Pacific Coach Lines

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Pacific Coach Lines was a motorcoach company based in Vancouver, BC. At their height, they provided scheduled service from Vancouver to Whistler and Victoria, and also offered sightseeing tours.

History

  • Pacific Coach Lines (1984) Ltd. was established on April 1, 1984, by 3 partners: Gordon Levett, Wally Watson & Bjorn Bjornson when the Government of BC privatized Pacific Coach Lines (1979) Ltd.
  • Sold to John Horning in 1989, then to Dewey Go Dee & Partners in 1999.
  • In June 2002 inaugurated service from Nanaimo to Vancouver via Duke Point BC Ferry route. This service was cancelled in April 2003 due to lack of passengers. In July 2008 this service was resumed.
  • In October 2007, assumed operation of the Vancouver Airport to Whistler service.
  • BC Ferries Connector service to Victoria ended on January 31, 2016; contract awarded to Wilson's Transportation.
  • Vancouver Airport - Whistler service ended on December 31, 2018; contract awarded to Universal Coach Line.
  • Pacific Coach ceased all operations on March 31, 2019.

Facilities

Vancouver Office

  • Address: Suite 210, 1150 Station St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 4C7
  • Email: info@pacificcoach.com
  • Fax:
    • Admin: 604-681-1515
    • Info: 604-681-4634
  • Phone:
    • Admin: 604-708-8118
    • Info: 604-662-7575 or 1-800-661-1725

Victoria Office

  • Address: 700 Douglas St., Victoria, BC V8W 2B3
  • Phone: 250-385-3348

All-time fleet roster

Not a complete list

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Serial/VIN Notes
SV3 1975 Dodge Tradesman Van B300B36BF5X
326 1968 MCI MC-7 10076/7506
1839 1997 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33492V1011839
1841 1997 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33490V1011841
2001-2005 Pacific Coach Lines 2004.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-45 See series page
  • 56 seats, no washroom.
  • 2005 has a new front cap as a result of repairs made after an MVA in April 2006 in Tsawwassen.
2006 Pacific Coach Lines 2006-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33496X1012642
3001 Pacific Coach Lines 3001-a.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-45 See series page
3002-3004 Pacific Coach Lines 3004.jpg 2002 Prevost H3-45 See series page
3005 Pacific Coach Lines 3005.jpg 2001 Prevost LeMirage XL-II See series page
  • Wc15.JPG
3006 Pacific Coach Lines 3006-a.jpg 2001 Prevost LeMirage XL-II See series page
3008 Pacific Coach Lines 3009.jpg 2002 Prevost H3-45 See series page
3009 (1) 1996 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33494T1011435
  • 56 seats
  • Leased from Volvo Asset Management in 2002.
3010 1996 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33498T1011440
  • 56 seats
  • Leased from Volvo Asset Management in 2002.
3011 (1) 1995 Prevost H3-45 2P9H3349XS1001254
3011 (2) MCI 102-D3
3012 Pacific Coach Lines 3012-a.jpg 1995 Prevost H3-41 2P9H33410S1001242
3014 1995 Prevost H3-41 2P9H33412S1001243
3015 (1) 1996 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33492T1011451
  • 56 seats
  • Leased from Volvo Asset Management in 2002.
3015 (2) 1999 Prevost H3-45 See series page
3016 Pacific Coach Lines 3016.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45 See series page
3017-3018 2000 Prevost H3-45 See series page
  • Ex-Coastline Travel 4501-4502; purchased in 2006?
  • 3017 suffered a major engine fire while Southbound on Hwy 99 in 2010.
  • 3018 recapped.
3017 (2) MCI 102-D3
3019-3020 Pacific Coach Lines 3019-a.jpg 2009 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison See series page
3021-3024 Pacific Coach Lines 3023-a.jpg 2007 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic See series page
3025-3026 Pacific Coach Lines 3026.jpg 2008 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic See series page
3027 Prevost H3-45
4001 2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 CRD See series page
4271 1967 Western Flyer Canuck 500 51-67
4300 1954 GM PD-4104 Detroit Diesel 6/71 4 speed manual 1164
4301 1955 GM PD-4104 Detroit Diesel 4/71 ? Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1528
4302 1957 GM PD-4104 Detroit Diesel 4/71 ? Spicer? 4 Speed manual 2315
4308 1962 GM PD-4106 Detroit Diesel 6V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1167
4309 1962 GM PD-4106 Detroit Diesel 6V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1168
4310 1962 GM PD-4106 Detroit Diesel 6V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1169
4311 Pacific Coach Lines 4311.jpg 1966 GM PD-4107 Detroit Diesel 8V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual
4312 1967 GM PD-4107 Detroit Diesel 8V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 426
4313 1967 GM PD-4107 Detroit Diesel 8V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1020
4314 1967 GM PD-4107 Detroit Diesel 8V71 Spicer? 4 Speed manual 1021
4421 5/1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
4561-4579 1974 GM P8M-4905A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? 4 Speed manual See series page
4811 1972 Prevost CTS47 Champion Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual P470-2045-72
4812 1974 Prevost PTS47 Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual P636-2211-74
4814 1974 Prevost PTS47 Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual
4815 1974 Prevost PTS47 Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual
4816 7/1974 Prevost PTS47 Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual P657-2232-74
4817 7/1974 Prevost PTS47 Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer? manual P658-2233-74
4818 12/1974 Prevost Prestige Detroit Diesel 8V71N Manual P100-2256-75
6326 1/1963 MCI MC-3 702
6352 5/1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6402 6/1961 MCI MC-2 Detroit Diesel Spicer 4 speed manual 622
6501-6508 6/1961 MCI MC-2 Detroit Diesel Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6509 5/1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 708
6510 5/1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 709
6511-6512 5/1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6513 June 1964 MCI MCC-5 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 5186/785
6514 June 1964 MCI MCC-5 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 5184/784
6515 4/1965 MCI MCC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 5380/820
6516 4/1965 MCI MCC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 5383/821
6517 1965 MCI MCC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 5342/805
6518 1967 MCI MCC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 6219/6862
6519 1967 MCI MCC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 6220/6863
6520-6527 1967 MCI MC-5A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6528 6/1960 MCI MC-2 Detroit Diesel Spicer 4 speed manual 589
6529 renumbered 4421
6530 1963 MCI MC-4 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual transmission 717
6601-6605 1968 Western Flyer 600A Detroit Diesel 8V71N See series page
6610 4/1960 MCI Courier 96 581
6701 (1)-6706 (1) Pacific Coach Lines 6702.jpg 1969 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6701 (2) 12/1981 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A4CP036886
6702 (2) 4/1982 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A6CP036887
6703 (2) Pacific Coach Lines 6703.jpg 12/1981 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A8CP036891
6704 (2) 4/1983 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A0DP038037
6705 (2) 4/1983 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A2DP038038
6706 (2) 4/1984 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A3EP038891
6707 (1)-6708 (1) Pacific Coach Lines 6708a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6707 (2) 1984 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A5EP038892
6708 (2) Pacific Coach Lines 6708.jpg 4/1984 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 1M89CM8A0EP038895
6709-6712 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6713-6714 1969 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
6715 1972 MCI MC-7 11732/9585
6716-6725, 6726 (1) 1974 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 See series page Ex-Pacific Stage Lines 6716-6726.
6726 (2) 1/1996 MCI 102-DL3 1M8PDMPA3TP048159 Leased from McMynn Leasing; returned.
6727-6730, 6731 (1) 1974 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 See series page Ex-Pacific Stage Lines 6727-6731.
6731 (2) 1974 MCI MC-8 30459/S10809
  • Ex-Greyhound Canada 432.
  • Rebuilt to 53 seats after accident in 1986.
  • Off roster in 2005.
6732-6740, 6741 (1)-6744 (1) 1974 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 See series page Ex-Pacific Stage Lines 6732-6744.
6741 (2)- 6742 (2) Pacific Coach Lines 6743.jpg 1983 TMC MC-9 See series page Ex-Gray Line Alaska 179-180.
6743 (2) 1/1989 MCI 102-C3 1M8GDM7A6KP042449
6743 (3) 11/1988 MCI 102-A3 1M8FDM7A4JP042329
6743 (4), 6744 (2)-6745 Pacific Coach Lines 6743.jpg 1983 TMC MC-9 See series page Ex-Gray Line Alaska 181-183.
6746 Pacific Coach Lines 6746.jpg 1981 MCI MC-9 1M89CM8A5BP035857
6747 7/1979 TMC MC-9 T2/2-1795-2889
6748 Pacific Coach Lines 6748.jpg 7/1979 TMC MC-9 T2/2-1800-2894
6749 Pacific Coach Lines 6743.jpg 1983 TMC MC-9 See series page Ex-Gray Line Alaska 195.
6750 (1) Pacific Coach Lines 6750-a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 10680/8334
6750 (2) Pacific Coach Lines 6750.jpg 11/1979 MCI MC-9 34565/S14461
6751 Pacific Coach Lines 6751-a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 10683/8383
6752 Pacific Coach Lines 6752-a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual 10685/8385
6753-6754 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
  • 47 seats
  • Ex-Kerrville Bus Company V586, V591-V592 , V595, V597.
  • 6755-6756 rebuilt by Levitt Auto Metal, N. Vancouver, BC in 1986.
6755-6756 Pacific Coach Lines 6756-a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
  • 47 seats
  • Ex-Kerrville Bus Company V586, V591-V592 , V595, V597.
  • 6755-6756 rebuilt by Levitt Auto Metal, N. Vancouver, BC in 1986.
6757 Pacific Coach Lines 6757-a.jpg 1970 MCI MC-7 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Spicer 4 speed manual See series page
  • 47 seats
  • Ex-Kerrville Bus Company V586, V591-V592 , V595, V597.
  • 6755-6756 rebuilt by Levitt Auto Metal, N. Vancouver, BC in 1986.
6760 Pacific Coach Lines 6760.jpg 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33408H1001385
  • 47 seats
  • Ex-Westmin Mines #?; bought in 1990.
  • Off active roster in 2005.
6761 1988 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33405J1001513
6762 (1) Pacific Coach Lines 6762a.jpg 1990 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33405L1001627
6762 (2) Pacific Coach Lines 6762.jpg 1981 Prevost LeMirage 2P9L23407B1001923
6762 (3) 1991 Prevost LeMirage XL Leased from McMynn Leasing
6762 (4) 1984 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33402E1001810
6763 1991 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33406M1001847
6764 1990 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33405L1001630
6770-6777 Pacific Coach Lines 6776.jpg 9/1971 GMC T8H-5305A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8 See series page
6790 Pacific Coach Lines 6790-a.jpg 1/1991 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Spicer? 6 Speed manual 2P9H33408M1001077
6791 Pacific Coach Lines 6791.jpg 3/1991 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Spicer? 6 Speed manual 2P9H3340XM1001078
6792 3/1991 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Spicer? 6 Speed manual 2P9H33408M1001080
6793 3/1991 Prevost H3-40 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Spicer? 6 Speed manual 2P9H33409M1001086
6794 Pacific Coach Lines 6794-a.jpg 2/1996 MCI 102-D3 1M8SDMTA2TP048279
6795 Pacific Coach Lines 6795-a.jpg 2/1996 MCI 102-D3 1M8SDMTA9TP048280
6796 1/1996 MCI 102-DL3 1M8PDMPA3TP048159
9611 1996 Prevost H3-41 2PCH33410T1011345

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