BC Transit 6176-6178

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BC Transit 6176-6178 were General Motors Diesel Division TDH-4519 "New Look" buses built in 1970 for BC Hydro Transit as 782-784.

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

Engine Transmission Seating Rear Door Destination
Sign
Detroit Diesel
6V71N
Allison
VH9
43: Otaco
OTA220 bench
Push Rollsign

Details

All buses in the Victoria fleet in 1994 were given names honouring the countries participating in the Commonwealth Games that took place in the city that year. These names (ie. Spirit of Canada) were displayed on the right side of the windshield of each bus.[1]

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
782 6176 Victoria Regional Transit System 782-a.jpg 1970 C202 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria as 782.
  • Named "Spirit of Antigua and Barbuda" for 1994 Commonwealth Games.
  • Retired for structural reasons by 1995
783 6177 1970 C203 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria as 783.
  • Named "Spirit of Bermuada" for 1994 Commonwealth Games.
  • Transferred to Oakridge during Oak Street bridge rebuild, July-September 1995; Returned.
  • To storage in Victoria.
  • Retired in 1996
784 6178 1970 C204 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Victoria as 784.
  • Named "Spirit of Mauritius" for 1994 Commonwealth Games.
  • Transferred to Oakridge during Oak Street Bridge rebuild in 1995.
  • Transferred to storage in Victoria.
  • Transferred to Central Fraser Valley in 1996.
  • Transferred to Whistler in 1997.
  • Transferred to store in Victoria in 1998.
  • Retired in 1998
  1. BC Transit Victoria fleet table showing names assigned to buses https://www.transitmuseumsociety.org/nextstop/Docs/Commonwealth%20Games%201994.pdf