Grande Prairie Transit

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Grande Prairie Transit or GP Transit is the public transit system in the city of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

History

From 1981 to ? the contractor was Evergreen Transportation. From 1996 to August 2013, service was contracted to Cardinal Coach Lines/First Student Canada. Since August 2013, the service has been operated by the municipality.

Routes

Rider's Guide - May 2017

  • 1 - South Patterson/Downtown/Prairie Mall
  • 2 - Prairie Mall/Downtown/Countryside South
  • 3 - Ivy Lake/Downtown/Mission Heights
  • 4 - GPRC/Downtown
  • 5 - GPRC/Prairie Mall/Crystal Lake
  • 6 - GPRC/Richmond Industrial Park/Eastlink Centre
  • 7 - Countryside South/Eastlink Centre/O'Brien Lake
  • Northeast School Special

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/offices

  • Address:
  • Email: gptransit@cityofgp.com
  • Fax: 780-538-3174
  • Phone: 780-538-0337

Downtown Terminal

  • Address: 99th Street and 99th Avenue (beside the Towne Centre Mall)

Roster

Current

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
CTB004-CTB007 Grande Prairie Transit 813-a.jpg 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Ex-TTB004-TTB007
  • Exx-810-813.
  • CTB004 refurbished at Big Rig Collision (Calgary, AB) in November 2011.
  • CTB004 is retired
CTB008-CTB010 Grande Prairie Transit CTB009-a.jpg 1998 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Ex-TTB008-TTB010
  • Exx-814-816.
CTB011-CTB012 Grande Prairie Transit CTB012-a.jpg 2006 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
  • Ex-TTB011-TTB012
  • Exx-819-820.
CTB013-CTB016 Grande Prairie Transit CTB014-a.jpg 2009 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
  • Ex-TTB013-TTB016
  • Exx-821-824.
CTB017-CTB020 Grande Prairie Transit CTB019-a.jpg 2010 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
  • Assumed specifications
  • Ex-TTB017-TTB020
  • Exx-825-828.
CTB021-CTB024 2015 Nova Bus LFS
CTB025-CTB028 2017 Grande West Vicinity
  • For replacement of existing 40' units.[1]
CTB029-CTB030 2018 BYD K7M Direct Drive
  • First electric bus in Grande Prairie[2]
CTB031 2018 Grande West Vicinity
  • Used on County Connector service

On Order

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
CTB032-CTB033 2019 BYD K7M Direct Drive

Retired

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
747 1974 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex-Medicine Hat Transit 747; purchased in 1990.
801-803 Grande Prairie Transit 802-a.jpg 1981 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
803 (1991) Grande Prairie Transit 803-a.jpg 1991 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Ex-MCTS 3778; purchased in 2004.
804-806 Grande Prairie Transit 804-a.jpg 1981 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
805-806 Renumbered TTB001-TTB002.
807 Grande Prairie Transit 807-a.jpg 1983 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
808 Grande Prairie Transit 808-a.jpg 1990 OBI Orion I
(01.507)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748
809 Renumbered TTB003.
810-813 Renumbered TTB004-TTB007.
814-816 Renumbered TTB008-TTB010.
817-818 Grande Prairie Transit 818-a.jpg 1988 NFI D35 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison VR731
819-820 Renumbered TTB011-TTB012.
821-824 Renumbered TTB013-TTB016.
825-828 Renumbered TTB017-TTB020.
891 Grande Prairie Transit 891-a.jpg 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex-Calgary Transit 691; purchased in 1994.
892 Grande Prairie Transit 892-a.jpg 1979 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-St. Albert Transit 823; purchased in 1994.
TTB001-TTB002 Grande Prairie Transit 805-a.jpg 7/1988 NFI D35 TTB001: Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR
TTB002: Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
Allison HTB-748
  • Ex 805 & 806.
  • Exx-AC Transit 2413 & 2408; purchased through Transit Sales International in 2004.
  • TTB001 was repowered from its Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engine upon arrival.
  • Retired in mid-2015; auctioned off on 10/5/2016.
    • TTB002 was bought by a private owner in Red Deer, AB for an RV conversion, but was listed on Kijiji with its original interior intact on 10/25/2017.[3]
TTB003 Grande Prairie Transit 809-a.jpg 1992 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748 Ex-809.

References

  1. City Council Highlights - May 2, 2016. City of Grande Prairie. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  2. Electric buses coming to Grande Prairie - February 13, 2019. EverythingGP. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  3. www.kijiji.ca

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