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Can't say for certain but these OC fleet #'s where the last group to leave OC property:

4013,18,30,33,80,99,4101,09,10,12,33,39.

They may be the ones going to SSM Transits, but not 100% sure if those are the ones?

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Can't say for certain but these OC fleet #'s where the last group to leave OC property:

4013,18,30,33,80,99,4101,09,10,12,33,39.

They may be the ones going to SSM Transits, but not 100% sure if those are the ones?

Nope. Not all of those made it so SSM. The SSM buses left over a month ago. Please keep speculation out of this until concrete information is provided regarding fleet numbers.

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After reading this thread and the various questions I can offer the following:

1 original MCI Classic left, 109.

2 original Orion VIs left, 1998 units 119, 120

All the ex-Utah Classics are still active, even though 129 is still in "storage" and may never return

There are 7 ex-OC Transpo Orion VIs in service, 141-147. Ex OC number in brackets 141(4059) 142(4018) 143(4101) 144(4049) 145(4110) 146(4065) 147(4033)

There is a 2013 Nova numbered 140. It is a Plattsburgh built bus and is a "stock" bus like the other 5 Novas they have.

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109, 128 and 129 are still in service and were all in use on Friday.

also note that they have purchased 13 ex-OC Orion VI in total, 9 of them (141 to 149) are in service while the other 4 are still sitting inside the barn, one of them ex-4109 will be the next to be fixed and get back to the road. No clue if they are going to fix the other 3 (ex-4030, 4080 and another one) or not

all their originial Orion VI except 119 and 120 were retired and sitting at the back of the yard together with a number of retired Classics. Suprisingly the two Thomas 122 and 123 are STILL in service but in poor condition. They have purchased ex-Timmins 79 and 80 Thomas as parts bus which maybe the reason they can keep their own for a little longer. Luckily one of each Orion VII and Orion VII NG was spotted in service as i don't think they see regular service very often. All their Novas were seen in service except #135 which was on the hoist.

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Thread bump. Sunday service cutbacks in the Sault. Video here. Also shows several ex-OC Transpo Orion VI buses still in service.

I notice that in addition to the maple leaf livery, SSM Transit also kept the OC Transpo co-operative seating and move back stickers on the inside of the buses.

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I also noticed that in Wiki theres only a small hand full yet I have seen pics of more than what was listed. Can anyone confirm how many were bought from OC Transpo? Also 146 has been repaired even though this was a long time ago. it was repaired using parts from Guelph Transit 149.

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I also noticed that in Wiki theres only a small hand full yet I have seen pics of more than what was listed. Can anyone confirm how many were bought from OC Transpo? Also 146 has been repaired even though this was a long time ago. it was repaired using parts from Guelph Transit 149.

My information may be a bit out of date, but I spent some time there last August. Their fleet should be as follows:

MCI Classic: 128 & 129

Orion VI: 119, 120, & 141 thru 153 (ex. Ottawa)

Orion VII: 131 thru 134

Nova LFS: 135 thru 140

GMC Cutaway: 154 & 155 (Community Buses)

Presumably the SLFs are no more.

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I recently visited Sault Ste Marie and they got only one classic left. Classic 129 was out for a short time on my visit but was quickly changed off for 119. They also got a new Novabus numbered 156. Of course the female driving that bus had to freak out when I took a photo. She just stopped the bus in the middle of the road to report me !

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On 5/26/2016 at 3:41 PM, MCI Classic said:

I recently visited Sault Ste Marie and they got only one classic left. Classic 129 was out for a short time on my visit but was quickly changed off for 119. They also got a new Novabus numbered 156. Of course the female driving that bus had to freak out when I took a photo. She just stopped the bus in the middle of the road to report me !

Iddddiiiiiiiiiottttttttttttttt driver..............i met another crazy one at St Jean Sur Richelieu a few days ago too, stop her Vicinity all the way down at the terminal and scream at me, stupid!

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