Coast Mountain Bus Company

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Coast Mountain Bus Company, an operating subsidiary of Translink, provides bus and SeaBus service in the Metro Vancouver area.

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Service area

Coast Mountain Bus Company provides service in all 21 municipalities that make up Metro Vancouver (the former Greater Vancouver area). These are: Anmore, Belcarra, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, City of Langley, District of Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver, and White Rock.

Service is provided using a large fleet of conventional diesel, trolley, and community buses.

Fares

Coast Mountain Bus Company, as well as other Translink operating subsidiaries operate under a fare zone structure. With the exception of daily, monthly, or annual passes fares are valid for any direction of travel up to 90 minutes. Fares must be valid while on a Translink vehicle.

Age catagories for fares: Adult, 14-64 Concession, 5-13, 65+, and 14-19 holding a Go Card (registered Middle/Secondary/High School student)

Cash fares

Zones are not in effect after 6:30pm daily, and on weekends/holidays.

Zones Adult Concession
1 $2.75 $1.75
2 $4.00 $2.75
3 $5.50 $3.75

FareSaver

FareSaver's include 10 transfers that are validated on the rider's first trip. Zones are not in effect after 6:30pm daily, and on weekends/holidays.

Zones Adult Concession
1 $21.00 $17.50
2 $31.50 N/A
3 $42.00 N/A

Day Pass

Valid from the start of the service day to the end of the service day.

Zones Adult Concession
All $9.75 $7.50

Monthly Pass

Zones are not in effect after 6:30pm daily, and on weekends/holidays.

Zones Adult Concession Employer Pass
1 $91.00 $52.00 $79.25
2 $124.00 $52.00 $106.75
3 $170.00 $52.00 $146.25

University Pass

All students at participating institutions buy into the U-Pass BC program. The U-pass fee is paid along with the student's tuition for a 4 month semester of 35$ {previously $30) each month. Students could retrieve their passes through dispensing machines on campus. All students must carry their student ID for the case of fare inspections.

Current fleet summary

Conventional Bus

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
3283-3287,
3289-3291,
3293-3299,
3301,
3303-3305
Coast Mountain Bus Company 3303-a.jpg 1998 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R5 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
3309-3358 Coast Mountain Bus Company 3345-a.jpg 2006 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport C Gas Plus

Cummins Westport ISL-G

Allison B400R Luminator Horizon
7101-7150 Coast Mountain Bus Company R7109-a.jpg 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • 14 active units
7151-7243 Coast Mountain Bus Company 7207-a.jpg 1996 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • 67 active units
7247-7297 Coast Mountain Bus Company 7297-a.jpg 1998 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
7299,
7301-7374
Coast Mountain Bus Company 7299-a.jpg 1999 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Balios Orange LED
7375-7399,
7401-7429
Coast Mountain Bus Company 7403-a.jpg 2000 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R Balios Orange LED
7430-7446 Coast Mountain Bus Company 7446-a.jpg 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R Balios Orange LED
7447-7499,
7501-7504
Coast Mountain Bus Company 7483-a.jpg 2006 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R6 Luminator Horizon
8001-8021 Coast Mountain Bus Company 8002-a.jpg 1998 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Luminator MAX3000
  • 8010 has Balios Orange LED sign
8022-8047 Coast Mountain Bus Company 8025-a.jpg 1999 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Balios Orange LED
8048-8099,
8101
Coast Mountain Bus Company 8092-a.jpg 2000 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Balios Orange LED
8105-8117 Coast Mountain Bus Company 8110-a.jpg 2007 NFI D60LFR Cummins ISM Allison B500R6 Luminator Horizon
8118-8156 Coast Mountain Bus Company 8141-a.jpg 2009 NFI DE60LFR Cummins ISL Allison EP50
Luminator Horizon
9201-9276 Coast Mountain Bus Company 9208-a.jpg 2000-2001 OBI Orion V Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B500R6 Balios Orange LED
  • Suburban buses
9277-9285 Coast Mountain Bus Company 9281-a.jpg 2007-2008 OBI Orion V Cummins ISL ZF 6HP592C Luminator Horizon
  • Suburban buses
9401-9499,
9501-9542
Coast Mountain Bus Company 9526-a.jpg 2009 Nova Bus LFS HEV Cummins ISB Allison EP40
Axion Orange LED
  • First of 141 units arrived in October 2009
  • Delivery Completed Early to Mid 2010
9543-9581,
9583-9590
Coast Mountain Bus Company 9547-a.jpg 2009 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C Axion Orange LED
  • Delivery completed early 2010
  • 9582 skipped
9605-9699,
9701-9725
Coast Mountain Bus Company 9601-a.jpg 2007 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C Axion Orange LED
9726-9791 Coast Mountain Bus Company 9779-a.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL ZF 6HP554C Axion Orange LED
12001-12025 Coast Mountain Bus Company 12010-a.jpg 2012-13 NFI XDE60 Cummins ISL9 Allison EP50
Luminator Horizon
  • Entered service April 29, 2013

Trolleybus

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motor Destination sign Notes
2101-2199,
2201-2289
Coast Mountain Bus Company 2206-a.jpg 2005-2007 NFI E40LFR Škoda
19 ML 3550 K/4
Luminator Horizon 2101 labelled as E40LF
2501-2540 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2501-a.jpg 2007-2008 NFI E60LFR Škoda
19 ML 3550 K/4
Luminator Horizon
2541-2574 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2574-a.jpg 2009 NFI E60LFR Škoda
19 ML 3550 K/4
Luminator Horizon
  • Initial order for additional 20 vehicles, additional 18 vehicles converted from hybrid order in 2008
  • Order completed Early 2009

Community Shuttle

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
S258-S301 Coast Mountain Bus Company S271-a.jpg 2007 GMC/ElDorado C5500/Aero Elite GMC Duramax 6.6L Allison 1000 with Telma retarder Luminator Horizon
S302-S356 Coast Mountain Bus Company S350-a.jpg 2008 GMC/ElDorado C5500/Aero Elite GMC Duramax 6.6L Allison 1000 with Telma retarder Luminator Horizon
S357-S380 Coast Mountain Bus Company S380-a.jpg 2009 GMC/ElDorado C5500/Aero Elite GMC Duramax 6.6L Allison 1000 with Telma retarder Luminator Horizon
S381 Coast Mountain Bus Company S381-a.jpg 2011 Chevrolet/ElDorado G4500/Aerotech Formerly numbered S401 as demonstrator
S382-S393 Coast Mountain Bus Company S382-a.jpg 2012 Chevrolet/ElDorado G4500/Aerotech
S410-S434 Coast Mountain Bus Company S415-a.jpg 2012 IC Bus AC Series International MaxxForce 7 Allison 1000 Series
S435-S464 2013 IC Bus AC Series International MaxxForce 7 Allison 1000 Series
S1305-S1315 2013 Chevrolet/ElDorado G4500/Aerotech
  • 1301-1304 & 1316-1320 at WVMT
  • Operated by D&W services

Seabus

Name Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Engine Propellers Notes
Burrard Otter 1977
Burrard Beaver 1977
Burrard Pacific Breeze TransLink Burrard Pacific Breeze.jpg 2009
Burrard Otter II 2014

Retired Fleet Summary (Incomplete)

Conventional Bus

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
1158-1192 Vancouver Regional Transit System 1176-a.jpg 1982 Flyer D901A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign Ex-3165-3199 in 1996.
3001-3021 Coast Mountain Bus Company 3013-a.jpg 1991 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Rollsign
  • Express buses
  • All retired and scrapped
3101-3199,
3201-3210
Coast Mountain Bus Company 3155-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • 3101-3110 & 3154-3175 had suburban configurations
  • All retired.
  • 3102 donated to TRU.
  • 3106 preserved by TRAMS.
  • 3122,3147,3139,3155 sold.
3211-3257 Coast Mountain Bus Company 3254-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • 3232-3242 had suburban configurations.
  • Retired and scrapped.
3258-3282 Coast Mountain Bus Company 3276-a.jpg 1995 NFI C40 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
3288,
3292,
3302,
3306-3308
Coast Mountain Bus Company 3303-a.jpg 1998 NFI C40LF Cummins C Gas Plus Voith D863.3 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX 3283-3287, 3289-3291, 3293-3299, 3301, 3303-3305 are all now diesel buses
4101-4115 Coast Mountain Bus Company 4112-a.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign
  • "Hillclimber".
  • 4107 preserved by TRAMS.
4116-4143 Coast Mountain Bus Company 4127-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
4144-4192 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
4193-4199,
4201-4278
Coast Mountain Bus Company 4254-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D86.3ADR Rollsign
  • First to be wheelchair lift equipped,
  • 4269-78 are express buses
  • 4254 retrofitted to Voith D863.3
  • 4276 preserved by TRAMS
5501-5508 Coast Mountain Bus Company 5503-a.jpg 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Transmissions swapped from Allison VS2-6 series to the Allison V730
5509-5521 Coast Mountain Bus Company 5519-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Transmissions swapped from Allison VS2-6 series to the Allison V730
7244,
7246
Coast Mountain Bus Company 7244-b.jpg 1998 NFI DE40LF Cummins ISB GM-Allison EP40
hybrid system
Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Placed in storage in 2010 and scrapped in December 2012.
  • Ex-Fuel Cell buses
7298 Coast Mountain Bus Company 7298-a.jpg 1998 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison World B400R5 Luminator MegaMax Transferred to WVMT and renumbered 981.

Trolleybus

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motor Destination sign Notes
2701-2947 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2870-a.jpg 1982-1983 Flyer E901A/E902 General Electric Rollsign All retired from revenue service in March 2008
  • 80 units were sold to Mendoza, Argentina in October 2008
  • 2805 and 2812 preserved by TRAMS; 2812 scrapped.

Community Shuttle

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
S001 2000 Ford/Corbeil E-350/minibus Ford Powerstroke 7.3L Ford TorqueShift None
S002 2000 Ford/Girardin E-350/MBC-II Ford Powerstroke 7.3L Ford TorqueShift None
S003-S005 2002 Ford/Goshen E-550/? Ford Powerstroke 7.3L Ford TorqueShift
S006-S017 2002 Ford/CBB E-450/Polar V Ford Powerstroke 7.3L Ford TorqueShift
S018-S056 2003 Ford/CBB E-450/Polar V Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Ford TorqueShift Some units have Telma retarder (Those unit for CMBC)
S057-S061 Coast Mountain Bus Company S059-a.jpg 1996 Ford/Champion E-450/? Ford Powerstroke 7.3L Ford TorqueShift Ex-King County Metro
S062-S098 2004 Ford/CBB E-450/Polar V Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Ford TorqueShift Some units have Telma retarder
S099-S102 2005 Ford/CBB E-450/Polar V Ford Powerstroke 6.0L Ford TorqueShift
S200-S236 Coast Mountain Bus Company S224-a.jpg 2005 GMC/ElDorado C5500/Aero Elite GMC Duramax 6.6L Allison 1000 with Telma retarder Luminator Horizon
S237-S257 Coast Mountain Bus Company S253-a.jpg 2006 GMC/ElDorado C5500/Aero Elite GMC Duramax 6.6L Allison 1000 with Telma retarder Luminator Horizon
7130 (II) 2009 Yaxing JS6830GHDP Demonstrator bus. Sent to Calgary Transit
S400 2010 GMC/Arboc G4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L Demonstrator bus.

External links

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Websites/blogs

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Transit Centres Vancouver - Burnaby - North Vancouver - Surrey - Port Coquitlam - Richmond - Oakridge
Current Fleet 2101-2289 2501-2540 2541-2574 3283-3308 3309-3358 7101-7150 7151-7243 7247-7297 7299-7374 7375-7429 7430-7446 7447-7504 8001-8021 8022-8047 8048-8101 8102-8117 8118-8156 9201-9276 9277-9285 9401-9542 9543-9590 9601-9725 9726-9791 12001-12025
Retired Fleet 2701-2947 3001-3021 3101-3210 3211-3257 3258-3282 3283-3308 4101-4115 4116-4143 4144-4192 4193-4278 5501-5508 5509-5521 7244-7246
Paint Schemes BC Transit paint scheme Original B-Line paint scheme New B-Line paint scheme Clean Air paint scheme Ghost paint scheme New Sweep-R paint scheme Suburban paint scheme Suburban grey paint scheme Sweep paint scheme
Routes
Conventional 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 19 20 22 25 26 27 28 29 32 33 41 43 44 49 50 84 100 101 104 106 110 112 116 123 125 129 130 134 135 136 143 144 145 150 151 152 153 155 156 157 159 160 169 178 188 190 209 210 211 212 214 228 229 230 232 236 239 240 241 242 246 247 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 301 311 312 314 316 319 320 321 323 324 325 326 329 335 340 341 345 351 352 354 364 375 388 391 393 394 395 401 402 403 404 405 407 410 430 480 501 502 503 509 531 555 590 595 601 602 603 604 606 608 609 620 640 701 791
B-Line 96 97 99
Community Shuttle C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C9 C10 C11 C12 C15 C19 C20 C21 C23 C24 C25 C26 C27 C28 C29 C30 C36 C37 C38 C40 C41 C43 C44 C45 C46 C47 C48 C49 C50 C51 C52 C53 C60 C61 C62 C63 C64 C70 C71 C73 C74 C75 C76 C84 C86 C87 C88 C89 C90 C92 C93 C94 C96 C98
Night Bus N6 N8 N9 N10 N15 N16 N17 N19 N20 N22 N24 N35
Retired 98 154 177 179 189 290 292 332 424 488 490 491 492 496 C22 C35 C95 C99 ]
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