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Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there will be bus cancellations again on Wednesday morning [March 29]. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for Wednesday morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15 & 7:45Route # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:10 & 8:40Route # 2 Hamilton to Ord Road 7:35Route # 4 Hamilton to Spanish Point... Read more of this article

Ministry: Four Bus Cancellations For Friday

Ministry: Four Bus Cancellations For Friday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there are bus cancellations again this morning [March 24], with the Barnes Corner/Hamilton and St George’s/Hamilton routes affected. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for this morning:Route # 8 Barnes Corner to Hamilton 9:04amRoute # 8 Hamilton to Barnes Corner 8:30amRoute # 11 St. George’s... Read more of this article

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock said they note the “Government’s indication that it intends to shift towards a greener bus system” and “look forward to reviewing the RFP that Minister Gibbons announced; the RFP will be for electric, hybrid or Liquid Natural Gas [LNG] buses to replace the existing diesel based bus fleet.” “Greenrock does not support... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there are bus cancellations again this morning [March 22]. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for this morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15amRoute # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:10amRoute # 10 St. George’s to Hamilton 8:00am and 8:15amRoute # 11 St. George’s to Hamilton 9:00am Related... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For This Morning

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For This Morning

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there are bus cancellations again this morning [March 21], and also noted that “no school buses have been cancelled.” The list of Bus Route Cancellations for this morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:45amRoute # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:40amRoute # 2 Ord Road to Hamilton 7:35amRoute... Read more of this article

Ministry: Five Bus Cancellations This Morning

Ministry: Five Bus Cancellations This Morning

The Ministry of Transport advised that there are five bus cancellations this morning [March 20], and also noted that “all CedarBridge and Berkeley School buses are running.” Bus Service Cancellations for this morning:Route # 2 Ord Road to Hamilton 7:55amRoute # 4 Spanish Point to Hamilton 7:42amRoute # 7 Dockyard to Hamilton 7:50am... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘School Runs Should Not Be Cancelled’

Minister: ‘School Runs Should Not Be Cancelled’

Following the cancellation of buses that serve CedarBridge Academy last week, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said he spoke with the Director of DPT and gave “direction that school runs should not be cancelled in the event that there are bus shortages.” A number of bus routes were cancelled on Friday,... Read more of this article

Fleet Size Of 105, With 10 Buses Out Of Service

Fleet Size Of 105, With 10 Buses Out Of Service

Following the cancellation of some of today’s bus routes, the Department of Public Transportation provided an update, saying that at present there are 10 buses out of service that need “engine rebuilds or new transmissions.” The DPT noted that the fleet size has shrunk from 123 buses in 2007 to 105 buses today and said the average... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Friday March 17

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Friday March 17

A number of bus routes have been cancelled today [March 17], the Ministry said, with the list below being sent out by the Ministry who said, “Please see attached bus cancellations [2 attachments] for this morning Friday March 17, 2017, noting the specific routes affected.” Some of the routes listed do not have specific times included, and... Read more of this article

Bus Driver Praises Bystanders & Firefighters

Bus Driver Praises Bystanders & Firefighters

[Written by Don Burgess] “Everybody is calling me a hero, but I just did my job.” This from humble driver Stacey Simmons whose bus was a total write-off after being engulfed in flames. Mr. Simmons was behind the wheel of the bus, which was travelling from Watford Bridge to Somersfield Academy, when it caught fire around 7:40am near St. Mary’s... Read more of this article

Bus Fire: BIU President Expresses Concern

Bus Fire: BIU President Expresses Concern

BIU President Chris Furbert has expressed deep concern following this morning’s bus fire, saying that as recently as February 2017 he met with the Transport Minister and Premier “at which time he again expressed his concern with regards to the Public Transportation Department,” and also noted that he will be meeting with the Director... Read more of this article

Counsellors Assist Students After Bus Fire

Counsellors Assist Students After Bus Fire

Students who were on the bus that caught fire this morning have had the chance to meet with guidance counsellors, with both schools moving to support the students after the fire. School Bus Catches Fire At around 7.40am today, the bus — which was transporting students from both Warwick Academy and Somersfield — caught fire on Middle Road... Read more of this article

Bus Driver Commended, Investigation Underway

Bus Driver Commended, Investigation Underway

Authorities continue an investigation into a school bus fire that occurred this morning on Middle Road, Warwick, with the bus, traveling from Watford Bridge to Somersfield Academy, carrying students when it caught fire just after 7am near St. Mary’s Road, forcing an immediate evacuation. “There were no injuries, as the bus operator safely escorted... Read more of this article