BC Transit

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BC Transit is a provincial government corporation that provides planning, marketing, fleet and funding support for all transit services in BC, except for the Metro Vancouver region. Its headquarters is located at 520 Gorge Road East, Victoria B.C.

History

  • Pre-1961 - Transit service in Vancouver and Victoria is operated by the privately-owned BC Electric Railway.
  • 1961 - BC Electric Company purchased by the Province. Transit service continues to operate as a subsidiary of BC Hydro.
  • 1973 - Province establishes the Bureau of Transit Services to co-ordinate transit systems across the Province, including the purchase of buses. BC Hydro continues as the operator of transit in Vancouver and Victoria.[1]
  • 1979 - Bureau of Transit Services is replaced by the Urban Transit Authority, which has planning responsibility for 13 systems across the Province.
  • 1979[1]/1980[2] - Operations of systems in Vancouver and Victoria are shifted to the Metro Transit Operating Company.
  • 1983 - UTA and MTOC are combined into a new corporation known as BC Transit.
  • 1991 - The first conventional low floor buses to operate in North America are delivered.
  • 1999 - Responsibility of planning for Vancouver Regional Transit System is transferred to the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, with operations under Coast Mountain Bus Company.
  • 2000 - The first double decker buses in transit service in North America enter service in Victoria.
  • 2005 - The first production hybrid buses in Canada are delivered to Kelowna.
  • 2010 - The largest hydrogen fuel cell bus fleet in the world is operated in Whistler.
  • 2014 - Nanaimo takes delivery of BC Transit's first buses fueled by CNG.

Current projects

NextRide

This project will have an initial phase, to install smart bus technology on buses, on seven system which are: Nanaimo, Comox Valley, Squamish, Kamloops, Kelowna and Victoria. Once buses start having the system install passenger will notice next stop announcements and display of the next stop. To help passenger out at exchanges, and on BC Transit website will be able to track buses to see if they are on schedule. The initial phase of this project is now complete. More communities may get NextRide in the future. [3]

Current roster

Conventional

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0001-0018 Prince George Transit System 0008-a.jpg 2000 TransBus Dart SPD (35')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Voith D823.3E
  • 0003, 0005-0006 renumbered to 9088, 9090-9091 in December 2011.
  • Currently being retired; only 0008, 9088 active.
0101-0116 Kelowna Regional Transit System 0106-a.jpg 2001 TransBus Dart SPD (35')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Voith D823.3E
  • Currently being retired.
0221-0237 Kelowna Regional Transit System 0228.jpg 2002 TransBus Dart SPD (35')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Voith D823.3E
  • Currently being retired.
1020-1044 RDN Transit System 1021-a.jpg 2013 New Flyer XN40 Cummins ISL-G ZF 6AP1400B
  • 25 buses with option for an additional 25 buses to be exercised.[4]
1045-1069 BC Transit 1049-a.jpg 2015 New Flyer XN40 Cummins Westport ISL-G ZF 6AP1400B
1070-1114 BC Transit 1087-a.jpg 2016 New Flyer XN40 Cummins Westport ISL-G 1070-1093: ZF 6AP1400B

1094-1114: Voith D864.5

1115-1139 BC Transit 1118-a.jpg 2017 New Flyer XN40 Cummins Westport ISL-G Voith D864.6
1140-1147 BC Transit 1147-a.jpg 2018 New Flyer XN40 Cummins Westport ISL-G Voith D864.6
1148-1185 BC Transit 1155-a.jpg 2019 New Flyer XN40 Cummins Westport L9N Voith D864.6
4007-4061 BC Transit 4034-a.jpg 2017 Grande West Vicinity 30' Cummins B6.7 Voith D864.6
4062-4070 BC Transit 4064-a.jpg 2017 Grande West Vicinity 30' Cummins B6.7 Voith D864.6
4071-4073 Squamish Transit System 4073-a.jpg 2018 Grande West Vicinity 30' Cummins B6.7 Voith D864.6
4400-4432 BCTransit 4400 3.JPG 2017 Grande West Vicinity 35' Cummins B6.7 Voith D864.6
  • 33 units on order for 2017/2018 delivery.[5]
4433-4474 BC Transit 4456-a.jpg 2018 Grande West Vicinity 35' Cummins B6.7 Voith D864.6
6000-6029 BC Transit 6003-a.jpg 2017 Nova Bus LFS Cummins L9 Voith D864.6
  • 30 units on order for 2017 delivery.[5]
8095-8117 Victoria Regional Transit System 8096-a.jpg 1996 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
  • Currently being retired.
9001-9010 Victoria Regional Transit System 9007-a.jpg 2000 TransBus Trident Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
9021-9039 BC Transit 9028-a.jpg 2002 TransBus Trident Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
  • 9037-9039 are ex-Kelowna 0251-0253, transferred in Oct 2009 and renumbered.
9041-9049 BC Transit 9042-a.jpg 2004 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISM Voith D864.5
9051-9078 Victoria Regional Transit System 9067-a.jpg 2000 TransBus Dart SPD (35')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Voith D823.3E
  • Currently being retired.
9081-9085 Cowichan Valley Transit System 9081-a.jpg 2001 TransBus Dart SPD (35')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Voith D823.3E
  • Currently being retired.
9101-9106 Victoria Regional Transit System 9106-b.jpg 2005 New Flyer DE40LF Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
9201-9210 Kelowna Regional Transit System 9201.jpg 2006 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
  • Originally had early style of large round headlight when delivered.
9211-9231 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 9225-a.jpg 2006 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
9232-9267 Central Fraser Valley Transit 9265-a.JPG 2007 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
9268-9289 Kelowna Regional Transit System 9277-a.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
  • Originally delivered in ghost white scheme.
9290-9300 Whistler Regional Transit 9300.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS Suburban Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
  • Suburban layout.
  • Originally delivered in ghost white scheme.
9301-9318 BC Transit 9303-a.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
9319-9433 BC Transit 9387.jpg 2009 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
9434-9446 Victoria Regional Transit System 9434-b.jpg 2012-2013 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9 9434-9440: Voith D864.5

9441-9446: ZF 6AP1400B

  • 9434 equipped with "LFS Smart Bus" interior, including LCD screens and CCTV.
9447-9486 BC Transit 9459-a.jpg 2015 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
9501-9526 Kelowna Regional Transit System 9526.jpg 2008 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISM Voith D864.5
9527 Victoria Regional Transit System 9527-b.jpg 2008 Alexander Dennis Enviro500H Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
9528 BC Transit 9528-a.jpg 2007 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
  • ADL EPA 2010 demonstrator, purchased in 2011.
9529-9531 Victoria Regional Transit System 9529-a.jpg 2008 Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Cummins ISM Allison B500R6
9701-9749 Campbell River Transit System 9749-a.jpg 1996–1997 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
  • Currently being retired.
9750-9760 Victoria Regional Transit System 9751-a.jpg 1995-1996 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
9815-9828 Victoria Regional Transit System 9826-a.jpg 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
  • Currently being retired.
9831-9856 BC Transit 9835-a.jpg 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
  • Currently being retired.
9861-9878 Kamloops Transit System 9875-a.jpg 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
9881-9891 Victoria Regional Transit System 9887-a.jpg 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
  • Currently being retired.

Community Shuttles & HandyDART

Theses units can be either community shuttle, HandyDart, or both depends on the transit systems needs for units.

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2173-2240 Chilliwack Transit System 2214-a.jpg 2009 Ford/CBB E-450/Polar V
  • Currently being retired; 2193-2195 only units active.
2311-2315 Victoria Regional Handydart System 2311-a.jpg 2010 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
  • 2311 built in 2009 as demonstrator L103.
  • Currently being retired; 2313 only unit active.
2316-2339, 2342-2344,
2347-2367, 2369-2377
BC Transit 2330-a.jpg 2012 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
  • Currently being retired.
2340-2341, 2345-2346, 2368 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter MiniBus
2378-2449 BC Transit 2388-a.jpg 2013 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
  • Currently being retired.
2450 2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter MiniBus
2451-2557 BC Transit 2492-a.jpg 2014 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
2558-2618 BC Transit 2616-a.jpg 2015 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
2619-2624 BC Transit 2622-a.jpg 2015 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28G GMC Vortec 6.0L
2625-2636 BC Transit 2626-a.jpg 2016 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28D GMC Duramax 6.6L
2637-2640 Salt Spring Island Transit System 2638-a.jpg 2016 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM28G GMC Vortec 6.0L
2641-2662 BC Transit 2650-a.jpg 2017 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM 28 GMC Vortec 6.0L
2663-2687 2018 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM 28 GMC Vortec 6.0L
3001-3015 Nelson Transit System 3003-a.jpg 2013 Grande West Vicinity 27.5' Cummins ISB6.7 ZF 6AP1002B
3016-3019, 3021, 3023 BC Transit 3023-a.jpg 2015 International/ElDorado 3200/Aero Elite Navistar MaxxForce 7 Allison 2100 PTS
3024-3028 2018 International/ElDorado 3200/Aero Elite Navistar MaxxForce 7 Allison 2100 PTS

Future Fleet

Conventional fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
(34) 2020 Grande West Vicinity 30' CNG

Retired roster

Conventional fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
501-503 1947 Twin 34-S FTC180 Spicer Torque Converter
526 1947 Twin 41-S FTC180 Spicer Torque Converter
533, 540 1950 Twin Coach 44-S FTC180 Spicer Torque Converter
571 1958 GMC TGH-3102
Old Look
  • Ex-Nanaimo Transit Service 259.
581 581.jpg 1963 GMC TGH-3102
Old Look
  • Ex-Nanaimo Transit Service 252.
610-611 1949 GMC TDH-4509
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
612-615 CRTS GM OL 722.jpg 1951 GMC TDH-4509
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison
621-627 1954 GMC TDH-4512
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
641-645 1957 GMC TDH-4512
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
661-662 1958 GMC TDH-4512
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
671-678 1959 GMC TDH-4512
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
701-706 VITL GM OL 705, 706 & 714.jpg 1954 GMC TDM-4801
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Spicer 4 speed manual
711-720 UTA GM OL 8705-1954.jpg 1954 GMC TDH-4801
Old Look
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
1000-1019 Whistler Transit System 1003-a.jpg 2009 New Flyer H40LFR Siemens ELFA 85 kW Ballard HD6 150 kW fuel cell
  • 5-year test of hydrogen fuel cell buses as part of 2010 Winter Olympics.
  • Withdrawn in April 2014, may be converted to diesel-electric.
1205-1208, 1213-1223 1979 Flyer D800B
1209-1210 1980 Flyer D800B
2601-2650 1975-76 Flyer E800
  • converted to Diesel early 1990s
  • commonly Called "Triesels"
  • 2649 restored by TRAMS as historic bus
3201-3220 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
3231-3240 1991 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
3258-3282 1995 New Flyer C40 Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
3301-3343 1991 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
3401-3428 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3ADR
3601-3650 1995-1996 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
3651-3746 1996 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
3747-3797 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
3798-3822 1998 New Flyer C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Voith D863.3E
3823 1998 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R5
4301-4344 1991 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
4430-4449 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
5001-5012 1957 CC&F CD-52A Spicer
5013-5018 1958 CC&F CD-52A Spicer
5101-5160 1973 Western Flyer D700A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183
5176-5180 1965 Prevost V48-S Detroit Diesel 8V71 4 speed manual
5190-5192 1962 GMDD TDH-5301
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5201-5202 BCT GM 900.jpg 1963 GMC TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5203-5212 904.jpg 1964 GMC TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5213-5220 BC Hydro Transit 3655-a.jpg 1963 GMC TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5226-5263 1965 GMDD TDH-5303
New Look
5301-5315 1969 GMDD T6H-5305
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5316-5348 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3ADR
5349 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5350 1974 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5351-5380 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731
5381-5400 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3ADR
5401-5430 1966 GMDD TDH-5304
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5441-5460 1967 GMDD TDH-5304
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5471-5490 1968 GMDD TDH-5304
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5491-5492 1968 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5501-5504 1969 GMC T8H-5306A
New Look
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
5505-5535 1969 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • Ex-BC Hydro 3738-3754, 4734-4736, 5701-5705, 4737-4740, 5706-5707.
5536-5540 1969 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5541-5542 1969 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5543-5544 1970 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5545-5549 1971 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5551-5552 1971 GMDD T6H-5306
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5561-5562 1972 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
5563-5572 1972 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5573-5575 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N 84, 86: Allison VH9
85: Allison VS2-6
5576-5625 Victoria Regional Transit System 802-a.jpg 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
5626-5630 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3ADR
5801-5850 1975 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183
5851-5884 Victoria Regional Transit 845.jpg 1981 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
5885-5915 Victoria Regional Transit 5915.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
6000 BC Hydro Transit 6000-a.jpg 1971 GMC TDH-3301
New Look
GMC Toro-Flow DH478
6001 1965 GMDD TDH-3501
Old Look
6011-6012 West Vancouver Municipal Transit 61-a.jpg 1961 GMC TDH-4517
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6018-6019 1962 GMDD TDH-4517
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH9
6051-6052 1963 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6053-6060 Victoria Regional Transit System 6059-a.jpg 1963 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6061-6062 1964 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6063-6078 1964 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6079-6080 1965 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6081-6088 BC Hydro Transit 755-a.jpg 1965 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6089-6100 6089.jpg 1965 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH
6101-6102 1966 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6103-6112 BCT GM 767 Restored 1966.jpg 1966 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6113-6114 1967 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6115-6124 1968 GMDD TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6150-6157 Victoria Regional Transit System 773-a.jpg 1969 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6171 1970 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
6176-6178 Victoria Regional Transit System 782-a.jpg 1970 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6179-6180 1970 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
6195 1972 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N
6199-6203 Victoria Regional Transit System 786-a.jpg 1972 GMDD T6H-4523N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6204-6208 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6209-6271 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 6231-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
Allison VS2-6
6272-6273 1975 GMDD T6H-4523N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6301-6302 1965 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6303-6305 1966 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6306 1964 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6307-6308 1965 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6309 1966 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6310 1966 GMC SDH-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6311-6314 1967 GMC SDM-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6315-6316 1969 GMC S8M-5303A
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 4 speed manual
6317-6323 1964 GMC SDH-5302
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
6336-6337 1965 GMDD SDH-4502
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
6341-6342 1969 GMDD S6H-4503
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6380-6381 1970 GMDD T6H-4521
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6395-6399 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6401-6415 1975 GMC S8H-5304A
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-8
6451-6465, 6471-6480 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6481-6492 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6501-6539 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6540-6574 Victoria Regional Transit System 967-a.jpg 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6575-6604 Victoria Regional Transit System 974-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
6701-6706 Victoria Regional Transit 6704.jpg 1980 Orion 01.501 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
6707-6710 1981 Orion 01.501 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
6711-6716 Chilliwack Transit System 6715-a.jpg 1992 Orion 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
6720-6735 Whistler Transit 6732.jpg 1991 Orion 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
6750-6765 Vernon Regional Transit System 6762.jpg 1980 Orion 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
6766-6781 ValleyMax Transit System 6778.jpg 1981 Orion 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
6782-6789 Fort St. John Transit System 6782.jpg 1989 Orion 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
7000-7034 1982 Flyer D901A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
7100-7127 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
7251-7261, 7301-7306 1992 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
7430-7438 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
8001-8009 Victoria Regional Transit System 8002-a.jpg 1991 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
8010-8025 Victoria Regional Transit System 8023-a.jpg
Kelowna Regional Transit System 8028.jpg
1992 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
8026-8033 Penticton Transit System 8029.jpg 1992 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
8034-8048 Victoria Regional Transit System 8036-a.jpg 1994 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
8049-8065 Victoria Regional Transit System 8053-a.jpg 1995 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
8066-8094 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 8087-a.jpg 1995 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3
8600-8609 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 600-a.jpg 1990 Orion 05.501 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
8610 Victoria Regional Transit System 610-a.jpg 1991 Orion 05.501 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
8901-8904 Victoria Regional Transit System 8901-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8905-8910 Whistler Regional Transit 8906.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8911-8915 Nanaimo Regional Transit System 8914-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8917-8919 Whistler Regional Transit 8918.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8920-8928 Victoria Regional Transit System 925-a.jpg 1988 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8929-8940 Victoria Regional Transit System 932-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8941-8956 Victoria Regional Transit System 954-a.jpg 1991 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731
9001-9021 1991 New Flyer D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
9201-9222 1991 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
9301-9302 1992 New Flyer D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
9901-9904 Vernon Regional Transit System 9902-a.jpg 1999 Dennis Dart SLF (30')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Allison AT-545
9905-9909 BC Transit 9905-a.jpg 1999 Dennis Dart SLF (30')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Allison AT-545
  • Only 30 footers with rear door.
9910-9951 Campbell River Transit System 9911-a.jpg 1999 Dennis Dart SLF (30')/Pointer 2 Cummins ISB Allison AT-545

Community Shuttles & HandyDART

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
C551-C578 1996 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar III
C579-C597
C607-C608 1991 Navistar Arrow III
C609 1991 Ford E-Series
Arrow II
C610-C613 1992 Navistar Arrow III
C614 1991 Goshen Sentry
C615 1992 Goshen Sentry
C617-C621 Nelson Transit System C617-a.jpg 2004 International
ElDorado
3200
Aero Elite
T444E
C700 1991 Dodge Minivan
C701-C708 1992-1993 Ford
Overland
E-450
ELF-125
C800-C801 1988 Chevrolet Van
C802 1989 Dodge Van
C803-C808 1989 Dodge
C809-C814 1989 Dodge
C815-C824 1990 Ford
C825 1992 Ford Procom
C826 1992 GMC Can-Am
C900
C901(2)-C905(2)
C906-C909
1998 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar III
C901(1)-C905(1) 1991 ElDorado Escort RE
  • Renumbered to 5522-5526.
C910-C925 1999 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar III
C927-C960 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar III
C961-C974 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
C975-C999 Victoria Regional Handydart System C-991-a.jpg 2005 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
B001-B032 Victoria Regional Handydart System B-015-a.jpg 2005 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
B033-B035 Prince George Transit System B-035-a.jpg 2005 Ford
Goshen
E-450
GC II
2040-2074 Nelson Transit System 2070-a.jpg 2006 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
2077-2121 BC Transit 2087-a.jpg 2007 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
2122-2172 Nelson Transit System 2131-a.jpg 2008 Ford
CBB
E-450
Polar V
2301-2310 Victoria Regional Handydart System 2306-a.jpg 2010 Chevrolet/Arboc 4500/SOM23D GMC Duramax 6.6L
S5101-S5119 1996 Orion 02.501
5522-5526 1991 ElDorado Escort RE
  • Ex C901(1)-C905(1)

Vancouver Trolley Bus Fleet (1980-1999)

Fleet number Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Controls Notes
2101-2186 BC Hydro Transit 2102-a.jpg 1949 CC&F/Brill T48 GE
1213PA1
2201-2288 BC Transit 2257.jpg 1949 CC&F/Brill T48 GE
1213PA1
2289-2290 BC Hydro Transit 2290-a.jpg 1949 CC&F/Brill T48 GE
1213PA1
2301-2354 BC Hydro Transit 2354-b.jpg 1950 CC&F/Brill T48 GE
1213PA1
2355-2356 BC Hydro Transit 2355-a.jpg 1950 CC&F/Brill T48A GE
1213PA1
2357-2371 BC Hydro Transit 2360- b.jpg 1951 CC&F/Brill T48A GE
1213PA1
2401-2416 BC Hydro Transit 2414-a.jpg 1954 CC&F/Brill T48A GE
1213PA1
2601-2650 BC Hydro Transit 2638-a.jpg 1975-76 Flyer E800 GE
1213PA1
2701-2799
2801-2899
2901-2947
Coast Mountain Bus Company 2725-a.jpg 1982-83 Flyer E901A/E902 Westinghouse

Leased/demonstrator roster

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission/Power Delivery System Notes
7100-7111 BC Transit 7107.jpg 2000-2003 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
7112 BC Transit 7112.jpg Oct. 2009 Prevost X3-45
7113 BC Transit 7113.jpg Prevost H3-45
7114 BC Transit 7114.jpg Prevost H3-45
7115-7129 Victoria Regional Transit System 7122-a.jpg 1996-1998 Nova Bus LFS Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R
7130 BC Transit 7130-a.jpg 2009 Yaxing JS6830GHDP Cummins ISB 220 ZF HP504C
  • Trial bus for Vicinity fleet. Last seen Dec. 2012.
  • VIN: LJSKB6GP29D000703.
7132 Victoria Regional Transit Commission 7132-a.jpg 2013 NFI MD35 Cummins ISB6.7 Allison B300R
9092 BC Transit 9092-a.jpg 2016 BYD K9 BYD TYC90A 180 kW BYD FADMD7315 Lithium iron phosphate batteries
  • Model BYD6122LGEV.
  • 6 month trial in Victoria beginning in April 2018.
9601 2008 NFI H40LFR Siemens ELFA 85 kW Ballard HD6 150 kW fuel cell
  • Prototype hydrogen fuel cell unit.
  • VIN: 2FYF5FX117C032611.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Translink Governance Review, Appendix 1 - Translink Governance History, published March 2013.
  2. Our History, BC Transit, retrieved 2019/12/13.
  3. https://bctransit.com/campbell-river/transit-future/moving-forward-with-technology/faq-next-ride NextRide Frequently Asked Questions] bctransit.com, retrieved 04-24-2018.
  4. New Flyer to supply CNG buses to BC Transit, www.metro-magazine.com, retreived on 26/06/2013
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 New buses for growing communities: BC Transit adds 104 vehicles to provincial fleet, BC Transit.com, retrieved 01-13-2017.
  6. BC Transit Reduces Carbon Footprint in Nanaimo, Whistler and Kamloops with Another CNG Bus Order from New Flyer www.masstransitmag.com retrieved 03-26-2018.
  7. BC Transit renews partnership with BC Transit, novabus.com, retrieved on 2015-01-03


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Current Bus Fleet
New Flyer 1020-1044, 1045-1069, 1070-1114, 1115-1139, 1140-1147, 1148-1185, 8095-8117, 9101-9106, 9701-9749, 9750-9760, 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, 9434-9446, 9447-9486
Dart 0001-0018, 0101-0116, 0221-0237, 9051-9078, 9081-9085
Vicinity 3001-3015, 4007-4061, 4062-4070, 4071-4073, 4400-4432, 4433-4474
Double Deck 9001-9010, 9021-9039, 9041-9049, 9501-9526, 9527, 9528, 9529-9531
Aero Elite 3016-3023, 3024-3028
Sprinter 2340-2341, 2345-2346, 2368, 2450
ARBOC 2301-2315, 2316-2377, 2378-2449, 2451-2557, 2558-2624, 2625-2640, 2641-2662, 2663-2687
Polar 2173-2240
Retired Bus Fleet
GM/MCI 6171, 6179-6180, 6195, 6199-6203, 5349, 5350, 6272-6273, 6209-6271, 837-865, 866-879, 5914-5915, 920-928, 929-940, 941-956, 8901-8904, 8905-8910, 8911-8915, 8917-8919
Orion 6701-6706, 6707-6710, 6711-6716, 6720-6735, 6750-6765, 6766-6781, 6782-6789, 600-609, 610
New Flyer 1000-1019, 8001-8009, 8010-8033, 8034-8048, 8049-8094
Dart 9901-9904, 9905-9909, 9910-9951
Aero Elite C617-C621
ELF C703-C708
Polar C551-C578, C579-C597, C900-C909, C910-C925, C927-C960, C961-C974, C975-C998, B001-B035, 2040-2074, 2077-2121, 2122-2172
Sprinter L102
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, Powell River, Salt Spring Island, Sunshine Coast, Victoria
South Coast Agassiz-Harrison, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope, Pemberton Valley, Squamish, 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