Kitchener Transit

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Area Served The cities of Kitchener and Waterloo
Founded March 26, 1973
Fleet Size 116 Conventional
Number Of Routes 20
1999 Ridership 9.4 million
Unions Canadian Auto Workers, Local 4304

Kitchener Transit took over transit operations in Kitchener from the Kitchener Public Utilities Commission on March 26, 1973.

Kitchener Transit merged with Cambridge Transit to form Grand River Transit on January 1, 2000.

Bus Routes

Before the merger, Kitchener Transit offered the following services in the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo.

Roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
110-119 Renumbered 771-780.
195-209 Renumbered 781-795.
571-577 1957 GMC TGH-3102
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
641-643 1964 GMC TGH-3501
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
651-654 1965 GMC TGH-3501
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
661-669 1966 GMC TGH-3501
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
671-678 1967 GMC TDH-3501
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
680-689 1968 GMC TDH-3502
(Old Look)
Formerly Kitchener Public Utilities Commission same numbers.
724-728,
730-739
1973 GMDD T6H-5307N
(New Look)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 724-728 were originally numbered 7310-7314.
740-746 1974 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183
749-759 1975 GMDD T6H-5307N
(New Look)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
760-770 1976 GMDD T6H-5307N
(New Look)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
771-780 1977 Flyer D800B Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex 110-119.
781-795 1978 Flyer D800B Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
801-802 1981 OBI Orion I
(01.504)
Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
803-808 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N
(New Look)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N 181hp Allison V730 804-808 to Grand River Transit 804-808 in January 2000.
809 1984 GMDD TC40-102N
(Classic)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N 181hp Allison V730 To Grand River Transit 809 in January 2000.
8501-8510 1985 GMDD TC40-102N
(Classic)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N 181hp Allison V730 3 speed To Grand River Transit 8501-8510 in January 2000.
8801-8806 1988 MCI TC40-102N
(Classic)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N 181hp Allison V731 3 speed To Grand River Transit 8801-8806 in January 2000.
8901-8906 1989 MCI TC40-102N
(Classic)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 253hp Allison V731 3 speed To Grand River Transit 8901-8906 in January 2000.
8907-8914 1989 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 253hp 8907-8910: Voith D863.3 3 speed

8911-8913: Allison HTB-748


8914: Allison B400R (retrofit)

To Grand River Transit 8907-8914 in January 2000.
9001-9013 1990 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 253hp Voith D863.3 3 speed To Grand River Transit 9001-9013 in January 2000.
9200-9213 1992 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 253hp Voith D863.3 3 speed To Grand River Transit 9200-9213 in January 2000.
9400-9424 1994 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 275hp Allison B400R5 To Grand River Transit 9400-9424 in January 2000.
9600-9622 1996 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G 275hp Allison B400R5 To Grand River Transit 9600-9622 in January 2000.

Paratransit

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
906 1992 Ford Ford E350 cutaway Ford Power Stroke 7.3L Diesel