Calgary Transit System

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The Calgary Transit System was the provider of public transit in the City of Calgary between 1947 and 1970. During its 23-year run, it operated streetcars, motor buses, and electric trolleybuses.

History

  • Last day of streetcar service was on December 29, 1950.

Streetcar System

See Calgary Municipal Railway.

Diesel/Gasoline Bus Roster

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Built Manufacturer Model Number Engine Transmission Notes
201-210 1947 Twin 41-S Ex-BC Hydro Transit bought 1965
218-227 1947 GMC TDH-3610 Old Look Detroit Diesel 4-71
302-303 1941 Leyland Motors Tigress Gasoline 4-speed manual
304-307 1943 Ford Transit 39B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3 speed manual
308-317 1946 CC&F C-36 Ex. Calgary Municipal Railway, same numbers
308-317 1966 GMC TDH-3501 Old Look To Calgary Transit 308-317
318-327 1967 GMC TDH-3501 Old Look To Calgary Transit 318-327
328-329 1948 CC&F C-36
330-341 Calgary Transit System 340.jpg 1949 CC&F C-36 To Calgary Transit 330-341
342-357 1949 Twin 41-S
358-363 1954 Flxible FT2P-40 FTC 220
364-369 1956 CC&F CD-52TC
370-372 Calgary Transit System 372.jpg 1957 CC&F CD-52TC
373-374 1958 CC&F CD-52TC
375-382 Calgary Transit System 381.jpg 1959 CC&F CD-52TC To Calgary Transit 375-382
383-392 Calgary Transit System 390.jpg 1960 CC&F TD-51 AECA690
393-396 1961 CC&F TD-51 A690
397-399 1961 GMC TDH-5301 New Look Ex 301-303. To Calgary Transit 397-399
547-549 1966 Daimler-Duple SRC6 Roadliner To Calgary Transit 547-549
550 1961 GMC TDH-5301 New Look Ex 304. To Calgary Transit 550
551 1962 GMDD TDH-5301 New Look rejected ETS bus, bought 1963. To Calgary Transit 551
552-561 Calgary Transit System 558.jpg 1964 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 To Calgary Transit 552-561
562-571 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 To Calgary Transit 562-571
572-593 1966 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 To Calgary Transit 572-593
594-621 1967 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 To Calgary Transit 594-621
622-636 1969 GMDD T6H-5305 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 To Calgary Transit 622-636

Electric Trolley Bus Roster

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number Electronic System Notes
400-429 Calgary Transit 409-a.jpg 1947 CC&F T-44 GE
430-459 Calgary Transit 434-a.jpg 1948 CC&F T-44 GE
460-470 Calgary Transit 462-a.jpg 1949 CC&F T-44 GE
471-476 Calgary Transit 474-a.jpg 1950 CC&F T-44 GE
477-480 Calgary Transit 478-a.jpg 1950 CC&F T-48A GE
481-484 1953 CC&F T-48A GE
485-504 Calgary Transit 486-a.jpg 1948 AC&F TC-44 GE
  • Ex Baltimore, bought 1957.
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History of Public Transit in Calgary

Current
Operators

Airdrie Transit, Calgary Transit, COLT, Red Arrow Motorcoach, Roam, Southland Transportation

Modes

Articulated Bus, CNG Bus, Diesel Bus, Light Rail, Motorcoach, Shuttle Bus

Past (incomplete)
Operators

Calgary Municipal Railway, Calgary Transit System

Modes

Diesel-Electric Hybrid Bus, Gasoline Bus, Passenger Rail, Streetcar, Electric Trolleybus

Future
Operators

Okotoks Transit

Modes

Street-Running LRT