Vancouver Regional Transit System

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Vancouver Regional Transit System, formerly known as Greater Vancouver Transit System provided bus, SeaBus, and Skytrain rail service in the Metro Vancouver area as GVTS from 1973 until 1983 and as VRTS until taken over by SCBCTA on the 1st April 1999. In the 1970s the system was commonly still referred to by the general public as BC Hydro Transit(or the "Hydro Buses}. In the days of MTOC operation (1980-83) the system was commonly branded as Metro Transit. From 1983 until 1999, the system was generally referred to as BC Transit

History

  • Greater Vancouver Transit System takes over BC Hydro and Power Authority transit system in Greater Vancouver on Sept. 1, 1973 [1]
  • BC Hydro maintains operations under contract until March 31 1980 [2]
  • major suburban service expansion begins in 1973
  • Surrey Transit Center opens in 1975
  • Seabus begins service in 1977
  • Port Coquitlam Transit Centre opens in 1979, operating Coquitlam and area services formerly dispatched from KTC
  • Metro transit Operating company becomes system operator April 1, 1980 [3]
  • system renamed Vancouver Regional Transit System effective April 1 1983 [4]
  • Metro Transit Operating Company operations merged into BC Transit June 1, 1985 [5]
  • First Skytrain line (Expo line) begins service between Waterfront Station and New Westminster in 1986

Fleet summary before new numbering system in 1996 (Incomplete)

Demonstrator Units (Pre-1996)

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
(No Number) 1990 ElDorado National Escort RE-32 Ballard 160hp Allison 4-speed Flipdot
  • Trialed from November 1990 to March 1993 as part of BC Transit's hydrogen fuel cell bus pilot project in partnership with Ballard Power Systems.

Oakridge Transit Centre - 2000 series trolley buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motor Destination sign Notes
2033-2042 1947 CCF/Brill T44 General Electric Rollsign
2043-2082 1948 CCF/Brill T44 General Electric Rollsign
  • retired in 1976
2101-2186 1949 CCF/Brill T48 General Electric Rollsign
  • most units retired 1982-84
2201-2288 1950 CCF/Brill T48 General Electric Rollsign
  • 2257 last Brill in revenue service, March 1984
  • retired 1982-84
2289-2290 1949 CCF/Brill T48 General Electric Rollsign
  • ex Winipeg
  • retired 1982-1983
2301-2354 1951 CCF/Brill T48A General Electric Rollsign
  • retired 1982-84
2355(2), 2356-2371 1951 CCF/Brill T48A General Electric Rollsign
2401-2416 1954 CCF/Brill T48A General Electric Rollsign
2601-2650 1976 Flyer E800/E800 General Electric Rollsign
  • 2601 converted to BBC controls
  • 2602-2650 stored in 1984
  • 2602-2625 active 1986 during Expo
  • 2602-2650 converted to "Triesels" using salvaged power trains from retired D700As
2701-2947 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2870-a.jpg 1982-1983 Flyer E901A/E902 General Electric Rollsign
  • Retained same numbers after introduction of new numbering system in 1996.

Oakridge Transit Centre - 3000 series motor buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
A099 Vancouver Regional Transit System A099-a.jpg 1980 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre A099 in 1989 or 1990
  • Renumbered to 3599 in 1990-91
769 1966 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex Victoria. Temporary loaner in summer 1995 during Oak St. bridge repairs; returned.
777, 779 1969 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex Victoria. Temporary loaner in summer 1995 during Oak St. bridge repairs; returned.
781 1970 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • ex Victoria. Temporary loaner in summer 1995 during Oak St. bridge repairs; returned.
783-784 1970 GMDD T6H-4521 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex Victoria. Temporary loaner in summer 1995 during Oak St. bridge repairs; returned.
785 1972 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex Victoria. Temporary loaner in summer 1995 during Oak St. bridge repairs; returned.
3001 1964 GMC TDH5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex Nanaimo 5211 converted to CNG in 1984
  • retired by 1989
3101-3150 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3126-a.jpg 1975 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • 3146-3150 renumbered to 5161-5165 & transferred to Burnaby Transit Centre in March 1987 and then returned to Oakridge Transit Centre as #'s 3146-3150 in July 1987.
  • 3134-3143, 3145-3148 renumbered to 5137-5150 & transferred to Burnaby Transit Centre in August 1990.
  • 3103, 3119, 3122, 3126-3127, 3129, 3132-3133 renumbered 1101-1108 in 1996 to new permanent number series.
3151-3158 1973 Western Flyer D700A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-Kengsington Transit Centre 5111-5112, 5114, 5116, 5119, 5122, 5142, 5145 in February 1984
  • 3151-3153, 3156, 3158 returned to Kensington Transit Centre 5111-5112, 5114, 5122 in 1985.
  • 3154-3155, 3157 retired in December 1986.
3151-3152 1976 Flyer E800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5194, 5198 in 1987 to be used as overhead de-icer coaches. Drivetrain salvaged from scrapped Flyer D700A's 1987-1990.
  • Renumbered to 1109-1110 in 1996 in new permanent number series.
3165-3199 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3192-a.jpg 1982 Flyer D901A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • Ex-3301-3335 in 1991
  • Renumbered to 1158-1192 in 1996
3201-3215 1975 GMC S8H-5304A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8 Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Hydro Transit 3201-3215 in 1983
  • 3201, 3210, 3212, 3215 retrofitted in 1980's to Allison V730 transmissions.
  • 3201, 3210, 3212, 3215 renumbered 3296-3299 in July 1989.
  • 3202, 3208-3209, retired by the end of July 1989.
  • 3203-3207, 3211 to Surrey Transit Centre 7203-7207, 7211 in July 1989.
  • 3213-3214 retired in July 1989 and donated to the Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron #521 (Mission, BC) in July 1989.
3201-3220 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3220-a.jpg 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Suburban"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 3207 destroyed in accident March 10, 1992 and scrapped April 1992.
  • 3201-3206, 3208-3220 renumbered 4144-4162 in Winter 1995-96 to new permanent series.
3221-3230 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign "Suburban"
  • To Surrey Transit Centre 7201-7210 in August 1991.
3231-3240 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3238-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3101-3110 in 1996.
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, single width rear doors
3296-3299 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3297-a.jpg 1975 GMC S8H-5304A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • Ex- 3201, 3210, 3212, 3215 in July 1989
  • 3296 retired in 1990.
  • 3297-3299 to Surrey Transit Centre 7297-7299 in 1990.
3301-3335 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3314-a.jpg 1982 Flyer D901A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • Renumbered to 3165-3199 in 1991
3301-3343 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3303-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3111-3153 in 1996.
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
3344-3364 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3351-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3211-3231 in 1996.
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
3371-3372, 3393-3398 BCH Fageol Twin 3393.jpg 1950 Twin Coach 44S Fageol FTC180 Torque Converter Rollsign
  • all retired by 1976
3387-3388,3390 1949 Twin Coach 44S Fageoll FTC180 Torque Converter Rollsign
  • all retired by 1976
3401(1)-3412(1) BCH CanCar 3404 Restored.jpg 1957 CCF/Brill CD52A AEC AEC underfloor Diesel Torque Converter Rollsign
3413(1)-3418(1) 1958 CCF/Brill CD52A AEC AEC underfloor Diesel Torque Converter Rollsign
  • 3418 repainted for Shoppers' Freebus service, retired 1981
  • others retired 1977-78
3401 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • First Wheelchair lift equipped bus for Vancouver.
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • To Burnaby Transit Centre 5482 in 1992.
3402-3428 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • 3402-3408 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5483-5489 in 1992.
  • 3409-3423 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5467-5481 in 1991.
  • 3424-3428 to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9441-9445 in 1991.
3451-3455 BCH 3453-a.jpg 1957 CCF/Brill CD45A AEC AEC underfloor Diesel Torque Converter Rollsign
  • ex Victoria 741-745 in 1975
  • retired 1077-78
3501-3510 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Hydro Transit 3501-3510 in 1983
  • 3501-3503 renumbered 5501-5503 in 1988
  • 3504-3505 renumbered 7521-7522 in 1988
  • 3506 retired before 1991
  • 3507-3509 renumbered 5508-5510 in 1987
  • 3510 retired before 1991 And then used as the Oakridge Transit Centre "Smokers Room"
3511(2)-3516(2) 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
3515(3)-3516(3) 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7507-7508 in March 1986.
  • To Burnaby Transit Centre 5561-5562 in March 1986.
3511(3)-3514(3) Vancouver Regional Transit System 3511-a.jpg 1968 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Hydro Transit 3511-3514 in 1983
  • 3511 retired May 1991
  • 3512 retired in 1990
  • 3513 retired March 1991
  • 3514 retired January 1989
3551-3555 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • To Burnaby Transit Centre 5571-5575 in 1992
3556-3557 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9554-9555 in 1985
  • To Surrey Transit Centre 7511-7512 in April 1986
3591-3592 1965 GMDD SDH-4502 New Look Suburban Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 3591 to Surrey Transit Centre 7591 in 1991
  • 3592 retired and scrapped after accident in 1990
3593-3594 1969 GMDD S6H-4503 New Look Suburban Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 3593 retired August 1989
  • 3594 To Surrey Transit Centre 7594 in 1990.
3599 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3599-a.jpg 1980 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643 Rollsign
  • Ex-A099 in 1989 or 1990
  • Renumbered to 3599 in 1990-91
3601-3616,3617(1)-3622(1) 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
3617(2)-3622(2),3623-3626 1969 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 3621-3622 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5646-5647 - Date unknown.
3631-3642 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
3643-3645, 3646(1)-3647(1) 1969 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
3646(2)-3647(2),3648 1962 GMDD TDH-5301 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
3649-3656 1963 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
3691(1)-3694(1) 1964 GMC TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • renumbered from 6904, 6906, 6909 and 6911 in Apr. 1986
  • to PCTC as 9691-9694 in May 1986
3691(2)-3694(2), 3695-3699 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • 3697-3699 are ex-5623, 5622, 5621 in 1989
  • 3691-3696 are ex-5626-5629, 5624-5625 in August 1990
  • 3691-3699 renumbered 4691-4699 in August 1991.
3701-3707 1966 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
3708-3717 1967 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • 3715-3716 to West Vancouver 96-97 in June 1989
  • 3717 Retired in 1991 and later scrapped.
3718-3737 1968 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • 3718-3719 retired June 14, 1991
  • 3720 retired June 27, 1991. Returned to service in 1993. Scrapped in 1995.
  • 3721 retired April 4, 1991. Later donated to Vancouver Community College.
  • 3722 retired June 27, 1991.
  • 3723 retired April 25, 1990.
  • 3724 retired July 2, 1991.
  • 3725 retired March 5, 1991.
  • 3726-3737 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5726-5737 in 1987/88
3738-3754 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
3801-3805 1971 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 3801-3805 renumbered to permanent number series 8806-8810 in Winter 1995/96.
3806-3815 1972 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Hydro Transit 3806-3815 in 1982
  • 3806-3811, 3813-3815 renumbered to permanent number series 8811-8819 in Winter 1995/96.
3816-3819,3820(1) 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 3820 to Surrey Transit Centre 7810 sometime in late 1980's. Returned to Oakridge Transit Centre 3821 in 1992
  • 3816-3819 renumbered to permanent number series 8801-8804 in Winter 1995/96.
3820(2) 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7809 in 1992
  • 3820 renumbered to permanent number series 8820 in Winter 1995/96.
3821(1)-3825(1),3826-3835 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
3821(2) 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7810 in 1992.
  • Renumbered into permanent number series 8805 in Winter 1995/96.
3822(2)-3824(2) 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
3872-3875 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • renubmered into 3820s/30s
  • transferred as noted
3891-3894 1969 GMC T8H-5306A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8 Rollsign
  • renumbered 3951-3954
3901(1)-3910(1) 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • to STC in 1975
3901(2)-3907(2) 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 3901-3907 renumbered to permanent number series 9973-9979 in Winter 1995/96.
3908(2)-3910(2), 3911 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7946-7949 in 1992
  • 3910-3911 renumbered to permanent number series 9939, 9938 in Winter 1995/96.
3951-3954 1969 GMC T8H-5306A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8 Rollsign
  • All retired by end of 1989.
3955-3957 1964 GMC SDH-5302 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7209 in 1983, 7214-7215 in 1986. 3957 incorrectly shown as ex 7213 on some rosters
3957-3959 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7995-7997 in 1987. Returned to Surrey Transit Centre 7995-7997 in 1989
3960 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7992 in 1987. Returned to Surrey Transit Centre 7992 in 1989
3961-3962 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7993-7994 in 1987. Returned to Surrey Transit Centre 7993-7994 in 1989
3963-3964 1968 GMC T6H-5306A New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • No rear exit door
  • Ex 7955-7956 in 1987
  • Both retired in 1989
3981-3990 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7993, 7995-7996 in 1994.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 9908-9910 in Winter 1995-96
3991-3998 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
3993, 3995-3996 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7993, 7995-7996 in 1994.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 9908-9910 in Winter 1995-96
6748,6751 1963 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
6904,6906-6907,6909,6911 1964 GMC TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
6956-6958 1964 GMC SDH-5302 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign

North Vancouver Transit Centre - 4000 series motor buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
4301-4334 Vancouver Regional Transit System 4314-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • 4301-4324 renumbered to 3176-3199 in 1996
  • 4325-4334 renumbered to 3201-3210 in 1996
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
4335-4342 Vancouver Regional Transit System 4341-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • 4336 renumbered to 4342 in 1992.
  • 4335 renumbered to 3249 in 1996
  • 4337-4339 renumbered to 3250-3252 in 1996
  • 4340-4342 renumbered to 3253-3255 in 1996
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
4401-4405 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • To Surrey Transit Centre 7401-7405 in 1988
4411-4417 Vancouver Regional Transit System 4417-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 4414-4416 to Surrey Transit Centre 7414-7416 in 1989
  • 4411-4413, 4417 renumbered to new permanent number series 4128-4130, 4133 winter 1995-96
4414-4416 (II) 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9414-9416 in 1992.
  • 4416 (II) to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9424 later in 1992
  • 4414-4415 (II) renumbered to new permanent number series 4131-4132 in Winter 1995-96
4418-4422 Vancouver Regional Transit System 4420-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 4418-4422 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9418, 9417, 9413, 9411-9412 in 1991.
  • 4418-4422 renumbered to new permanent number series 4134-4138 in Winter 1995-96
4430-4449 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • 4440, 4442, 4444-4449 to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9401-9405, 9420-9422 in 1991
  • 4441 renumbered 4440 in 1991
  • 4430-4440, 4443 renumbered to new permanent number series 4163-4174 winter 1995-96.
4551-4555 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex West Van in 1977
  • to Poco in 1982
4617-4618 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • to Nanaimo as 6089-6090 in 1975
4630, 4648-4652 Vancouver Regional Transit System 4652-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Ex-5630, 5648-5652 in August 1991 and then renumbered to 6601-6606 in winter 1995-96
4691-4699 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Ex-3691-3699 in August 1991.
  • Renumbered to permanant series Winter 1995-96 as 6607-6615
4701-4723 1966 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 4721 to Oakridge Transit Centre 3731 in 1991.
4724-4733 1967 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 4724 to Oakridge Transit Centre 3734 in 1991.
4734-4740 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
4741-4746 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3753-3754, 3752, 3749-3751 in late 1980's? Unknown time frame on this transfer.
4747-4757 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 4747-4751 Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5701-5705 prior to 1973
  • 4752-4757 ex OTC as noted
4758-4761 1967 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex OTC in 1975
4762-4768 1966 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex 3701-3708 in 1982
4769-4771 1967 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex 3709-3711 in 1982
4772-4778 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex 3738-3745 in 1982
4779-4781 1967 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • ex 3715-3717 in 1982
4782-4788 1968 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5728, 5730-5734, 5737 in 1990.
4801-4802 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 4801 to OTC 3835
  • 4802 to Kamloops 5604
4846 1947 Twin Coach 41S Fageoll FTC180 Torque Converter Rollsign
  • retired in 1974
4875, 4894, 4898 1950 Twin Coach 44S Fageoll FTC180 Torque Converter Rollsign
  • ex OTC in 1974
  • retired in 1976
4901-4914 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • to Poco in 1982 as 9938-9949
4915 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • to STC 7944 in 1982
4916-4920 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • transferred to other systems in 1982

Burnaby Transit Centre - 5000 series motor buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
A099 Vancouver Regional Transit System A099-a.jpg 1980 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643 Rollsign
5101-5136, 5137(1)-5160(1) 1973 Western Flyer D700A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
5137(2)-5150(2), 5194(2), 5198(2) 1975 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3134-3143, 3145-48 in August 1990
5161(1)-5165(1) 1975 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3146-3150 in March 1987
  • Returned to Oakridge Transit Centre 3146-3150 in July 1987
5151(2)-5165(2), 5166-5193, 5194(1), 5195-5197, 5198(1), 5199 1975-76 Flyer E800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • "Triesels" repowered ex trolley buses
5301-5322 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
5401-5410 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5401-a.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • 5407 to Surrey Transit Centre 7406 in 1987
  • 5408-5410 to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre in 1987
  • 5401-5406 renumbered to permanent number series 4101-4106 in Winter 1995-96.
5411-5415 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5411-a.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • 5411-5412 ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7405-7406 in 1989
  • 5413-5415 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9401-9403 in 1989
  • 5413-5415 returned to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9417-9419 in 1991.
  • 5411-5412 renumbered to permanent number series 4111-4112 in Winter 1995-96.
5411-5421 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5417-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 5411-5415 to Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9418-9422 in 1989
  • 5416-5421 renumbered to permanent number series 4118-4123 in Winter 1995-96
5407-5412 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7401-7406 in 1989.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4107-4112 in Winter 1995-96.
5414-5415 (II) Vancouver Regional Transit System 5414-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • Ex-9423-9424 around 1994-95 and then renumbered 4116-4117 in 1996.
5422-5425 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5425-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • Ex-9422, 9421, 9420, 9419 around 1991-92 and then renumbered to 4124-4127 in 1996.
5426-5428 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9420-9422 in 1992
  • Renumbered to new permanent number series 4189-4191 winter 1995-96.
5430-5466 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4193-4230 in Winter 1995-96
5467-5481 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3409-3423 in 1991.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4231-4245 in Winter 1995-96
5482 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3401 in 1992
  • First Wheelchair lift equipped bus for Vancouver.
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • Renumbered to new permanent number series 4192 winter 1995-96.
5483-5489 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3402-3408 in 1992.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4246-4252 in Winter 1995-96
5490 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9445 in 1992.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4253 in Winter 1995-96
5501(1)-5505(1)) 1965 Prevost V48-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71 4 sp Manual Rollsign
  • retired in 1992
5501(2)-5502(2) 1963 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • assigned to KTC during Expo 86
5508-5510 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-3507-3509 in 1987
  • All retired before 1991
5511-5526 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5516-a.jpg 1964 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Hydro Transit 5511-5526 in 1983
  • All retired between 1987 to 1995. 5514 retired in 1995. 5516-5517 retired in 1994.
5527-5532 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5530-a.jpg 1968 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • All retired by 1993
5532 (II) 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9551 in 1985.
  • replaces written off 1968 GM TDH-4519 serial C353 #5532
5551-5552 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9552-9553 in 1986.
5561-5565 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 5561-5562 ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 7507-7508 in March 1986.
  • 5563-5565 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9501-9503 in April 1986.
5566-5567 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
5571-5575 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3551-3555 in 1992.
5601(1)-5616(1) 1964 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign

renumbered 5511-5526 in 1982

5617-5626 Vancouver Regional Transit System 5530-a.jpg 1968 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • 5623-5626 to OTC before 1982
  • 5617-5622 renumbered 5527-5532 in 1982
5601(2) 1964 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • ex Victoria 907 assigned during Expo 86
5621-5630 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Ex-9656-9659, 9669-9674 in 1987
  • 5621-5623 renumbered 3699, 3698, 3697 in 1989
  • 5624-5629 renumbered 3695-3696, 3691-3694 in August 1990.
  • 5630 renumbered 4630 in August 1991.
5631-5640,5649-5651, 5652(1),5653-5657 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
5648-5652 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Ex-9651-9655 in 1987.
  • Renumbered 4648-4652 in August 1991.
5726-5737 1968 GMDD TDH-5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3726-3737 in 1987-88
5801(2)-5805(2), 5806-5814 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
5901-5925 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • units transferred to PCTC in 1979
  • some units returned in 1991
5926-5939 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • units transferred to PCTC in 1979

Surrey Transit Centre - 7000 series motor buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
7201(1)-7205(1) 1975 GMC S8H-5304A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • New to STC in 1975
  • to PSL 6801-6805 in 1976
  • to OTC 3211-3215 in 1979
7203(3), 7204(2)-7207(2), 7211 1975 GMC S8H-5304A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3203-3207, 3211 in July 1989.
  • 7203-7204, 7211 retired July 1990
  • 7205 retired April 1990
  • 7206 retired June 1990
7201(2)-7203(2), 7209,7213-7215 1964 GMC SDM 5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign "Suburban"
  • ex Greyhound Lines New York City world's Fair buses
7201-7210 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign "Suburban"
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3221-3230 in August 1991.
  • Renumbered 4269-4278 in Winter 1995-96 to permanent series.
7206(1) 1966 GMC SDH 5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign "Suburban"
7251-7261 Vancouver Regional Transit System 7253-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3232-3242 in 1996.
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, single width rear doors
7297-7299 1975 GMC S8H-5304A New Look Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3297-3299 in 1990.
  • All retired by summer 1991.
7301-7306 Vancouver Regional Transit System 7306-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3243-3248 in 1996
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
7401-7406 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • 7401-7405 ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4401-4405 in 1988.
  • 7406 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5407 in 1988.
  • 7401-7406 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5407-5412 in 1989.
7411-7416 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 7414-7416 are Ex-4414-4416
  • 7416 renumbered to 9423 in early 1990's
  • 7411-7413 renumbered 4139-4141 in winter 1995-96
  • 7414-7415 renumbered 4142-4143 in winter 1995-96
7511-7512 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3556-3557 in April 1986
  • Retired and scrapped in 1992.
7521-7522 1965 GMDD TDH-4519 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71 Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-3504-3505 in 1988
  • Retired in 1992
7801-7808 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
7901-7919 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 9941-9969 in Winter 1995/96
7920-7937 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 9980-9997 in Winter 1995/96
7938(2)-7949(2) 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9911-9922 in 1991
  • 7946-7949 to Oakridge Transit Centre 3908-3911 in 1992
7951-7954 1966 GMC TDH5304 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
7955-7956 1968 GMC T6H5306A New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
7961-7975 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 7975 destroyed in accident and scrapped in 1990.
  • 7961-7974 Renumbered to permanent number series 9101-9114 in Winter 1995/96
  • 7976, 7980 Renumbered to permanent number series 9115, 9907 in Winter 1995/96
  • 7977-7980 retired in 1995.
7981-7992 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 7992 to Oakridge Transit Centre 3960 in 1987. Returned to Surrey Transit Centre as 7992 in 1989.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 9116-9127 in Winter 1995/96
7993-7997 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3961-3962, 3957-3959 in 1989
  • 7993, 7995-7996 Renumbered to permanent number series 9908-9910 in Winter 1995/96
  • 7994, 7997 retired in 1995.

Port Coquitlam Transit Centre - 9000 series motor buses (Pre-1996)

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
9001-9021 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9004-a.jpg 1991 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 All rollsigns except for 9018-9021
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, dual width rear doors
9201-9222 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9213-a.jpg 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3154-3175 in 1996.
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, single width rear doors
9301-9302 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9301-a.jpg 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Renumbered to 3256-3257 in 1996
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors
9401-9403 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5408-5410 in 1987
  • Returned to Burnaby Transit Centre 5413-5415 in 1989.
9401-9405 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • Ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4440, 4442, 4444-4446 in 1991
  • 9401-9405 renumbered to new permanent number series 4184-4188 winter 1995-96.
9408-9410 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Ex-9417-9419 in September 1991.
  • Renumbered to permanent number series 4113-4115 in Winter 1995-96.
9411-9417 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9412-a.jpg 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 9411-9413 renumbered to 4421-4422, 4420 in early 1990's
  • 9414-9416 renumbered to 4414-4416 (II) in early 1990's
  • 9417 renumbered to 4419 in early 1990's
9418-9422 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • Ex-5411-5415 in 1990
  • 9418 renumbered to 4418 in early 1990's
  • 9419-9422 renumbered to 5425, 5424, 5423, 5422 in early 1990's
9417-9419 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5413-5415 in 1991.
  • Renumbered 9408-9410 in September 1991.
9420-9422 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • Ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4447-4449 in 1991
  • 9420-9422 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5426-5428 in 1992.
9423-9424 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 9423 is Ex-7416 in early 1990's and then renumbered 5414 (II) around 1994-95
  • 9424 is Ex-4416 (II) in early 1990's and then renumbered 5415 (II) around 1994-95
9430-9440 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Renumbered to new permanent number series 4254-4264 winter 1995-96
9441-9445 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3424-3428 in 1991.
  • 9445 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5490 in 1992.
  • 9441-9444 renumbered to new permanent number series 4254-4264 winter 1995-96
9501-9505 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 9501-9503 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5563-5565 in March 1986.
  • 9504-9505 to BC Transit Unified Provincial Fleet (Kamloops) 6263-6264. Date!?
9551-9555 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
9581-9585 1991 ElDorado National Escort RE Rollsign
  • Ex-BC Transit - Small Communities UPF Maple Ridge Transit System C901-C905 in September 1992.
  • Renumbered to new permanent number series 5522-5526 winter 1995-96.
9599 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9599-a.jpg 1980 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643 Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3599 in 1992-93.
  • Renumbered to new permanent number series 5527 winter 1995-96.
9601-9607 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 9601-9607 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5653-5657, 5639-5640 in April 1986.
  • 9601-9607 returned to Burnaby Transit Centre 5653-5657, 5639-5640 after Expo86
9608-9614 1969 GMDD T6H-5305 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 9608-9614 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5641-5647, 5641-5647 in April 1986.
  • 9608-9614 returned to Burnaby Transit Centre 5641-5647 after Expo86
9615-9618 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • 9615-9618 (Serial C462-C465) ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5635-5638 in April 1986.
  • 9615-9618 (Serial C462-C465) returned to Burnaby Transit Centre 5653-5657, 5639-5640 after Expo86
9615-9619 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • 9615-9619 (Serial C462-C463, C465-C467) ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5635-5636, 5638-5640 in August 1989.
9651-9680 Vancouver Regional Transit System 9679-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731 Rollsign
  • 9651-9655 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5648-5652 in 1987.
  • 9656-9659 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5621-5624 in 1987.
  • 9669-9674 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5625-5630 in 1987.
  • 9660-9668, 9675-9680 renumbered to permanent number series 6616-6630 in winter 1995-96.
9681-9683 1963 GMC TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3654-3656 in 1987
9691-9694 1964 GMC TDH-5303 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Rollsign
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 6904,6906,6909,6911 in May 1986
  • to Victoria store in Nov. 1986
9801-9808 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
9901-9925 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9901-9910 to Burnaby Transit Centre 5901-5910 in 1991.
  • 9911-9922 to Surrey Transit Centre 7938-7949 in 1992.
  • 9923-9925 renumbered to permanent series 9911-9913 in Winter 1995-96.
9936-9948 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9936-9948 renumbered to permanent series 9914-9926 in Winter 1995-96.
9952 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9952 renumbered to permanent series 9927 in Winter 1995-96.

Fleet summary between new numbering system in 1996 and beginning of TransLink in 1999 (Incomplete)

Conventional Buses

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
1101-1108 Vancouver Regional Transit System 1107-a.jpg 1975 Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-3103, 3119, 3122, 3126-3127, 3129, 3132-3133 in 1996.
  • Retired in late 1996 to early 1997.
1109-1110 Vancouver Regional Transit System 1110-a.jpg 1976 Flyer E800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-3151-3152 in 1996.
  • Drivetrain salvaged from scrapped Flyer D700A's 1987-1990.
1111-1157 Vancouver Regional Transit System 1142-a.jpg 1976 Flyer E800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183 Rollsign
  • Ex-5151-5193, 5195-5197, 5199 in 1996.
  • Drivetrain salvaged from scrapped Flyer D700A's 1987-1990.
1158-1192 Vancouver Regional Transit System 1176-a.jpg 1982 Flyer D901A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
1617, 1619, 1642-1644,
1647, 1650, 1653, 1671,
1689, 1694, 1743, 1752-1753,
1757, 1770, 1802,
1815, 1819, 1854, 1879
1979/1980 Flyer D900 (10240C) Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730
3001-3021 1991 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Rollsign
3101-3110 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Ex-3231-3240 in 1996.
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, single width rear doors.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 3101-3110.
3111-3153 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Ex-3301-3343 in 1996.
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 3111-3153.
3154-3175 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Ex-9201-9222 in 1996.
  • Express buses - soft seats, overhead reading lights, single width rear doors.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 3154-3175.
3176-3199, 3201-3210 1991 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super:MAX
  • Ex-4301-4334 in 1996.
  • Urban use buses - hard shell seating, dual width rear doors.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 3176-3199, 3201-3210.
3211-3257 1992 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3344-3364.
  • Ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4335, 4337-4342.
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7251-7261, 7301-7306.
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9301-9302.
  • 3232-3242 are express buses
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 3211-3257.
3258-3282 1995 NFI C40 Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
3283-3299, 3301-3308 1998 NFI C40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Voith D863.3 Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
4101-4115 1982 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Rollsign
  • "Hillclimber"
  • 4101-4112 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5401-5412
  • 4113-4115 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9408-9410
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4101-4115.
4116-4143 1987 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • "Hillclimber"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • 4116-4127 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5414-5425
  • 4128-4132 ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4411-4415
  • 4133-4138 ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4417-4422
  • 4139-4143 ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7411-7415
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4116-4143.
4144-4162 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • "Suburban"
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder
  • Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3201-3206, 3208-3220
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4144-4162.
4163-4174 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • Equipped with Telma 4 Stage retarder system.
  • Ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4430-4440, 4443
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4163-4174.
4175-4192 1989 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Rollsign
  • "Hillclimber"
  • 4175-4183 ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7430-7438
  • 4184-4188 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9401-9405
  • 4189-4191 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5426-5428
  • 4192 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5482
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4175-4192.
4193-4199, 4201-4268 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
  • 4193-4245 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5430-5481 in winter 1995-96.
  • 4246-4253 ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5483-5490 in winter 1995-96.
  • 4254-4268 ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9430-9444 in winter 1995-96.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 4193-4268.
4269-4278 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863 Rollsign
5501-5508 1973 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5532, 5551-5552, 5571-5575.
  • Transmissions swapped from Allison VS2-6 series to the Allison V730.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 5501-5508.
5509-5521 1976 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5561-5567
  • Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7501-7506
  • Transmissions swapped from Allison VS2-6 series to the Allison V730.
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 5509-5521.
5527 1980 OBI Orion I 01.504 Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9599 in winter 1995-96.
  • Retired in 1997 and returned to BC Transit UPF as 6705.
6601-6630 Vancouver Regional Transit System 6617-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Rollsign
  • 6601-6606 are ex-4630, 4648-4652 in winter 1995-96
  • 6607-6615 are ex-4691-4699 in winter 1995-96.
  • 6616-6630 are ex-9660-9668, 9675-9680 in winter 1995-96
7101-7150 1995-96 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
  • To Coast Mountain Bus Company in 1999 as 7101-7150.
  • 7104, 7108, 7129, 7133, and 7138 returned to BC Transit in 2014 and renumbered.
7151-7243 1996 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
7244-7246 1996 NFI F40LF Ballard Xcellsis Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
7247-7297 1998 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Luminator Super Matrix:MAX
7298 1998 Nova Bus LFS Detroit Diesel Series 40 Allison B400R Luminator Mega:MAX
7701-7707 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign
  • 7701-7705 are ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5735, 5737, 5739, 5747, 5749.
  • 7706-7707 are ex-North Vancouver Transit Centre 4734, 4742.
8001-8021 Vancouver Regional Transit System 8001-a.jpg 1998 NFI D60LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Luminator MAX2000
8801-8805 1969 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3816-3819, 3821.
8806-8810 Vancouver Regional Transit System 8810-a.jpg 1971 GMDD T6H-5306 New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3801-3805.
8811-8818 Vancouver Regional Transit System 8811-a.jpg 1972 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3806-3811, 3813.
8820-8835 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 8820-8823 are ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3820, 3822-3824
  • 8824-8827 are ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9801-9804.
  • 8828-8835 are ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7801-7808.
9101-9115 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7961-7974, 7976.
9116-9127 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7981-7992.
9901-9906 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9901-9904 are ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7938, 7940-7942.
  • 9905-9906 are ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3908-3909.
9907-9910 1975 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign Ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3980, 3993, 3995-3996.
9911-9913 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9923-9925
9914-9926 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9936-9948.
9927 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9952.
9928-9940 1973 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • Ex-Burnaby Transit Centre 5901-5913.
9941-9970 1974 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9941-9959 are ex-Surrey Transit Centre 7901-7919.
  • 9960-9970 are ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9926-9935, 9949.
9971-9997 1976 GMDD T6H-5308N New Look Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign
  • 9971-9972 are ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9950-9951.
  • 9973-9997 are ex-Oakridge Transit Centre 3901-3909, 3920-3937.

Trolley Buses

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motor Destination sign Notes
2701-2947 Coast Mountain Bus Company 2870-a.jpg 1982-1983 Flyer E901A/E902 General Electric Rollsign

Community Buses

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Notes
5101-5119 1996 OBI II (02.501) International/Navistar 7.3L Diesel Allison AT545 Flipdot
5522-5526 1991 ElDorado National Escort RE Cummins B5.9 Rollsign
  • Ex-Port Coquitlam Transit Centre 9581-9585
  • Transferred to other BC Transit systems in late 1996

References

  1. [[1]]|All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems by David A. Wyatt Vancouver, British Columbia]] retrieved 10-23-2018
  2. [[2]]|All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems by David A. Wyatt Vancouver, British Columbia]] retrieved 10-23-2018
  3. [[3]]|All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems by David A. Wyatt Vancouver, British Columbia]] retrieved 10-23-2018
  4. [[4]]|All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems by David A. Wyatt Vancouver, British Columbia]] retrieved 10-23-2018
  5. [[5]]|All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems by David A. Wyatt Vancouver, British Columbia]] retrieved 10-23-2018