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OC Transpo Retired Fleet (as of October 17, 2004)

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Fleet # Year
Made
Make Model &
bus length
Engine & Horsepower Transmission
& Speed
Notes
1755-1758 1760-1761
1763-1768
1770
1996
(1973)
GM T8H-5307A
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
Allison V730
3 Speed
These buses were second handed from Santa Monica Bus Lines (SMBL). These buses were at first leased then later were bought.

When these buses were leased they had 8V71 engine and VH-9 transmission. The bus was plain white and had no paint scheme until they were bought.  

7601-7620 1976 GM T6H-5307N
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9
2 speed
8701-8703 1970 Western Flyer Corp D700A
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9 They used to be numbered 701, 702, and 703.
7401-7460 1974 GM T6H-5307N
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9
2 speed
8704-8708 1974 Flyer D800B Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9
7501-7570 1975 GM T6H-5307N
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9
2 speed
5701-5769 1975 GM T6H-5307N
40 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
GM VH-9
2 speed
8709-8718 1978 Flyer D800B Detroit Diesel 6V71
181 hp
Allison V730
3 speed
8801-8832 1978-80 Ontario Bus Industries 1.501
30 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V53T
? hp
?
8201-8221 1982 GM TA60-102N Detroit Diesel 8V71N
255 hp
Allison V735
3 speed
OC Transpo's very first articulated bus. They were sold to either Mississauga Transit or Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) after the delivery of the Orion Ikarus.
8222 1999
(1982)
GM TA60-102N
60 ft
Detroit Diesel 8V71N
255 hp
Allison V735
3 speed
Second hand from Hamilton Street Railway (HSR). It was put in service in mid-1999 then retired in late 2000

This bus has been preserved to the historical fleet.

8241-8266 1982 Ontario Bus Industries 1.501
30 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V53T
? hp
?
8371-8392 1982-83 Ontario Bus Industries 1.501
30 ft
Detroit Diesel 6V53T
? hp
? 8390 is now part of Para Transpo.
8501-8533 1985-86 Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
Cummins NHHTC
300 hp
Allison HTB-748
4 speed
These were OC Transpo's first longest running articulated buses. Second type of articulated bus bought. 8501 is preserved and now part of the historical fleet.
8591 1985 Ontario Bus Industries 2.501
25 ft
? ?
8601-8655 1986-87 Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
Cummins NHHTC
300 hp
Allison HTB-748
4 speed
8615 was tested with a new powertrain
8719-8752 1987 Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
Cummins NHHTC
300 hp
Allison HTB-748
4 speed
8753-8764 1987-88 Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
DDC 6L71TA
270 hp
ZF-ECOMAT HP590
5 speed
These buses were to have new powertrains.
8841-8869 1988 Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
Detroit Diesel 6L71TA
270 hp
ZF-ECOMAT HP590
5 speed
This series has 4-piece rear doors, like the ones in Toronto.
8875-8899 1998
(1987-89)
Ontario Bus Industries Ikarus 3.501
60 ft
Detroit Diesel 6L71TA
270 hp
ZF-ECOMAT HP590
5 speed
These buses were bought from TTC (Toronto Transit Commission). These buses were retired in 2001
9261-9264 1992 Orion Bus Industries 2.501
25 ft
? ?
9651-9652 1996 Orion Bus Industries 2.501
25 ft
? ? The roof is mounted, like some sort of CNG tank on top.
9751 1997 El Dorado EZ Rider
35 ft
Cummins B5.9
? hp
Allison MT-643
4 speed
This bus was 35 ft in length. Apparently it was bought as a demo. Last I heard that it was recently sold. If anyone has picture of this bus or have anymore information about it, please e-mail me.

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