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'''[[BC Transit|Bureau of Transit Services]] 701-706 ''' were [[General Motors TDM-4801]] buses built in `1954 for [[Pacific Greyhound]] These units were purchased second hand by the [[Bureau of Transit Service]] in c.1973, and operated in a number of BC systems as noted.   
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'''[[BC Transit|Bureau of Transit Services]] 701-706''' were [[General Motors TDM-4801]] buses built in 1954.
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They were originally built for [[Pacific Greyhound]], and were purchased second hand by the [[BC Transit|Bureau of Transit Service]] c.1973, and operated in a number of BC systems as noted.   
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Buses owned by the '''Bureau of Transit Services''' transferred to the '''Urban Transit Authority''' upon its creation in 1979, renamed '''BC Transit''' in 1982.
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|[[Detroit Diesel]] [[Detroit Diesel Series 71|6-71]]  
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==Details==
 
==Details==
 
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!Renumbers
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!Provincial<br>Number
 
!Thumbnail
 
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!Date
 
!Date
![[Vehicle Identification Number|VIN]]
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|- align="center" id="6089"
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|- align="center" id="701"
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|6691
 
|701
 
|701
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|''701''
 
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|1954
 
|1954
|[[008]]
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|008
|701
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1457
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*Nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1457
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9457
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9457
*to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6691 in 1974
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6691 in 1974
*to [[West Vancouver Municipal Transit]] in 1974
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*To [[West Vancouver Municipal Transit|West Vancouver]] in 1974
*to [[Nanaimo Regional Transit System]] as 701 in 1975
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*To [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System|Nanaimo]] as 701 in 1975
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
|- align="center"  
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*Noted as stored [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] on 1985 provincial roster
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*Retired
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|- align="center" id="702"
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|6692
 
|702
 
|702
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|''702''
 
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|
 
|1954
 
|1954
|[[009]]
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|009
|702
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1458
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*Mee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1458
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9458
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9458
*to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6692 in 1974
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6692 in 1974
*to [[Nanaimo Regional Transit System]] as 702 in 1975
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*To [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System|Nanaimo]] as 702 in 1975
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
*sold to Victoria area Cadet group by 1982
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*Sold to Victoria area Cadet group by 1982
|- align="center"  
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|- align="center" id="703"
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|6693
 
|703
 
|703
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|''703''
 
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|
 
|1954
 
|1954
|[[017]]
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|017
|703
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1465
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*Nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1465
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9465
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9465
*to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6693 in 1974
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6693 in 1974
*to [[Nanaimo Regional Transit System]] as 703 in 1975
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*To [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System|Nanaimo]] as 703 in 1975
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
*discovered in scrapyard in Alberta in mid 2010s
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*To store in Victoria by 1982
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*Discovered in scrapyard in Alberta in mid 2010s
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|- align="center" id="704"
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|6694
 
|704
 
|704
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|''704''
 
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|
 
|1954
 
|1954
|[[034]]
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|034
|704
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1483
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*Nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1483
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9483
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9483
*to [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6694 in 1974
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*To [[Pacific Stage Lines]] as 6694 in 1974
*to [[West Vancouver Municipal Transit]] in 1974
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*To [[West Vancouver Municipal Transit|West Vancouver]] in 1974
*to [[Nanaimo Regional Transit System]] as 704 in 1975
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*To [[Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System|Nanaimo]] as 704 in 1975
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
*reported as motor home in Red Cliffe Alberta
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*To store in Victoria by 1982; sold by 1986
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*Reported as motorhome inRed Cliffe Alberta
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|- align="center" id="705"
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|110
 
|705
 
|705
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|''705''
 
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|
 
|1954
 
|1954
|[[029]]
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|029
|705
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1478
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*Nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1478
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9478
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9478
*to [[Bureau of Transit Services]] in 1974
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*To Bureau of Transit Services in 1974
*to [[Pacific Commuter]] as 110 in 1975
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*To [[Pacific Commuter]] as 110 in 1975
*to [[Vancouver Island Transit Ltd]] as 705 in 1976
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*To [[Vancouver Island Transit Ltd]] as 705 in 1975
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
|- align="center"  
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*To store in Victoria by 1982; sold by 1986
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|- align="center" id="111"
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|111
 
|706
 
|706
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|''706''
 
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|1954
 
|1954
|[[040]]
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|040
|706
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|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
 
|[[File:orangeandyellow.jpg|128px]]
|<font color="red">Retired</font>
 
 
|align="left"|
 
|align="left"|
*nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1489
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*Nee [[Pacific Greyhound]] K1489
*to [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9489
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*Ex [[Western Greyhound Lines]] as 9489
*to [[Bureau of Transit Services]] in 1974
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*To Bureau of Transit Services in 1974
*to [[Pacific Commuter]] as 111 in 1975
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*To [[Pacific Commuter]] as 111 in 1975
*to [[Vancouver Island Transit Ltd]] as 706 in 1976
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*To [[Vancouver Island Transit Ltd]] as 706 in 1976
*to [[Kamloops Transit System]] in c.1977
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*To [[Kamloops Transit System|Kamloops]] in c.1977
|- align="center"
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*To store in Victoria by 1982; sold by 1986
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[[Category:BC Transit fleet|701]]

Latest revision as of 00:03, 12 March 2020

Bureau of Transit Services 701-706 were General Motors TDM-4801 buses built in 1954.

They were originally built for Pacific Greyhound, and were purchased second hand by the Bureau of Transit Service c.1973, and operated in a number of BC systems as noted.

Buses owned by the Bureau of Transit Services transferred to the Urban Transit Authority upon its creation in 1979, renamed BC Transit in 1982.

Engine Transmission Seating Destination Sign
Detroit Diesel 6-71 Spicer Manual 4 speed Rollsign

Details

Fleet
Number
Renumbers Provincial
Number
Thumbnail Date Serial License Plate Paint Notes
6691 701 701 1954 008 Orangeandyellow.jpg
6692 702 702 1954 009 Orangeandyellow.jpg
6693 703 703 1954 017 Orangeandyellow.jpg
6694 704 704 1954 034 Orangeandyellow.jpg
110 705 705 1954 029 Orangeandyellow.jpg
111 706 706 1954 040 Orangeandyellow.jpg