Guelph Railway Company (17 September 1895 - May 1903)
Incorporated 1895 (Ont.) in response to an agreement with the City of Guelph, signed 07 August 1894. Charter rights extended 1901 to include Berlin [Kitchener], Hespeler [Cambridge] and Puslinch Lake (all never built). Name changed to GRRyCo 1903. (Mills 1977)
Guelph Radial Railway Company (May 1903 - 01 July 1939)
Accompaning the name change was extended charter rights to build to Elora, Fergus, Arthur, Mount Forest, Erin, Galt, and Preston (all never built). Acquired by the City of Guelph through a vote of ratepayers 28 September 1903. Operated by the Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario 01 July 1920 - 01 July 1939. Reported as the Hydro Electric Railways: Guelph District from 1930 to 1933. (CYB 1905-1938, Johnson, History of Guelph, 1977). (Photo: W.E. Miller).
Guelph Transportation Commission (1939? - present)
(CC66, Dawes et al. 1972, CUTA 1976-77, CUTA 1989, CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1992, Chow 1998, photos: Peter Cox, Kevin Nichol).
|Service area population||85,000 (1991)||Vehicle fleet||39 buses (2000)||Employees||68 (1991)|
|Ridership||6,111,557 (2009)||Data sources:||CUTA 1991/2
CTF [Aug. 2010] (ridership)
|Electric railway||17 September 1895 - 30 September 1937*||Motor bus||13 September 1926 - present|
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