BC Transit 6103-6112

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Interior layout as delivered.
Interior layout of rebuilt units.

BC Transit 6103-6112 were General Motors Diesel Division TDH-4519 "New Look" buses built in 1966 for BC Hydro Transit as 762-771.

Ownership was transferred to the Urban Transit Authority upon its in 1980, renamed BC Transit in 1982.

The Victoria fleet was officially renumbered into the 8000 series in 1975, but these numbers only appeared on internal system rosters. The active Victoria fleet continued to display three digit numbers until the 1990s.

Units transferred to Municipal systems prior to 1996 were renumbered with their provincial fleet numbers; units transferred in 1996 and beyond retained their Victoria fleet number.

In 1990 762 and 767 received a rebuild extend the life of the vehicles by 12-15 years and upgrade to mirror the specifications of T6H-4523N buses. Work included updated interior paint and panelling, refurbishing existing seats, conversion of rear doors from push bar to treadle, installation of updated Driver's work station (Recaro seat, Tilt/Telescoping steering wheel and full sheild behind driver's seat), updated Taillight configuration, addition of clearance and marker lights, and conversion to vertical stack exhaust. Seating capacity was reduced by one during the modifications. Original plan was to rebuild all 1966-72 buses in this fashion, but was not done, the system opting instead to eventually replace the older units with accessible low floor buses.

Units Engine Transmission Seating Destination Sign
Pre-refurb Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 43: Otaco OTA220 bench Rollsign
Post-refurb 42: Otaco OTA220 bench


Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
762 6103 BCT GM TDH-4519 762 Garbally Garage 2006.jpg 1966 C233 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria.
  • Rebuilt to T6H 4523N specs in 1990
  • To Cowichan Valley in 2000.
  • To Victoria in 2006.
  • Purchased by Rick Norman for preservation in 2014.
763 6104 6104 1966 C234 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
764 6105 1966 C235 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
765 6106 1966 C236 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
766 6107 6107 1966 C237 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
767 6108 BCT GM 767 Restored 1966.jpg 1966 C238 BC Transit Paint Icon.jpg
  • Assigned to Victoria.
  • retired in 2000
  • Sold to Norm Smith for preservation in 2002
  • Restored to BC Hydro livery
  • Sold to US collector in 2018; currently in storage in Vancouver
768 6109 1966 C239 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
769 6110 769 6110 1966 C240 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
770 6111 1966 C241 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria.
  • Retired in 1991 after accident damage
771 6112 1966 C242 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif


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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, 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, 9435-9446, 9447-9486
Dart 0001-0018, 0221-0237, 9051-9078
Vicinity 3001-3015, 4007-4061, 4062-4070, 4071-4073, 4200-4233, 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
Girardin 2688-2722
ARBOC 2301-2315, 2316-2377, 2378-2449, 2451-2557, 2558-2624, 2625-2640, 2641-2662, 2663-2687, 2723-2756
Polar 2173-2240
Retired Bus Fleet
GM/MCI 5349, 5350, 6103-6112, 6150-6157, 6171, 6179-6180, 6195, 6199-6203, 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, 8095-8117
Dart 0101-0116, 9081-9085, 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, 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