BC Transit 5101-5160

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BC Transit 5101-5160 were Flyer Industries D700A buses built in 1973 for BC Hydro Transit.

Originally ordered as diesel replacements for aging CCF/Brill T44 trolley buses by BC Hydro, a new NDP government elected in 1972 embarked on an ambitious expansion of transit services in 1973 which shelved conversion of Trolley routes to diesel buses, and the arriving Flyers were the first new vehicles available to implement new services. By the end of 1973 these units were all assigned to Kensington Transit Centre, to augment existing Burnaby and New Westminster services and operate new service in the Port Moody/ Coquitlam area.

The D700A were withdrawn from service through the mid to late 1980s and the power trains were used to repower surplus Flyer E800 trolley buses in what became known as the "Triesel" program

BC Hydro Transit fleet ownership transferred to Urban Transit Authority (UTA) and operations assumed by Metro Transit Operating Company (MTOC) in April 1980. UTA renamed BC Transit in 1982; MTOC operations in Vancouver and Victoria moved into BC Transit in April 1985.


Engine Transmission Seating Rear Door Destination Sign
Detroit Diesel
6V71N
Spicer 183 47: American Seating
6426
Push Rollsign

Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
3101 5101 5101 BC Hydro Transit 5101-a.jpg 04/1973 0282 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3101.
  • To Kensington as 5101 by September 1973.
  • Retired in June 1987
3102 5102 5102 BC Hydro Transit 5102-a.jpg 04/1973 0283 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3102.
  • To Kensington as 5102 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3103 5103 5103 BC Hydro Transit 5103-a.jpg 04/1973 0284 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3103.
  • To Kensington as 5103 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3104 5104 5104 BC Hydro Transit 5104-a.jpg 04/1973 0285 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3104.
  • To Kensington as 5104 by September 1973.
  • Retired in March 1987
3105 5105 5105 04/1973 0286 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3105.
  • To Kensington as 5105 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Oct. 1987
3106 5106 5106 04/1973 0287 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3106.
  • To Kensington as 5106 by September 1973.
  • Retired in October 1987
3107 5107 5107 04/1973 0288 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3107.
  • To Kensington as 5107 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3108 5108 5108 04/1973 0289 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3108.
  • To Kensington as 5108 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1988
3109 5109 5109 BC Hydro Transit 5109-a.jpg 04/1973 0290 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3109.
  • To Kensington as 5109 by September 1973.
  • Retired in September 1988
3110 5110 5110 BC Hydro Transit 5110-a.jpg 04/1973 0291 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3110.
  • To Kensington as 5110 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3111 5111
3151
5111
5111 BC Hydro Transit 5111-a.jpg 05/1973 0292 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3112 5112
3152
5112
5112 05/1973 0293 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3113 5113 5113 05/1973 0294 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3113.
  • To Kensington as 5113 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3114 5114
3153
5114
5114 05/1973 0295 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3115 5115 5115 BC Hydro Transit 5115-a.jpg 05/1973 0296 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3115.
  • To Kensington as 5115 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3116 5116
3154
5116 05/1973 0297 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3117 5117 5117 05/1973 0298 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3117.
  • To Kensington as 5117 by September 1973.
  • Retired in May 1988
3118 5118 5118 05/1973 0299 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3118.
  • To Kensington as 5118 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3119 5119
3155
5119 05/1973 0300 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3120 5120 5120 BC Hydro Transit 3120-a.jpg 05/1973 0301 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3120.
  • To Kensington as 5120 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1988
3121 5121 5121 05/1973 0302 Orangeandbrown.jpg
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3121.
  • To Kensington as 5121 by September 1973.
  • Retired in early 1984
3122 5122
3156
3122
5122 05/1973 0303 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3123 5123 5123 05/1973 0304 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3123.
  • To Kensington as 5123 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3124 5124 5124 05/1973 0305 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3124.
  • To Kensington as 5124 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3125 5125 5125 05/1973 0306 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3125.
  • To Kensington as 5125 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3126 5126 5126 BC Hydro Transit 5126-a.jpg 06/1973 0307 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3126.
  • To Kensington as 5126 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3127 5127 5127 128px 06/1973 0308 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3127.
  • To Kensington as 5127 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Dec. 1986
3128 5128 5128 BC Hydro Transit 5128-a.jpg 06/1973 0309 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3128.
  • To Kensington as 5128 by September 1973.
  • Retired in March 1987
3129 5129 5129 06/1973 0310 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3129.
  • To Kensington as 5129 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3130 5130 5130 06/1973 0311 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3130.
  • To Kensington as 5130 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3131 5131 5131 BC Hydro Transit 5131-a.jpg 06/1973 0312 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3131.
  • To Kensington as 5131 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Feb. 1989
3132 5132 5132 06/1973 0313 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3132.
  • To Kensington as 5132 by September 1973.
  • Retired in June 1987
3133 5133 5133 BC Hydro Transit 5133-a.jpg 06/1973 0314 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3133.
  • To Kensington as 5133 by September 1973.
  • Retired in June 1987
3134 5134 5134 BC Hydro Transit 5134-a.jpg 06/1973 0315 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3135 5135 5135 BC Hydro Transit 5135-a.jpg 06/1973 0316 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3135.
  • To Kensington as 5135 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3136 5136 5136 06/1973 0317 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3136.
  • To Kensington as 5136 by September 1973.
  • Retired in July 1987
3137 5137 5137 06/1973 0318 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3137.
  • To Kensington as 5137 by September 1973.
  • Retired in April 1985 - Structural failure
  • Used as "Infobus" kiosk during Expo 86.
  • Body used as smoker's lounge in Port Coquitlam.
3138 5138 5138 06/1973 0319 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3138.
  • To Kensington as 5138 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3139 5139 5139 06/1973 0320 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3139.
  • To Kensington as 5139 by September 1973.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
3140 5140 5140 1973 0321 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5140.|
  • Retired in July 1987
5141 5141 1973 0322 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5141.
  • Retired in March 1987
5142 3157 5142 BC Hydro Transit 5142-a.jpg 1973 0323 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5143 5143 1973 0324 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5143.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
5144 5144 BC Hydro Transit 5144-a.jpg 1973 0325 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5144.
  • Retired in March 1987
5145 3158
5145
5145 1973 0326 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5146 5146 1973 0327 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5146.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
5147 5147 1973 0328 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5147.
  • Retired in March 1987
5148 5148 BC Hydro Transit 5148-a.jpg 1973 0329 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
5149 5149 1973 0330 Orangeandbrown.jpg
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5149.
  • Retired in 1985 - Accident
5150 5150 1973 0331 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5150.
  • Retired in March 1988
5151 5151 1973 0332 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5151.
  • Retired in Feb. 1987
5152 5152 BC Hydro Transit 5152-a.jpg 1973 0333 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5152.
  • Retired in Nov. 1986
5153 5153 BC Transit 5153-a.jpg 1973 0334 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5153.
  • Retired in Dec. 1987
5154 5154 BC Hydro Transit 5154-a.jpg 1973 0335 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5154.
  • Retired in July 1987
5155 5155 1973 0336 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5155.
  • Retired in June 1988
5156 5156 BC Hydro Transit 5156-a.jpg 1973 0337 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5156.
  • Retired in July 1987
5157 5157 1973 0338 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5157.
  • Retired in May 1988
5158 5158 BC Hydro Transit 5158-a.jpg 1973 0339 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5158.
  • Retired in July 1987
5159 5159 BC Hydro Transit 5159-a.jpg 1973 0340 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Kensington as 5159.
  • Retired in July 1987
5160 5160 1973 0341 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif