NORTH BAY, ON, Jan. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - On Friday, January 27, 2012, Hon. Rick Bartolucci, MPP (Sudbury) and Minister of Northern Development and Mines, joined Paul Goulet, President and CEO of Ontario Northland, to officially open the company's Sudbury Bus Depot.
Employees, charter motor coach clients, city officials, and government representatives were also present to celebrate the opening of the facility.
"I am pleased that this modern, new bus depot location will help provide better service for users of Ontario Northland in Sudbury," said Minister Bartolucci.
Ontario Northland provides north and southbound bus service from this location, in addition to bus parcel express shipping. The new depot is a contemporary space that provides customers with WIFI connectivity, easy access and plentiful parking.
"I am proud to be in Sudbury today to open our new station," stated Paul Goulet, President and CEO of Ontario Northland. "We look forward to continuing to provide reliable transportation service to Sudbury and increasing our presence in this community."
- 9000 ft2 building with two bus bays
- Current Schedule:
To Timmins - 5:30 p.m.
To Toronto - 7:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
From Toronto - 4:45 a.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:45 p.m.
From Timmins - 3:55 p.m.
- Over 250,000 passengers choose Ontario Northland bus transportation each year
- Ontario Northland operates 8 stations and works with 60 agencies throughout Ontario
- Ontario Northland provides over 800 charter bus service days each year to clients such as the Sudbury Wolves and Cambrian College
- Ontera, Ontario Northland's telecommunications company, has relocated its Sudbury office into the facility
- The depot is open 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to midnight
- The mailing address is 1663 The Kingsway, Sudbury, Ontario, P3A 2T4 and the phone number is 705.222.6682
Ontario Northland, an Agency of the Province of Ontario, was established in 1902 and is a recognized leader in promoting sustainable economic growth by establishing and operating transportation and telecommunication links, primarily in Northeastern Ontario. With approximately 1,000 employees who live and work in the North, Ontario Northland and the economic activity it stimulates, has a dramatic impact in the region.
For further information:
Rebecca McGlynn, Ontario Northland, 705.472.4500 or 1.800.363.7512 ext. 529, cell 705.845.8005