Point) and R. D. Parker Collegiate.


Transit shelter locations

Stop NameRouteNotes
Burntwood SchoolWestwoodWekusko Street @ Arctic Drive - East Bound
R.D. Parker CollegiateWestwoodThompson Drive North - East Bound
WolfWestwoodThompson Drive South @ Wolf Street - West Bound
Southwood (Transfer Point)Eastwood & WestwoodMaple Street @ Thompson Drive South - North Bound
Princeton TowersEastwoodPrinceton Drive - South Bound
WaterlooEastwoodWaterloo Avenue - East Bound


Grey Goose Bus Lines Bus Depot @ 81 Berens Road.

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  3. Grey Goose Bus Lines, Thompson Transit - Bus Schedule