The vehicles’ maintenance is one of the key elements in the Réseau de transport de Longueuil’s every day activities. In order to fulfill its promise to offer its customers a service of quality, the RTL must make sure that the buses respect as much as possible their schedules, that the personnel is courteous, but also that the buses are clean, comfortable and safe.
There are several maintenance trades, from mechanics to electricians and machinists to perform all the required tasks.Each evening, the RTL employees proceed with the refuelling of the vehicles following the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) inspection requirements:
The daily activities comprise the following:
Almost every four months, or at 13,000 km, the interior of each bus is thoroughly washed. The roof, walls, seats, cab interior, to name a few, are thoroughly washed in a cleaning bay adapted especially for that purpose.