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In addition to Vancouver and Victoria, there are another 48 transit systems in British Columbia, ranging from small minibus-based services in places such as 100 Mile House to full-service transit agencies in Kelowna and Nanaimo.All are affiliated with the BC Government and painted in the provincial fleet livery.The larger systems use Dennis Darts and Tridents, Alexander Dennis Enviro 500, New Flyer D40LF, and NovaBus LFS buses.


All photos are by the webmaster unless noted otherwise.



6000 is a 1971 GM TDH-3301, originally purchased by the city of Nelson as 118, and then renumbered to 6000 in the 1970ís.It was owned by the GVHTS from 1993 until 2003, when it was purchased by John M. Day and moved to the TRAMS garage.In 2009, the bus was purchased by Steve Parkin and moved to Red Deer, Alberta, where is it occasionally displayed in vintage car shows.(Photo by John M. Day)


9054 is a 2000 Dennis Dart SLF with a Plaxton Pointer 2 body, operated by the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System, and was spotted on Trunk Road at the Trans-Canada Highway in Duncan on July 21, 2010.This agency serves the Cowichan Valley area in British Columbia, located between Victoria and Nanaimo, including Chemainus, Cobble Hill, Cowichan Valley, Crofton, Duncan, Honeymoon Bay, Lake Cowichan, Mill Bay, North Cowichan, Shawnigan Lake, and Youbou.