BC Electric Transit M401-M412

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M401-M412 were 1957 Canadian Car and Foundry/ Brill model CD52A Buses delivered to BC Electric Transit in 1957. All units transferred to BC Hydre Transit in 1962.

Engine Transmission Seated Capacity Rear Door Destination Sign
AEC Underfloor Diesel Torque Converter 52
Bench
2 pc Push Rollsign


Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
M401 3401 5001 1957 17254
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3401 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M402 3402 5002 1957 17255
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3402 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M403 3403 5003 1957 17256
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3403 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M404 3404 5004 1957 17257
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3404 in 1964
  • Repainted in special livery for Shopper's Freebus service in 1978
  • To Metro Transit Operating Company in 1980
  • To store in 1981
  • Sold to Victoria Historical Railway Society in 1985
  • Restored to BC Hydro livery in 1990 and used in Transit Centennial events that year
  • To Transit Museum Society of BC for preservation in 1999.
M405 3405 M405 5005 1957 17258
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3405 in 1964
  • Repainted in special livery for Shopper's Freebus service in 1978
  • To Metro Transit Operating Company in 1979
  • To store in 1981
  • Sold to Victoria Historical Railway Society in 1985
  • Operated Shopper's Freebus service in Downtown Victoria and James Bay summer 1989
  • Restored to BC Electric "Totem" livery and renumbered back to M405 in 1990 and used in Transit Centennial events that year
  • To Transit Museum Society of BC for preservation in 1999.
M406 3406 5006 1957 17259
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3406 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M407 3407 5007 1957 17260
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3407 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M408 3408 5008 1957 17261
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3408 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M409 3409 5009 1957 17262
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3409 in 1964
  • Repainted in special livery for Shopper's Freebus service in 1978
  • To Metro Transit Operating Company in 1980
  • To store in 1981
  • Sold for scrap in 1985
M410 3410 5010 1957 17263
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3410 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M411 3411 5011 1957 17264
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3411 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978
M412 3412 5012 1957 17265
  • Assigned to Oakridge
  • Renumbered 3412 in 1964
  • Retired by 1978