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

Fleet

All-Time Coach 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
104 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
168 1990 Setra S215HDH
180-181 Universal Coach Line 180-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
  • 180 Vin: 2PCH33495W1012145
184-185 Universal Coach Line 184.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-45
188 Universal Coach Line 188-a.jpg 1999 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 1993 Setra S215HDH
  • Vin: WKK138RA6P1030302
208 ? Setra S215HDH
  • Sustained accident damage.
209 1990 Setra S215HDH
210 Universal Coach Line 210.jpg 1996 Setra S215HDH
  • Vin: WKK138TC3T1030438
221 (1) 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
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
227 Universal Coach Line 227-b.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33496W1012168
  • Recapped.
228 ? Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped.
  • Alberta License Plate
229 Universal Coach Line 229-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33499W1012147
  • Recapped.
230 Universal Coach Line 230.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33490Y1013609
232 Universal Coach Line 232-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33491Y1013747
233 Universal Coach Lines 233-b.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Recapped
  • Vin: 2PCH33497W1012180
235 Universal Coach Line 235.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
236 Universal Coach Line 236-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33499Y1013611
237 Universal Coach Line 237-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped.
  • Vin: 2PCH33498W1012110
238 Universal Coach Line 238-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45
  • Ex-368
  • Vin: 2PCH33497W1012163
  • Recapped.
  • June 27th, 2015: Involved in crash on Coquihalla Hwy 40Km South of Merrit. Hit tow truck.
239 Universal Coach Line 239-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped
  • Vin: 2PCH33495Y1013668
250 Universal Coach Line 250-a.jpg 1996 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Ex-Autocar Bégin 9488.
  • Airdrie based unit.
  • Front and back recap still retaining 4 pane wind shield.
  • VIN: 2PCH33493T1011572
251 Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped.
252 Prevost H3-45
260 Universal Coach Lines 260-b.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45
  • Recapped.
  • 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
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
  • Airdrie based.
308 Universal Coach Line 308.jpg 1994-97 Prevost H3-41
309 Universal Coach Line 309.jpg 1999 Prevost H3-41
  • Vin: 2PCH33417X1012935
310 Universal Coach Line 310.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
311-312 Universal Coach Line 311.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
316 Universal Coach Line 316.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • VIN: 2PCH33490Y1013397
317 Universal Coach Line 317.jpg 1995 Prevost H3-45
318 Universal Coach Line 318-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
319 Universal Coach Line 319.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-41
  • Vin: 2PCH3341X11014170
320 Universal Coach Line 320-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH3349511014129
321 MCI J4500
323 Universal Coach Line 323.jpg Prevost H3-40
  • Sold to 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
380 Universal Coach Line 380-b.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
381 Universal Coach Line 381-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33496Y1013744
382 2001 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH3349711014133
383 Universal Coach Line 383.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3
  • Vin: 1M8TRMPA0YP061345
  • Sold to Johnny Avila Express.
385 Universal Coach Line 385-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45
  • VIN: 2PCH3349311014033
386 Prevost H3-45
387 MCI J4500
388 Universal Coach Lines 388-a.jpg 2000 Prevost H3-45
  • VIN: 2PCH33493Y1013944
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
393 1999 MCI 102-EL3
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 2004 MCI J4500
  • Wrapped for the Tsawwassen Mills shopping shuttle.
  • Vin: 2M93JMPA24W062641
398 Prevost H3-45
399 1998 Prevost H3-45
478 Prevost H3-45
484 1993 MCI 102-C3
600 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
601 1996 Prevost H3-41
601 (2) Universal Coach Line 601-a.jpg MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
602 1997 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 B500R w/ Jake Brakes
  • Vin: 1M8PDMPAXVP049814
800 MCI 102-EL3
801 MCI 102-EL3
802 Universal Coach Line 802.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3
806 MCI 102-EL3
807 MCI E4500?
808 MCI 102-EL3
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 MCI 102-EL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
819 2001 Prevost H3-45
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 2009 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2MG3JMHA59W065418
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
825 Universal Coach Line 825-a.jpg MCI J4500
826 2011 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2MG3JMEA4BW065680
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 2006 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMDA96W063468
830 Universal Coach Lines 830-b.jpg 2011 MCI J4500
831 Wc15.JPG 2006 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMDA76W063467
832 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Line 832-a.jpg 2005 MCI J4500 Caterpillar C13 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes
833 Universal Coach Line 833-a.jpg 2006 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMDAX6W063754
835 2002 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 1M83JMPA92P061892
836 Universal Coach Line 836-a.jpg MCI J4500
837 Universal Coach Line 837-a.jpg 2004 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMDA24W062689
838 Universal Coach Lines 838-a.jpg 2012 MCI J4500
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
  • Vin: 2MG3JMBAXCW066189
839 Universal Coach Line 839-a.jpg 2006 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMDAX6W063320
  • Ex-? 406.
858 1990 MCI 102-C3
860 2006 MCI J4500
  • VIN: 1M83JMPA16W063279
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
861 Universal Coach Line 861-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
  • Vin: 2MG3JMBA0DW066493
862 Universal Coach Line 862-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500
  • 3 units total. LED headlights, Wi-Fi and 110-volt outlets.[2]
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
  • Vin: 2MG3JMBA2DW066494
863 Universal Coach Line 863-a.jpg 2013 MCI J4500
865 Universal Coach Line 865-a.jpg 2004 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 ZF AS Tronic w/Jacob Brakes
  • VIN: 2M93JMPA54W062505
866 Universal Coach Line 866-a.jpg 2004 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMPAX4W062502
867 Universal Coach Lines 867-a.jpg 2004 MCI J4500
  • Vin; 2M93JMPA94W062507
868 Universal Coach Line 868-a.jpg 2014 MCI J4500
  • VIN: 2MG3JM8A8EW066735
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
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
872 MCI J4500
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 2004 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2M93JMPA04W062511
876 Universal Coach Line 876-a.jpg 2015 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33496FC713023
877 MCI J4500
878 Universal Coach Lines 878-a.jpg 2014 MCI J4500
879 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Lines 879-a.jpg 2012 MCI J4500
880 Wc15.JPG 2012 MCI J4500
881 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Lines 881-a.jpg 2010 MCI J4500
882 Wc15.JPG Universal Coach Line 882-a.jpg 2000 MCI 102-EL3
883 Wc15.JPG 2004 MCI J4500
  • Ex-386.
  • Vin: 2M93JMDA14W062649
885 2005 MCI J4500
886 Universal Coach Lines 886-a.jpg 2016 MCI J4500
  • VIN: 2MG3JMBA2GW067701
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
887 2017 Prevost H3-45
  • Vin: 2PCH33494HC713749
888 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL
889 2016 MCI J4500
890 2017 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2MG3JM8A3HW068154
892 2011 MCI J4500
893 MCI J4500
896 2018 MCI J4500
  • Ex Demo 68379
  • Vin: 2MG3JM8A8JW068379
897 Universal Coach Lines 897-a.jpg 2018 MCI J4500
  • Vin: 2MG3JM8A0JW068585
898 2012 Prevost H3-45
899 2018 Prevost H3-45
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
913 Prevost H3-45
917 Prevost X3-45
  • Airdrie based.
918 Universal Coach Lines 918-a.jpg Prevost H3-45
1002 MCI J4500
1012 MCI J4500
1014 1994 Prevost H3-41
1017 MCI J4500
1101-1107 2019 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel DD13 Allison B500
  • 1103 Vin: 2MG3JM8A5KW069118
  • 1105 Vin: 2MG3JM8A7KW069119
  • 1107 Vin: 2MG3JM8A1KW069116
1109 Prevost H3-45
1110-1111 2020 MCI J4500 Detroit Diesel DD13 Allison B500
  • 1110 Vin: 2MG3JM8A1LW069652
  • 1111 Vin: 2MG3JM8A5LW069668
1117 MCI J4500
  • Wrapped for Skylinx
1149 1995 Prevost H3-41
1627 1990 Prevost LeMirage XL
1836 1997 Prevost H3-45
1839 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500
1889 1997 Prevost H3-45
1928 Century McMynn Leasing 1928.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45
1959 1997 Prevost H3-45
2336 1998 Prevost H3-45
3611 1999 Prevost H3-45
8280 1996 MCI 102-D3
8613 Universal Coach Line 8613.jpg 1992-93 Prevost H3-40
  • Ex-?
8652 1996 MCI 102-DL3
9004 1997 Prevost H3-45
9129 1998 Prevost H3-45
? Universal Coach Line 9855188.jpg Prevost H3-45
TBD 2022 MCI J4500 CHARGE Siemens electric motor 4.7 gear ratio direct drive

All-Time Shuttle Roster

Not a complete list & based on observations

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
103 2017 Freightliner/Krystal S2/KLX40
  • Operated for the Vancouver International Airport Authority as 707.
  • Vin: 4UZADSDT7HCJB8041
118 Universal Coach Line 118.jpg Ford/Girardin E-450/MB-IV
  • Likely retired.
121 2002 Ford/Girardin E-450/MB-IV
  • Vin: 1FDXE45S72HA56907
  • Likely retired in 2018.
127 2006 Ford/Corbeil E-450/Minibus
  • Vin: 1FDXE45P76HB29419
  • Retired in 2015.
132 Ford/Goshen E-450/EC II
133 2008 Ford/Champion E-450/Challenger
  • Vin: 1FD4E45P08DA35430
135 2008 Ford/Turtle Top E-450/Odyssey
  • Vin: 1FD4E45S58DA05697
137 2010 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
  • Vin: 1FDFE4FP9ADA06909
203 2012 Ford/Federal Coach E-450/Spirit
  • Vin: 1FDXE4FS4CDA08109
205 2012 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
  • Vin: 1FDFE4FS9CDA08179
207 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
209 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
210 Ford/ElDorado National E-450/Advantage
216 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
217 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
218 Ford/Federal Coach E-450/Spirit
220 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
222 Ford/Federal Coach E-450/Spirit
228 Ford/Starcraft E-450/Allstar
306 2013 Ford/ElDorado National E-450/Transtech
  • Ex-226
  • Vin: 1FDFE4FS9DDA42074
  • Wrapped for Air Canada Employee Shuttle.
339 2014 Ford/Federal Coach E-450/Spirit
  • Vin: 1FDXE4FS5EDA26654
601 2015 Ford/Goshen F-550/G-Force
  • Vin: 1FDGF5GT1FEA91538
  • Wrapped for Pacific Gateway Hotel.
602 Ford/Goshen F-550/G-Force
  • Wrapped for Pacific Gateway Hotel.
612 Ford/Champion E-450/Challenger
631 Ford/Blue Bird E-450/G5
632 Ford/Blue Bird E-450/G5
636 Ford/Blue Bird E-450/G5
740-745 2018 Grande West Vicinity Cummins B6.7
  • Operated for the Vancouver International Airport Authority.
  • 740 Vin: 2G9B30AA3JA098315
e3001 GreenPower EV Star+ 150 kW electric Direct drive
  • Operated for Air Canada.[7]

External Links

References

  • CPTDB
  • Personal notes and sightings