BC Transit 5501-5504

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BC Transit 5501-5504 were GMC T8H-5308A buses built in 1969 for Yonkers Transit Corporation, and were purchased second hand by the Bureau of Transit Services in 1973 and assigned to BC Hydro Transit.

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
8V71N
Allison
VS2-8
51: Otaco
OTA 220 bench
Push Rollsign

Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
3891 3951 5501 1969 029 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Ex-Yonkers 240.
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3891.
  • Renumbered to 3951.
  • Retired in September 1989.
3892 3952 5502 1969 030 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3893 3953 5503 1969 031 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3894 3954 5504 1969 032 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Ex-Yonkers 243.
  • Assigned to Oakridge as 3894.
  • Renumbered to 3954.
  • Retired in 1987 due to collision damage.