York Region Transit 8503, 8504, 8722, 8723, 9003

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York Region Transit 8503, 8504, 8722, 8723 and 9003 were Orion I buses built between 1985 and 1990.

They were acquired second-hand by YRT from various agencies between 2002-2005. 8722 is a 35ft Orion 01.507, and the others are all 30ft Orion 01.502.

8503, 8504, 8722, and 8723 were retired upon delivery of 850-868 series, while 9003 was retired by the 980-990 series.

Buses Engine Transmission Seating Destination Sign
8503 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison MT-644 31 Otaco benches Rollsign
8504 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 31 American Seating Model 6468
8722 Cummins L10 ZF HP590 American Seating 6484
8723 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison MT-644 American Seating 2005 Recliner
9003 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748 31 Otaco benches

Details

8503

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
8503 York Region Transit 8503-a.jpg 1985 2B1119272F5001246 BL3 975 Special Miller (Richmond Hill) Retired
April 2008

8504

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
8504 York Region Transit 8504-b.jpg 1985 2B111977XF6001126 BL1 648 York Region Transit Old Complete scheme.PNG Miller (Richmond Hill) Retired
April 2008
  • Ex-San Diego County Transit 2 (via Transit Sales International).
  • Lift-equipped.
  • Sent to Newmarket division in August 2005, returned to Miller later on.

8722

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
8722 York Region Transit 8722-a.jpg 1987 2B1139E76H6001575 BL6 903 York Region Transit Old Complete scheme.PNG Can-Ar (Vaughan) Retired
May 2008

8723

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
8723 York Region Transit 8723-b.jpg 1987 2B1119276H5001639 BM2 412 York Region Transit Old Complete scheme.PNG Miller (Markham) Retired
May 2008
  • Ex-Orillia Transit unnumbered.
  • Exx-PMCL 828.
  • Originally Collingwood Transit 8701.
  • With PMCL it operated at the Airport on the GTAA administration shuttle.
  • Originally a two door model, it was converted to single door operation by Sinton for service to Casino Rama when in Orillia Transit.

9003

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Division Status/Disposal Notes
9003 York Region Transit 9003-a.jpg 1990 2B1119770L5002741 BM2 413 York Region Transit Old Complete scheme.PNG Miller (Richmond Hill) Retired
March 2009