Canadian Coachways

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History

All-Time Roster (pre-1966)

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Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
18, 20 1944 WA&TBW Standard
22 1943 WA&TBW Standard Dodge chassis.
24 1944 WA&TBW Standard
28 1945 WA&TBW Standard
30 1946 Fitzjohn Falcon
34 1938 International Unknown model.
R41-R42 1946 Twin 34-S Renumbered T-200 & T-201.
42 1947 WA&TBW Standard
46, 48 1946 WA&TBW Standard
50 1943 WA&TBW Standard Fargo chassis.
58 (1st) 1949 Western Flyer C-25
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered S-55
58 (2nd) 1952 Prevost
60 (1st) 1948 Western Flyer Standard
60 (2nd) 1953 Prevost 53PI-33
62 1941 WA&TBW Standard White chassis.
64 (1st) 1948 Western Flyer Standard
64 (2nd) 1959 GMC

Ward

Conventional
65 1962 GMC

Blue Bird

All Canadian
67 1963 GMC

Blue Bird

All Canadian
68 (1st) 1938 WA&TBW Standard White chassis
68 (2nd) 1964 GMC Blue Bird All Canadian
70 (1st) 1949 Western Flyer Standard Renumbered B-155, rebuilt by Western Flyer as a Bruck.
70 (2nd) 1960 Western Flyer Standard
71 1950 Western Flyer T-28
72 (1st) International Conventional Unknown year.
72 (2nd) 1961 Commer Station Bus
74 1946 WA&TBW Standard
76 1942 International Unknown model.
78 International Unknown model and year.
80 1947 Dodge Unknown model.
82 1952 MCI Courier 85A
  • Ex-MCI demo; bought in Jan 1952.
  • Passenger/freight combo.
84 1952 MCI Courier 85A Passenger/freight combo.
88 1953 MCI Courier 95 Has painted sides.
90 1953 MCI Courier 95
  • Has silversides.
  • Parts later used to build number 190.
92 1946 WA&TBW T-28
96 1947 WA&TBW Standard
98 1947 MCI Courier 200 Ex Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W711.
100 Kenworth Tri-Coach
R100 1947 MCI Courier 100A
R101 1949 MCI Courier 100C
102 MCI Courier
R102 1949 MCI Courier 100C
R103 1947 MCI Courier 100A
105 1947 MCI Courier 100A
  • Ex-? #555.
  • Sightseeing windows added in later.
  • Renumbered S-50.
106, 108 1948 MCI Courier 200 Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W726 & W729; bought in 1956-58.
110 1947 MCI Courier 200 Ex Western Canadian Greyhound Lines #?; bought in 1956-58.
112 1956 GMC PD-4104 Renumbered S-126.
114, 116, 118 1947 MCI Courier 200 Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W710, W714 & W706; bought in 1957.
120 1947 MCI Courier 100A
122 1947 MCI Courier 100 Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines #?; bought in 1957-58.
124 1948 MCI Courier 200 Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W733; bought in 1957-61.
126, 128 1948 MCI Courier 100C Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W738-W739; bought in 1957-62.
130 1947 MCI Courier 200 Ex-Western Canadian Greyhound Lines W715; bought in 1957-59.
132 1948 Western Flyer Standard
134 1957 GMC PD-4104 Renumbered S-127.
136 1947 MCI Courier 100A Ex-Sunburst Motor Coaches 56.
138 1953 MCI Courier 95D
140 1958 GMC PD-4104 Renumbered S-128.
142 1958 MCI Courier 95D Renumbered S-103.
144 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-37 Renumbered S-105.
146 1948 Western Flyer Bruck
148 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-37 Renumbered S-106.
150 1953 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered B-161.
152 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
154 1952 MCI Courier 50A
156 1959 MCI Courier 95D Renumbered S-107.
158 1952 MCI Courier 50X
160, 162, 164 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • Passenger/freight combo.
  • Renumbered C-300 to C-302.
  • Rebuilt in 1967.
166, 168 1946 MCI Courier 100
170 1947 MCI Courier 100 Ex-Pembina Bus Lines #?.
172 1960 MCI Courier 96 Renumbered S-130.
174 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • Passenger/freight combo.
  • Renumbered C-303.
  • Rebuilt in 1967.
176 1952 Western Flyer Standard Renumbered S-67.
178 1950 Western Flyer Standard
180, 182 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered B-153 & B-154.
184 1947 WA&TBW Bruck Renumbered B-151.
186, 188 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • Passenger/freight combo.
  • Renumbered C-306 & C-307.
190 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
  • Built new by Western Flyer using many parts from number 90 and a Courier 95 which was involved an accident on the Alaska Highway.
  • Equipped with MCI Relaxaire seats until the spring of 1967.
  • Renumbered S-109.
192 1950 MCI Courier 85
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Rebuilt as a 37 passenger with recliner seats.
  • Renumbered S-56.
194 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-37 Renumbered S-110.
196 1962 Western Flyer Canuck P-37 Renumbered S-111.
198 1951 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered S-62.
200 1951 Western Flyer Standard
202 1950 MCI Courier 85
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Rebuilt as a 37 passenger with recliner seats.
  • Renumbered S-57.
204 1963 International

Superior

Transit Renumbered E-254.
206 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41 Renumbered C-309.
208 1949 Western Flyer Standard Ex-DND #?.
210 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered B-156.
212, 214 1951 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered B-159 & B-160.
216 1951 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered S-64.
218, 220 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41 Renumbered C-310 & C-311.
222 1964 GMC

Superior

Transit 17E Renumbered E-255.
224, 226 1950 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered S-60 & S-59.
230 1951 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered B-158.
232, 234 1964 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R Renumbered R-404 & R-403.
236 1964 Western Flyer Canuck 500
238 1951 Western Flyer Standard
  • Ex-DND #?.
  • Renumbered S-63.
240 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
  • Ex-Greyhound Canada G108; bought in 1965.
  • Rebuilt with restroom, silversides and GM 6V71 diesel engine.
  • Renumbered R-400.
242 1951 Western Flyer T-40
244, 246, 248 1965 GMC

Superior

Transit Renumbered E-259, E-258 & E-260.
250 1965 Western Flyer Canuck 500 Renumbered R-453.
252 1955 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
254, 256, 258 1965 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R Renumbered R-405 to R-407.
260 1965 GMC PD-4106 Renumbered A-501.
262 1957 MCI Courier 96
  • Ex-Greyhound Canada G92.
  • Rebuilt by MCI before entering service.
  • Renumbered S-125.
264 1954 Western Flyer Standard
  • Ex-?
  • Renumbered S-69.
266 1958 MCI Courier 96
268, 270 1963 MCI MC-3
272 1964 Checker Aerobus A12-W-6-C720
274 1965 GMC

Blue Bird

All Canadian
276 1960 GMC
  • Unknown body.
  • Renumbered E-250.
278, 280 1966 GMC

Superior

RM-778OR Renumbered E-262 & E-263.
282 1955 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex-DND 11-227.
  • Renumbered S-70.
284 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
286 1965 GMC TDH-3501
288 1965 GMC

Superior

Transit Pusher Renumbered E-261.
290 1960 Chevrolet

Carpenter

  • Unknown body.
  • Renumbered E-251.
292, 294, 296, 298 1966 GMC

Superior

Transit Pusher Renumbered E-264 to E-267.
R308-R309 1963 GMC

Carpenter

Transit Pusher
1945 Flxible Clipper
(29-BR-45)
Unknown fleet number.

All-Time Roster (after 1966)

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Limousines & Minibuses (U)

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
U-35 1952 Prevost
  • Unknown model.
  • Ex-58 (2nd).
U-36 1961 Commer Station Bus Ex 72 (2nd).
U-37 1963 Chevrolet Suburban
U-38 1963 Ford Falcon Econoline Bus
U-39, U-40 1964 Ford Falcon Econoline Bus
U-41 1964 Checker Aerobus A12-W-6-C720 Ex 272.
U-42, U-43 1967 Checker Aerobus A12-W8M-8818
U-44 1958 Cadillac Limousine Ex Capital City Sightseeing.

Standard Coaches (S)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
S-50 1947 MCI Courier 100A
S-51 1947 MCI Courier 100A
S-52 1947 MCI Courier 100A
S-53 1949 MCI Courier 100C
  • Ex 101.
S-54 1949 MCI Courier 100C
  • Ex 102.
  • To Barry King
S-55 1949 Western Flyer C-25
S-56 1950 MCI Courier 85
  • Ex 192.
S-57 1950 MCI Courier 85
S-58 1950 Western Flyer T-28
S-59, S-60 1950 Western Flyer T-40
S-61 1951 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex 242.
S-62 1951 Western Flyer T-40
S-63 1951 Western Flyer Standard
  • Ex 238.
S-64 1951 Western Flyer T-40
  • Ex 216.
  • wrecked.
S-65 1952 MCI Courier 50A
  • Ex 152.
S-66 1952 MCI Courier 50X
  • Ex 158.
S-67 1952 Western Flyer Standard
  • Ex 176.
S-68 1953 Prevost 53PI-33
S-69 1954 Western Flyer Standard
  • Ex 264.
S-70 1955 Western Flyer T-40
S-71 1958 Western Flyer Standard
S-72 1953 Western Flyer C-28
S-73 1947 WA&TBW T-32
S-74 1953 Western Flyer Standard
S-100 1953 MCI Courier 95D
S-101 1955 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
S-102 1956 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
S-103 1958 MCI Courier 95D
  • Ex 142.
S-104 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
S-105 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
  • Ex 144.
S-106 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
S-107 1959 MCI Courier 95D
S-108 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
S-109 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
  • Ex 190.
  • Equipped with MCI Relaxaire seats until the spring of 1967.
S-110 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
  • Ex 194.
S-111 1962 Western Flyer Canuck P-37
  • Ex 196.
S-112 1954 MCI Courier 95
S-113 to S-115 1956 MCI Courier 95D
S-116, S-117 1957 MCI Courier 95D
S-118 1959 MCI Courier 95D
S-119 1954 MCI Courier 95D
S-120 1955 MCI Courier 95D
S-125 1957 MCI Courier 96
  • Ex 262.
S-126 1956 GMC PD-4104
S-127 1957 GMC PD-4104
S-128 1958 GMC PD-4104
S-129 1958 MCI Courier 96
  • Ex 266.
  • Wrecked.
S-130 1960 MCI Courier 96
  • Ex 172.
S-131 1962 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
S-132 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • Ex 284.
S-133 1959 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
S-134 1957 MCI Courier 95D
S-135 1959 MCI Courier 96
S-136 1960 MCI Courier 96
S-137 1960 MCI MC-2
S-138 1962 Western Flyer Canuck P-41

Brucks (B)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
B-150 1947 WA&TBW Bruck
  • Ex 96
B-151 1947 WA&TBW Bruck
  • Ex 184.
B-152 1948 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 132.
  • To C. Boulanger
B-153, B-154 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
B-155 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 70.
  • To Trucking Company
B-156 1949 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 210.
  • To Vennard and Ellethorpe.
B-157 1950 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 178.
B-158 1951 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 230.
  • To Meadowview Ranches
B-159, B-160 1951 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 212 & 214.
  • B-159 to C. Boulanger.
B-161 1953 Western Flyer Bruck
  • Ex 150.
  • To Moss Family Centennial Travel Group.
B-162 1960 Western Flyer Bruck

Transit (T)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
T-200, T-201 1946 Twin 34-S
T-202 1952 GMC TGH-3101
T-203 1957 GMC TGH-3102
T-204 1959 GMC Ward Conventional
T-205 1962 GMC Blue Bird pusher
T-206 1963 GMC Blue Bird pusher
T-207 1964 GMC TDH-3501
T-208 1965 GMC TDH-3501
T-209 1964 GMC Blue Bird pusher
T-210 1965 GMC Blue Bird All Canadian
  • Ex 274.
T-211 1963 GMC Blue Bird Transit
T-212 1965 GMC Blue Bird Transit

School (E)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
E-250 1960 GMC ?
E-251 1960 Chevrolet Carpenter Pusher
  • Ex 290.
  • To Yukon Yellow Cab
E-252, E-253 1963 GMC Carpenter Pusher Transit
E-254 1963 International Superior Transit
  • Ex 204.
  • To Yukon Yellow Cab.
E-255 1964 GMC Superior Transit 17E
  • Ex 222.
E-258 to E-260 1965 GMC Superior Transit
  • Ex 246, 244 & 248.
  • To Yukon Yellow Cab.
E-261 1965 GMC Superior Transit Pusher
E-262, E-263 1966 GMC Superior RM-778OR
  • Ex 278 & 280.
  • To Yukon Yellow Cab.
E-264 to E-267 1966 GMC Superior Transit Pusher
  • Ex 292, 294, 296, 298.
  • To Yukon Yellow Cab.
E-268, E-269 1965 Ford Superior Conventional

Cargo Combo Coaches (C)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
C-300 to C-302 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • passenger/freight combo.
  • Ex 160, 162, 164.
  • rebuilt in 1967.
C-303 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • passenger/freight combo.
  • Ex 174.
  • rebuilt in 1967.
C-304, C-305 1960 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
C-306, C-307 1961 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • passenger/freight combo.
  • Ex 186 & 188.
C-308 1962 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
C-309 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • Ex 206.
  • Wrecked
C-310, C-311 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41
  • renumbered 218 & 220.
C-312 to C-317 1966 Western Flyer Canuck P-41

Lavatory/Restroom Coaches (R)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
R-400 1958 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
  • Ex 240.
R-401, R-402 1963 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
232, 234 1964 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
  • Ex 234 & 232.
R-405 to R-407 1965 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
  • Ex 254, 256 & 258.
R-408 to R-412 1966 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
R-413, R-414 1965 Western Flyer Canuck P-41R
R-450, R-451 1963 MCI MC-3
  • Ex 268 & 270.
  • R-450 rebuilt in 1967.
R-452 1964 Western Flyer Canuck 500
  • Ex 236.
  • rebuilt in 1965.
R-453 1965 Western Flyer Canuck 500
  • Ex 250.
R-454, R-455 1962 MCI MC-3
R-456 1963 MCI MC-3

35 ft Coaches (A-500)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
A-501 1965 GMC PD-4106
  • Ex 260.
  • renumbered 60.
A-502 to A-507 1966 GMC PD-4107
  • renumbered 61-66.
A-508 to A-511 1967 GMC PD-4107
  • renumbered 67-70.
A-550, A-551 1966 MCI MC-5A
A-553 to A-558 1967 MCI MC-5A

40 ft Coaches (A600)

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
A601-A604 1968 GMC PD-4903
  • renumbered 71-74.
A605-A607 1969 GMC PD-4903
  • renumbered 75-77.

Service Vehicles

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
U1 1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL
U1 Towmotor Fork lift
U2 1950 Fargo Power Wagon
U3 1952 Mercury 1/2 ton pick-up
U4 1953 Chevrolet 1/2 ton pick-up
U5 1955 International Truck
U6 1957 GMC 1/2 ton pick-up
U7 1959 Chevrolet El Camino
U8 1960 GMC Truck
U9 1960 Chevrolet El Camino
U10 1961 International Pick-up Ex-British Colombia Coach Lines 62.
U11 1961 GMC Tow truck
U12 1962 Chevrolet 1/2 ton pick-up
U13 Allis-Chalmers Grader
U14 1963 International Truck
U15 1963 Chevrolet 1/2 ton pick-up
U16 1964 Ford Pick-up
U17 1964 GMC Handivan
U18 Canadian Coachways 2-wheel trailer
U19 Canadian Coachways 2-wheel trailer
U20 1959 International 1/2 ton pick-up

References

  1. Transit Canada, retrieved on 2009-06-28.
  2. Transit Canada, retrieved on 2009-06-28.