Our Fleet

BC Transit owns and operates a fleet of more than 1100 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.

Last Updated: Spring 2021

High Capacity Buses ('Double Deckers')

ADL E500H - photo Enviro500 LHD

Manufacturer: Alexander Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2020, 2021
Number of Buses: 19
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 82/105
Wheelchair Positions: 1 forward facing, 1 rear facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 13.25m
  •    Width: 2.52m
  •    Height: 4.12m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 25,700kg
Engine: Cummins L9M, 330hp
Transmission: Voith D864.6
Fuel Capacity: 450L

Enviro 500 - 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 Hyrid
Fuel Capacity: 430L

Trident - 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 III - image Trident III

Manufacturer: Dennis
Year of Manufacture: 2000, 2002
Number of Buses: 25
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, 2017-2021
Number of Buses: 213
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: 19,290-19,960kg
Engine: Cummins ISL-G/L9N (Compressed Natural Gas), 280hp
Transmission: ZF Ecolife 6AP-1400B, Voith DIWA.6
Fuel Capacity: 605 DLE (19,770 SCF at 3,600 PSI)

XN40 Xcelsior LFS

Manufacturer: Nova Bus
Year of Manufacture: 2006-2009, 2012-2013, 2015, 2017
Number of Buses: 310 (including 10 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: 18,750 - 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 Ep40 Hybrid
Fuel Capacity: 454L

D40LF photo D40LF

Manufacturer: New Flyer
Year: 1998
Number: 16
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: 17,200kg
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

CNG Vicinity - image 30’ Vicinity CNG

Manufacturer: Grande West Transportation
Year of Manufacture: 2020
Number: 34
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-G/B6.7N (Compressed Natural Gas), 220hp
Transmission: Voith DIWA, 4 speed automatic with retarder
Fuel Capacity: 265 DLE (8,650 SCF at 3,600 PSI)

Vicinity Bus - photo 27.5’ Vicinity

Manufacturer: Grande West Transportation
Year: 2013
Number of Buses: 14
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

Light Duty Buses

Aero Elite 320 Aero Elite 320

Manufacturer: International/Eldorado National
Year of Manufacture: 2015, 2018
Number of Buses: 11
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

ARBOC Spirit of Mobility - image Spirit of Mobility

Manufacturer: GM/ARBOC
Year of Manufacture: 2010, 2012-2018
Number of Buses: 261
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 9 - 17, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 3 - 6 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 6.73 - 8.08m
  •    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 Spirit of Freedom

Manufacturer: GM/ARBOC
Year of Manufacture: 2020
Number of Buses: 34
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 13, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 3 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 8.08m
  •    Width: 2.41m
  •    Height: 3.02m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 6,441kg
Engine: 6L Voltec (gasoline), 342hp
Transmission: Hydra-Matic 6L90
Fuel Capacity: 215L

G5 - image G5

Manufacturer: GM/Micro Bird
Year of Manufacture: 2020
Number of Buses: 35
Passenger Capacity, Seated/Total: 20, no standees
Wheelchair Positions: 4 forward facing
Dimensions:

  •    Length: 7.87m
  •    Width: 2.30m
  •    Height: 2.92m

Gross Vehicle Weight: 6,441kg
Engine: 6L Voltec, 341hp
Transmission: Hydra-Matic 6L90
Fuel Capacity: 215L

Sprinter - Image 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: 2.00m
  •    Height: 2.81m

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