Our Fleet

BC Transit owns and operates a fleet of more than 1,000 fully-accessible buses across British Columbia. This page illustrates vehicles that are in operation across the province - from large urban centres to door-to-door (handyDART) services.

High Capacity Buses ('Double Deckers')

ADL E500H - photo Enviro500H

Manufacturer: Alexander Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2008
Number of Buses: 1
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 76/86
Wheelchair Positions: 2 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12.8m
  •    Width: 2.6m
  •    Height: 4.26m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 24,200kg
Engine: Cummins ISL, 330hp
Transmission: Allison Ep50 Hybrid
Fuel Capacity: 430L

Enviro 500 - photo Enviro500

Manufacturer: Alexander Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2004, 2007, 2008
Number of Buses: 38
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 82/100
Wheelchair Positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12 - 12.8m
  •    Width: 2.5m
  •    Height: 4.26m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 23,700 - 24,200kg
Engine: Cummins ISM, 330hp with exhaust gas recirculation
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder; Allison B500
Fuel Capacity: 424L

Trident - photo Trident

Manufacturer: Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2000, 2002
Number of Buses: 29
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total:84/102
Wheelchair Positions: 2 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12m
  •    Width: 2.5m
  •    Height: 4.3m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 23,100kg
Engine: Cummins M11/ISM, 330hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder
Fuel Capacity: 500L

Heavy Duty Buses

XN40 Xcelsior XN40 Xcelsior

Manufacturer: New Flyer
Year of Manufacture: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018
Number of Buses: 128
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 36/81, 35/81
Wheelchair Positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  • Length: 12.5m
  • Width: 2.6m
  • Height: 3.4m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 12,920-19,290kg
Engine: Cummins ISL-G/L9N (Compressed Natural Gas), 280hp
Transmission: ZF Ecolife 6AP-1400B, Voith DIWA.6
Fuel Capacity: 605 DLE

LFS - photo LFS

Manufacturer: Nova Bus
Year of Manufacture: 2006-2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017
Number of Buses: 309 (including 11 suburban)
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 32/69, 41/67, 43/67, 32/76, 34/64, 32/68
Wheelchair Positions: 2 forward facing, 1 rear facing; 1 forward facing; 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12.44 - 12.5m
  •    Width: 2.6 - 2.7m
  •    Height: 3.07 - 3.12m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 17,805 - 19,400kg
Engine: Cummins ISL, 280hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder; ZF Ecolife 6AP-1400B
Fuel Capacity: 455 - 479L

DE40LF Hybrid - photo DE40LF Hybrid

Manufacturer: New Flyer 
Year of Manufacture: 2005
Number of Buses: 3
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 38/64
Wheelchair Positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12.4m
  •    Width: 2.57m
  •    Height: 3.31m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 18,415kg
Engine: Cummins, ISL 280hp
Transmission: Allison Ev40 Electric Drive
Fuel Capacity: 454L

D40LF photo D40LF

Manufacturer: New Flyer
Year: 1995, 1996, 1998
Number: 87
Capacity, Seated/Total: 38/70
Wheelchair Positions: 2 forward facing; 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 12.4m|
  •    Width: 2.57m
  •    Height: 3.1m

Weight: 12,383 - 18,200kg
Engine: Detriot Diesel Series 50, 250 - 275hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 3 speed automatic with retarder; Allison B400R
Fuel Capacity: 454L

Medium Duty Buses

35 Vicinity - image 35’ Vicinity

Manufacturer: Grande West Transportation
Year of Manufacture: 2017, 2018
Number: 75
Passenger Capacity, seated/Total: 30/54
Wheelchair positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  • Length: 10.7m
  • Width: 2.5m
  • Height: 3.0m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 16,500kg
Engine: Cummins ISB, 250hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder
Fuel Capacity: 275L

30 Vicinity 30’ Vicinity

Manufacturer: Grande West Transportation
Year of Manufacture: 2017, 2018
Number: 67
Passenger Capacity, seated/Total: 24/44
Wheelchair positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  • Length: 9.14m
  • Width: 2.5m
  • Height: 3.0m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 13,700kg
Engine: Cummins ISB, 220 hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder
Fuel Capacity: 270L

Vicinity Bus - photo 27.5’ Vicinity

Manufacturer: Grande West Transportation International
Year of Manufacture: 2013
Number of Buses: 12
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 23/39
Wheelchair Positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 8.38m
  •    Width: 2.5m
  •    Height: 3.0m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 13,200kg
Engine: cummins ISB, 220hp
Transmission: ZF Ecomat HP504C
Fuel Capacity: 210L

35 Dart (SPD) - photo 35’ Dart (SPD)

Manufacturer: Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2000, 2001, 2002
Number of Buses: 33
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 31/57
Wheelchair Positions: 1 rear facing, 1 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •   Length: 10.9m
  •   Width: 2.41m
  •   Height: 3.18m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 12,960kg
Engine: Cummins ISB, 225hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 3 speed automatic with retarder
Fuel Capacity: 225 - 320L

Light Duty Buses

Aero Elite 320 Aero Elite 320

Manufacturer: International/Eldorado National
Year of Manufacture: 2015, 2018
Number of Buses: 10
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 30, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 4 - 6 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 9.83m
  •    Width: 2.4m
  •    Height: 3.12m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 10,660kg
Engine: Navistar MaxxForce DT, 215hp; Cummins B6.7, 240hp
Transmission: Allison 2100 PTS
Fuel Capacity: 246L

Sprinter Sprinter

Manufacturer: Mercedes Benz
Year of Manufacture: 2012
Number of Buses: 6
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 12, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 3 forward facing
Dimensions:

  • Length: 7.36m
  • Width: 2.0m
  • Height: 2.81m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 3,880kg
Engine: 3L V6 Blue Tec DSL, 188hp
Transmission: Mercedes-Benz NAG 1
Fuel Capacity: 100L

ARBOC Spirit of Mobility - image Spirit of Mobility

Manufacturer: Chevy/ARBOC
Year of Manufacture: 2009, 2010, 2012-2017
Number of Buses: 338
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 9 - 20, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 3 - 6 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 6.73 - 8.05m
  •    Width: 2.41m
  •    Height: 3.02m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 6440kg
Engine: Duramax LGH (diesel), 260hp; 6L Vortec (gasoline), 342hp
Transmission: Hydra-Matic 6L90/6L91
Fuel Capacity: 215L

Polar III - photo Polar III

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Co./Commercial Body Builders
Year of Manufacture: 2008, 2009
Number of Buses: 4
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 21, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 4 - 6 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 7.57m
  •    Width: 2.44m
  •    Height: 2.49m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 6,577kg
Engine: 6L Power Stroke, 235hp
Transmission: 5R100W Torqshift
Fuel Capacity: 208L