York Region Transit 1301, 1303

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York Region Transit 1301 & 1303 were MCI MC-9 buses built and delivered in November 1981.

Originally built for GO Transit with the same fleet numbers, they were bought secondhand by Can-Ar to be used for Vaughan Transit, and were acquired by YRT during amalgamation in 2001. They were "recapped" (retrofitted with more modern front and rear ends) sometime after their sale from GO. These buses retained their original GO fleet numbers, but were repainted in the Vaughan and later YRT swoosh liveries. After ending service with YRT, for a time they were used in coach service by Can-Ar on the Palace Pier and Palace Place shuttles that ran from to Union Station in Toronto, before eventually being put up for sale in 2008.

Engine Transmission Seating Destination sign
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT740 49 Rollsign


Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
1301 1981 1M89CM6AXBP036537 BJ3 443 York Region Transit Old Incomplete scheme.PNG Can-Ar (Vaughan) Retired

Retired after blown motor.

Back yellow stripe covers the rear-most window on both sides.
1303 Can-ar Coach Service 1303-a.jpg 1981 1M89CM6A3BP036539 BJ3 442 York Region Transit Old Incomplete scheme.PNG Can-Ar (Vaughan) Retired