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BBC trolleys for Vancouver
BBC trolleys for Vancouver Search: --- In Transit - Vancouver@yahoogroups.com , "Jim" wrote: "It's unfortunate that one simple decision made in 1981 (the decision to go with Westinghouse over Brown Boveri) resulted in the overall cost of these new trolleys (Flyer E901/2) being some five times that of their replacements." What utter bullshit. The BBC trolleys were a non - starter in Vancouver. It was not a "simple decision". BBC's decision to go prime and tie themselves up wit...

Comparison of Modes
Adding up to a cleaner environment Transit Exchange, July/Aug. 1998 Both trolleys and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses play their part in reducing pollution in the Greater Vancouver region. Along with diesel buses, they make up most of the BC Transit fleet. How do trolleys and CNG buses rate pollution wise? And how does each of these technologies compare in cost? After covering diesel buses in the February issue of Transit Exchange, we now tackle the rest of the fleet. Trolley buses: in ...

upf
The Unified Provincial Fleet numbering system. Early in 1975 the Bureau of Transit Services introduced a new numbering system for all transit vehicles in the various fleets in the provinces. The intent was to assign a permanent number to each unit regardless of the number actually worn by the vehicle in the system it was assigned to. In addition, the UPF number would be worn by the vehicle when it was assigned to a Small Communities system. Since 1994 the UPF number system has been abando...

victoria
victoria Victoria Numbering System Victoria numbering system The Beginning BCER's Victoria division operated the first motor bus in the company's fleet in 1922, numbered one. Twenty-two coaches entered service through the end of World War II, and these were numbered V1- V22, the letter to differentiate the bus from the mainland "M" series. When the first Brill C36s arrived in 1946, they initially carried a 2 digit number in sequence with earlier coaches; in short order all Victoria buses ...


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CD36 2901
British Columbia Elec. Ry (BC) M400
Canadian Car/Brill CD36 diesel powered demonstrator, returned to C.C.& F., then to Winnipeg Transit 731

IC37-41 1117
Pacific Stage Lines Ltd. (BC) 6227
ex Pacific Stage Lines 227 (BCER); To Brill Booster Club (BC)

IC37-41 1118
Transit Museum (TRAMS) (BC) 6228
ex Pacific Stage Lines 228 (BCER) ; to Horizon Coach Lines 101 (BC);to TRAMS, Awaiting restoration, EMR: Not running, moderate restoration req'd;

T44 5273
BC Hydro & Power Authority (BC) 2033
Trolley coaches used to convert Fraser-Cambie streetcar line in 1947. 2033 retired 1976. Electrical equipment salvaged for fitting into Flyer E800's (

T48 5767
Metro Transit Operating Co 2257
dual stream front bi-fold doors, seats reduced to 42 in 1954 by removing most of the double transverse seats on left (driver) side and replacing t

T48A 8119
Metro Transit Operating Co 2355
dual stream front bi-fold doors, ex Saskatoon Transit System 162, shipped on Nov 7-8, 1973, retired by 1983; BOOK:K/108 PHOTO:BT-50-30 (1955) 2355

T48A 8230
Metro Transit Operating Co 2357
dual stream front bi-fold doors, ex Saskatoon Transit System, ex STS 164. Retired by 1983; shipped 7-8th Nov, 1973 PHOTO:MTN/006C: On old Cambie Brid

T48A 8334
Private (See Notes) 2411
dual stream front bi-fold doors; retired by 1984; Spring 2001: Coach repurchased by CMBC from the former A1 United Auto Parts yard. Now stored at Su



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T48A 8338
Private (See Notes)
The Brills bearing the 2400 fleet numbers were the last Brill Trolley-coaches delivered to Vancouver.  There were only 16 of them.  #2416 is preserv





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