Western Bus Lines of British Columbia

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Western Bus Lines was based in Kelowna, BC.

USDOT# 547470

History

  • Western Bus Lines of British Columbia was originally established in the late 1960s with Blake McMurray as manager.
  • In 1978, Ray Therrien purchased Western Bus Lines (Kamloops), after purchasing Impala Coach Lines in 1974.
  • Established Ocean Coach Lines in 2004, possibly associated with Wellstone Coach.
  • August 2015, closed down

Facilities

Fleet Roster

Not a complete list

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Serial/VIN Notes
1
  • Other information unknown.
2
  • Other information unknown.
3
  • Other information unknown.
4 (1) 1965 GMC/Blue Bird Transit
4 (2) 1964 Prevost Panoramique P290-864-64
5 Apr. 1947 MCI Courier 100A 75
6 1955 Western Flyer T-40 8-55
9 1963 GMC/Blue Bird Transit
11 Western Flyer Canuck 600
12 1966 Western Flyer Canuck 500 33-66
14 June 1953 MCI Courier RE-95 324
20 1963 MCI MC-4 754
24 1963 MCI MC-4 731
35 May 1967 MCI MC-5A 6290/7131
36 1975 MCI MC-8 31358/S11491
67? May 1967 Prevost Champion CTS-47 P342-916-67
110 1970 Prevost Champion CTS-47 P433-2008-70
472 May 1972 MCI MC-5B 7034/9561
476 Mar. 1976 MCI MC-8 31595/S12215
480 Mar. 1976 MCI MC-8 31707/S12219
516 Feb. 1967 MCI MC-5A 6175/6682
517? Sept. 1967 MCI MC-5A 6472/6998
575 Feb. 1969 MCI MC-7 10120/7808
595-604 1967 GMDD TDH-5303 See series page
  • Used for Expo 86 parking lot shuttle service
  • Ex-Calgary Transit 595-601, 603-605.
675 Jan. 1975 MCI MC-5B 7176/S11536
776 Oct. 1976 MCI MC-8 31899/S11818
877 Sept. 1977 MCI MC-8 32401/S12870
L929 1985 MCI 96-A3 1M8FDM7AXFP040227
979 (1) 1979 MCI MC-9 34427/S13341
979 (2) 1979 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740 34045/S13792
1080 1980 MCI MC-9 34806/S14663
1180 1980 MCI MC-9 35228/S14664
1258 1995 Prevost H3-45 2P9H33497S1001258
1261 1995 Prevost H3-45 2P9H33497S1001261
1281 July 1981 MCI MC-9 1M89CM6A9BP036206
1382 Mar. 1982 MCI MC-9 1M89CM6A7CP036920
1482 Mar. 1982 MCI MC-9 1M89CM6A9CP036921
1578 1978 Argosy CP CPY37731704
1582 1982 Prevost LeMirage 2P9L23400C1001148
1682 Mar. 1982 MCI MC-9 n/a
1787 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33406H1001308
  • 47 seats
1788 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 1788-a.jpg 1987 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33406H1001305
  • 47 seats
1888 1988 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33408J1001604
  • 47 seats
1988 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 1988-a.jpg 1988 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33401J1001606
  • 47 seats
2088 1988 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33405J1001608
2178 1978 Prevost LeMirage LM103-2545-78
2189 1989 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33409K1001824
2289 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2289-a.jpg 1989 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33404K1001697
  • 47 seats
2389 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2389-a.jpg June 1989 MCI 102-C3 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 1M8GDM9A8KP042918
  • 47 seats
2489 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2489-a.jpg 1989 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33402K1001924
  • 47 seats
2516 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2516-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH33493W1012516
  • 56 seats
  • involved in an accident, 28-Aug-2014 (Coquihalla Highway, near Merritt, BC); bus most likely written off
2590 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2590-a.jpg 1990 Prevost LeMirage XL 2P9L33400L1001471
  • 47 seats
2688 July 1988 MCI 102-A3 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 1M8FDM7A8JP042205
2788 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 2788-b.jpg July 1988 MCI 102-A3 Detroit Diesel 8V71N 1M8FDM8A1JP042206
2800 Eldorado National Escort RE
  • 31 seats
28xx 1995 Prevost H3-45
2995 1995 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2P9H33497S1001146
3035 Western Bus Lines 3035-a.jpg 2016 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33490GC713035
3037 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3037-a.jpg 2016 Prevost H3-45 2PCH33494GC713037
3094 1994 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2P9H33494R1001065
3193 1993 Prevost H3-40 2P9H33402P1001368
3297 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3297-a.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH33493V1011820
3300
  • Other information unknown.
3397 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3397-a.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH33492V1012070
3497 1997 Eldorado National Escort RE 1N9EDHC63VC084135
3500
  • Other information unknown.
3698 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3698-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH3349XW1012495
  • 56 seats
  • retrofitted with projector headlights
3798 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3798-a.jpg 1998 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH33493W1012516
  • 56 seats
  • Renumbered to 2516?
3897 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 3897-a.jpg 1997 Prevost H3-45 Detroit Diesel Series 60 2PCH33497V1011898
4076 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 4076-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45 2PCH3349X11014076
4185 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 4185-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45 2PCH3349411014185
4273 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 4273-a.jpg 2001 Prevost H3-45 2PCH3349111014273
4307 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 4307-a.jpg 2007 Prevost H3-45
4407 Western Bus Lines of British Columbia 4407-a.jpg 2007 Prevost H3-45 2PCH334937C711022
7602 Mar. 1976 MCI MC-8 31563/S11889
7603 Apr. 1976 MCI MC-8 31636/S11962
8511 Feb. 1970 MCI MC-5A 6892/8306

References

  • Letter from Zinnia Lang, Administrator in 1986.