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TTC 9701   

Milton has taken delivery of two LFS in November. They are numbered 1701 and 1702. Someone mentioned that they were acquired for a new route 9 in April of 2017, so a shout out to you. So far they are just expansion only so no retirements unless more have been ordered.

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More details on Milton Transit service expansions in 2017:

  • Route 9 Britannia - Milton GO/Ontario St/Farmstead/Britannia (April)
  • Route 1C Industrial (Saturday service)- Milton GO/Hwy 401 Carpool Lot/High Point Dr (April)
  • Modifications to route 5, 7, 8 (April)
  • Late evening service on weekdays until 11pm (September)

Good to finally see Saturday connection to GO Transit routes 25 and 29.

http://www.milton.ca/MeetingDocuments/Council/agendas2016/rpts2016/ENG-033-16 2017 Milton Transit Service Plan.pdf

http://www.miltontransit.ca/en/schedules-maps/resources/display_boards_input_session.pdf

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Rural transit pilot service to Campbellville has been approved and will run between April 3 and Labour Day. Buses will run between Milton GO and Guelph Line/401 via Campbellville Rd and 25/401 Carpool Lot 7 days a week, making it the only Milton route to run on Sundays.

Report: http://www.milton.ca/MeetingDocuments/Council/agendas2017/rpts2017/ENG-002-17 Pilot Transit Service to Campbellville.pdf

News: http://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/7164142-rural-milton-transit-pilot-unanimously-approved/

 

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Chris W   
39 minutes ago, dj.surf.lfs said:

Rural transit pilot service to Campbellville has been approved and will run between April 3 and Labour Day. Buses will run between Milton GO and Guelph Line/401 via Campbellville Rd and 25/401 Carpool Lot 7 days a week, making it the only Milton route to run on Sundays.

Report: http://www.milton.ca/MeetingDocuments/Council/agendas2017/rpts2017/ENG-002-17 Pilot Transit Service to Campbellville.pdf

News: http://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/7164142-rural-milton-transit-pilot-unanimously-approved/

 

I wonder if they'll use one of the ARBOCs on this route to start. Campbellville is a very small area so a cutaway of some kind would be perfect there.

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TTC 9701   
9 minutes ago, Chris W said:

I wonder if they'll use one of the ARBOCs on this route to start. Campbellville is a very small area so a cutaway of some kind would be perfect there.

They did get approved fundung for 3 new buses this year. So maybe new Arbocs are on the way. I do know that they need two Arbocs for the Access+ and two for the 1A/1B and one for the 1C. So maybe this order of three are Arbocs or Nova's

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7 minutes ago, Chris W said:

I wonder if they'll use one of the ARBOCs on this route to start. Campbellville is a very small area so a cutaway of some kind would be perfect there.

Would make alot of sense for Arbocs to be used, yes.

 

It'd be the other alternative Milton route to connect with GO 25 and 29 at that Carpool Lot at Regional Road 25.

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cm99746   
On 12/1/2016 at 7:47 PM, TTC 9701 said:

Milton has taken delivery of two LFS in November. They are numbered 1701 and 1702. Someone mentioned that they were acquired for a new route 9 in April of 2017, so a shout out to you. So far they are just expansion only so no retirements unless more have been ordered.

The new Novas came out to play this morning.  I saw 1701 & 1702 both departing Milton GO at 0555.

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TTC 9701   
On 3/3/2017 at 1:27 PM, newflyerinvero said:

Would make alot of sense for Arbocs to be used, yes.

 

It'd be the other alternative Milton route to connect with GO 25 and 29 at that Carpool Lot at Regional Road 25.

in which 2 new buses may arrive for that route.

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TTC 9701   

 

Routes 9 and 62 have started today using XD40's.  There are also peak period buses on the 6 and 7 which were using 9701 and 9702. Click the links to view the schedule times.

 

NEW! Routes and Schedules

 

62 Campbellville

Route and Schedule Changes

 

7 Harrison

8 Willmott

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Jan Boic   

3 Nova LFS buses are due for delivery for the end of this year apparently. Also, the town is re branding, which will include a new livery for buses.

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TTC 9701   
9 hours ago, Jan Boic said:

3 Nova LFS buses are due for delivery for the end of this year apparently. Also, the town is re branding, which will include a new livery for buses.

Their livery is fine though. You dont see it half the time cause of the Burlington style ads anyways. Do you know when the rebranding is set to begin on the fleet?

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Jan Boic   
1 hour ago, TTC 9701 said:

Their livery is fine though. You dont see it half the time cause of the Burlington style ads anyways. Do you know when the rebranding is set to begin on the fleet?

The point isn't that "their livery is fine". This is a town wide rebrand. Visit their website for more information.

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