Universal Coach Line

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Universal Coach Line is based in Richmond, BC and provides charter service in various parts around western Canada. As of October 2010, Universal Coach Line also has a storage & maintenance facility located in Airdrie, AB. Therefore, a small minority of Universal Coach Line buses operate with Alberta plates; however, the majority operate using British Columbia plates.

Facilities

Richmond, BC Garage/Office

  • Address: 11560 Eburne Way, Richmond, BC V6V 2G7
  • Email: info@universalcoach.ca
  • Fax: 604-322-7978
  • Phone: 604-322-7799

Airdrie, AB Garage/Office

  • Address: 2932 Kingsview Blvd. SE, Airdrie, AB T4A 0C9
  • Email: info@universalcoach.ca
  • Phone: 403-948-6788

All-Time Roster

Not a complete list & based on observations

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
51 1992 Eldorado National Escort RE
91 1998 Prevost H3-45
101 (1) 1996 Blue Bird Q-Bus (37')
  • Ex demo.
101 (2) Universal Coach Line 101.jpg MCI 102-DL3
  • Registered in Alberta.
101 (3) 2000 MCI F3500 Cummins ISC Allison B400
102 Universal Coach Line 102.jpg 2000 MCI F3500 Cummins ISC Allison B400
103 1981 Prevost LeMirage
118 Universal Coach Line 118.jpg Blue Bird / Girardin MBC-IV
168 1990 Setra S215HDH
180-181 Universal Coach Line 180-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
184-185 Universal Coach Line 184.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-45
188 Universal Coach Line 188-a.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-45
191 1998 Prevost H3-45
192 Universal Coach Line 192.jpg Prevost H3-45
  • Sold to CoachCanadaBus #888
193 1998 Prevost H3-45
194 Universal Coach Line 194-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
206 Universal Coach Line 206.jpg Setra S215HDH
208 ? Setra S215HDH
  • Sustained accident damage.
209 1990 Setra S215HDH
210 Universal Coach Line 210.jpg Setra S215HDH
221 Universal Coach Line 221.jpg Prevost H3-45
221-2 Universal Coach Line 221-b.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Ex TransLink Coach #221
  • Recapped
  • VIN: 2PCH33490V1012004
223, 225 Universal Coach Line 225-a.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
226 Universal Coach Line 226.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes Ex Lakefront Lines 9855195
227 Universal Coach Line 227-b.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Recapped.
228 ? Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped.
  • Alberta License Plate
229 Universal Coach Line 229-a.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Recapped.
230 Universal Coach Line 230.jpg Prevost H3-45
232 Universal Coach Line 232-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
233 Universal Coach Lines 233-b.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Recapped
235 Universal Coach Line 235.jpg ? Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped?
  • Alberta License Plate (October 2010)
236 Universal Coach Line 236-a.jpg ? Prevost H3-45
237 Universal Coach Line 237-a.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Recapped?
238 Universal Coach Line 238-a.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Recapped?
  • June 27th, 2015: Involved in crash on Coquihalla Hwy 40Km South of Merrit. Hit tow truck.
239 Universal Coach Line 239-a.jpg ? Prevost H3-45 Recapped?
250 Universal Coach Line 250-a.jpg 1996 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Ex AutoCar Begin #9488.
  • Airdrie based unit.
  • Front and back recap still retaining 4 pane wind shield.
  • VIN: 2PCH33493T1011572
260 Universal Coach Lines 260-b.jpg ? Prevost H3-45
  • Recap?
  • VIN: 2PCH3349XV1011894
261 Universal Coach Lines 261-a.jpg 1996 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Airdrie Based
  • Recapped
  • VIN: 2PCH33493V1011686
302 1996 MCI 102-D3 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
303 Universal Coach Line 303.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45
306 Universal Coach Line 306.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-41
307 Universal Coach Line 307.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-41
308 Universal Coach Line 308.jpg 1994-97 Prevost H3-41
309 Universal Coach Line 309.jpg Prevost H3-41
310 Universal Coach Line 310.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
311-312 Universal Coach Line 311.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45 311 to Vancouver Trolley Company 202.
316 Universal Coach Line 316.jpg Prevost H3-45
317 Universal Coach Line 317.jpg 1995 Prevost H3-45
318 Universal Coach Line 318-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45 Ex-Your Way Coach Lines 888.
319 Universal Coach Line 319.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-41
320 Universal Coach Line 320-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
323 Universal Coach Line 323.jpg Prevost H3-40
  • No longer in the Universal fleet.
  • Now operated by PC Coach Lines of Calgary, Alberta as 323. (Image shows 323 with PC Coach Lines)
363 Universal Coach Line 363.jpg 1998 MCI 102-EL3
369 1998 MCI 102-DL3 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
380 Universal Coach Line 380-b.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • VIN: 2PCH33490V1011922
  • Ex? #9005
381 Universal Coach Line 381-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
382 2000 Prevost H3-45
383 Universal Coach Line 383.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3
385 Universal Coach Line 385-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45
  • VIN: 2PCH3349311014033
386 Prevost H3-45
386-2 MCI J4500
387 MCI J4500
388 Universal Coach Lines 388-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
389-390 Universal Coach Line 389.jpg 1998 MCI 102-D3 Ex-?
391 2000 Prevost H3-45 Ex-?
392 Universal Coach Line 392.jpg Prevost H3-45
395 Universal Coach Line 395.jpg 1999 MCI 102-EL3
396 Universal Coach Line 396.jpg 2004 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes VIN: 2M93JMPA04W062668
397 ? MCI J4500
  • Wrapped for the Tsawwassen Mills shopping shuttle.
399 1998 Prevost H3-45
484 1993 MCI 102-C3 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
601 1996 Prevost H3-41 Ex-Dapa Coach Lines 601.
601-2 Universal Coach Line 601-a.jpg MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
740-745 Grande West Vicinity Cummins B6.7 Operated for the Vancouver International Airport Authority.
800 MCI 102-EL3
802 Universal Coach Line 802.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3 Ex Lakefront Lines 0056213
807 MCI E4500?
810 MCI E4500?
811 Universal Coach Line 811-a.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Sold back to MCI
812 Universal Coach Line 812.jpg 2000[1] MCI 102-EL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Sold back to MCI
819 2001 Prevost H3-45 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
820 MCI J4500
821 Universal Coach Line 821.jpg MCI J4500
822 Universal Coach Line 822.jpg MCI J4500
823 Universal Coach Line 823.jpg MCI J4500
825 Universal Coach Line 825-a.jpg MCI J4500
827 Universal Coach Line 827-a.jpg MCI J4500 Airdrie, AB
828 Universal Coach Line 828.jpg MCI J4500 Airdrie, AB
829 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Line 829-a.jpg MCI J4500
830 Universal Coach Lines 830-b.jpg MCI J4500
831 MCI J4500 Plain white; no livery on sides
832 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Line 832-a.jpg 2005 MCI J4500 Caterpillar C13 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes VIN: 2M93JMDA76W063470
833 Universal Coach Line 833-a.jpg MCI J4500
836 Universal Coach Line 836-a.jpg MCI J4500
837 Universal Coach Line 837-a.jpg J4500
838 Universal Coach Lines 838-a.jpg MCI J4500
839 Universal Coach Line 839-a.jpg MCI J4500
861 Universal Coach Line 861-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500
862 Universal Coach Line 862-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500 3 units total. LED headlights, Wi-Fi and 110-volt outlets.[2]
863 Universal Coach Line 863-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500
865 Universal Coach Line 865-a.jpg 2003 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes VIN: 2M93JMPA54W062505
866 Universal Coach Line 866-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
867 Universal Coach Lines 867-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
868 Universal Coach Line 868-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
869 Universal Coach Line 869-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
870 Universal Coach Lines 870-a.jpg MCI J4500
  • Airdrie based.
871 2003 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes VIN: 2M93JMPA34W062499
873 Universal Coach Lines 873-a.jpg 2003 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes VIN: 2M93JMPA8W062496
875 Universal Coach Lines 875-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
876 Universal Coach Line 876-a.jpg 2015 Prevost H3-45
878 Universal Coach Lines 878-a.jpg 2013-14? MCI J4500
879 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Lines 879-a.jpg MCI J4500 *Ex Shriners Care Cruiser #?
880 Wc15.JPG MCI J4500 *Ex Shriners Care Cruiser #?
881 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Lines 881-a.jpg MCI J4500 *Ex Shriners Care Cruiser #?
882 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Line 882-a.jpg MCI E4500 *Ex Shriners Care Cruiser #?
886 Universal Coach Lines 886-a.jpg ? MCI J4500
888 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL Ex-Dapa Coach Lines 888
893 MCI J4500
897 Universal Coach Lines 897-a.jpg 2015? MCI J4500
901 Universal Coach Lines 901-a.jpg 2012-13 Prevost H3-45
902 Universal Coach Lines 902-a.jpg 2016-17 Prevost H3-45
903 2018 Prevost H3-45
910 Universal Coach Lines 910-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
912 MCI J4500
918 Universal Coach Lines 918-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
1014 1994 Prevost H3-41 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
1149 1995 Prevost H3-41 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
1627 1990 Prevost LeMirage XL Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
1836 1997 Prevost H3-45
1839 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500
1889 1997 Prevost H3-45 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing?.
1928 Century McMynn Leasing 1928.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
1959 1997 Prevost H3-45 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing.
2336 1998 Prevost H3-45 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing?.
3611 1999 Prevost H3-45
8280 1996 MCI 102-D3 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
8613 Universal Coach Line 8613.jpg 1992-93 Prevost H3-40 Ex-?
8652 1996 MCI 102-DL3 Leased from Century McMynn Leasing
9004 1997 Prevost H3-45 Ex-Surrey Bus Services 311.
9129 1998 Prevost H3-45 Ex-Autocar Preference 9129.
? Universal Coach Line 9855188.jpg Prevost H3-45 Ex Lakefront Lines 9855188

External Links

References

  1. MCI Pre-Owned Coach Information Sheet, mcicoach.com, retrieved 09-03-08
  2. MCI delivers to N.Y., Canada, www.metro-magazine.com, retrieved on 06/19/2013
  • CPTDB
  • Personal notes and sightings