Colonial coach lines

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Colonial Coach Lines was an intercity bus company that served Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.

History

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  • Incorporated on January 7, 1928 as Colonial Coach Lines Ltd.
  • In 1930, Colonial was purchased by the Provincial Transport Company.
  • Bought Toronto-Montréal Coach Line, Ottawa-Montréal Road Coach Line, Kingston City Coach, Collacutt Coach Lines, Kawartha Lakes Coach Lines, Pony Bus Lines & J. Gill Bus Line.
  • In 1947, bought J. Yvan DeNure, A.E. DeNure and Fred DeNure's bus operations.
  • Trenton-Picton route sold to Rathbun Bus Service in 1952.
  • In 1969, Colonial Coach Lines was officially renamed Voyageur Colonial Lines Ltd.

Fleet Roster

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Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
A015-A024 Renumbered 1530-1539 in 1961.
A025-A036 Renumbered 1630-1641 in 1961.
A050-A051 Renumbered 1730-1731 in 1961.
10-11, 14-20 Gotfredson Unknown year and model.
21 1929 Studebaker
28-30 1929 Yellow Coach
31-35 Yellow Coach Unknown model and year.
36-37 Dodge Unknown model and year.
38 Buick Sedan Unknown year.
39 1932 Yellow Coach U-400
40 1933 Leyland Tigress Ex ?
42 1933 AEC/MCW Ranger Ex ?
124-125 1942 GMC/Wayne
340-343 1934 Yellow Coach V-525
346-347 Reo Unknown model and year.
348 1934 Yellow Coach U-400
350-354 1935 Yellow Coach V-525
355-356 1929 Yellow Coach W Transferred from Provincial Transport 200-201 in 1936.
360-368 1936 White/OCC 54
369 Leyland Unknown model and year.
370-379 1937 Yellow Coach Unknown model.
381 (1st) 1936 White/OCC 54
381 (2nd), 382-399 1938 Yellow Coach 742 381-389, 393-399 transferred to Provincial Transport 381-389, 393-399.
458 1941 Yellow Coach PD-2902 Transferred to Provincial Transport in April 1953.
A700-A704, A800-A803 Renumbered 1330-1338 in 1961.
A815-A819 Renumbered 1430-1434 in 1961.
1000 1947 GMC PDA-3703
1013 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Transferred from Provincial Transport.
1030-1033 1945 GMC PDA-3702 Ex-4556, 4558-4560.
1034-1035 1946 GMC PDA-3702
1036-1044 1947 GMC PDA-3703
1045-1047 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Ex 4777-4779.
1048-1057 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Ex 4880-4889.
1230-1238 1955 GMC PD-4104
  • Ex 5506-5514.
  • 1230, 1232, 1235, 1237-1238 to Voyageur in 1969.
1330-1338 1956 GMC PD-4104
  • Ex A700-A704 & A800-A803.
  • 1332-1338 to Voyageur in 1969.
1430-1434 1957 GMC PD-4104
1530-1539 1958 GMC PD-4104
1630-1641 1959 GMC PD-4104
1642-1644 1959 GMC PD-4104
1730-1731 1960 GMC PD-4104
1830-1834 1962 GMC PD-4106 To Voyageur in 1969.
1930-1939 1963 GMC PD-4106 To Voyageur in 1969.
2030-2036 1964 GMC PD-4106 To Voyageur in 1969.
2130-2141 1965 GMC PD-4106 To Voyageur in 1969.
2142 1965 GMC PD-4106
2230-2244 1966 GMC PD-4107 To Voyageur in 1969.
2330-2344 1967 GMC PD-4107 To Voyageur in 1969.
2430-2449 1968 GMC PD-4903 To Voyageur in 1969.
3701 1937 Yellow Coach 743 Sold to E. Calgowe (ON).
3702-3707 1937 Yellow Coach 719
  • 3702, 3707 sold to Daoust Construction.
  • 3703, 3705 sold to M. Gogg (QC).
  • 3706 was destroyed by fire.
4250 1942 Reo Sold to Autobus Georges Duhamel.
4400 1944 Flxible Clipper
(29BR44)
4401, 4404-4405 1944 GMC TG-3608
4451-4452 1944 Flxible Clipper
(29BR44)
Transferred to Provincial Transport 4451-4452.
4550-4560 1945 GMC PDA-3702
4561-4562 1945 GMC PDA-3702 Transferred from Provincial Transport in 1958.
4623-4625 1946 Flxible Clipper
(29BR46)
4626 1946 Flxible Clipper
(29B147)
Ex Collacutt Coach Lines 34.
4627 1946 Flxible Clipper
(29BR46)
Ex Kawartha Lakes Coach Lines 39.
4630-4636 1964 GMC SDM-5302 Transferred from Metropolitan Provincial in 1968.
4640-4642 1946 Fitzjohn Falcon
4650-4651 Renumbered 1034-1035 in 1962.
4675-4682 1946 GMC TG-3609 4678-4682 transferred to Provincial Transport in March 1956.
4686-4688 1946 GMC TG-3609
4700 1947 GMC PD-2903 Transferred from Provincial Transport, returned to Provincial in 1955.
4701-4703 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29B1-47)
Transferred from Provincial Transport, returned to Provincial in January 1957.
4704 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29B1-47)
Transferred from Provincial Transport in February 1955, returned to Provincial in January 1957.
4705-4706 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29B1-47)
Transferred to Provincial Transport in January 1957.
4707-4708 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29B1-47)
Transferred from Provincial Transport in February 1955, returned to Provincial in January 1957.
4710-4712 1947 Flxible Clipper
(29B1-47)
4715-4716 1947 Flxible Clipper
(23B2-47)
4718 1947 GMC PD-2903 Transferred to Provincial Transport in February 1955.
4719-4720 1947 GMC PD-2903 Transferred from Provincial Transport in April 1953, returned to Provincial Transport in February 1955.
4730-4733 1947 GMC TGM-3610 Transferred from Provincial Transport, returned to Provincial in March 1956.
4750-4758 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Transferred to Provincial Transport.
461-4763 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Transferred from Provincial Transport in March 1957, returned to Provincial in 1960-61.
4769 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Transferred from Provincial Transport in March 1957, returned to Provincial in 1960-61.
4770-4774 1947 GMC PDA-3703
4775-4776 1947 GMC PDA-3703 Transferred to Provincial Transport.
4777-4779 Renumbered 1045-1047 in 1962
4850 1948 Flxible Clipper
(37B7-48)
Transferred from Provincial Transport in February 1955.
4880-4889 Renumbered 1048-1057 in 1962
4890 1948 MCI Courier 200A
4970-4971 1947 Twin 44-D
5265-5269 1952 CC&F IC-41 Transferred from Provincial Transport in April 1954 and returned to Provincial in March 1957.
5270-5279 1952 CC&F IC-41AD Transferred to Provincial Transport in March 1957.
5280 1952 Dodge School bus Ex Anderson Bus Lines; bought in June 1954.
5300-5303 1953 MCI Courier 95D 5300-5301 returned to MCI in October 1960.
5506-5514 Renumbered 1230-1238 in 1962
6003 1961 Checker Superba

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