All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

by David A. Wyatt

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Principal System

Moose Jaw streetcar corner of High and Main (postcard) Moose Jaw Electric Railway Company (04 September 1911 - 08 October 1932)
Incorporated 1910/11 (Sask.) Opening day ceremonies conducted 19 August 1911. Introduced motorbuses 02 February 1928. (photo: Peel Library/UofAlberta).

Moose Jaw Transportation Company (1932 - 31 March 1957)
Owned by the last general manager of the MJERyCo. Also owned the transit system in Medicine Hat for a time in the early 1950s. (CR&MW 1931, 1933, RS).

City of Moose Jaw Transit System 12 (GM old look) 1969 (Peter Cox collection) Moose Jaw Transit (System) (01 April 1957 - present)
Municipal enterprise. (RS, Dawes et al. 1972, CUTA 1976-77, CUTA 1989, CUTA 1991/2, CUTA 1992). (photos Peter Cox collection, Alex Regiec, William A. Luke).

Moose Jaw GMC “new look” (Alex Regiec 1997) Moose Jaw Orion 01 (William A. Luke) Moose Jaw Transit 15 (Eldorado) (Alex Regiec 2009) Moose Jaw Transit 24 (Novabus) (Alex Regiec 2009)

Moose Jaw Transit System logo (1967)
system logo (1967)
Service area population36,000 (1991)
Vehicle fleet9 buses (2000)
Employees30 (1991)
Data source:CUTA 1991/2
CTHF/SSG 2000

Modes

Electric railway04 September 1911* - 08 October 1932
Motor bus02 February 1928 - present
* Formal opening ceremonies held 19 August 1911 (RFC).

References


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