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Thompson Bus Announces Schedule Ahead Of September 1 Launch

Thompson Bus has announced what their schedule will look like when they start limited service as of September 1st.


They plan on operating passenger and freight service from Thompson to Cross Lake, Gillam and Winnipeg.


The Thompson to Winnipeg route will operate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with buses leaving Thompson at 10:00pm and arriving in Winnipeg around 7:00am the next morning.


Stops along the way will include Wabowden, Ponton, Grand Rapids and Ashern.


The Winnipeg to Thompson route will also operate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with buses leaving Winnipeg at 10:45pm and arriving in Thompson around 8:00am the next morning.


A one-way ticket to Winnipeg will cost $132.74, a trip to Gillam will cost $57.52 while a ticket to Cross Lake will set you back $44.25.


Thompson Bus says that there will be 30 seats available on each bus, a number that will be evaluated for use in the full service phase currently scheduled to start in November.


The local start-up says that their goals for this month, before they launch three weeks tomorrow, include obtaining the required documents to operate and the hiring of local staff. 








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