Thompson Transit

Last updated
City of Thompson Transit
Thompson Manitoba logo.png
Founded1970s
Headquarters81 Berens Road
Service area Thompson, Manitoba
Service type Bus service
Routes2
Stops70
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.

Contents

History

Before 1995

Operation conducted under contract by Thompson Bus Lines.

1995-1998

Contract operator switched to Grey Goose Bus Lines.

1998-2007

Grey Goose Bus Lines purchased by Greyhound Canada

2007-present

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

Services

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.

Routes

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.

News

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

Facilities

Grey Goose Bus Lines Bus Depot @ 81 Berens Road.

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References

  1. "Local Public Transportation". City of Thompson. Retrieved May 2, 2014. Thompson's public transit service is provided by Grey Goose Bus Lines
  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6345627.stm
  3. Grey Goose Bus Lines, Thompson Transit - Bus Schedule
  4. http://www.thompson.ca//dbs/cityhall/anitem.cfm?AnnID=657
  5. http://www.thompsondocs.com/reg/minutes2.asp?ID=15
  6. http://www.thompsoncitizen.net/article/20100414/THOMPSON0101/304149983/-1/THOMPSON01/city-of-thompson-to-purchase-two-new-buses-at-845136
  7. http://www.thompsoncitizen.net/article/20100922/THOMPSON0101/309229655/greyhound-sees-its-shadow-five-more-years-of-running-thompson-s-buses