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'''[[BC Transit]] 6199-6203''' were [[General Motors Diesel Division]] [[General Motors T6H-4523N|T6H-4523N]] buses built in 1972. They were originally delivered to '''[[BC Hydro Transit]]''' as '''785-789'''. Units transferred to other BC Transit systems prior to 1996 were renumbered, while 786 was transferred in 1996 and retained its original three-digit number until retirement.  
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'''[[BC Transit]] 6199-6203''' were [[General Motors Diesel Division|GMDD]] [[General Motors T6H-4523N|T6H-4523N]] "[[New Look]]" buses built in 1972.
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They were originally built for [[BC Hydro Transit]] as [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789|785-789]], and were transferred to the Urban Transit Authority upon its creation in 1979. While officially numbered in the 8000 series, buses operating in Victoria typically only displayed the last 3 digits. Under the Unified Provincial Fleet (UPF) system, they were assigned fleet numbers 6199-6203, and were renumbered to their UPF fleet number when transferred to systems outside Victoria prior to 1996.
  
 
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!Date
 
!Date
 
![[Vehicle Identification Number|VIN]]
 
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!UPF number
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!License plate
 
!Paint
 
!Paint
 
!Status/System
 
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|1972
 
|1972
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C022]]
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C022]]
|6199
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
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|<font color="red">Retired</font><br>1997
 
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*Originally delivered to [[BC Hydro Transit]] as 785.
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*Ex-[[BC Hydro Transit]] [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789#785|785]].
*Transferred to [[Prince George Transit System]] as 6199 in 1990.
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*Assigned to [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] as 8785.
*Transferred to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] in 1991, renumbered back to 785.
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*Transferred to [[Prince George Transit System|Prince George]] as 6199 in 1990.
*to OTC as temp Loaner during Oak St Bridge rebuild in 1995, returned
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*Transferred to [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] as 785 in 1991.
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] as 6199 in 1996
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*Transferred to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Vancouver (Oakridge)]] during Oak Street bridge rebuild in 1995.
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] stored in 1997 and retired
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*Transferred to [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] as 6199 in 1996.
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*Transferred to storage in [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] in 1997.
 
|- align="center" id="786"
 
|- align="center" id="786"
 
|8786
 
|8786
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|1972
 
|1972
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C023]]
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C023]]
|6200
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
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|<font color="red">Retired</font><br>by 2000
 
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*Originally delivered to [[BC Hydro Transit]] as 786.
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*Ex-[[BC Hydro Transit]] [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789#786|786]].
*to OTC as temp loaner during Oak St Bridge rebuild in 1995; returned
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*Assigned to [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] as 8786.
*to [[Sunshine Coast Transit System]] in 1996 not renumbered
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*Transferred to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Vancouver (Oakridge)]] during Oak Street bridge rebuild in 1995.
*to [[Whistler Transit System]] in 1999
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*Transferred to [[Sunshine Coast Regional Transit System|Sunshine Coast]] as 786 in 1996.
*retired by 2000
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*Transferred to [[Whistler Transit System|Whistler]] in 1999.
 
|- align="center" id="6201"
 
|- align="center" id="6201"
 
|6201
 
|6201
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|1972
 
|1972
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C024]]
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C024]]
|6201
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
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|<font color="red">Retired</font><br>by 1997
 
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*Originally delivered to [[BC Hydro Transit]] as 787(1).
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*Ex-[[BC Hydro Transit]] [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789#787|787]].
*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System|Nelson]] as 6201 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet
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*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System|Nelson]] as 6201 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet.
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]].c.1976
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*Transferred to [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] circa 1976.
*retired by 1997
 
 
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|- align="center" id="6202"
 
|6202
 
|6202
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|1972
 
|1972
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C025]]
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C025]]
|6202
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
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|<font color="red">Retired</font><br>by 2001
 
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*Originally delivered to [[BC Hydro Transit]] as 788(1)
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*Ex-[[BC Hydro Transit]] [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789#788|788]].
*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System]] as 6202 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet
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*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System|Nelson]] as 6202 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet.
*to [[Port Alberni/Clayoquot Transit System]] in 1992
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*Transferred to [[Port Alberni Regional Transit System|Port Alberni]] in 1992.
*to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System]] in 1993
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*Transferred to [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System|Nanaimo]] in 1993.
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] in 1994 for Commonweath Games
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*Transferred to [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] in 1994 during Commonwealth Games.
*to [[Kelowna Regional Transit System]] in 1995
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*Transferred to [[Kelowna Regional Transit System|Kelowna]] in 1995.
*to [[Central Fraser Valley Transit System]] in 1996
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*Transferred to [[Central Fraser Valley Transit System|Abbotsford]] in 1996.
*retired by 2001
 
 
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|- align="center" id="6203"
 
|6203
 
|6203
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|1972
 
|1972
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C026]]
 
|[[General Motors New Look Serials#T6H-4523N-C022-C026|C026]]
|6203
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
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*Originally delivered to [[BC Hydro Transit]] as 789(1)
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*Ex-[[BC Hydro Transit]] [[BC Hydro Transit 785-789#789|789]].
*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System|Nelson]] as 6203 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet
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*Transferred to [[Nelson Transit System|Nelson]] as 6203 in 1975 after garage fire destroyed most of Nelson fleet.
*to [[Terrace Regional Transit System]] c,1976??
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*Transferred to [[Terrace Regional Transit System|Terrace]] circa 1976??
*to {{Vernon Regional Transit System]] in 1992
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*Transferred to [[Vernon Regional Transit System|Vernon]] in 1992.
*to [[Victoria Regional Transit System]] in 1994 for Commonweath Games  
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*Transferred to [[Victoria Regional Transit System|Victoria]] in 1994 during Commonwealth Games.
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in 1995
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*Transferred to [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in 1995.
*to [[Central Fraser Valley Transit System]] in 1997
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*Transferred to [[Central Fraser Valley Transit System|Abbotsford]] in 1997.
 
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 01:49, 5 December 2019

BC Transit 6199-6203 were GMDD T6H-4523N "New Look" buses built in 1972.

They were originally built for BC Hydro Transit as 785-789, and were transferred to the Urban Transit Authority upon its creation in 1979. While officially numbered in the 8000 series, buses operating in Victoria typically only displayed the last 3 digits. Under the Unified Provincial Fleet (UPF) system, they were assigned fleet numbers 6199-6203, and were renumbered to their UPF fleet number when transferred to systems outside Victoria prior to 1996.

Engine Transmission Seating Destination sign
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Rollsign

Details

Fleet number Thumbnail Date VIN License plate Paint Status/System Notes
6199 1972 C022 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
1997
8786 Victoria Regional Transit System 786-a.jpg 1972 C023 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
by 2000
6201 1972 C024 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
by 1997
6202 1972 C025 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired
by 2001
6203 1972 C026 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif Retired


v·d·e
BC Transit logo.jpg
Current Bus Fleet
New Flyer 1020-1044, 1045-1069, 1070-1114, 1115-1139, 1140-1147, 8084, 8095-8117, 9101-9106, 9701-9749, 9750-9760, 9815-9828, 9831-9856, 9861-9878, 9881-9891
Nova 6000-6029, 9201-9210, 9211-9231, 9232-9267, 9268-9289, 9290-9300, 9301-9318, 9319-9433, 9434-9446, 9447-9486
Dart 0001-0018, 0101-0116, 0221-0237, 9051-9078, 9081-9085
Vicinity 3001-3015, 4007-4061, 4062-4070, 4071-4073, 4400-4432, 4433-4474
Double Deck 9001-9010, 9021-9039, 9041-9049, 9501-9526, 9527, 9528, 9529-9531
Aero Elite 3016-3023, 3024-3028
Sprinter 2340-2341, 2345-2346, 2368, 2450
ARBOC 2301-2315, 2316-2377, 2378-2449, 2451-2557, 2558-2624, 2625-2640, 2641-2662, 2663-2687
Polar 2173-2240
Retired Bus Fleet
GM/MCI 6171, 6179-6180, 6195, 6199-6203, 5349, 5350, 6272-6273, 6209-6271, 837-865, 866-879, 5914-5915, 920-928, 929-940, 941-956, 8901-8904, 8905-8910, 8911-8915, 8917-8919
Orion 6701-6706, 6707-6710, 6711-6716, 6720-6735, 6750-6765, 6766-6781, 6782-6789, 600-609, 610
New Flyer 1000-1019, 8001-8009, 8010-8033, 8034-8048, 8049-8083, 8085-8094
Dart 9901-9904, 9905-9909, 9910-9951
Aero Elite C617-C621
ELF C703-C708
Polar C551-C578, C579-C597, C900-C909, C910-C925, C927-C960, C961-C974, C975-C998, B001-B035, 2040-2074, 2077-2121, 2122-2172
Sprinter L102
Systems
North Central 100 Mile House, Bella Coola, Bulkley Nechako, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Hazeltons, Kitimat, Port Edward, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Skeena, Smithers, Terrace, Williams Lake
Vancouver Island Campbell River, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Powell River, Salt Spring Island, Sunshine Coast, Victoria
South Coast Agassiz-Harrison, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope, Pemberton Valley, Squamish, Whistler
Southern Interior Ashcroft-Clinton, Clearwater, Kamloops, Kelowna, Merritt, Revelstoke, Shuswap, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Vernon
Kootenays Boundary, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Creston Valley, Elk Valley, Kimberley, West Kootenay
Former Systems Vancouver, Golden