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'''[[BC Transit]] 8902-8911 aka 5203-5211''' were [[General Motors Corporation]] [[GMC TDH-5303|TDH-5303]] buses built for [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] in 1964. They were purchased second hand by the [[Bureau of Transit Services]] in 1974 and after refurbishing were place in service in Victoria and Nanaimo
 
'''[[BC Transit]] 8902-8911 aka 5203-5211''' were [[General Motors Corporation]] [[GMC TDH-5303|TDH-5303]] buses built for [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] in 1964. They were purchased second hand by the [[Bureau of Transit Services]] in 1974 and after refurbishing were place in service in Victoria and Nanaimo
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Most on line rosters show the Nanaimo units as having previously served in Victoria. This is incorrect--although there are spaces in the 900 number sequence left open for the Nanaimo units, they did not do active service in Victoria or wear those fleet numbers.
 
   
 
   
 
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 584  
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 584  
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8902 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8902 in 1976
 
*retired in 1988
 
*retired in 1988
 
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 585
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 585
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] 8903 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] 8903 in 1976
 
*retired in 1987
 
*retired in 1987
 
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 586  
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 586  
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8904 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8904 in 1976
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to OTC as 6904 in 1984  
 
*to OTC as 6904 in 1984  
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 587
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 587
*to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System]] as 5206 in c.1976
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*to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System]] as 5206 in 1976
 
*retired by 1982
 
*retired by 1982
 
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 588
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 588
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8906 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8906 in 1976
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to OTC as 6906 in 1984  
 
*to OTC as 6906 in 1984  
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 589
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 589
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8907 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8907 in 1976
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to OTC as 6907 in 1984  
 
*to OTC as 6907 in 1984  
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 591  
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 591  
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8909 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8909 in 1976
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to OTC as 6909 in 1984  
 
*to OTC as 6909 in 1984  
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 592
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 592
*to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System]] as 5211 in c.1976
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*to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System]] as 5211 in 1976
 
*converted in c.1982 to CNG
 
*converted in c.1982 to CNG
 
*to OTC as 3001 in 1984
 
*to OTC as 3001 in 1984
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*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 593
 
*ex [[South Suburban Safeway Lines]] 593
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8911 in 1975
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*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System ]] as 8911 in 1976
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to Victoria store in 1982
 
*to OTC as 6911 in 1984  
 
*to OTC as 6911 in 1984  

Latest revision as of 20:20, 14 June 2019

BC Transit 8902-8911 aka 5203-5211 were General Motors Corporation TDH-5303 buses built for South Suburban Safeway Lines in 1964. They were purchased second hand by the Bureau of Transit Services in 1974 and after refurbishing were place in service in Victoria and Nanaimo

Most on line rosters show the Nanaimo units as having previously served in Victoria. This is incorrect--although there are spaces in the 900 number sequence left open for the Nanaimo units, they did not do active service in Victoria or wear those fleet numbers.

Engine Transmission Seating Destination Sign
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Rollsign

Details

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN UPFnumber Paint Status/System Notes
8902 1964 2055 5203 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
8903 1964 2056 5204 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
8904 1964 2057 5205 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
5206 1964 2058 5206 Utaorange2.jpg Retired
8906 1964 2059 5207 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
8907 1963 2060 5208 Utaorange2.jpg Retired
5209 1964 2061 5201 128px Retired
8909 1964 2062 5210 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
5211 1964 2063 5202 Utaorange2.jpg Retired
8911 1964 2064 5210 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired