Lethbridge Transit

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Lethbridge Transit operates 40 buses, 36 of which are 40 foot buses and 4 cutaway buses. Lethbridge Transit has the youngest fleet of transit buses in Alberta and 80% of its current buses wheelchair accessible. City operated school buses are based out of the same garage as the transit buses.

History

  • Used "L.A. Transit" branding from mid-90s until 2012?

Routes

Ride Guide

  • 1 cityLINK Gold
  • 2 cityLINK Blue
  • 3 cityLINK Green
  • 4 cityLINK Orange
  • 51 Red Crow
  • 52 Columbia
  • 53 McGill
  • 60 Stafford Dr
  • 61 5 Ave N
  • 62 13 St S
  • Demand-Response Zones

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage

  • Address: 619 4th Ave N., Lethbridge, AB T1H 0K4
  • Email: transit@lethbridge.ca
  • Fax: 403-380-3876
  • Phone:
    • Admin: 403-320-3885
    • Infoline: 403-320-4978

Roster

Active

Fleet Number Thumbnail Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
146-148 Lethbridge Transit 146-a.jpg 2003 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R5
  • Tag on order to Edmonton Transit System specifications/setup.
  • 146 and 148 have been retired. Seen at the Michener Allen Auction yard in N.E. Calgary on October 28, 2018.
149-156 Lethbridge Transit 156-a.jpg 2005 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
157-164 Lethbridge Transit 157-a.jpg 2006 NFI D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
  • Replaced the last 4 GM New Looks in late summer 2006.
  • 159 destroyed by fire on June 16, 2018.
  • 160 is retired.
165-169 Lethbridge Transit 166-a.jpg 2009 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL Allison B400R6
  • First with revised blue & yellow livery.
  • Re-decaled into current livery, but retained blue stripes along roof.
170-174 Lethbridge Transit 171-a.jpg 2012 New Flyer XDE40
  • First with "Lethbridge Transit" branding.
175-179 Lethbridge Transit 175-a.jpg 2013 New Flyer XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R6
180 Lethbridge Transit 180-a.jpg 2015 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9
  • First bus in current livery.
181-186 Lethbridge Transit 182-a.jpg 2016 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL9
187-188 Lethbridge Transit 187-a.jpg 2016 Grande West Vicinity Cummins ISB6.7 ZF 6AP1002B
189-192 Lethbridge Transit 189-a.jpg 2018 Nova Bus LFS Cummins L9
  • First LFS' with frameless windows.
193-198 Lethbridge Transit 198-a.jpg 2019 Nova Bus LFS Cummins L9
  • First LFS' with redesigned operator's window.
199, T200-T203 Lethbridge Transit T200-a.jpg 2020 Nova Bus LFS Cummins L9
301-302 Lethbridge Transit 302-a.jpg 2003 Ford/Girardin E450/MBC-IV Ford Powerstroke V8 7.3L Ford AOD Automatic 301 is retired.

Retired

Fleet Number Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1941 Yellow Coach TG-2105 Unknown fleet number(s).
1 Blair's Bus Lines Yellow Brill Buses-a.jpg 1956 CC&F CD-52
2 1959 CC&F CD-52
1-2 (2nd) Renumbered 101-102 in 1980.
3 Lethbridge Transit 3-a.jpg 1961 CC&F TD-51
3 (2nd) Renumbered 103 in 1980.
4-5 Renumbered 104-105 in 1980.
6 1966 GMDD TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
6 (2nd) Renumbered 106 in 1980.
7 (1st) 1942 Yellow Coach TG-2105 Ex-Baalim Motor Company 7; bought in ?.
7 (2nd) 1966 GMDD TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
7 (3rd) Renumbered 107 in 1980.
8 1944 GMC TG-3609 Ex-Baalim Motor Company 8; bought in ?.
8 (2nd) Renumbered 108 in 1980.
9 1955 CC&F C-36A
9 (2nd) Renumbered 109 in 1980.
10-11 1946 CC&F C-36
10 (2nd) Renumbered 110 in 1980.
11 (2nd) Renumbered 111 in 1980.
12-14 1947 CC&F C-36
12 (2nd) Renumbered 112 in 1980.
13 (2nd) Renumbered 113 in 1980.
14 (2nd) Renumbered 114 in 1980.
15-16 1950 CC&F C-36A
15 (2nd) Renumbered 115 in 1980.
16 (2nd) Renumbered 116 in 1980.
17-18 Blair's Bus Lines 17-a.jpg 1951 CC&F C-36A
17-18 (2nd) Renumbered 117-118 in 1980.
19-20 Renumbered 119-120 in 1980.
21 Renumbered 121 in 1980.
22-23 Renumbered 122-123 in 1980.
101-102 Lethbridge Transit 101-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • Ex 1-2 (2nd).
  • 101 was 1 of the last 4 remaining GM New Look buses.
103 Lethbridge Transit 103-a.jpg 1970 GMDD T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 3 (2nd).
104-105 Lethbridge Transit 105-a.jpg 1965 GMDD TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex 4-5.
106-107 Lethbridge Transit 107-a.jpg 1977 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex 6 (2nd) & 7 (3rd).
108 1968 GMDD T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 8 (2nd).
109 Lethbridge Transit 109-a.jpg 1970 GMDD T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 9 (2nd).
110 1972 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 10 (2nd).
111 1971 GMDD T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 11 (2nd).
112 Lethbridge Transit 112-a.jpg 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 12 (2nd).
113 Lethbridge Transit 113-a.jpg 1974 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 13 (2nd).
114-115 Lethbridge Transit 114-a.jpg 1973 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 14-15 (2nd).
116 1974 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 Ex 16 (2nd).
117-118 Lethbridge Transit 118-a.jpg 1975 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • Ex 17-18 (2nd).
  • 118 was rebuilt by Busex in Edmonton, Alberta and sent to Fort McMurray Transit as 1918 and was still active on August 6, 2008.
119-120 Lethbridge Transit 119-a.jpg 1976 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • Ex 19-20.
  • 119 was 1 of the last 4 remaining GM New Look buses.
121 Lethbridge Transit 121-b.jpg 1978 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex 21.
122-123 Lethbridge Transit 123-a.jpg 1979 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex 22-23.
124-125 Lethbridge Transit 125-a.jpg 1980 GMDD T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 124 & 125 were 2 of the last 4 remaining GM New Look buses.
126-127 Lethbridge Transit 126-a.jpg 1982 GMDD T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 126-127 to Canadian Premier Charters (Calgary, AB) same numbers in 2007.
128-129 Lethbridge Transit 128-a.jpg 1985 GMDD TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • 128 was parked and stored outside Garage on August 15, 2007.
  • 128-129 were both in service on June 8, 2010.
130-131 Lethbridge Transit 130-a.jpg 1988 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V731
  • 130 was parked and stored outside Garage on August 15, 2007.
  • 130 was in service June 8, 2010.
  • 131 was stored out of service.
132-133 Lethbridge Transit 133-a.jpg 1990 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Both active on June 8, 2010.
134-135 Lethbridge Transit 134-a.jpg 1992 MCI TC40-102N Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 135 to Regina Transit 216.
136 Lethbridge Transit 136-a.jpg 1994 Ford/Overland E450/ELF Ford Powerstorke V8 Ford TorqShift Automatic
  • Two sets of rear axles
  • Sold to a private owner
137-138 Lethbridge Transit 138-a.jpg 1996 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R5 Tag on order to Calgary Transit specifications/setup.
139-143 Lethbridge Transit 140-a.jpg 1999 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R5
144-145 Lethbridge Transit 145-a.jpg 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R5 Tag on order to Calgary Transit specifications/setup.
303-304 Lethbridge Transit 303-a.jpg 2005 Ford/Glaval E450/Universal Ford Powerstroke V8 6.0L Ford TorqShift Automatic

Access-A-Ride Paratransit

Fleet Number Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
6 Lethbridge Transit 6-a.jpg ? Ford/CBB E450/Polar 24' Ford Power Stroke V8 7.3L Diesel Ford AOD Automatic Retired?
19 Lethbridge Transit 19-a.jpg ? Ford/CBB E450/Polar 24' Ford Power Stroke V8 7.3L Diesel Ford AOD Automatic Retired?
25 Lethbridge Transit 25-a.jpg Aug 2003 Ford E350 Retired
2016
  • Listed for auction on Goveals.ca July 2016
  • VIN- 1FDSE35F33HB98261
38-39 Lethbridge Transit 38-a.jpg 2012 Chevrolet/Arboc
  • 5 units; unknown fleet numbers.
  • Hybrids

Demonstrator Roster

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Demonstration Date Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2001 January, 1984 GMDD TC40-102N Classic Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730

[1]

  • GMC demo bus
  • VIN: 2GHYT82W3E3500013
  • On Canadian tour, went to Medicine Hat before ending life as a demo bus

References / External Links

  1. Hatters Test Transit Bus. Published January 11, 1984 by the Medicine Hat News, retrieved December 10, 2019. Courtesy of the Esplanade archives, accession number M2017.03.02, box 1, 1984 file