Guelph Transit Commission 143-151

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Guelph Transit Commission 143-151 is wheelchair accessible.



Guelph Transit 143-151 were Orion 06.501 buses built in Oriskany, New York in 1998. They were the first low floor buses to be owned by Guelph Transit. The original order was for four units originally ordered in 1994 and four more as an option and were to be numbered 142-149, but was changed to an order of 9 numbered 143-151 and all arrived in 1998 after the Commission was taken over by the city in 1994.

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Details

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN License plate(s) Status/Disposal Notes
143
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 143-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P73W6040311 BM2 084

(prev. BJ6 539)

Retired
Accident

Sold to MTB.

Refurbished twice
144
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 144-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P75W6040312 BM2 118

(prev. BJ6 542)

Retired

Listed for auction on Govdeals.ca in October 2014

145
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 145-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P77W6040313 BM2 108

(prev. BJ6 543)

Retired in January 2012

Sold off

146
Bicycle rack equipped bus
1998 1VH669P79W6040314 BM2 085

(prev. BJ6 540)

Retired

To King's Brescia University Transit in 2014.

Refurbished in November 2013.
147
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 147-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P70W6040315 BM2 086

(prev. BJ6 541)

Retired
December 2013.
Had no interior number until mid 2013.
148
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 148-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P72W6040316 BM8 041

(prev. BJ6 545)

Retired
January 2015

Severe corrosion.


Auctioned off on Govdeals.com on July 8, 2015 for $3,225.00.


Later sold to King's Brescia University Transit.

  • Originally retired in December 2011.
  • Returned to service in January 2012.
149
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 149-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P74W6040317 BM2 109

(prev. BJ6 544)

Retired

Sold to MTB to repair Sault Ste. Marie Transit #146.

Refurbished
150
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 150-a.jpg 1998 1VH669P76W6040318 BM2 112

(prev. BJ6 912)

Retired

Listed for auction on Govdeals.ca in October 2014.

151
Bicycle rack equipped bus
Guelph Transit 151-b.jpg 1998 1VH669P78W6040319 BN8 964

(prev. BM2 111; BJ6 911)

Retired
November 2013.

To King's Brescia University Transit in 2014.

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