2002 (1998)
2002 (2002)
2002 (2002)
2002 (2003)
2002 (2004)

Markham Transit / YRT 1977 GM 2002 (BB1133) was retired in September 2003 after 26 years of service. click for larger photo
photo 1 Markham Transit 2002 is on the Ramerville Express, this photo was taken in fall 1998.
photo 2, 3 2002 joined YRT and is on the 2A, this photo was taken on May 21 2002
photo 4 2002 was withdrawn from active service after damage from an accident. On the other hand, an Orion VI which was a demo bus just arrived and was on loan to YRT, this photo was taken on Sept 16 2003.
photo 5 The roll sign has been removed from 2002,  photo was taken on Feb 15 2004
1138 (Jul 03)
1138 (Aug 03)
1138 (Sep 03)
1138 (Aug 04)
1138 (Jul 03)
1138 (Aug 03)
1138 (Sept 03)

GO Transit 1138 / YRT 1987 Orion I 8718 (BH7009) was retired in May 2008 at the age of 21. click for larger photo 1,5 1138, with full GO decals, is on the route C to Bernard Ave on July 22 2003.
photo 2,6 GO 1138, without the GO logos, is on route C on Aug 30 2003, 2 days before transferring to YRT.
photo 3,7 YRT 1138, with YRT logo but some remaining GO decals, is on the Bayview route on Sept 7 2003.
photo 4    YRT 8718 received full YRT decals, is seem om Aug 20 2004.

517, 524
524 (1999)
8924 (2002)
8924 (2002)
8924 (2006)
8924 (2006)
8924 (2007)

Richmond Hill Transit 524 joined YRT and became 8924 (BE9014, BM3419) in 2001.
Photo 1, 2 Richmond Hill Transit New Flyer 517 and 524 are still largely in the original conditions in May 1999,
photo 3,4 YRT 8924, in ex. Richmond Hill Transit livery, is at Finch station on Nov 3 2002.
photo 5,6 8924 was repainted but did not receive the full YRT livery, these photos were taken in Nov 8 2006 and Mar 24 2007 at Seneca Finch campus.
photo 7 YRT 8924 is seen at Seneca Finch campus on Jan 28 2006


518 (1999)

518 (2002)


Vaughan Transit / YRT 1987 Orion I 518 stayed in active service in York region until Apr 2009.
photo 1 Vaughan Transit 518 (BE4941) with original black & white roll sign on May 2 1999.
photo 2 YRT 518 (BK1392) with new black & yellowroll sign on May 10 2002.
528 (2003)
528 (2006)
528 (1999)
528 (2002)
528 (2006)

Vaughan Transit Orion V 528 (BK 2381) became a YRT bus in 2000 and was retired in Nov 2009 after 20 years of service. click for larger photo
photo 1 YRT 528 still carries the ex. Vaughan Transit livery, meets TTC 2608 at York University on Sept 16 2003.
photo 2 YRT 528 is on route 3A in full YRT livery at York University on April 7 2006.
photo 3 Vaughan Transit 528 is seen on May 2 1999
photo 4 YRT 528 still carries Vaughan Transit decals, is on route 77 at Finch station on Sept 2 2002
photo 5 YRT 528 with full YRT livery, is at York University on April 7 2006.
2036 (2003)

2036 (2005)

2036 (2007)

2036 (2007)



1988 Orion I 2036 (BC6105) stayed in active service in York region until October 2009.
Photo 1 2036 with original black & white roll sign and ex. Richmond Hill 530 (renumbered to YRT 9830) on July 18 2003.
Photo 2 2036 with new black & yellow and Thomas SLF 106 on May 16 2005.
Photo 3 and 4 2036 with YRT livery is seen at Markview Mall on April 28 2007.

529, 530

9829 (2002)

9830 (2002)

9829 (2005)

Champion Bus Incorporated supplied 3 Solos to Richmond Hill Transit in 1998. 529 (BJ5681) becomes YRT 9829 and 530 (BJ5679) becomes YRT 9830
Photo 1: At the age of 1, Richmond Hill Transit 529 and 530 are seen on May 23 1999.
Photo 2: 530 joined YRT and was renumbered to 9830 as the bus number 530 (Orion V) already existed in YRT bus fleet.
Photo 3  529 was renumbered to 9829 with the original Richmond Hill Transit decals, these photos taken on May 29 2002.
Photo 4  9829 was the only Champion Solo that received all-white livery after body work, photo was taken on May 2 2005 and all Solos were retired 6 months later in November 2005.

9701 (2004)

9701 (2014)


YRT Orion VI 9701 (BJ3376, 3512BF) after about 17 years of service. Click for larger photo
Photo 1 9701 is seen in early YRT livery when this photo was taken in April 2004.
Photo 2 9701 stayed on long enough to acquire modern YRT livery and new destination signs after refurbishment in 2009. this photo was taken in Feb 2014.

VIVA 5141

YRT 510


VIVA 5141 BN2134, 2006 Van Hool A330, became YRT 510 in late 2013
photo 1 5141 was transferred to YRT in late 2013, VIVA 5141 is seen on Jun 13 2013.
photo 2 After renumbering to YRT 510, the original plate BN2134 was retained, is seen in Aug 2014.
Brampton 8896
Brampton Transit Orion I 8896 is seen in Feb 2005, this bus was retired in Apr 2009 at the age of 21

1151 / 1162
GO Orion V 1151 and 1162 are at Finch station. Both buses were to be transferred to YRT soon
1522 (2008)
1522 (2013)
1526 (2007)
1526 (2013)

GO MCI 102C3 1522 (BJ7919) is seen at York University on Apr 15 2008. After retirement,   this bus (6828BF)  joined Tran Tour and is seen on May 21 2013.
GO 1526 (BJ7923) is seen at Scarborough Centre on Sept 28 2007. After the retirement in April 2008, this bus (8254BF) joined Tran Tour and is seen at Toronto Downtown terminal on September 5 2013.

2133 (2002)

2133 (2010)

2133 (2012)


GO Transit MCI 4500 2133 (BL1507, 4166BF) was retired from GO Transit at the age of around 10 years.
Photo 1: Brampton Transit 9645 and brand new 2133 are at Finch station on Mar 19 2002.
Photo 2: 2133 was repainted and is at York U on Apr 20 2010.
Photo 3  2133, a few months from retirement is seen at Scarborough Centre on Mar 1 2012.

2154 (2008)
2154 (2011)

GO 2154 (BL4788) is seen , in old livery on Dec 31 2008 and in new livery on Sept 3 2011.

8302 (2016)
GO Transit brand new Alexander Dennis SuperLo Enviro 500 8302 7261BJ entered service on July 21 2016.

Tram 7 (1)

Tram 7 (2)



Hong Kong Tramways 7 is seen in a rare reverse-operating conditions on April 3 2017. A few trams were required to turn back on a crossover due to an emergency track work near Kennedy Town Terminal.

CTB 8371 (1)
CTB 8371 (2)
NWFB 5730 (1)
NWFB 5730 (2)

Hong Kong Citybus Alexander Dennis E50D 8371 (SM3430) is seen in the original conditions on Nov 14 2017, 8371 was transferred to New World First Bus, repainted and renumbered to 5730 with the original license plate retained. 5730 is seen in service on May 25 2018.

CTB 8373

NWFB 5732


Another Hong Kong Citybus Alexander Dennis E50D 8373 (SN4212) is seen in the original conditions on May 30 2018, 8373 was transferred to New World First Bus, repainted and renumbered to 5732 with the original license plate retained and the mark of the former # still visible. 5732 is seen in service in November 2018.