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OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS:

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TRANSIT MUSEUM BUS

Visits to schools, senior centres, car shows & community events.

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FILM & TV

Our vintage buses and coaches are available for film & TV production.

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The Manitoba Transit Heritage Association is a proud affilitate member in the following national and regional organizations:

Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation

Manitoba Association of Museums

The voice and resource for Canada's transit heritage by preserving and promoting transit history through networking.

The primary museum related service organization involved in training, advocacy and promoting excellence.

MANITOBA TRANSIT HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

Celebrating Transit History

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Support the work of the MTHA

The Manitoba Transit Heritage Association welcomes and gratefully accepts donations big and small. An official tax receipt will be issued for donated amounts of $25.00 and over.

GIVE GENEROUSLY

Support the work of the MTHA with a generous gift.

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The Manitoba Transit Heritage Association, Inc. (MTHA) was established on July 21, 1989 by a group of dedicated Winnipeg Transit employees and retirees interested in preserving, recording, and sharing transit heritage.


The MTHA is a membership-based museum and registered tax charitable organization whose volunteers continue to restore and operate the largest collection of authentic vintage transit vehicles in the Province of Manitoba. We provide these historically accurate vehicles for appearances in movies and television, and together with our Transit Museum Bus bring them to schools and other community events for public education.

AFFILIATE ORGANIZATIONS

The MTHA 2025 Calendar now available

The Manitoba Transit Heritage Association has produced a 2025 Calendar featuring full colour pictures of vintage trolley coaches and motor buses from Winnipeg and Brandon Transit and select intercity carriers showcasing public transportation history.


Copies can be purchased at the MTHA Museum Bus during a special event, or online through our new MTHA Store using PayPal and Canada Post. The online retail price is $15.00 Canadian, plus $4.00 shipping and handling.

Membership has its benefits ... join today!

Membership in the MTHA brings with it many benefits as well as supporting our preservation work and bus museum. These benefits include:

     ·     Our “Switch Iron” newsletter twice a year, including news, photos and features.

     ·     Members-only emails with updates and advance notice of events.

     ·     Participation in Association meetings and at events.

     ·     Connecting with fellow transit supporters and enthusiasts.

All of this for the individual membership fee of $25.00 annually (payable in CAD $).

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In Memoriam - Dennis R. Cavanagh

It is with great sadness that the Manitoba Transit Heritage Association has learnt of the passing of one of its founding members, Mr. Dennis Cavanagh.


Dennis started his career driving for Grey Goose Bus Lines and later served as an employee of Winnipeg Transit for over 30 years retiring in 2012. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Manitoba Transit Heritage Association in 1989, and was  co-author of "Dusty Trails to Divided Highways: A history of intercity bus lines in Manitoba", first published in 2006.


His knowledge, dedication to historic preservation and commitment to community, among other admirable qualities, will be greatly missed. Rest-In-Peace.

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Purchase official MTHA merchandise or membership.

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New MTHA President & Vice President

At its Annual General Meeting held last night in Headingley, Manitoba, the membership of the Manitoba Transit Heritage Association elected a new President and 2nd Vice-President. Please welcome our new President, Mr. James La Vallee (left), and 2nd Vice-President, Mr. Gary Goodman (right).