Leduc Bus Lines

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USDOT# MC/MX # Full Legal Name
384162 MC-228791 Leduc Bus Lines Ltd.

Leduc Bus Lines is a family owned business, founded in 1968, in Rockland, Ontario. They provide highway coach, minibus, transit bus and school bus service in the Ottawa and Eastern Ontario area. Leduc also operates international motor coach charters and escorted tours.

History

[1]

  • Started as a school bus operator in Alfred, Ontario by Noel Leduc in 1968 as Noel Leduc School Bus Service.
  • Acquired Duchesne School Bus Service and changed their name to Leduc Bus Lines in 1972.
  • In 1973, the company moved its garage and office to 73 Leduc St. in Alfred.
  • Incorporated in 1984.
  • Noel Leduc passed away in 1990.
  • Moved to their current garage in Rockland in 2006.

Commuter Routes

[2]

They operate four routes under the Rural Partners Transit Service of OC Transpo

  • Route 520 from Hawkesbury connecting through L'Orignal, Alfred, Plantagenet and Wendover to Ottawa. (Schedule)
  • Route 530 between Clarence-Rockland and Ottawa, funded by Clarence-Rockland Transpo.
  • Route 535 from St. Pascal, Bourget, Hammond, and Cheney to Ottawa, funded by Clarence-Rockland Transpo.
  • Route 538 from Carleton Place to Ottawa, operated by its Classic Alliance Motorcoach division. (Map/Schedule)

They also operate a Casino du Lac-Leamy shuttle that runs from Hawkesbury, L’Orignal, Alfred, Plantagenet, Wendover, Rockland, and Orléans every Wednesday. (Schedule)

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 8467 Hwy 17, Rockland ON
  • Email: leducbus@leducbus.com
  • Phone: 613-446-0606 or 613-679-2595
  • Fax: 613-446-0341

Roster

Not complete

Coach/Cutaway

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
143 2013 Autobus Lion 360° Cummins ISB6.7 Allison 2500 PTS
1001 2010? Dodge Sprinter 2500 CRD
1002 Ford

Corbeil

E-Series cutaway Unknown year.
1003 Ford

Champion

E-Series cutaway Unknown year.
1004 2001 Freightliner

Champion

Unknown model.
1005 Leduc Bus Lines 1005-a.jpg International

Champion

3200

Defender

Unknown year.
1006 Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 Unknown year.
1007 Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 Unknown year.
1008 Dodge Sprinter Unknown year.
1009 Leduc Bus Lines 1009-a.jpg ABC M1235 Unknown year.
1011 ABC M1235
  • Unknown year.
  • Lic. plate - 396 2BH
3909-3910 1995 Prevost H3-41 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500 3910 was used on CRT service.
3912 1996 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60
3914 Leduc Bus Lines 3914-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
3915 Leduc Bus Lines 3915-a.jpg Prevost H3-40
3916 Leduc Bus Lines 3916-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
  • Re-painted all white.
  • Used on CRT Service.
3918 Leduc Bus Lines 3918-a.jpg 2005 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 10AS2300BO 10-speed
3920 2005 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 10AS2300BO 10-speed
3923 Leduc Bus Lines 3923-a.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-41 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500 Used on CRT service.
3925 2005 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 10AS2300BO 10 speed
3926 Leduc Bus Lines 3926-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Used on CRT service.
3927 Leduc Bus Lines 3927-c.jpg 2005 Nova Bus LFS40102 Suburban Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Ex-Nova Bus demo #181-1.
  • Used on CRT service.
3928 2006 Prevost X3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 10AS2300BO 10-speed?
  • Ex-Prevost Demo 8999.
  • Used on CRT Service.
3929 2001 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Used on CRT service.
3930 Leduc Bus Lines 3930-a.jpg 2000 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
3931 Leduc Bus Lines 3931-b.jpg 2006 Nova Bus LFS40102 Suburban Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Ex-Nova Bus demo; bought in 2007.
  • Used on CRT service.
3932 Leduc Bus Lines 3932-b.jpg 2008 Nova Bus LFS40102 Suburban Cummins ISL Allison B400R Used on CRT service.
3933 2010 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13
3934 2009 MCI J4500 Cummins ISM 410 hp ZF 12AS2300BO 12-speed
  • Wrapped for CIH Academy Rockland in 2012.
  • Wrapped for International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2011[3]
3935 Wc15.JPG 2007 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 12AS2300BO 12-speed
3936 2010 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13 Allison B500 6-speed
3937 2005 Prevost LeMirage XL-II Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF 10AS2300BO 10-speed?
3938 Leduc Bus Lines 3938-a.jpg 2011 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13 Allison B500 6-speed
3939 2011 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13 Allison B500 6-speed
3940 Leduc Bus Lines 3940-a.jpg 2013 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13 2014 model.
3941 Lanark Community Transit 3941-a.jpg 2001 MCI 102-EL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
3942 Lanark Community Transit 3942-a.jpg 2001 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
3943 2003 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Ex-Autobus Galland 455.
3944 2005 MCI J4500 Lettered for Classic Alliance Motorcoach
3945 2007 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13
3947 2007 MCI J4500 Caterpillar C13
  • Ex-TDL Group #?
  • Lettered for Classic Alliance Motorcoach
3948 Leduc Bus Lines 3948-a.jpg 2011 MCI J4500 Ex-TDL Group #?
3949 2013 MCI J4500 Cummins ISX12
  • Ex-TDL Group #?
  • Lettered for Classic Alliance Motorcoach
3953 2010 Prevost H3-45 Volvo D13

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1009 Dodge Sprinter Unknown year.
3405 1976 Prevost Champion Detroit Diesel 8V71N Ex-?; bought in 1980.
3907 1983 Prevost Marathon
3908 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL
3917 Leduc Bus Lines 3917-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
3921 Leduc Bus Lines 3921-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-41 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Used on CRT service.
3922 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • Wolf graphics on sides and rear.
  • Used on CRT service.

School Bus

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
121 Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 Unknown year.
127 Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 Unknown year.
136 Blue Bird Vision Unknown year.
141 Blue Bird Vision Unknown year.
2139 Leduc Bus Lines 2139-a.jpg Chevrolet/Corbeil Quantum? Unknown year.
2152 Leduc Bus Lines 2152-a.jpg Blue Bird Vision Unknown year.
2161 2018 Lion LionC 100% electric powered.

External Links

References

  1. http://leducbus.com/about/history, retrieved on 2014-02-14
  2. Wikipedia
  3. COLLECTING INTELLIGENCE: Leduc gets the drop on eco-friendly water system, mcicoach.com, retrieved 2009-10-29
  • Personal notes and sightings