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The Guelph Transit Commission is a small public transportation agency that operates transit bus services in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.wikipedia
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Guelph

Guelph, OntarioGuelph, ONCity of Guelph
The Guelph Transit Commission is a small public transportation agency that operates transit bus services in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
A few years later, George Sleeman Sr. founded an electric radial railway, the Guelph Railway Company, an important part of the history of Guelph Transit.

Guelph Central Station

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The main terminus is located downtown at Guelph Central Station and at University of Guelph, with a smaller facility at Stone Road Mall and SmartCentres on Woodlawn Road. GO Transit buses and trains on the Kitchener corridor and Via Rail also stop at Guelph Central Station.
It is used by VIA Rail and GO Transit trains, as well as Guelph Transit local buses, GO Transit regional buses and Greyhound intercity buses.

Kitchener line

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GO Transit buses and trains on the Kitchener corridor and Via Rail also stop at Guelph Central Station.

Ontario

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The Guelph Transit Commission is a small public transportation agency that operates transit bus services in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

University of Guelph

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The main terminus is located downtown at Guelph Central Station and at University of Guelph, with a smaller facility at Stone Road Mall and SmartCentres on Woodlawn Road.

GO Transit

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GO Transit buses and trains on the Kitchener corridor and Via Rail also stop at Guelph Central Station.

Via Rail

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GO Transit buses and trains on the Kitchener corridor and Via Rail also stop at Guelph Central Station.

House of Hanover

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Nicknamed the Royal City (reflecting the House of Hanover, known in its native Germany as the House of Welf), Guelph's street railway operated from 1895 until 1939 along five routes.

House of Welf

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Nicknamed the Royal City (reflecting the House of Hanover, known in its native Germany as the House of Welf), Guelph's street railway operated from 1895 until 1939 along five routes.

Toronto Suburban Railway

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It was also the western terminus of the Guelph line of the Toronto Suburban Railway.

Guelph City Council

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In 1894, Guelph City Council granted a street railway franchise to local businessman George Sleeman for a term of twenty years, for which the Guelph Railway Company was incorporated in April 1895.

Sleeman Breweries

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In 1894, Guelph City Council granted a street railway franchise to local businessman George Sleeman for a term of twenty years, for which the Guelph Railway Company was incorporated in April 1895.

Grand Trunk Railway

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The initial route of the GRC was south along Woolwich Street, through the downtown and along Dundas Road, with a second line running from the Sleeman owned Silvercreek Brewery on Waterloo Avenue, to the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk (later Canadian National) Railway stations.

General Electric

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Electrical equipment for 600 volt operation, three closed and two open cars were supplied by the Canadian General Electric Company.

Ontario Agricultural College

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New lines were soon built including Suffolk, added in 1896, O.A.C (Ontario Agricultural College) in 1902 and York Road in 1911.

Hespeler, Ontario

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The Company's charter was extended in 1901 to provide for a line to be constructed to Hespeler, forming a loop line with Puslinch Lake.

Loop line (railway)

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The Company's charter was extended in 1901 to provide for a line to be constructed to Hespeler, forming a loop line with Puslinch Lake.

Puslinch Lake

The Company's charter was extended in 1901 to provide for a line to be constructed to Hespeler, forming a loop line with Puslinch Lake.

Bank of Montreal

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George Sleeman continued to own the line until late 1902 when control passed to the Bank of Montreal and the Traders Bank of Canada.

Trader's Bank Building

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George Sleeman continued to own the line until late 1902 when control passed to the Bank of Montreal and the Traders Bank of Canada.

Preston Car Company

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This business increased to a point where in 1911 a new 27-short ton locomotive, #26, was purchased from Preston Car & Coach, along with two 2-truck 'Prairie' type streetcars, #60 and #70.

Toronto and York Radial Railway

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All five 'Prairie' cars were transferred to the Toronto and York Radial Railway in 1925 and renumbered 151 to 155.

Canadian Pacific Railway

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The initial route of the GRC was south along Woolwich Street, through the downtown and along Dundas Road, with a second line running from the Sleeman owned Silvercreek Brewery on Waterloo Avenue, to the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk (later Canadian National) Railway stations. Both the Canadian Pacific Railway and Ontario Hydro made offers to buy the Guelph system.

Ontario Hydro

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Both the Canadian Pacific Railway and Ontario Hydro made offers to buy the Guelph system.

Bogie

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Seven single-truck Birney cars numbered 219 to 225 were acquired in 1922.