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Common Courtesies

Perfume

Please use perfumes in moderation. Some passengers suffer from allergies, asthma and/or other health conditions and are affected by strong smells.

Cellular/Ipod

Keep the volume of your music and/or conversation to a reasonable limit.

Fares and Merchants

Fares

- Regular monthly pass: $247
- Student monthly pass: $178
- Booklet of 10 tickets: $102
- One way ticket: $15

Monthly passes and booklets available at the following merchants:

  • PharmaChoice - Russell Pharmacy (110 Craig, Russell)
  • Pronto Convenience Store (1119 Concession, Russell)
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (703 Notre-Dame, Embrun)
  • Town Hall (717 Notre-Dame, Embrun)

Ticket exchange

The 2018 10-ticket booklets have expired on March 31, 2019 and can be exchanged for new tickets. Exchanges are accepted at the Town Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

UPDATE FROM OC TRANSPO

Our monthly passes will no longer be accepted on OC Transpo buses as of April 1, 2019. Passengers who need to transfer to OC Transpo routes will be required to purchase a Presto Card and select their choice of fare. For more detailed information on purchasing a Presto Card and types of fares, click here. 

What happens if I lose my pass?

Email us as soon as possible. The local merchants are not authorized to replace your pass.

Note:

  1. Cheques are not accepted. Payment methods at the merchant’s discretion.
  2. Student must show proof of valid registration. Student ID cards are accepted as proof in order to pay the student rate.
  3. Only bus drivers sell one-way trip tickets. The exact change is required.

Important Notices

Regular schedule

No buses run on the following days:

  • January 1 - New Year's Day
  • April 19 - Good Friday
  • May 20 - Victoria Day
  • July 1 - Canada Day
  • September 2 - Labour Day
  • October 14 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas
  • December 26 - Boxing Day
        

Reduced service on the following days (AM: Options 2 et 3 only / PM: Options 1 et 2 only):

  • April 22 - Easter Monday
  • August 5 - Civic Holiday
  • November 11 - Remembrance Day
  • NEW:
    St-Laurent Station Bus Stop (AM)
    Hurdman Station Bus Stop (PM)
    Mackenzie King Bus Stop (PM)

     

    Park and Rides

    • Embrun Arena (Blais Street, Embrun)
    • Russell Avenue, First Avenue (behind Mother Theresa Catholic School)
    • Duncanville Park (South of Mill Street, Russell)
    • OC Transpo in Vars (corner of St-Guillaume and St-Pierre)

    The Township of Russell is not held liable for any loss or stolen items or damages to your vehicle.

    Schedules and Maps

    Russell Transpo offers its residents a commuting service between Embrun and Russell to Ottawa and Hull Monday to Friday.

    Schedule

    Maps

    Tax Credit

    After June 2017, monthly passes and 10-ticket booklets are no longer tax deductible. For more information, click here.

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    COMMENTS/QUESTIONS

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    613-443-3066 (extension 2346)

    http://fr.russell.ca/residents/services_pour_les_residents/transport_en_commun/