Barrie Transit route 8 'RVH/Yonge / Crosstown/Essa'

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8 RVH/Yonge / Crosstown/Essa
Number of Branches 2
Types of buses used New Flyer Industries XD40 SmallAccessible.gif, Nova Bus LFS SmallAccessible.gif
Related routes None

8A RVH/Yonge and 8B Crosstown/Essa is a transit route operated by Barrie Transit in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 8A.
The current routing of route 8B.

Route 8 is a mainline bus that provides full coverage service between northern and southern Barrie and the downtown area.

On weekdays, select trips in the morning and afternoon operate on the Bear Creek Special. Buses divert via Mapleview, Red Oak, and Sundew to serve students attending Bear Creek Secondary School.

Branches

This route has 2 branches:

  • 8A RVH/Yonge - Double-circular service with counter-clockwise routing north of downtown and clockwise routing south of downtown. Northbound service services Georgian College and Livingstone, while southbound service services Allandale Waterfront GO Station, Barrie South GO Station, Park Place and Holly Recreation Centre.
  • 8B Crosstown/Essa - Follows the reverse routing of 8A.

History

LFS #1708 on route 8A-Southbound.
  • August 17, 2013 - As part of a reorganization of Barrie Transit routes, route 8A/8B are introduced.

Vehicles

Route 8 primarily uses New Flyer XD40 and Nova Bus LFS buses.

Route Maps

Summary

Major Stops

Major Stop Branches Notes
8
Downtown Terminal 8
Allandale Waterfront GO Station 8
Park Place 8
Holly Recreation Centre 8
Georgian College 8
Livingstone @ Bayfield 8

Service Summary

Period Branch Weekdays Saturday Sunday
AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early Evening Late Evening Early AM Day Evening Early AM Day Evening
2020 8 30 30 30 60 60 30 30 60 60 60 60
2019 8
2018 8
2017 8
2016 8
2015 8
2014 8
2013 8


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Properties
Terminals Allandale Waterfront GO Station - Barrie South GO Station - Barrie Transit Terminal/Downtown - Park Place Terminal - Georgian College - Georgian Mall - Royal Victoria Hospital
Bus Stops 1-1000
Vehicles
Active 67004, 67404, 69909, 60109, 1101-1103, 1201-1203, 1301-1304, 1401-1404, 1501-1504, 1601-1604, 1701-1713, 2001-2002, 2101-2103, 2201-2206
Retired 249, 511, 512-515, 529-530, 540, 541, 50018, 50028, 50038, 70289, 70309,
66639-66641, 70624, 72625-72628, 76629-76630, 77631, 78632-78633, 80621-80622, 80623, 80627, 81634-81637, 82638-82639, 85625-85626, 85628, 86624,
63989, 64090, 64191, 64297-64497, 64598-65198, 65282-65382, 65400, 65598, 65686-66086, 66102-66502, 66704-66904, 67104-67304, 67504-67904, 68206-68506, 69007-69307, 69508, 69709-69809, 1104, 1204-1205
Leased 1937-1938, 1940, 9001, 9002, 9810, 9821, 9823, 9829, 9840-9841
Routes
Current 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 100 Transit ON Demand
Former 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 31 32 33 34 35 37 37 39 41 60 61 61 90
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