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This bus roster covers all makes and models used by the HSR in its over 80 years of bus ownership. I’ve tried to include any previous owners and any subsequent owners, but there may be errors in either. If there are no numbers listed next to a new or previous owner, then the bus’s HSR number is identical to that of its new or previous owner.

:2 - second bus with this number
btw – between
NIO – Not In Order (i.e HSR 1, 2, 3 becomes CCL 14, 12, 13)
odd – odd numbers only (i.e. 1601, 1603, 1605)
r/b – rebuilt
r/n – renumbered

CC&F - Canadian Car & Foundry
CCL – Canada Coach Lines
GMC - General Motors Corporation
GMDD - General Motors Diesel Division
MCI - Motor Coach Industries
NFI - New Flyer Industries
OBI - Ontario Bus Industries/Orion Bus Industries
TTC – Toronto Transit Commission

Bus number Manufacturer & Model Year Built/Bought Previous Owners Subsequent Owners
1-10
NSC/Yellow Coach X
Aug 1926
   
17-21
Yellow Coach X
1928
   
31-38
Ford ?
?
   
51-54
Yellow Coach TG-2401
March 1940
   
55-56
Yellow Coach TG-2401
1940/?
Ex-Oshawa Railway?  
70-73
Ford 19-B
1940
   
70:2-71:2
Dupont Industries Champlain 1608 Low Floor
2007
   
74-83
Ford 19-B
1941
   
84-87
Ford 19-B
1942
   
88-92
Ford 29-B
1943
   
93-99
Ford 72-T
1944
   
80:2
GMC TGH-3102
Sept 1960/?
Ex-HSR 94:2
To CCL in Spring 1974
81:2-87:2
GMC TGH-3102
Nov 1961
   
88:2-89:2
GMC TGH-3102
Sept 1960/?
Ex HSR 95:2-96:2
 
90:2
CC&F C-36
?
  to CCL in 1961
91:2-96:2
GMC TGH-3102
Sept 1960
  91:2-93:2 to CCL in 1961, 94:2-96:2 r/n 80:2,88:2,89:2
101-115
Mack RB
1942
   
121-123
Ford 72-T
1944
   
124-128
Ford 72-T
1945
   
130-134
Ford 29-B
1941/1946
Ex TTC 775-779
 
135-144
Ford 19-B
1941/Sept 1946
Ex TTC 781, 783-791
 
151-169
Ford 99-T
1947
   
181-200
CC&F C-36
1947
  181-184, 186/187, 192, 195-197 to CCL
201-208
White Motor Co 788
Sept 1946
  R/n 251-258, 1951
201:2-210:2
CC&F C-36
1946/1951
Ex CCL 1151-1169 odd
201:2-207:2 to Sarnia Transit in Aug 1958. 210:2 to CCL
0201:3-0215:3
NFI C40LF
2002/Summer 2007
Ex HSR 510201-510215 Last retired Apr 20, 2016
209-228
White Motor Co 798
1944/?
Ex HSR 901-939 odd
R/n 259-278, 1950
211:2-218:2
CC&F C-36A
1950
  214:2-218:2 to CCL
251-258
White Motor Co 788
1947/1951
Ex HSR 201-208
? to Murray Hill Limousine 686
259-278
White Motor Co 798
1944/1950
Ex HSR 209-228
 
301-310
CC&F CD-36A
1951
   
0301:2-0310:2, 0311-0320
NFI C40LF
2003/Summer 2007
Ex HSR 510301-510320 Last retired Oct 26, 2016.
401-411
CC&F CD-44A
1953
  To CCL btw 1968-1970 (NIO, see page for details)
0401:2-0411:2, 0412-0414
NFI D40LF
2004/Summer 2007
Ex HSR 510401-510414  
421-434
CC&F CD-44A
1956
  421,425-429, 433-434 to CCL 1661, 1665-1669, 1652-1653 in 1971/72
451-462
CC&F CD-45
1959
   
481-488
CC&F CD-44A
1953/1955
Ex CCL 1601-1615 odd, (NIO, see page for details)
to CCL in 1966
491-492
Twin Coach 41-S
1947/1955
Ex-CCL 821, 825. Ex Erie Coach Lines 40, 42
To CCL
493-497
Flxible 29BI-47
1947/1955
Ex-CCL 1231, 1233, 1285-1289 odd,  
501-530
GMC TDH-4512
1957
  several sold to many new owners, see page for details
0501:2-0515:2
NFI D40LF
2005/Summer 2007
Ex HSR 510501-510515  
551-562
GMC TDH-4512
1958
  To CCL (NIO, see page for details)
601-612
GMC TDH-4517
1960
  607-612 to Murray Hill Limousine 6006-6011 (NIO, see page for details). 610 & 611 then to C. Monette & Son 304 & 300
0601:2-0605:2
NFI DE41LF
2007
  0604:2 retired July 10, 2009 after fire. 0605:2 retired December 3, 2010 after collision.
0610:2-0612:2, 0613-0616
NFI DE60LFR
2007
  0616 retired July 2016 after fire.
621-629
GMDD TDH-4519
1964
  To CCL
631-640
GMDD TDH-4519
1965
  Large number sold to many new owners, see page for details
641-655
GMDD TDH-4519
1966
   
661-672
GMDD TDH-4519
1967
  668 to Montreal South Shore Transit Commission 7-640
681-695
GMDD TDH-4519
1968
  681, 689, 690 to Montreal South Shore Transit Commission 7-643, 7-641, 7-642
701-718
See
Trolley
Bus
Section
0701:2-0718:2, 0719-0720, 0721:2-0722:2
NFI D40LF
2006
   
721-750
See
Trolley
Bus
Section
751-768
See
Trolley
Bus
Section
769-790
See
Trolley
Bus
Section
801-812
GMDD TDH-4521
1969
   
0801:2-0812:2, 0813-0820, 0821:2-0822:2
NFI D40LF
2008
   
821-835
GMDD TDH-4521
1970
   
841-852
GMDD TDH-4521
1971
   
861-872
GMDD TDH-4521
1972
  868 to Brantford Transit 9725 in 1992
901-939 (odd)*
White Motor Co 798
1944/?
Ex CCL R/n 209-228
901-906*
GMDD T6H-5307N
Dec 1973
   
0901-0917*
NFI D40LF
2009
   
911-931*
GMDD T6H-5307N
March 1974
  911, 920 to Oakville Transit 929, 928 in 1992
920-937*
NFI DE60LFR
2009
   
941-962
GMDD T6H-5307N
1975
   
971-982
GMDD T6H-5307N
1976
   
1001-1015
NFI D40LF
2010
   
1020-1024
Arboc SOM26D
2010
   
1101-1117
NFI XD40
2012
   
1201-1214, 1215:2, 1216:2, 1217-1224
NFI XD40
2012
   
1215-1216
Rek Vee Club Car
1973/1975
Ex GO Transit
Returned March 31 1977
1420-1437
NFI XN60
2015
   
1501-1524
Nova LFS Natural Gas
2016
   
1601-1643
Nova LFS Natural Gas
2016
   
2204-2208
MCI TC40-102A
1989/1993
Ex CCL
 
7701-7727
GMDD T6H-5307N
1977
  7707 sold to Hamilton Fire Dept
7801-7816
See
Trolley
Bus
Section
7901-7930
Flyer D900
1979
   
8201-8206
GMDD TA60-102N
1982
  8202 to OC Transpo 8222 in 1998; 8203 r/b, r/n 518203 in 2003; 8206 r/b, r/n 518206 in 2002
8207-8215
GMDD TA60-102N
1982/1987
Ex OC Transpo 8213-8221 (NIO, see page for details)
8208/8215 to OC Transpo 8215/8213 in 1998;
8251
Flxible Metro
1982/1993
Ex Central Ohio Transit Authority 8165
sold to Hamilton Airport
8501-8515
GMDD TC40-102N
1985
  Retired 2002
8601-8615
GMDD TC40-102N
1986
  Last retired May 6, 2008
8701-8715
MCI TC40-102N
1987
  Last retired April 30, 2009
8801-8815
MCI TC40-102N
1988
  Last retired April 30, 2009
8901-8915
OBI Orion V
1989
  Last retired Apr 24, 2007
9101-9115
OBI Orion V CNG
1991
  Last retired March 8, 2007
9151
Ford E350D
1991/1999
Ex Welland Transit 400
Retired 2002
9201-9215
OBI Orion V CNG
1992
   
9601-9625
NFI C40LF
1996
  Last retired June 23, 2012
9701-9720
Nova LFS Transit
1997
  9716 retired in 2006 after fire. Last retired July 2, 2010. Several sold to MTB for r/b, see page for details
9801-9810
NFI C40LF
1998
  Last retired July 2012
9889
BIA 02.501
1998/2000
Burlington Transit 9889, Leased for 2 months  
9894
BIA 02.501
1998/2000
Burlington Transit 9894, Leased for 2 months  
9901-9925
OBI Orion VI
1999
  9905 retired in 2004 after fire. Last retired June 23, 2012
140551
El Dorado National Hawk PM
1994/2001
Ex-Town of Ancaster
Retired 2002
510201-510215
NFI C40LF
2002
  R/n 0201:3-0215:3, Summmer 2007
510261-510264
Ford E450
2002
  Retired 2007
510301-510320
NFI C40LF
2003
  R/n 0301:2-0310:2, 0311-0320 Summmer 2007
510401-510414
NFI D40LF
2004
  R/n 0401:2-0414:2, Summmer 2007
510501-510515
NFI D40LF
2005
  R/n 0501:2-0515:2, Summmer 2007
518203
GMDD TA60-102N
1982/2003
Ex HSR 8203
Retired April 4, 2007, at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine as of Dec 2 2009
518206
GMDD TA60-102N
1982/2002
Ex HSR 8206
 

*HSR buses numbered 901-939 are not marked as being :2 or :3 due to space reasons.