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I would imagine that there is an 1103 operated by Greyhound Canada or Gray Line in Toronto (probably a DL3) in addition the DW3 on the US roster.

But about the 65xxs and 66xxs, were they in Canada from Day One, considering that most units in Greyhound Canada are numbered consecutively (except for US transfers).

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The only 1103 that I've seen was Gray Line's 102EL3. Wonder if they'd count that as it was operated by Laidlaw..

Here's a shot of 6553 on Pit 1 at the Edmonton Shop.

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Okay, so those numbers were skipped. However, there would be two 1072s (and 1063s as well, as examples). This one is in New York City, a D3---1072 of the USA fleet (I also have a picture of 1063 US).

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Don't ask me why the bus has a New York plate instead of a Texas plate...I have no idea.

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The only 1103 that I've seen was Gray Line's 102EL3. Wonder if they'd count that as it was operated by Laidlaw..

Back when Laidlaw purchased the GCTC operations in 1997, the Canadian fleets (PMCL, Voyageur, Grey Goose, Laidlaw, Gray Line Operations, GCTC) were "merged". The common part of all liveries was now the blue and red "swoosh". When units were transferred from one division to the other, dogs and lettering were stripped and new names applied. 1091, an EL3, is a good example. Originally delivered with swoosh and Laidlaw lettering, goes back to GCTC over the slow winter season, runs scheduled service with Greyhound logos, goes back to other operations during high season.

Most the of EL3s that were purchased by Laidlaw with GCTC fleet numbers are gone to Gray Line West and PMCL/Cha-Co operations.

Uwe

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Back when Laidlaw purchased the GCTC operations in 1997, the Canadian fleets (PMCL, Voyageur, Grey Goose, Laidlaw, Gray Line Operations, GCTC) were "merged". The common part of all liveries was now the blue and red "swoosh". When units were transferred from one division to the other, dogs and lettering were stripped and new names applied. 1091, an EL3, is a good example. Originally delivered with swoosh and Laidlaw lettering, goes back to GCTC over the slow winter season, runs scheduled service with Greyhound logos, goes back to other operations during high season.

Most the of EL3s that were purchased by Laidlaw with GCTC fleet numbers are gone to Gray Line West and PMCL/Cha-Co operations.

Uwe

I thought #1091 went to RMR along with the other E's ?

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I thought #1091 went to RMR along with the other E's ?

I think in general the level of maintenance went down after greyhound took over the fleet from PMCL. Do they still have the facility in Midland?

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Cool! One minor thing, those two units are D4500's. :-)

I didnt know that there were D4500's with those yellow turning lights at the front.

It seems like bus companies are doing whatever they can to get their hands on any equipment that is available. If it runs, put it on in service kinda thing, even if it doesnt have paint on it. That was my observation yesterday.

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Cool! One minor thing, those two units are D4500's. :-)
1120 is a DL3 isn't it? :angry:

2000 102-DL3 (1112-1137)

2001 D4500 (1138-1182)

I think all of Greyhound's Ds have the higher turn signals, except for the ex-Brewster ones. (1013-1017)

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1120 is a DL3 isn't it? :angry:

2000 102-DL3 (1112-1137)

2001 D4500 (1138-1182)

I think all of Greyhound's Ds have the higher turn signals, except for the ex-Brewster ones. (1013-1017)

I could be wrong, but as far as I knew, both the 2000 and 2001 D's at Greyhound were D4500's. Also, it would be #'s 1113 and up as #1112 is an E series coach and is with Gray Line West. That brings up a question; There were originally two batches of E series coaches bought by Greyhound around that time. First batch, some operated for Greyhound and went to Gray Line shortly after that. Second batch, all went to Gray Line and never operated for Greyhound. (Except for on peak overloads when Gray Line operators at the time did runs for Greyhound.) So were the second batch built in 1999 or 2000?? I believe they were delivered in 2000, but I don't remember. Also, are they E4500's or 102EL3's?

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Yeah Vancouver's terminal is pretty awesome. Calgary is pretty good too.

Edmonton's Greyhound depot is actually owned by Brewster.

Clagary's Depot is also owned by Brewster. I heard from a Calgary driver that there are plans to move the Calgary Depot in the next year or two.

Here are a bunch of the random photos I've taken since I started driving on the Vancouver Spareboard in March. I can't believe I actually made a G look half decent.

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In case you're wondering 1184 is posed in Strathcona Provincial Park west of Campbell River on Vancouver Island, 1265 is parked at the Kelowna Depot, 990 is on Hwy 97 between Peachland and Summerland BC, 1042 is being taken for a spin by the mechanics at the Vancouver Shop, and 988 is on the Stanley Park Causeway approaching the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver on a trip to Pemberton.

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Another NeOn bus for Greyhound (1327---better angles than my shots of 1330; see thumbs below):

Also, what is it with those big orange second turn lights above the headlights on Greyhound Canada MCI D series buses (pre-D4505)?

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Great shots, both of you!

So 1296-1302 is the highest series of Greyhound buses I know of. Does anyone know the range of the series that 1327 is part of? Wonder if they are 2008 units... Also, are they exclusive to NeOn?

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Great shots, both of you!

So 1296-1302 is the highest series of Greyhound buses I know of. Does anyone know the range of the series that 1327 is part of? Wonder if they are 2008 units... Also, are they exclusive to NeOn?

Someone earlier in the thread, IINM, said that 1327 and 1330 at least are ex-Hotard buses.

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Great shots, both of you!

So 1296-1302 is the highest series of Greyhound buses I know of. Does anyone know the range of the series that 1327 is part of? Wonder if they are 2008 units... Also, are they exclusive to NeOn?

From what I was told....

1303 and up are pre owned (used) coaches

the 2008/09 coaches well be in the 14xx number range....

A Greyhound USA bus doing a Toronto-Guelph run, something I have never seen before.

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probably a bus headed back to detroit..... but pressed into service.... deadhead to windsor after the run?

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Sorry for the size in advance, still learning lol

884 in the ready line at the Edmonton shop

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1215 awaiting repairs behind the shop

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