North Bay Transit

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North Bay Transit provides bus service within the city limits of North Bay, Ontario.[1]

History

Started in 1968 and contracted to Charterways Transportation until the City of North Bay assumed the operations on April 19, 1972.[2]

Routes

Downtown Terminal Map

Routes operate Monday to Friday 6:15 am to 00:15 am, Saturday 6:30 am to 00:15 am and Sunday 8:30 am to 6:15 pm.[1]

Route Notes Map
1A College/University via Algonquin
  • The 6:15am trip services the Hospital before the Education Centre.
  • The 6:45am, 3:45pm and 10:00pm trips Monday to Friday service the Bay Truck Stop on Highway 11.
  • The 8:00am and 4:00pm Sunday trips service the Bay Truck Stop on Highway 11.
Map/Schedule
1B Campus Special via Main West
  • Early Morning Service - leaves Lavase Rd & Hughes Rd at 6:10am to arrive at the terminal at 6:25am.
  • Service to One Kids Place on request only.
  • Service to Couchie Memorial on request only after 5:30pm and on Weekends & Holidays.
Map/Schedule
2 Marshall Park Map/Schedule
3 Ski Club/Pinewood Map/Schedule
4 Junction No Service to Booth Rd. & Birches Rd. after 6:30pm Map/Schedule
5 Graniteville Map/Schedule
6 Hornell/CFB
  • Early Morning Service - leaves Clarion Resort at 6:05am to arrive at the terminal at 6:30am.
  • Serves Voodoo Crescent on request only.
  • Serves Education Centre via Thibeault Hill after 6:00 pm and on weekends
  • Aviation Centre is by request only after 6:00 pm and on weekends.
Map/Schedule
7 Birchhaven/Trout Lake Map/Schedule

Fares

As of June 2015.

Age group Cash Fare 10 ride card Monthly Pass
Children (under 5)/CNIB (w/ID card) Free
Adults $3.00 $27.00 $86.00
Students $71.00
Seniors $61.00
  • Day pass = $8.00
  • Family Travel Plan - Monday to Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. until end of service and weekends beginning Friday at 5:00 p.m. through until end of service service Sunday, up to 3 children under the age of sixteen (16) can ride free with their fare paying parent(s) or guardian(s).

Facilities

Downtown Terminal

  • Address: 190 Wyld St. (Oak and Wyld St.), North Bay, ON P1B 1Z2
  • Phone: 705-474-0419

Roster

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
764 2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • 2004 model.
767 North Bay Transit T767-a.jpg 2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
768-769 North Bay Transit T768-a.jpg 2006 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
770-773 North Bay Transit 773-a.jpg 2008 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
774-775 North Bay Transit 775-a.jpg 2009 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
776-777 North Bay Transit 776-a.jpg 2010 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
778-779 North Bay Transit 779-a.jpg 2012 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
780-781 North Bay Transit 781-a.jpg 2012 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
782-783 2013 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
784-785 2015 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9
786-787 2016 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9
788-790 2018 Nova Bus LFS Cummins L9
791 2009 Orion 07.501 EPA10
  • Ex-Orion demonstrator/prototype PT2.
  • Originally leased from MTB Transit Solutions beginning in April 2018; later purchased.

Retired

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
T1-T8 1970 GMC TDH-3301 New Look #T1 & #T8 renumbered 401-402.
401-402 1970 GMC TDH-3301 New Look Ex #T1 & #T8.
T721-T733 1975 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
T721-T723 1998 ElDorado National E-Z Rider
T724-T725 North Bay Transit T724-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
T726-T729 1983 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • Ex-STCUQ 8313, 8306, 8304, 8325; purchased in 2001-02
T730-T732 1983 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • Ex-STRSM 8-316, 8-315, 8-310; purchased in 2000.
734-735 North Bay Transit T734-a.jpg 2003 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
T734-T736 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
T737 North Bay Transit T737-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
T737-T739 1979 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
T740-T742 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
T742 1990 MCI TC40-102A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
T743-T745 1984 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
T746-T748 1985 OBI 01.508 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison HT-740
T749-T750 1989 OBI 01.508
T751-T755 North Bay Transit T754-a.jpg 1990 OBI Orion 05.501 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
T756-T760 North Bay Transit T760-a.jpg 1991 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
T761-T763 North Bay Transit T762-a.jpg 1992 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
765 North Bay Transit 765-a.jpg 2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • 2004 model.
766 2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R

Para-Bus

Para-Bus is operated by Voyago under contract to the city of North Bay. Prior to July 31, 2018, Para-Bus was operated by Physically Handicapped Adults’ Rehabilitation Association Nipissing Parry Sound (PHARA). PHARA terminated their contract with the city. Prior to awarding the contract to Voyago on September 4, 2018, the city retained Stock Transportation as an operator for the interim.[3]

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission VIN License plate(s) Notes
803 Ford
Glaval
E-450
Universal
BN6 703
806 GMC
Glaval
4500
Titan II
208 1BH
807 GMC
Glaval
4500
Titan II
539 1BJ
(2 units) 2019 Ram
Creative Carriage
ProMaster
CS-2

Retired

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission VIN License plate(s) Notes
800 2007 Ford

Goshen

E450 Ford Power Stroke 6.0L Diesel 1FDXE45P77DA13453 Retired in April 2015.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 North Bay Transit Profile, north-bay.on.ca, retrieved on 2009-08-31.
  2. All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems
  3. Hamilton-McCharles, Jennifer. "Para Bus contract awarded". Postmedia, 05 September 2019.

External Links

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North Bay Transit logo.jpg
Fleet
Active 764, 767, 768-769, 770-773, 774-775, 776-777, 778-779, 780-781, 782-783, 784-785, 786-787, 788-790, 791
Retired T1-T8, 401-402, T721-T733, T721-T723, T724-T725, T726-T729, T730-T732, 734-735, T734-T736, T737, T737-T739, T740-T742, T742, T743-T745, T746-T748, T749-T750, T751-T755, T756-T760, T761-T763, 765, 766