Saskatoon Transit

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Saskatoon Transit provides public transportation to the city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Almost all buses have bike racks, except for #1310. Saskatoon Transit uses BEA fareboxes on all vehicles.

Contents

Routes

Regular & Commuter

  • 1 Wildwood/Westview
  • 2 8th Street/Meadowgreen
  • 3 College Park/Riversdale
  • 4 Willowgrove Square/Blairmore
  • 5 Briarwood/Fairhaven
  • 6 Broadway/Market Mall via Preston
  • 11 Exhibition via Sask Cres./Mayfair
  • 12 River Heights/Airport
  • 13 Broadway/Lawson Heights (Monday-Friday, no service after 10pm)
  • 14 North Industrial/City Centre
  • 17 Market Mall via Lorne/Stonebridge via Clarence(Monday-Saturday, no service after 7pm)
  • 23 Montgomery/Hampton Village
  • 25 Credit Union Centre via 71st Street/Lawson Mall (Monday-Friday peak periods only)
  • 28 Willowgrove/University (Monday-Friday, no service after 7pm)

Downtown Direct

  • #1 Lakeview and Lakeridge
  • #2 Lakeridge and Lakewood

University Direct

  • #1 Lakeview and Lakeridge
  • #2 Lakewood only
  • #3 Lakeridge and Lakewood

Rapid Transit

(No longer called DART)

Frequencies on these routes are 10-30 minutes

  • 50 Pacific Heights/Lakeview
  • 60 Confederation/Lakeridge
  • 70 Lawson Heights/Silverspring
  • 80 Silverwood/Kenderdine

Fares

Facilities

City Centre Terminal/Customer Service Center

  • Address: 226 23rd St E.
  • Phone: 306-975-3100

Garage

  • Address: 301 24th St W.
  • Phone: 306-975-3100

Access Transit garage

  • Address: 422 46th St. E.
  • Phone: 306-975-3555

Fleet roster

Active

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
404-407 Saskatoon Transit 405-a.jpg 1984 GMDD TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Only 405 remains. 407 has disappeared.
417-422 Saskatoon Transit 420-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 421 retired.
423-432 Saskatoon Transit 426-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 423 retired.
433-440 Saskatoon Transit 436-a.jpg 1992 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731
441-448 Saskatoon Transit 441-a.jpg 1993 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 1992 models.
449-454 Saskatoon Transit 451-a.jpg 1994 Nova Bus TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 All have had Luminator digital signs installed.
503-504 Saskatoon Transit 504-a.jpg 1998 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R Ex-STM 18-018 & 18-001; bought late 2010 or early 2011 from Regina Transit
572-573, 576 Saskatoon Transit 573-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 Ex-Regina Transit; bought in late 2010
580, 583-584 Saskatoon Transit 580-a.jpg 1991 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731
9501-9510 Saskatoon Transit 9503-a.jpg 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
9511-9515 Saskatoon Transit 9514-a.jpg 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3 Ex-West Vancouver Municipal Transit; acquired in 2013
9701-9707 Saskatoon Transit 9703-a.jpg 1997 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
9726-9727, 9729, 9733, 9735, 9737 Saskatoon Transit 9726-a.jpg 1997 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 ZF 5HP500 Ex-OC Transpo 9726, 9727, 9729, 9733, 9735 and 9737; acquired December 2011. 9727 taken out of service.
0201-0209 Saskatoon Transit 0202-a.jpg 2002 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R All were ad-ons to a 2002 ETS order. 208 and 209 repainted, '0' suffix dropped.
0210-0215 Saskatoon Transit 0210-a.jpg 2003 New Flyer D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Ex-OC Transpo; 6 unit purchase approved in January 2012. 212 and 215 have white Luminator Horizon signs.
0601, 0603-0613, 0618 Saskatoon Transit 0618-a.jpg 2006 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • 2005 models
  • 0602 renumbered 0618.
0614-0617 Saskatoon Transit 0615-a.jpg 2006 NFI DE40LFR Cummins ISL GM-Allison EP40
hybrid system
615 repainted.
0701-0712 Saskatoon Transit 0707-a.jpg 2007 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R 2006 models. 0702 and 706 repainted.
0801-0816 Saskatoon Transit 0816-a.jpg 2008 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R
0817-0820 Saskatoon Transit 0819-a.jpg 2008 NFI DE40LFR Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
817 repainted.
1001-1004 Saskatoon Transit 1004-a.jpg 2010 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R
1005-1007 Saskatoon Transit 1006-a.jpg 2010 Nova Bus LFS Artic Cummins ISL ZF 6HP604C Unveiled June 4, 2010 at City Hall
1008-1011 Saskatoon Transit 1010-a.jpg 2010 GM/Arboc 4500/SOM26D GM Duramax 6.6L GM 6L90 Unveiled January 21, 2011
1101-1103 Saskatoon Transit 1102-a.jpg 2011 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R Entered service September 2011
1201-1202 2012 GM/Arboc 4500/SOM26D
1203-1206 2012 Nova Bus LFS Arrived in July of 2012.
1310-1311 2011 Nova Bus LFX Artic 2 units delivered in October. Both are former 2011 Nova Bus LFX Demos.

Retired

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0001 2000 Ford/Overland E-Series/ELF
124-125 1953 CC&F C-36A
201-204 1956 CC&F CD-52A n/a n/a
205-216 Saskatoon Transit 208-a.jpg 1959 CC&F CD-52 AEC AH470 Spicer
301-304 1962 GMDD TDH-5301
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • 301-303 sold to Vancouver in mid 1970's as 3646-3648
  • 304 sold to Vancouver for parts only
305-312 Saskatoon Transit 310-a.jpg 1964 GMDD TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
320-331 Saskatoon Transit 320-a.jpg 1965 GMDD TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
332-335 Saskatoon Transit 332-a.jpg 1966 GMDD TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
336-339 Saskatoon Transit 336-a.jpg 1968 GMDD TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
338 (2nd) 1968 GMDD T6H-5305
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Replacement for original 338.
340-348 Saskatoon Transit 345-a.jpg 1971 GMDD T6H-5305
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
349-356 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
357-362 1975 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
363-370 Saskatoon Transit 368-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 All retired by 1999
371-374 Saskatoon Transit 374-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Only 371 remains as preserved bus in a modified version of its original paint scheme.
375-384 Saskatoon Transit 383-b.jpg 1978 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
385-394 Saskatoon Transit 386-a.jpg 1980 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
395-399 Saskatoon Transit 399-a.jpg 1981 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
400-403 Saskatoon Transit 402-b.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 400 was the last active unit in Saskatoon, and possibly in all of Sask.
401 Renumbered 701
402-411 Renumbered 702-711
408-409 (2nd) Saskatoon Transit 408-a.jpg 1985 GMDD TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
410-416 Saskatoon Transit 410-b.jpg 1987 MCI TC40-102N
Classic
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
412-421 Renumbered 712-721
422-425 Renumbered 722-725
426-429 Renumbered 726-729
501 Saskatoon Transit 501-a.jpg 1996 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R Ex-STM 16-147; bought late 2010 or early 2011 from Regina Transit
502 Saskatoon Transit 502-a.jpg 1997 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R
  • Ex-STM 17-089; bought late 2010 or early 2011 from Regina Transit
  • Not used in service; for parts.
601-602 Saskatoon Transit 601-a.jpg 1982 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
701 1971 Flyer D700A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Ex-401 before 1982
702-711 Saskatoon Transit 410-a.jpg 1974 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Ex-402-411 before 1982
712-721 Saskatoon Transit 721-a.jpg 1976 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Ex-412-421 before 1982
722-725 Saskatoon Transit 724-a.jpg 1977 Flyer D800B Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-422-425 before 1982
726-729 Saskatoon Transit 727-a.jpg 1979 Flyer D900 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-426-429 before 1982
730-734 Saskatoon Transit 733-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB748
821 Saskatoon Transit 821-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-St. Albert Transit 821; bought in 1997.
822, 824 Saskatoon Transit 822-a.jpg 1979 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-St. Albert Transit 822, 824; bought in 1997.
825-826 Saskatoon Transit 826-a.jpg 1980 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-St. Albert Transit 825-826
951, 983, 992 Saskatoon Transit 951-a.jpg 1980 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-Edmonton Transit System 951, 983, 992; bought in 2007

On Order

Fleet Number Year Maker Bus Model Notes
1401-1405? 2014 Nova Bus LFS Ea15.gif Wc15.JPG
  • Assumed specs.
  • Smart Bus interior.
  • EPA2013 rear.

Trolleybus roster

Trolley Bus service operated from Nov 1948 - May 1974

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
150-157 Saskatoon Transit 152-a.jpg 1948 CC&F T-44 Ex-Saskatoon Municipal Railway 150-157
158-159 Saskatoon Transit 159-a.jpg 1949 CC&F T-44 Ex-Saskatoon Municipal Railway 158-159
160-163 1950 CC&F T-48A
164-179 Saskatoon Transit 177-a.jpg 1951 CC&F T-48A 177 stored at the Moose Jaw WDM.

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