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'''[[BC Transit]] 6401-6415''' were [[General Motors Corporation|GMC]] [[General Motors S8H-5304A|S8H-5304A]] "[[New Look]]" buses built in 1975.
 
'''[[BC Transit]] 6401-6415''' were [[General Motors Corporation|GMC]] [[General Motors S8H-5304A|S8H-5304A]] "[[New Look]]" buses built in 1975.
  
This order was placed by the Bureau of Transit Services for [[BC Hydro Transit]], and were allocated to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Greater Vancouver]]. This order had "suburban" specifications, with no rear door and more comfortable individual padded seats intended for longer distance express runs.  
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This order was placed by the Bureau of Transit Services for '''BC Hydro Transit''', and first used for expansion of services to Surrey, Delta and White Rock. From 1976-79 this group was assigned to '''Pacific Stage Lines'' for non transit purposes.  They returned to transit duty in 1979 as noted. Ownership of BC Hydro asset transferred to '''Urban Transit Authority''' in April 1980. renamed '''BC Transit''' in 1982.
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{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" class=sortable
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" class=sortable
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!Transmission
 
!Transmission
 
!Seating
 
!Seating
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!Rear Door
 
!Destination Sign
 
!Destination Sign
 
|- align="center"
 
|- align="center"
|[[Detroit Diesel]] [[Detroit Diesel Series 71|8V71]]
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|[[Detroit Diesel]]<br> [[Detroit Diesel Series 71|8V71]]
|[[Allison]] [[Allison V Series|VS2-8]]
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|[[Allison]] <br>[[Allison V Series|VS2-8]]
|53
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|53<br>Highway Style
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|No
 
|Rollsign
 
|Rollsign
 
|}
 
|}
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!Notes
 
!Notes
 
|- align="center" id="6401"
 
|- align="center" id="6401"
|3201
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|3201(1)
|6808<br>3201<br>3296
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|6808<br>3201(1)<br>3296
 
|''6401''
 
|''6401''
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3296-a.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3296-a.jpg|128px]]
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3201.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6808 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6808 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3201 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3201(1) in January 1979.
 
*Renumbered to 3296 in 1989.
 
*Renumbered to 3296 in 1989.
 
*Retrofitted with [[Allison]] [[Allison V Series|V730]] transmission in 1989.
 
*Retrofitted with [[Allison]] [[Allison V Series|V730]] transmission in 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in June 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in June 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6402"
 
|- align="center" id="6402"
|3202
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|3202(1)
|6809<br>3202
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|6809<br>3202(1)
 
|''6402''
 
|''6402''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3202.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6809 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6809 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3202 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3202(1) in January 1979.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in March 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in March 1989.
 
|- align="center" id="6403"
 
|- align="center" id="6403"
 
|3203
 
|3203
|6810<br>3203<br>7203
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|6810<br>3203(1)<br>7203(3)
 
|''6403''
 
|''6403''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3203.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6810 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6810 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3203 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3203(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7203 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7203(3) in July 1989.  
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6404"
 
|- align="center" id="6404"
 
|3204
 
|3204
|6811<br>3204<br>7204
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|6811<br>3204(1)<br>7204(3)
 
|''6404''
 
|''6404''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3204.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6811 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6811 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3204 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3204(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7204 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7204(2) in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6405"
 
|- align="center" id="6405"
|3205
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|3205(1)
|6812<br>3205<br>7205
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|6812<br>3205(1)<br>7205(2)
 
|''6405''
 
|''6405''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3205.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6812 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6812 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3205 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3205(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7205 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7205(2) in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in April 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in April 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6406"
 
|- align="center" id="6406"
|3206
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|3206(1)
|6813<br>3206<br>7206
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|6813<br>3206(1)<br>7206(2)
 
|''6406''
 
|''6406''
 
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*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3206.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|[[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6813 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6813 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3206 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3206(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7206 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7206(2) in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in June 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in June 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6407"
 
|- align="center" id="6407"
|3207
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|3207(1)
|6814<br>3207<br>7207
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|6814<br>3207(1)<br>7207(2)
 
|''6407''
 
|''6407''
 
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| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3207.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|[[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6814 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6814 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3207 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3207(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7207 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7207(1) in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6408"
 
|- align="center" id="6408"
|3208
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|3208(1)
|6815<br>3208
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|6815<br>3208(1)
 
|''6408''
 
|''6408''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3208.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|[[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6815 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6815 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3208 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3208(1) in January 1979.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in September 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in September 1989.
 
|- align="center" id="6409"
 
|- align="center" id="6409"
|3209
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|3209(1)
|6806<br>7209<br>3209
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|6806<br>7207(1)<br>3209
 
|''6409''
 
|''6409''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3209.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|[[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6806 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6806 in 1976.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7209 in 1979.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7207(1) c. 1976
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3209.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3209(1) by 1979
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
|- align="center" id="6410"
 
|- align="center" id="6410"
|3210
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|3210(1)
|6807<br>7208<br>3210<br>3297
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|6807<br>7208(1)<br>3210(1)<br>3297
 
|''6410''
 
|''6410''
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3297-a.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3297-a.jpg|128px]]
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]) as 3210.
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*Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|[[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]] ]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6807 in 1976.
+
*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6807 in 1976.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7208 in 1979.
+
*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7208(1) c, 1976
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3210.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3210(1)
 
*Renumbered to 3297 circa 1989.
 
*Renumbered to 3297 circa 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in September 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in September 1990.
 
|- align="center" id="6411"
 
|- align="center" id="6411"
|7201
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|7201(1)
|6801<br>3211<br>7211
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|6801<br>3211(1)<br>7211
 
|''6411''
 
|''6411''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Surrey]]) as 7201.
+
*Assigned to [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]]  
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6801 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6801 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3211 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3211(1) in January 1979.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7211 in July 1989.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7211 in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> by 1995.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> by 1995.
 
|- align="center" id="6412"
 
|- align="center" id="6412"
|7202
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|7202(1)
|6802<br>3212<br>3298<br>7298
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|6802<br>3212(1)<br>3298<br>7298
 
|''6412''
 
|''6412''
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3298-a.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3298-a.jpg|128px]]
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Surrey]]) as 7202.
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*Assigned to [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6802 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6802 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3212 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3212(1) in January 1979.
 
*Renumbered to 3298 in July 1989.
 
*Renumbered to 3298 in July 1989.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7298 in September 1990.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7298 in September 1990.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in February 1991.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in February 1991.
 
|- align="center" id="6413"
 
|- align="center" id="6413"
|7203
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|7203(1)
|6803<br>3213
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|6803<br>3213(1)
 
|''6413''
 
|''6413''
 
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| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Surrey]]) as 7203.
+
*Assigned to [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6803 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6803 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3213 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3213(1) in January 1979.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
*Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
 
*Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
 
|- align="center" id="6414"
 
|- align="center" id="6414"
|7204
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|7204(1)
|6804<br>3214
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|6804<br>3214(1)
 
|''6414''
 
|''6414''
 
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Surrey]]) as 7204.
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*Assigned to [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6804 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6804 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3214 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3214(1) in January 1979.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
*<font color="red">Retired</font> in July 1989.
 
*Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
 
*Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
 
|- align="center" id="6415"
 
|- align="center" id="6415"
|7205
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|7205(1)
|6805<br>3215<br>3299<br>7299
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|6805<br>3215(1)<br>3299<br>7299
 
|''6415''
 
|''6415''
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3299-a.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:Vancouver Regional Transit System 3299-a.jpg|128px]]
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|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
|[[File:CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif]]
 
| align="left"|
 
| align="left"|
*Originally assigned to [[BC Hydro Transit|BC Hydro]] ([[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Surrey]]) as 7205.
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*Assigned to [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]]
*Transferred to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6805 in 1976.
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6805 in 1976.
*Transferred to Oakridge as 3215 in January 1979.
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*To [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge]]  as 3215(1) in January 1979.
 
*Renumbered to 3299 in July 1989.
 
*Renumbered to 3299 in July 1989.
*Transferred to Surrey as 7299 in August 1990.
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*To [[Coast Mountain Bus Company Surrey Transit Centre|Surrey]] as 7299 in August 1990.
 
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|}
  
 
[[Category:BC Transit fleet|6401]]
 
[[Category:BC Transit fleet|6401]]

Revision as of 17:49, 8 March 2020

BC Transit 6401-6415 were GMC S8H-5304A "New Look" buses built in 1975.

This order was placed by the Bureau of Transit Services for BC Hydro Transit', and first used for expansion of services to Surrey, Delta and White Rock. From 1976-79 this group was assigned to Pacific Stage Lines for non transit purposes. They returned to transit duty in 1979 as noted. Ownership of BC Hydro asset transferred to Urban Transit Authority in April 1980. renamed BC Transit in 1982.



Engine Transmission Seating Rear Door Destination Sign
Detroit Diesel
8V71
Allison
VS2-8
53
Highway Style
No Rollsign

Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
3201(1) 6808
3201(1)
3296
6401 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3296-a.jpg 1975 128 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3202(1) 6809
3202(1)
6402 1975 129 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3203 6810
3203(1)
7203(3)
6403 1975 130 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3204 6811
3204(1)
7204(3)
6404 1975 131 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3205(1) 6812
3205(1)
7205(2)
6405 1975 132 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3206(1) 6813
3206(1)
7206(2)
6406 1975 133 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3207(1) 6814
3207(1)
7207(2)
6407 1975 134 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3208(1) 6815
3208(1)
6408 1975 135 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3209(1) 6806
7207(1)
3209
6409 1975 136 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
3210(1) 6807
7208(1)
3210(1)
3297
6410 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3297-a.jpg 1975 137 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to [[Vancouver Regional Transit System|Oakridge ]]
  • To Pacific Stage Lines as 6807 in 1976.
  • To Surrey as 7208(1) c, 1976
  • To Oakridge as 3210(1)
  • Renumbered to 3297 circa 1989.
  • Retired in September 1990.
7201(1) 6801
3211(1)
7211
6411 1975 138 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
7202(1) 6802
3212(1)
3298
7298
6412 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3298-a.jpg 1975 139 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
7203(1) 6803
3213(1)
6413 1975 140 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Surrey
  • To Pacific Stage Lines as 6803 in 1976.
  • To Oakridge as 3213(1) in January 1979.
  • Retired in July 1989.
  • Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
7204(1) 6804
3214(1)
6414 1975 141 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif
  • Assigned to Surrey
  • To Pacific Stage Lines as 6804 in 1976.
  • To Oakridge as 3214(1) in January 1979.
  • Retired in July 1989.
  • Sold to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Squadron 521.
7205(1) 6805
3215(1)
3299
7299
6415 Vancouver Regional Transit System 3299-a.jpg 1975 142 CMBC Paint Icon bct.gif