Farwest Bus Lines

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Farwest Bus Lines is owned by First Bus Canada and operates under the following subsidaries:

These operations are all under contract with BC Transit.

History

  • Coastal Bus Lines established in 1977.
  • Farwest was sold to First Bus Canada.

Facilities

Kitimat Garage/Office

  • Address: 780 Lahakas Blvd. S., Kitimat, BC V8C 1T9
  • Phone: 250-632-3333

Prince Rupert Garage/Office

  • Address: 225 2nd Ave. W., Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1G4
  • Fax: 250-624-6432
  • Phone: 250-624-6400

Smithers Garage/Office

  • Address: 3348 Highway 16, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

Terrace Garage/Office

  • Address: 4904 Highway 16, Terrace, BC V8G 1L8

Fleet Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Serial/VIN Notes
1977 MCI MC-5B Detroit Diesel 8V71N 4 Speed Manual 7280/S12008
1993 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92T 6-speed manual 2P9H33404P1001324
15 Jan. 1951 MCI Courier 50RE 248
F100 Prevost LeMirage
F101 (1) 1961 Western Flyer BT-41 12-61
  • 25 seats
  • 33R body, 4000 lb. cargo area
  • RETIRED
F101 (2) 1989 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33400K1001775
F102 1973 MCI MC-5B 7066/S10094
F103 1970 MCI MC-7 10633/8380
  • 49 seats
  • Equipped with a/c
F104 (1) 1973 MCI MC-5B 7079/S10403
  • 45 seats
  • Equipped with a/c.
  • RETIRED
F104 (2) 1986 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33402G1001123
F105 (1) 1973 MCI MC-5B 7078/S10402
  • 45 seats
  • Equipped with a/c.
  • RETIRED
F105 (2) 1981 Prevost LeMirage 2P9L23403B1001918 47 seats
F106 1976 MCI MC-5B 7277/S12005
  • 41 seats
  • Equipped with a/c and lavatory.
F108 (1) June 1979 Prevost LeMirage LM103-2654-79
F108 (2) 1984 Prevost LeMirage 2P9L23405E1001732 47 seats
F109 (1) 1975 MCI MC-5B 7183/S11698
F109 (2) 1980 Eagle 10 30398
F109 (3) 1985 Prevost LeMirage 2P9L33401F1001953 47 seats
F112 (1) 1974 Dodge Maxi-Van B37BE4X112683 11 seats
F112 (2) MCI MC-5C Ex-Farr's Coach Lines #?.
F115 1980 GMC School Bus T16PEA5555523 45 high back seats
F116 1980 GMC School Bus T16PEA5555522 45 high back seats
F125 MCI 102-A3 Ex-Cardinal Coach Lines #?.
F126 MCI 102-A3
F127 MCI 102-A3 to First Canada F127
F128 Farwest First Canada F128.jpg 1991 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92T 6-speed manual 2P9H33402M1001124 Ex-Charter Bus Lines of British Columbia 809
813? 1992 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92T 6-speed manual 2P9H33404N1001207
5901 Apr. 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 2GHYT82W7C3500478
6729 1991 OBI Orion I 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3 2B1139774M5002897 Ex. 6729.
  • Allocated to Prince Rupert.
6711 1992 OBI Orion I 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3 2B1139775N5003008 Ex. 6711.
  • Allocated to Prince Rupert.
6713 1992 OBI Orion I 01.507 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3 2B1139773N5003010 6 Ex. 6713.
  • Allocated to Prince Rupert.