BC Transit 6209-6271

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BC Transit 6209-6271 were GMDD T6H-4523N "New Look" buses built in 1976.

This large order was placed by the B.C. Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Bureau of Transit Services for use in Greater Vancouver, the Capital Region, and many smaller systems across the province. BC Hydro assumed ownership of buses used in the Vancouver and Victoria systems, while Small Communities buses remained under BTS ownership. In 1980, ownership of BC Hydro buses was transferred the Urban Transit Authority, renamed BC Transit in 1982

Engine Transmission Seating Back Door Destination Sign
Detroit Diesel
6V71N
Allison
VS2-6 / VH9
2 pc.
Treadle
Rollsign

Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
6209 6209 1976 C337 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6210 6210 1976 C338 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6211 6211 1976 C339 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6212 6212 1976 C340 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6213 6213 1976 C341 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6214 6214 1976 C342 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6215 6215 1976 C343 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6216 6216 1976 C344 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6217 6217 1976 C345 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6218 6218 1976 C346 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6219 6219 1976 C347 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6220 6220 1976 C348 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6221 6221 1976 C349 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6222 6222 1976 C350 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Nelson.
  • Tranferred to Kamloops.
  • Tranferred to store in 1998
  • Tranferred to Victoria store by 2002
  • Retired in 2004
6223 6223 1976 C351 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Nelson.
  • Retired in 1997
6224 6224 1976 C352 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Nelson.
  • Retired in 2000
6225 6225 1976 C353 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6226 6226 1976 C354 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6227 6227 1976 C355 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6228 6228 1976 C356 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kitimat.
  • Retired by 2002
6229 6229 1976 C357 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Nanaimo in April 1977. [1]
  • Loaned to Victoria in 1987.
  • Tranferred to Powell River in 1996.
  • Tranferred to store in Victoria by 2002
  • Retired in 1999
6230 6230 1976 C358 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6231 6231 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 6231-a.jpg 1976 C359 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6232 6232 1976 C360 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6233 6233 1976 C361 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6234 6234 1976 C362 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6235 6235 1976 C363 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6236 6236 1976 C364 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6237 6237 1976 C365 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kelowna.
  • Tranferred to Nelson in 1997.
  • Retired in 1999
6238 59
6238
6238 1976 C366 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6239 6239 1976 C367 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6240 6240 1976 C368 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6241 6241 1976 C369 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6242 5567
B5515
6242 1976 C370 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6243 5566
B5514
6243 1976 C371 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6244 6244 1976 C372 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6245 6245 1976 C373 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
6246 6246 1976 C374 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3512(2) 6247 6247 1976 C375 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3513(2) 6248 6248 1976 C376 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3514(2) 6249 6249 1976 C377 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3515(2) 6250 6250 1976 C378 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3516(2) 6251 6251 1976 C379 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5625 7501
S5516
6252 1976 C380 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5626 7502
S5517
6253 1976 C381 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5627 7503
S5518
6254 1976 C382 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5628 7504
S5519
6255 1976 C383 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5629 7505
S5520
6256 BC Hydro Transit 5629-a.jpg 1976 C384 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5630 7506
S5521
6257 BC Hydro Transit 5629-a.jpg 1976 C385 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5631 7507
3515(3)
5561
B5509
6258 1976 C386 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5632 7508
3516(3)
5562
B5509
6259 1976 C387 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5633 7509
9501
5563
B5511
6260 1976 C388 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5634 7510
9502
5564
B5512
6261 1976 C389 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5635 7511
9503
5565
B5513
6262 BC Hydro Transit 9503-a.jpg 1976 C390 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5636 7512
9504
6263
6263 1976 C391 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5637 7513
9505
6264
6264 1976 C392 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
787(2) 6265 6265 ValleyMAX 6265-a.jpg 1976 C393 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
788(2) 6466 6266 1976 C394 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
789(2) 6267 6267 1976 C395 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
790(2) 6268 6268 Victoria Regional Transit System 790-a.jpg 1976 C396 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria
  • Retrofitted with front door wheelchair lift in 1979; converted back to standard layout in 1980.
  • Tranferred to Prince George as 6268 in 1992.
  • Tranferred to Abbotsford in 1994.
  • Retired by 1997
791(2) 6269 6269 1976 C397 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria
  • Retrofitted with front door wheelchair lifts in 1979; converted back to standard layout in 1980.
  • Named "Spirit of Virgin Islands" for the 1994 Commonwealth Games. [4]
  • Tranferred to Squamish in 1996.
  • Tranferred to Abbotsford in 1998.
  • Retired by 1999
792(2) 6270 6270 1976 C398 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria
  • Retrofitted with front door wheelchair lifts in 1979; converted back to standard layout in 1980.
  • Named "Spirit of Ghana" for the 1994 Commonwealth Games.[5]
  • Tranferred to Kelowna in 1996.
  • Retired by 1999
793(2) 6271 6271 1976 C399 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria
  • Retrofitted with front door wheelchair lift in 1979; converted back to standard layout in 1980.
  • Named "Spirit of Nauru" for 1994 Commonwealth Games.[6]
  • Tranferred to Kelowna in 1996.
  • Tranferred to Port Edward in 1998.
  • Retired in 1999


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Current Bus Fleet
New Flyer 1020-1044, 1045-1069, 1070-1114, 1115-1139, 1140-1147, 1148-1185, 1186-1202, 1203-1212, 1213-1232, 9101-9106, 9815-9828, 9831-9856, 9861-9878, 9881-9891
Nova 6000-6029, 9201-9210, 9211-9231, 9232-9267, 9268-9289, 9290-9300, 9301-9318, 9319-9433, 9434, 9435-9446, 9447-9486
Vicinity 3001-3015, 4007-4061, 4062-4070, 4071-4073, 4200-4233, 4400-4432, 4433-4474
Double Deck 9021-9039, 9041-9049, 9501-9526, 9527, 9528, 9529-9531, 9532-9542
Aero Elite 3016-3023, 3024-3028
Sprinter 2340-2341, 2345-2346, 2368, 2450
Girardin 2688-2722, 2757-2783
ARBOC 2316-2377, 2378-2449, 2451-2557, 2558-2624, 2625-2640, 2641-2662, 2663-2687, 2723-2756
Polar 2173-2240
Retired Bus Fleet--Victoria and Municipal/Regional Systems
GM Old Look 571, 581, 610-611, 612-615, 621-627, 641-645, 661-662, 671-678, 701-706, 711-720, 6001, 8705, 8707
GM New Look 746-753, 754-761, 762-771, 772-779, 780-781, 782-784, 785-786, 790-793, 800-812. 837-865, 866-879, 900, 902-903, 904, 906-907, 909, 911, 950(1)-953(1), 954(1)-955(1), 956(1), 957-958, 959(1)-960(1), 961(1), 959(2)-961(2), 962, 963-967, 968-972, 973-975, 5202, 5206, 5209, 5211, 5349, 5350, 5457-5459, 5479-5480, 5491-5492, 5509-5511, 5541-5542, 5543-5544, 5551-5552, 5573, 5599, 5601-5604, 5606-5610, 5623, 5625, 5695, 5880-5884, 5900-5904, 5910, 5913-5915, 6000, 6052, 6053-6060, 6061-6062, 6081-6088, 6089-6090, 6104, 6107, 6110, 6124, 6155, 6171, 6179-6180, 6195, 6199, 6201-6203, 6209-6241, 6244-6251, 6263-6268, 6272-6273, 6301-6302, 6311-6314, 6315-6316, 6317-6319, 6380, 8831.
GM/MCI Classic 920-928, 929-940, 941-956, 8901-8904, 8905-8910, 8911-8915, 8917-8919
Orion I 6701-6706, 6707-6710, 6711-6716, 6720-6735, 6750-6765, 6766-6781, 6782-6789
Orion V 600-609, 610
New Flyer 1000-1019, 8001-8009, 8010-8033, 8034-8048, 8049-8094, 8095-8117, 9701-9749, 9750-9760
Goshen Sentry C614, C615
Dennis Dart SLF 0001-0018, 0101-0116, 0221-0237, 9051-9078, 9081-9085, 9901-9904, 9905-9909, 9910-9951
Double Deck 9001-9010
Navistar Arrow III C610-C613
Aero Elite C617-C621
El Dorado Escort RE C901(1)-C905(1), 5522-5526
Overland ELF C701-C708
ARBOC 2301-2310, 2311-2315
Polar C550-C578, C579-C597, C900-C909, C910-C925, C927-C960, C961-C974, C975-C998, B001-B035, 2040-2074, 2077-2121, 2122-2172
Sprinter L102
Vancouver System 1980-1999
Trolleybuses
CC & F/ Brill 2101-2186, 2201-2288, 2289-2290, 2301-2354, 2355-2356, 2357-2371, 2401-2416
Flyer E 800 2601-2650
Flyer E 901A/E902 2701-2799, 2801-2899, 2901-2947,
Conventional Buses 1980-1995--old 4 digit numbering system
CC & F Brill CD52A 3404-3405, 3409, 3418
GM New Look 3001, 3201-3215, 3296-3299, 3501-3510, 3511-3514, 3515-3516, 3551-3555, 3556-3557, 3591-3592, 3593-3594, 3601-3622, 3617-3626, 3631-3642, 3646-3648, 3649-3656, 3691-3694, 3701-3707, 3708-3717, 3718-3737, 3738-3744, 3801-3805, 3806-3815, 3816-3820, 3820(2), 3821, 3822-3824, 3901-3909, 3908-3911, 3951-3954, 3955-3957, 3957(2), 3958-3959, 3960, 3961-3962, 3980, 3993-3996, 4401-4405, 4551-4555, 4630, 4648-4652, 4691-4699, 4701-4723, 4724-4733, 4734-4757, 4758-4761, 4762-4768, 4769-4771, 4772-4778, 4779-4781, 4782-4788, 4789-4790, 4901-4914, 4915, 4916-4920, 5301-5310, 5323-5327, 5401-5412, 5501(2)-5502(2), 5501(3)-5502(3), 5503, 5508-5510, 5511-5526, 5527-5532, 5532, 5551-5552, 5561-5567, 5571-5575, 5601-5616, 5601(2), 5617-5622, 5631-5640, 5641-5647, 5648-5657, 5648(2)-5652(2), 5726-5737, 5735(2), 5737(2), 5738-5739, 5747, 5749, 5901-5913, 6748, 6748, 6751, 6904, 6906-6907, 6909, 6911, 6956-6958, 7201-7203, 7203(2), 7204-7205, 7206, 7206(2), 7207-7208, 7209,7211, 7213-7215, 7298-7299, 7401-7406, 7501-7513, 7511(2)-7512(2), 7521-7522, 7591-7592, 7594, 7801-7808, 7811-7814, 7901-7919, 7920-7937, 7938-7943, 7944, 7938(2)-7942(2), 7943, 7944(2), 7945-7949, 7951-7954, 7955-7956, 7961-7980, 7981-7992, 7993-7997, 9401-9403, 9408-9410, 9417-9419, 9501-9505, 9551-9555, 9601-9607, 9608-9614, 9615(2)-9618(2), 9619, 9651-9680, 9681-9683, 9691-9694, 9801-9808, 9901-9925, 9926-9935, 9936-9948, 9949, 9950-9951, 9952.
Prevost V48-S 5501-5505
Flyer D700A 3151-3158, 5101-5160
Flyer D800/E800 3101-3150,3151(2)-3152(2), 5137(2)-5150(2), 5161-5165, 5194(2), 5198(2), 5151(2)-5165(2), 5166-5199
Flyer D901A 3301-3335, 3165-3199
GM/MCI Classic 3201-3220, 3221-3230, 3401, 3402-3428, 4411-4422, 4430-4449, 5411-5425, 5426-5428, 5430-5481, 5482, 5483-5490, 7411-7416, 9401(2)-9403(2), 9404-9405, 9411-9422, 9420(2)-9422(2), 9423-9424, 9430-9445
New Flyer D40 3231-3240, 3301(2)-3335(2), 3336-3343, 3344-3364, 4301-4334, 4335-4342, 7251-7261, 7306-7306, 9201-9222, 9301-9302
New Flyer D60 9001-9021
El Dorado Escort RE 9581-9585
Orion I A099, 3599,9599
Converntional Fleet 1995-1999--Garage Prefix number system
GM New Look 4101-4115, 5501-5503, 5504-5508, 5509-5521, 6601-6630, 7701-7707, 8801-8805, 8806-8810, 8811-8818, 8820-8835, 9101-9115, 9116-9127, 9901-9906, 9907-9910, 9911-9940, 9941-9970, 9971-9997
Flyer D800/E800 1101-1108,1109-1157
Flyer D901A 1158-1192
Flyer D800B 1205-1208, 1213-1223
Flyer D900 1617, 1619, 1642-1644, 1647, 1650, 1653, 1671, 1689, 1694, 1743, 1752-1753, 1757, 1770, 1802, 1815, 1819, 1854,1879
GM/MCI Classic 4116-4143, 4144-4492, 4193-4199, 4201-4278
New Flyer D40 3101-3199, 3201-3210), 3211-3257
New Flyer C40 3258-3282
New Flyer C40LF 3283-3299, 3301-3308
New Flyer D40LF 7101-7150, 7151-7243, 7247-7297
New Flyer F40LF 7244-7246
NovaBus LFS 7298
New Flyer D60 3001-3021
New Flyer D60LF 8001-8021
El Dorado Escort RE 5522-5526
Orion I 5527
Orion Ii 5101-5119
Systems
North Central 100 Mile House, Bella Coola, Bulkley Nechako, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Hazeltons, Kitimat, Port Edward, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Skeena, Smithers, Terrace, Williams Lake
Vancouver Island Campbell River, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Salt Spring Island, Victoria
South Coast Agassiz-Harrison, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope, Powell River, Pemberton Valley, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Whistler
Southern Interior Ashcroft-Clinton, Clearwater, Kamloops, Kelowna, Merritt, Revelstoke, Shuswap, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Vernon
Kootenays Boundary, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Creston Valley, Elk Valley, Kimberley, West Kootenay
Former Systems Vancouver, Golden
  1. Nanaimo Free Press, April 14, 1977
  2. Nanaimo Free Press, April 14, 1977
  3. Nanaimo Free Press, April 14, 1977
  4. All buses in the Victoria fleet were given names honouring the countries participating in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. These names (ie. Spirit of Canada) were displayed on the right side of the windshield of each bus. https://www.transitmuseumsociety.org/nextstop/Docs/Commonwealth%20Games%201994.pdf
  5. All buses in the Victoria fleet were given names honouring the countries participating in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. These names (ie. Spirit of Canada) were displayed on the right side of the windshield of each bus. https://www.transitmuseumsociety.org/nextstop/Docs/Commonwealth%20Games%201994.pdf
  6. All buses in the Victoria fleet were given names honouring the countries participating in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. These names (ie. Spirit of Canada) were displayed on the right side of the windshield of each bus. https://www.transitmuseumsociety.org/nextstop/Docs/Commonwealth%20Games%201994.pdf