Timmins Transit

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Area served Timmins, Gold Centre, Porcupine, Schumacher and South Porcupine, ON
Service area population 42,997 (2006)
Fleet Size 20 (2011)
Number of routes 13

Timmins Transit is the transit system that serves Timmins, Ontario and the communities of Gold Centre, Porcupine, Schumacher and South Porcupine.

History

See Timmins Transit History

Routes

Maps & schedules

Evening/Sunday

Former

Fares

Effective January 1, 2017. Subject to change. Children under the age of 5 ride free with an accompanying paying passenger.

Conventional Handy-Transit
Cash Fare 10 Tickets Monthly Pass Cash Fare 20-Ride Passes
Adult $3.00 $30.00 $74.00 $3.00 $60.00
Seniors (65+) $2.75 $27.50 $55.00 $2.75 $55.00
Students $59.00

Facilities

Transit Office and Repair Garage

  • Address: 171 Iroquois Rd., Timmins, ON
  • Email: transit@timmins.ca
  • Fax: 705-360-2698
  • Phone: 705-360-2654

This building was constructed in 1976/77, and by March of 1977 the building was fully operational. This building includes indoor storage for all buses, bus maintenance facilities and an administration area.

The former repair garage located adjacent to the office and repair garage was converted into a body and paint shop following the construction of the new facility.

Timmins Transit/ONR Terminal

  • Address: 54 Spruce St. South (Spruce St. South and Third Ave.)

The Current terminal has a Shared waiting area for both Timmins Transit and Ontario Northland passengers, washrooms, vending area, and a improved bus stop layout. Dispatching facilities and drivers area and admin offices.

The previous terminal was located at 23 Cedar Street South, the terminal was constructed in 1978 and opened in January 1979. The terminal included a waiting area for passengers, dispatching facilities and a drivers' area.

Schumacher Bus Stand

The Schumacher Bus Stand is located in the Dwyer building on First Avenue, and provides a waiting area for Schumacher passengers. The city leases this space from Schumacher Bus Lines Ltd. This stand is not in use right now due to the temporary routing changes due to the sinkhole at the west end of Father Costello road.

South Porcupine Terminal

This sub-terminal is located on Main Street at the Maurice Londry Community Centre. It provides a small but adequate waiting area for passengers. In 1993, Timmins Police Service took over a portion of the terminal for their store front operation in South Porcupine. This has proven to be beneficial to both the Transit Department and the Timmins Police Services.

Fleet roster

Active

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
59-61 Timmins Transit 60-a.jpg 1998 BIA Orion 06.501 Detroit Diesel S50 Allison World B400R
  • 60 & 61 are retired.
62-65 Timmins Transit 63-a.jpg 1999 BIA Orion 06.501 Detroit Diesel S50 Allison World B400R
  • 62-64 are retired.
82 4/2004 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 5HP552C
  • Ex-Nova Bus demo 14401, acquired in March 2005.
  • "Spirit of St-Eustache".
85 2005 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C
  • Ex-Nova Bus demo 184-1, acquired in 2005.
  • "Spirit of Timmins".
90 Timmins Transit 90-a.jpg 2006 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C
  • Ex-Engineering bus, acquired in 2007.
08-91, 08-92 Timmins Transit 08-92-a.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C
09-93, 09-94 2009 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C
10-95, 10-96 Timmins Transit 10-95-a.jpg 2010 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C
11-97 2011 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9 ZF 6AP1400B
12-98 2012 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9 ZF 6AP1400B
13-99, 14-100 2013 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9
15-101 2015 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9
16-102 2016 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins ISL9
18-103, 18-104 2018 Nova Bus LFS 40102 Cummins L9

Retired

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
30-39 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look
40-45 1977 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look
46-51 1980 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look
52-54 1982 OBI Orion 01.504
55-58 1998 ElDorado National E-Z Rider
67 1977 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look
70-73 1977 GMDD T8H-5307A New Look Ex-GO Transit; bought in 2003.
74 2001 ElDorado National E-Z Rider II
  • Ex-Altoona test bus, bought in November 2003
  • "Spirit of South Porcupine"
  • Formerly a CNG bus, rebuilt as a diesel.
75-78 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look
79 2001 Thomas SLF-230
  • Ex demo; bought in November 2003.
  • 2002 model.
  • "Spirit of Guilford"
80 2001 Thomas SLF-230
  • Ex demo; bought in November 2004.
  • "Spirit of Northern Ontario"
81 2004 Ford/StarTrans E450/Senator
83 Timmins Transit 83-a.jpg 2002 Thomas SLF-235 Ex-demo; bought in June 2005.
84 1975 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look
87-88 Ex-Timmins Transit 87-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102A
89 2005 DCCBNA SLF 235 Mercedes-Benz MBE904 Allison B300R Ex-demo unit, acquired in 2007.
307, 319, 334, 342 1997/1998 OBI Orion 06.501 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R 5-speed

Leased

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
59 Timmins Transit leased 59-a.jpg 1998 BIA Orion 06.501
68 1979 GMDD T6H-5307N Leased from Eastway 104; returned.
69 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N
86 1984 GMDD TC40-102N

Handy-Transit

Handy Transit is a door to door transportation service for persons with permanent or short-term disabilities, which prevent them from being able to use Timmins Transit's regular, fixed-route transit service.

Handy-Transit roster

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission VIN License plate(s) Notes
HT-11 BK3 922 Retired
HT-12 BK3 921 Retired
HT-14 2002 Ford BK6 159 Retired
HT-15 2004 Ford Retired
HT-16 2004 Ford BL8 697 Retired
HT-17 Retired
HT-18 GMC/StarTrans G4500/Senator 190 6BF Retired
HT-19 2007 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II Retired
08-20 Timmins Transit 08-20-a.jpg 2008 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II 191 0BF Retired
09-21 2010 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II 1GD9G5A61A1107410
  • Retired February 2018.
  • Listed for auction on govdeals.com in June 2018.
10-22 2010 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II
(1 unit)[1] 2015 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II
(2 units)[1] 2015 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II
(2 units)[1] 2017 GMC/Glaval G4500/Titan II

Service Vehicles

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
T7 2005 Ford Freestar
T8 2005 Chevrolet Silverado
T9 2006 Chevrolet Silverado

External Links


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Fleet
Active 59, 65, 82, 85, 90, 08-91, 08-92, 09-93, 09-94, 10-95, 10-96, 11-97, 12-98, 13-99, 14-100, 15-101
Retired 30-39, 40-45, 46-51, 52-54, 55-58, 60-61, 62-64, 67, 70-73, 74, 75-78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 87-88, 89
Routes
Daytime routes 5 9 16 31 32 36 37 38
Evening/Sunday routes 6 7 7/6 901 902
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