All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems
Newfoundland & Labrador Communities

by David A. Wyatt

Bell Island, Newfoundland & Labrador

Bell Island cable funicular Bell Island Transportation Company (November 1913 - 1948)
funicular Cable-hauled funicular ½ mi. (800 m) between the harbour and Upper Bell Island (a townsite?). Bell Island located in Conception Bay.

Department of Transportation and Works (? - present)
ferry The government of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador operates frequent ferry service between Bell Island and Portugal Cove. The 2011 schedule is more than twenty round trips per weekday (website 2011).

Reference

Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador

? (? - 1962)
Private operator ended service due to deficits (Canadian Coach Vol. IX, No. 6, November/December 1973)

Corner Brook Taxi Owners' Association (1970s?)
(Canadian Coach 1973). Jitney-style operation. (Dawes et al. 1972 lists a " Corner Brook Bus Owners Cooperative").

Corner Brook Transit #53 (Ford) (Allen Dicion/CTHF) Corner Brook Transit (1981 - present)
(Transit News Canada, CUTA 1988, CUTA 1989, CUTA F91, CUTA 1991/2) In 1998 the CTHF Bulletin reported that transit operations in Corner Brook had been turned over to a private enterprise by the municipality. Contract operator circa 2010 was Murphy Brothers Limited (CPTDB wiki 2010, photo: Allen Dicion/CTHF).

Service area population23,000 (1991)
Ridership78,123 (2009)
Vehicle fleet5 buses (1998)
Employees22 (1991)
Data source:CUTA 1991/2
CTHF/SSG 1998
CTF [Aug. 2010] (ridership)

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