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Both. I should also add they have some at their Whitby Location. Coach Canada is in the process of selling the current Office and Yard in Peterborough. More likely to PW's Century Transportation.

http://atu1624.ca/message-from-the-president-regarding-the-developments-in-peterborough

No the City of Peterborough bought the yard. Century is looking for a place of their own.

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Why does Coach Canada have a yard in Peterborough but not have the rights to do line runs into there? Isn't that strange?

They run school bus and charter service from there also I believe there was at some time some line haul service more like commuter service from Peterborough to the small towns around there at one time.

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Interesting, will it be used for their Transit division or other municipal fleet operations? Would have been perfect for Century

Both as far as I know. The space is too big for Century's needs, plus they don't need the office up front. Coach Canada is currently in talks to lease back the office in the front.

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Diversified Transportation Accepted to Partners in Compliance program


May 12, 2014

by Mark Hannah, Vice President Oil Sands


Fort McMurray, AB - Within the province of Alberta’s 25,344 commercial carriers there are 59 that stand out as safety

leaders in transportation. Today Diversified Transportation is proud to announce that we have received the designation

of Excellent from Partners in Compliance (PIC) and join this esteemed group. The PIC program is a means to recognize

transportation companies that consistently demonstrate safety excellence through audited compliance with safety

programs, safe driving performance and commercial vehicle inspection programs.

Diversified Transportation is one of three bus companies in the province of Alberta to achieve membership in PIC and as

a result, a Safety Fitness Certificate designation of Excellent. “This is truly a reflection of the commitment our

employees demonstrate on a day to day basis towards our promise of Safely Home,” says Jude Groves, Director of

Health, Safety & Environment at Diversified Transportation.

Richard Warnock, Interim President and CEO of the Alberta Motor Transportation Association (AMTA), provided the

following comments:

“AMTA congratulates Diversified Transportation for joining PIC and achieving your Excellent Safety Fitness certificate.

With Diversified Transportation’s success in achieving a high safety standard you join a prestigious group of Carriers that

are committed to highway safety.

AMTA as a proud partner of Partners in Compliance (PIC) and would also like to extend our welcome and thank you for

your contribution to safety on Alberta’s highways.”

When combined with sister organization Southland Transportation Ltd., the Pacific Western Group of Companies

becomes the largest carrier member of PIC with 2322 units, topping the next largest by almost 300 units. Diversified

Transportation brings the largest fleet of coaches to the PIC program.

Kim Hrushenski, Acting Director of Partners in Compliance added, “At Partners in Compliance our target is the finest

transportation organizations in the business, and having Diversified join us gives us great pleasure. Welcome and thanks

for the tremendous effort you make every day!”

For more information on Partners In Compliance, visit www.partnersincompliance.com

Diversified Transportation Ltd. is the leading employee transportation company in North America. Our fleet of over 900

units is specially equipped to operate in our unique northern Alberta environment. We’re proud to be part of this

community and to provide safe service to major oil, gas, energy and construction companies operating in the Oil Sands.


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It might be safe to assume Red Arrow 730-732 are no longer in service (despite them being listed that way on the Wiki). Has anyone seen them around recently?

Today in Edmonton the current oldest of the fleet was in service - here are 739 and 741 at the downtown Edmonton office. They used to be wrapped much differently, but now sport the updated "Safely Home" logo.

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Some interesting stuff here in Edmonton today!

1587 now in Diversified livery:

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And an unknown unit in similar state:
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A bunch of ex-TraveLynx units:

4401, 4403:

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4405:

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4407

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4408
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Red Arrow 742:
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Red Arrow 5705 (the newest active unit):
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Some more interesting stuff - IC CEs 4037 and 4035:

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(The marker lights on the J4500 3545 are missing the plastic shielding there)
3868:
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Service Truck 5383:
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A pair of Sprinter vans, 753 and 5237:
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1177 at Waterous Power Systems:

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