FORT SASKATCHEWAN TRANSIT

Fort Saskatchewan is located Northeast of Edmonton. Bus service began with an 8 month trial commencing in September 2004 with the route 198 connecting Fort Saskatchewan to ETS's Clareview LRT Station. The service was contracted to ETS who operated it as the route 198, and with the reorganization of contracted routes to the 500's, as the 580. For 10 years the service more or less operated unchanged as a mainly peak hour, Monday-Friday service doing a loop through Fort Saskatchewan and to Clareview. I say "mainly peak" as the first afternoon bus would start at about 13:30. April 2014 brought in local routes provided by local contractor Fort Taxi and Buslines who provided 2 high floor cutaways. The two routes, the 582 and 583, operated opposite loops while the 198 was reduced to a smaller loop. The next major change was in September 2016 when buses purchased by the City and operated by PWTransit took over local routes, and provided all day service. The routes remained the 582 and 583, and which point ETS renumbered it's route to 580. The fleet purchased by Fort Saskatchewan consisted of 3 GMC/ Arboc cutaway buses. ETS buses are drawn from a pool of highway equipped buses (emergency gear on board is basically all it is).


Thumbnail Bus # Date Description
FST- Contracted Owned Fleet
03  August 31, 2016 #03 in the parking lot of the Dow Centennial Centre, FST's main transfer point. 
03  August 31, 2016 #03 in the parking lot of the Dow Centennial Centre, FST's main transfer point. 
03  August 31, 2016 #03 turning onto 84 St from Highway 21.
FST-14   August 31, 2016 FST-14 crossing Highway 21 on 84 St. 
FST-14  August 31, 2016 FST-14 crossing Highway 21 on 84 St.  
FST- City Owned Fleet
       
ETS Operated Services
ETS 4700  April 22, 2014 ETS #4700 passing the water tower in Fort Saskatchewan on 101 St.
ETS 4700  April 22, 2014 ETS #4700 passing the water tower in Fort Saskatchewan on 101 St
ETS 4700  April 22, 2014 ETS #4700 on 101 St, about to turn onto 96 Ave. Note the sign showing where the Route 198 turn is. 
ETS 4700  April 22, 2014 ETS #4700 on 100 Ave approaching the turn at Sherridon Drive in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 4700  April 22, 2014 ETS #4700 on 100 Ave approaching the turn at Sherridon Drive in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 4790  April 22, 2014 ETS #4790 turning from 90 St onto 97 Ave in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 4790  April 22, 2014 ETS #4790 turning from 90 St onto 97 Ave in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 4790  April 22, 2014  ETS 4790 on 82 St approaching 97 Ave in Fort Saskatchewan. 
ETS 4724 August 31, 2016 ETS #4724 in the parking lot of the Dow Centennial Centre, FST's main transfer point.
Bus Stops and Signage in Fort Saskatchewan
ETS 7853  April 22, 2014 ETS bus stop 7853 in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 7853  April 22, 2014 ETS bus stop 7853 in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 7768  April 22, 2014 ETS bus stop 7768 with route 198 turn sign in Fort Saskatchewan.
ETS 7967  April 22, 2014 ETS bus stop 7967 and bus shelter in Fort Saskatchewan.

This page last updated on July 2, 2017.

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