Moncton Electric Street Railway, Heat and Power Company (11 August 1896 - 11 December 1897)
Incorporated 1894. Transit operations ceased in 1897. Company renamed MTE&G Co Ltd. 1910.
Moncton Tramways, Electricity and Gas Company, Ltd. (30 November 1911 - 31 December 1931)
Reported as Moncton Tramway Company in CYB 1912-1926 and as above 1926-1932. Operations succeeded by GBLCo (CR&MW 1931, photo: facebook: Vintage Moncton's Photos).
Grey Bus Line Company Limited (Spring 1921 - 1962)
Incorporated 1922 from the precursor operations of Fred Breau (CR&MW March 1932). Began a route in direct competition to the “John Street” streetcar route. Suburban route to Memramcook begun in 1921. In 1926 operating 5 buses in Moncton (CR&MW February 1926, p. 96). “Other routes were established in the late 1920s to towns and villages in the outlying areas of Westmorland, Albert and Kent counties and during the Second World War, to military sites at Lakeburn and Scoudouc” (Winans). Operations ceased as a result of a six month strike in 1962. (Winans, photo Peter Cox).
Glace Bay Bus company (1962 - ?)
Petitpas family. Also operating local and suburban bus service in Sydney - Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.
Moncton Transit Limited (? - 01 August 1980)
Petitpas family. Local transit operations sold to the City of Moncton (Codiac). (Canadian Coach 1972, Dawes et al. 1972, CUTA 1976-77, photo: W.R. Linley [Peter Cox collection]).
Codiac Transit Commission (01 August 1980 - present)
Operating in Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe. Name Codiac Transpo first appeared on website circa November 2011. (CUTA 1989, CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1992, photo Codiac Transit website, 1998)
system logo (2011)
|Service area population||80,000 (1991)|
|Vehicle fleet||27 buses (2000)|
|Data source:||CUTA 1991/2|
website 2011 (logo)
Fred Breau (June 1920 - circa 1921)
Bus route from Eaton's on Foundary Street to the Humphrey Mills church (Winans).
Moncton Motor Line (1920's?)
Photographic evidence documents the existence of a bus operation by this name. It is not clear if this is Breau, Humphrey or a third operator of the period. (photo: facebook: Vintage Moncton's Photos).
W.M. Humphrey (before January 1926 - ?)
Suburban bus operation from Moncton to Sunny Brae, 2 buses, 30 minute headway (15 minutes in rush hours) (CR&MW January 1926, p. 40).
Sunny Brae Bus Lines (? - 1960s?)
Apparent successor of Humphrey's route/service. Purchased 1947 by Berg Jensen from Ken Erb. (Greg Jensen 2011, photo: William A. Luke).
S.M.T. (Eastern) Limited (? - ?)
Province-wide intercity bus operator incorporated 30 June 1937. Photographic evidence suggests that SMT operated suburban service between Moncton and Fox Creek (8 km) in the 1960's. (photo: W.R. Linley [Peter Cox collection])
|Electric railway||11 August 1896 - 11 December 1897,
30 November 1911 - 31 December 1931
|Motor bus||? - present|
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