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Canada Coach Lines (former Pinnacle Sightseeing & Tours)

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Does anyone know if Pinnacle Tours went out of business? the following site shows all the coaches owned by Pinnacle Tours for sale:

http://www.jeffgoldwasser.com/previouslyowned.htm

Off-topic:

That's funny; I've NEVER have seen a Freightliner Double Decker! Does the truck builder got into the coach business, too?

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Those pictures seem to make up the entire Pinnacle fleet. Guess next time someone here heads to Banff they ought to check out the Pinnacle yard.

If they are going under that leaves Brewster Transportation as the only renaming Banff based motorcoach operator. And 2 years ago there was Banff Transportation and Tours and Gray Line based there.

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Those pictures seem to make up the entire Pinnacle fleet. Guess next time someone here heads to Banff they ought to check out the Pinnacle yard.

If they are going under that leaves Brewster Transportation as the only renaming Banff based motorcoach operator. And 2 years ago there was Banff Transportation and Tours and Gray Line based there.

I want that 2008 Freightliner Double Decker

Cummins Diesel

Allison transmission

43,150 miles

Can seat up to 80

Toilet

I didnt know they made buses. Are they any good?

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Ex-BT&T (which I believe was owned for a short time by Pinnacle, but not operated by them to the best of my knowledge), MCI 102C3 #781 now seems to be operated by Airport Shuttle Express in Calgary now. Found it at a shop near the Alyth yard in S.E. Calgary last night with numbers and decals stripped off and new decals for Airport Shuttle Express.

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It appears the Pinnacle MCI 102-EL3 is no longer active. It seems to suffered a fire and is now parked in the back of their lot. I am not sure what fleet number this coach carried, but it is former Banff Transportation & Tours #401.

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This ex-Orleans Express Prevost XL-II almost fooled me for a second hand Canadian Forces Coach until I caught up to it and noticed it had Alberta plates

then saw the small print. Check out the attached image captured in Calgary, Alberta earlier today:

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Does anyone know the relationship between Universal Coach Lines and Canada Coach Lines? Are they a subsidiary of Universal Coach Lines? Both companies share similar website design, images, and slogan.

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Does anyone know the relationship between Universal Coach Lines and Canada Coach Lines? Are they a subsidiary of Universal Coach Lines? Both companies share similar website design, images, and slogan.

Unless they recently partnered together, as far as I know, they have nothing to do with each other. Pinnacle (now Canada Coach Lines) has been around for many years with a fairly small fleet of buses operating mainly in the AB/BC Rockies. Pinnacle also generally does not appear to do work for the same tour companies that Universal frequently does.

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I spotted a white unit operating for this company. I myself thought it was a Federal bus. I spotted it this morning around 9:00am by C.O.P.

This is a very recent change as I was in Banff not too long ago and spotted their coaches with Pinnacle still on them...

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Unless they recently partnered together, as far as I know, they have nothing to do with each other. Pinnacle (now Canada Coach Lines) has been around for many years with a fairly small fleet of buses operating mainly in the AB/BC Rockies. Pinnacle also generally does not appear to do work for the same tour companies that Universal frequently does.

Compare the below two websites and you will find the overwhelming similarities between them:

www.universalcoachlines.com

www.canadacoachlines.ca

You will find that both sites show the same mechanic guy, with the recognizable Universal red star logo on his uniform.

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Compare the below two websites and you will find the overwhelming similarities between them:

www.universalcoachlines.com

www.canadacoachlines.ca

You will find that both sites show the same mechanic guy, with the recognizable Universal red star logo on his uniform.

Yes I realize that, perhaps they may have something to do with each other now.

But as I mentioned, it has never been apparent that Pinnacle and Universal had anything to do with each other.

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Yup, I completely agree with you Kevlo86. It has to be after Pinnacle went out of business and Universal started Canada Coach Lines. But does anyone know why they don't just keep the Universal name?

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Prevost, how do you know Universal started Canada Coach Lines? All we know for certain is that Pinnacle has rebranded as Canada Coach Lines. Anything else is just a assumption at this point.

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Lol okay I don't know for certain they did. However, since the two websites are over 90% the same except for company name, it is very likely the two companies are associated somehow.

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surprised they were able to use the Canada Coach Lines name which was previously owned by the Hamilton Street Railway. Guess the statue of limitations must have expired

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