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All-Time Fleet Roster

Including Motor-bus, Trolley Coach & Streetcar 1882-2010
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by David A. Wyatt
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Vehicle type indicated by background colour
Blue for rail vehicles
Red for electric trolley/battery buses
Grey for motor buses

This roster was compiled by Winnipeg Transit from in-house records (buses) and John Baker's book Winnipeg's Electric Transit (streetcars). It is posted here with the permission of Winnipeg Transit. The support and assistance of Peter Cox is gratefully acknowledged.

Winnipeg Street Railway Company (1882-1894)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Trucks
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1882
1-4
4
John Stephenson Company
Horsecars
24
by 1894
1883
5-6
2
Spreight Manufacturing Company (Markham, Ont.)
Horsecars
16
by 1894
1883
... 8 ...
?
John Stephenson Company
Sleighs
by 1894WSR sleigh 8 at John Stephenson in NY Fleet numbers overlapped with horsecars.
?
7-20?
14
?
Horsecars
by 1894Remainder of fleet of 20 horsecars.
1890, 1891
40-46 even (WESR nos.)
4
Patterson & Corbin
Montreal
30
26'
7'
two in 1937, two beforeAustin's original electric streetcars.
Winnipeg Electric Street Railway Company (1892-1904)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Trucks
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1892
2-8 even
4
Ottawa Car Co.
Montreal
30
23'
7'
1921/22
1892
10-20 even
6
Ottawa Car Co.
Montreal
30
23'
7'
1920/21
1892
1-19 odd
10
Ottawa Car Co.
Montreal
60
32'
7'
1913Small open trailers sold to Brandon Mun. Rwy. 1913
1893
22-28 even
4
Ottawa Car Co.
Montreal
30
23'
7'
1920/21
1893
30-38 even
5
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis
60
31'
7'
1929Small open cars
1893
21-29 odd
5
Ottawa Car Co.
Montreal
60
32'
7'
1914Small open trailers scrapped 1914
1897
48, 50
2
Toronto Railway Co.
Montreal
30
32'
7'
1937
1899
52-62 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis
30
32'
7'
1915 to 1937
1900
64-74 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Montreal
30
32'
7'
1937
1901
76-86 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis
30
32'
7'
1920 to 1937
1901
88-94 even
4
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis
60
31'
7'
1929Small open cars
1902
96-106 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Peckham
30
32'
7'
1919 to 1937
1903
108-118 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
1920 to 1939
1903
120
1
Winnipeg Electric Street Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
90
44'
7'
1926first car built in Winnipeg; Larger copy of open cars
1904
122-128 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Street Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
90
44'
7'
1924 to 1939WESR 122
1904
130-140 even
6
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
1920 to 1929130-136 rebuilt to 1400- series 1925
1904
130, 132
2
Winnipeg Electric Street Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
90
44'
7'
1939Renumbered from No. 158, No. 160 in 1925
1904
142-152 even
6
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
1920 to 1929142-148 rebuilt to 1400- series 1925
Winnipeg, Selkirk & Lake Winnipeg Railway Company. (1904-1939)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
acq. used 1903
light engine
1
Forney0-4-0T
0
  retired c1908 ex-New York Elevated RR
acq. used 1904
big engine
1
?4-4-0
0
  retired c1908 ex-Pensylvania RR
acq. used 1904
1-3[?]
3
?Combine
?
  one wrecked 1905, two retired c1908 ex-Burlington & Mount Holly Traction RR Co, operated only as trailers
1908
1
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Freight Motor
0
  scrapped early 1920s  
1908
2
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Combine
56
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946 trailer 1908-1912
1908
4
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946 WS&LW 4 (Wpg Transit coll.) trailer 1912-1946
1908
6
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Combine
56
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1908
8
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1908
10
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Coach
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1908
12
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Combine
56
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946 Winnipeg, Selkirn and Lake Winnipeg 12 in 1946 (Steven Stothers coll.)
1911
14
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Coach
62
56' 10"8' 10"wrecked 1928, scrapped 1946 WS&LW 14 (Wpg Transit coll.)
1908
16
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Combine
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946 Winnipeg, Selkirk and Lake Winnipeg 16 (Mark Perry coll.)
1911
18
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1913
20
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1914
22
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1914
24
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.DE Coach Trailer
62
56' 10"8' 10"scrapped 1946  
1914
3101
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.SE Motor Flat
0
 7' 8"to WECo 1946 #26, scrapped 1955  
1926
3100
1
Winnipeg Electric Co.DE Freight Motor
0
  scrapped 1947  
1920
333 [ex-PM-3]
1
Mack Trucks, Inc.AB railbus
25
25' retired c1939Mack order #70001WS&LW 333 (Wpg Transit coll.) ex-Winnipeg River Ry
Winnipeg Electric Railway Company (1904-1924)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model/Trucks
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1904
154
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
36
47'
8'
1937High speed suburban combine unit for Headingly Line
1904
158, 160
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
90
44'
7'
see aboveRenumbered to No. 130, No. 132 in 1925
1905
156
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
36
47'
8'
1939High speed suburban combine unit for Headingly Line
1905
162-184 even
12
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1905
186, 188
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1905
190
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1905
192
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1906
194
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1906
196-208 even
7
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1906
220
1
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis Lt
38
40'
7'
Rebuilt to No. 515
1906
224-232 even
5
Toronto Railway Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1906
234-244 even
6
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
7'
These cars were rebuilt to 1200- or 1400-series cars in 1924/25, or 500-series cars in 1918
1907
210, 212
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
42'
8'
1937, 1920Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
214-218 even
3
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1920Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
222
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1920Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
244
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1955Renumbered from No. 214 in 1942
1907
246
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1949Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
248, 250
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1955, 1953Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
252-264 even
7
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1936 to 1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
266-270 even
3
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1948 to 1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
272, 274
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1954, 1948Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
276
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1949Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
278, 280
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1948, 1954Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1907
300-312 even
6
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1942 to 1954 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1908
282-288 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1948 to 1954Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1908
290
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
38
41'
8'
1954Steel underframe. Rebuilt 1918 as above.
1908
314-318 even
3
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1932 to 1954Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1908
320-324 even
3
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1954Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1908
326-338 even
7
Ottawa Car Co.
Curtis Hvy
38
41'
8'
1920 to 1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1909
292-298
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
38
41'
8'
1948 to 1954Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1909
340-348 even
5
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
38
41'
8'
1948 to 1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1909
350-354 even
3
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1909
356-362 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels. 356 held for restoration by Heritage Winnipeg
1909
364-378 even
9
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1920 to 1955 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1909
380-386 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955 Steel underframe. Rebuilt similar to 350-378
1909
388, 390
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1910
392-398 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1910
400-418 even
10
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1947 to 1955 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1910
420-430 even
6
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1953 to 1955 Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1910
432-442 even
6
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1940Rebuilt to 'low floor' cars 1918 by changing motors & wheels
1910
444
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1940Renumbered from No. 426 in 1925
1910
462
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1952Renumbered from No. 428 in 1925
1910
464
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1953Renumbered from No. 430 in 1925
1911
134, 136
2
Winnipeg Electric Street Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
90
44'
7'
1939Renumbered from No. 452, No. 484 in 1925
1911
426
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1955Renumbered from No. 444 in 1925
1911
428
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1955Renumbered from No. 462 in 1925
1911
430
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1944Renumbered from No. 464 in 1925
1911
444-450 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1940
1911
452, 454
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1940, 1952
1911
456-462 even
4
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1952
1911
464-476 even
7
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
468 Curt Sp
44
45'
8'
1920 to 1954Steel underframes
1911
478, 480
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
468 Curt Sp
44
45'
8'
1954, 1952
1911
482, 484
2
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Hvy
82
47'
7'
Renumbered to 2nd 134, 136 in 1925
1911
486-506 even
11
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1920 to 1954
1912
508-516 even
5
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Bld 54-18E
44
45'
8'
1939
1912
518-566 even
24
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1920 to 1954WECo 554
1912
570-574 even
3
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1940 to 1953
1913
368
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1955Renumbered from No. 616 in 1942
1913
568
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1952
1913
576-652 even
39
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1920 to 1953
1914
654
1
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
44
45'
8'
1940
1914
656-692 even
20
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Brill 27G1
42
46'
8'
1940 to 1955 Designed as PAYE cars (preceding units were converted)
1918
101-107 odd
4
Studebaker
WECo Bodies
16
1918
501-521 odd
11
Winnipeg Electric Rwy. Co.
Curtis Lt
42
40'
7'
Trailers. Rebuilt from old DE cars
1919
109
1
Ruggles
1919
700-738 even
20
Ottawa Car Co.
McG-C N0. 46
42
45'
8'
1955
1920
800-838 even
20
Twin City Rapid Transit Co.
McG-C N0. 46
42
45'
8'
1949/50Built 1908. Purchased from Minneapolis to replace cars burned in 1920 fire
1920
111, 113
2
Sterling
1921
1000-1006 even
4
Preston Car & Coach Company
Brill 79E
34
30'
8'
1946Single truck Birneys. Little used after about 1931.
1921
1008
1
Preston Car & Coach Company
Brill 79E
34
30'
8'
1946Single truck Birney. Little used after about 1931.
1924
115-121 odd
4
GMC
K-20
24
Winnipeg Electric Company (non-electrified lines) including subsidiaries Winnipeg River Railway (1923-1935) and Manitoba Eastern Railway Co. (1928 - after 1949)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1920 (October)
WRR PM-3 [renumbered 333]
1
Mack Trucks, Inc. (body: J.G. Brill Co.)
AB
25
25'
Mack order #70001 Winnipeg River Railway railbus (CR&MW) Mack AB 4cyl, 30hp gas power plant. Weight: 5½t. To WS&LW (see above).
1928 (March)
WRR PM-5
1
Mack Trucks, Inc. (body: McGuire-Cummings Mfg. Co.)
AS
55
54'6"
wrecked on GWWD 1991 Mack order #163001 Winnipeg River Railway PM5 (Mack AS) (Mark Perry coll.)Mack AP 6cyl 135hp power plant. Weight: 27t. 1935 to Greater Winnipeg Water District Ry #2 -> #31 -> #204.
1928 (November)
MER PM-6
1
Mack Trucks, Inc. (body: McGuire-Cummings Mfg. Co.)
AS
55
54'6"
after 1949? Mack order #163002 Manitoba Eastern Ry PM-6 Mack AS	railbus Mack AP 6cyl 135hp power plant. Weight: 27t.
Units 1, 2 and 4 (without “PM” prefix) were steam locomotives.
Interurban Services, Ltd. (1925-1928)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
 
unknown
2
Mack
 
29
 
 
 Ex. Transcona Transportation Co. (TTCo), acq. 1925
 
unknown
1
White
 
29
 
 
 Ex. TTCo, acq. 1925
 
unknown
1
Reo
 
21
 
 
  Ex. TTCo, acq. 1925
Winnipeg Electric Company (1924-1953)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model/Trucks
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1924
1200-1212 even
7
Winnipeg Electric Co.
Brill 27G1
36
42'
7'
1928 to 1939Rebuilt from old DE cars
1925
7
REO
WECo Bodies
21
WECo bodies recycled from 1918 units
1925
3
Dodge-Graham/WECo.
WECo Bodies
16
WECo bodies recycled from 1918 units
1925
1400-1442 even
22
Winnipeg Electric Co.
Brill 27G1
30
40'
7'
1930 to 1948 Rebuilt from old DE cars
1926
3
REO
21
1926
1
Studebaker
1927
301-319 odd
5
Mack
AB
25
593924-32
1927
3
Studebaker
21
1927
3
REO
21
1928
798
1
Winnipeg Electric Co.
Curtis Hvy
60
53'
8'
1955 Winnipeg built copy of 700-series
1928
7
GMC/WECo.
23
1928
321-329 odd
5
Mack
AB
25
594203-7 Chassis poss. 1926
1928
101-109 odd
5
Twin Coach
40
40
poss. Cummings bodies.
1929
796
1
Winnipeg Electric Co.
McG-C N0. 46
50
45'
8'
1955 Winnipeg built copy of 700-series
1929
1
REO/Fitz John
25
GB 1308
1929
331
1
Mack
BK
33
1930
333, 335
2
Mack
AB
29
Acquired used (1926)
1934
3
White
21
Acquired used
1935
451-457 odd
4
Ford/Lawrie
CL-BB
21
WECo design / 1 chassis 1934
1936
459, 461
2
Ford/Lawrie
CL-BB
21
WECo design
1936
501, 503
2
Dodge/Lawrie
21
WECo design / 1 chassis 1934. 501 held for restoration by MTHA
1936
525, 527
2
Chevrolet/Lawrie
21
WECo design / 1 chassis 1934
1936
425, 427
2
International/Lawrie
21
1936
111-119 odd
5
Twin Coach
23RS
25
111 restored by MTHA.
1936
337-347 odd
5
Mack
CW
31
1200, 1507-11 or serials 6CW3S 1507-12 [MBS]
1937
121-129 odd
5
Twin Coach
23R
23
95909-13
1937
349-353 odd
3
Mack
CW
31
6CW3S 1791-3
1937
375-379 odd *
3
Mack
CQ
31
6CQ3S 1673-5 * photo suggests #355-359 odd
1937
175, 177
2
Yellow Coach
739
25
1937
463
1
Ford
Transit 70
25
3664557
1938
131-141
6
Twin Coach
23R
23
96043-8
1938
1500-1510 even
6
Mack
CR3S
40
19601215-1220
1939
1512-1528 even
9
Mack
CR3S
40
19601234-1242
1939
120-138 even
10
Twin Coach
23R
23
96089-98
1939
140, 142-146
6
Twin Coach
23R
23
96207-12 Greater Winnipeg Transit Commission #142, a stretched Twin model 23R (Peter Cox 1956) Some stretched to 31 passengers in early 1950s
1939
?
6
Yellow Coach (GM)
TG2401
24
0020-0025Listed in Ohio Museum of Transportation production list. Not on Winnipeg's list.
?
273
1
?
Unidentified type in service in 1939
1940
465-483 odd
9
Ford
Transit 09-B
27
1940
485-497 odd
7
Ford
Transit 19-B
27
1940
1530
1
Mack
CR3S
40
19601249diverted from Wilkes-Barre, PA, and delivered in their colours
1941
200-229
30
Twin Coach
30 GS
31
108523-32/ ..766-75/ ..921-30 214 restored by MTHA.
1942
230-234
5
Twin Coach
30 GS
31
109050-4
1941
531-539 odd
5
Ford
Transit 19-B
27
1942
541-559 odd
10
Ford
Transit 29-B
27
1942
1532
1
Motor Coach Industries
40TRY
40
196039 Prototype
1943
235-240
6
Twin Coach
30 GS
31
109175-79 +?
1943
1534-42 even
5
Mack
CR3S
40
19601271-1275 
1944
150-159
10
GM
TG3608
36
191-200 Sold to Moose Jaw.
1945
1544-58 even
8
Pullman-Standard
44AS
44
19655687-5694
1946
801-811 odd
6
Twin Coach
38S
38
53-58
1946
561-569 odd
5
Ford
Transit 69-B
25
565 restored by MTHA.
1946
701-705 odd
3
CCF-Brill
C36
36
2326-8converted to AEC diesel and torque converter transmission
1947
707-719 odd
7
CCF-Brill
C36
36
2329-35 converted to AEC diesel and torque converter transmission
1947
361-379 odd
10
Twin Coach
34S
34
447B-456BSold to Diamond Bus Lines (Edmonton)
1947
851-869 odd
10
Twin Coach
41S
41
236-237, 248-55Greater Winnipeg Transit Commission 851 (1947 Twin 41S) (Peter Cox) Sold to Edmonton Transit
1947
601-607 odd
4
CCF-Brill
IC-41
41
1030-3 Intercity. Sold to Beaver Bus Lines 1948.
1947
621, 623
2
Motor Coach Industries
Courier 100-A
33
83-4 Intercity. Sold to Beaver Bus Lines 1948.
1947
1600-48 even
25
CCF-Brill
T44
44
19695070-94
1947
1650-86 even
19
CCF-Brill
T44
44
19695505-231650-1658 sold to Edmonton Nov. 4, 1969
1948
721-729 odd
5
CCF-Brill
C36TC
36
2737-41Metro Transit [Winnipeg] 727 (1948 CanCar C36TC) (Peter Cox) 721 converted to propane, then all converted to AEC diesel
1948
813-831 odd
10
Twin Coach
38S
38
906C-915CSold to Edmonton Transit
1948
1688-1726 even
20
CCF-Brill
T44
44
19695335-54 Delivered 1949
1949
1728-1746 even
10
CCF-Brill
T48
48
19705794-5803 1728-1736 sold to BC Hydro (Vancouver)
1950
1748-1806 even
30
CCF-Brill
T48A
48
19708131-8160 1768 stored, then donated to MTHA.
1952
901-923 odd
12
Twin Coach
FL2-40
40
102"
1-12Metro Transit [Winnipeg] 919 (1952 Twin FL2-40) (Peter Cox 1966 May 16)Converted to AEC diesel
1952
733
1
Can-Car
CD44ATC
44
15000Demo on lease, bought in 1953
Greater Winnipeg Transit Commission (1953-1960)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1953
735-753 odd
10
Can-Car
CD44ATC
44
15135-44
1953
601-619 odd
10
Mack
C47DT
47
19671041-50
1954
401-449 odd
25
Flxible-Twin Coach
FT2D-40
50
197250452-76
1955
450-499
50
Flxible-Twin Coach
FT2D-40
50
197250602-51
1955
500-524
25
Can-Car
CD52TC
52
17001-25 first order for type
1955
755-779
25
Can-Car
CD44ATC
44
197815324-48
1955
731
1
Can-Car
CD36ATC
36
12054Ex. Northern Bus Lines #25 (1953 model)
1956
100-111
12
GM
TDH4512
44
19781797-1806, 1974-5 Ser. # 1974-5 to Excel Coach Lines Kenora
1956
1808-1826
10
ACF Brill
T46
46
1969063-72 Ex. Flint, Michigan (1951 model) Trolleybus. Sold to Mexico City
1956
1560-1594
18
Pullman-Standard
44CX
44
1965 & 697033, -5, -7, 7040, -1, 43-55 Ex. Providence, RI (1948 model) Trolleybus
1958
525-549
25
Can-Car
CD52TC
52
197817420-17444 "Pink Ladies" i.e. - interior & seats were pink
1960
150-159
10
GM
TDH5301
53
40'
102"
1569-78Seven refurb. & renum. 1988: 150>274, 151>275, 152>269, 153>279, 156>270, 157>281, 158>271
1960
550-574
25
Can-Car
TD51
51
40'
102"
1978011-35 "Boxcars."
Metro Transit (Transit Department - Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg) (1961-1971)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1962
160-172
13
GMC
TDH5301
53
40'
102"
C052-C064Metro Transit [Winnipeg] 171 (1962 GM TDH5301) (Peter Cox) first Cdn 5303s for Wpg. Two refurb. & renum. 1988: 161>272, 171>282
1962
112-131
20
GM
TDH4517
45
35'
96"
C039-C058 5 units rebuilt & renumbered 762-766
1963
173-186
14
GMC
TDH5303
53
40'
102"
C-150-63Rebuilds renumbered: 174>265, 176>273, 177>276, 178>277, 179>278, 181>261, 182>263, 183>264, 185>262
1963
132-133
2
GM
TGH3102
31
40'
102"
19780371-2Ex. Transcona Bus Lines (TBL) 30-31 (1954 model)
1963
187-188
2
GM
TDH5105
51
40'
102"
19781823-4White Ribbon Bus Lines 34 GM old look at Portage and Main (William A. Luke) Ex. TBL #33-34 (1956 model)
1963
189
1
GM
TDH5105
53
40'
102"
19783146Ex. TBL #35 (1959 model)
1963
190
1
GM
TDH5301
53
40'
102"
19781609Transcona Bus Lines 38 (GM TDH-5301N) (Peter Cox 1961) Ex. TBL #38 (1960 model)
1963
191
renum. 280
1
GM
TDH5301
53
40'
102"
C-027Metro Transit [Winnipeg] 191 (1962 GM TDH5301) (Peter Cox) Ex. TBL #39 (1962 model). Rebuilt & renumbered 280.
1965
201-230
30
GMC
TDH5303
51
40'
102"
C-394-423 No Standee windows
1966
801-815
15
Mitsubishi/Fuso
MAR750L
51
40'
102"
19737371-7385
1967
231-255
25
GMC
TDH5303
51
40'
102"
C-868-92
1967
700
renum. 666
1
Western Flyer Coach
700
52
40'
102"
700X Prototype leased, then purchased.
1968
601-617
17
Western Flyer Coach
700
52
40'
102"
19867001-17
1969
618-665
48
Western Flyer Coach
700
52
40'
102"
19867018-65
1969
301-366
66
Western Flyer Coach
700A
52
40'
102"
19887066-89, 7100-40
1970
367-380
15
Western Flyer Coach
700A
52
40'
102"
19887141-55
1970
821-847
27
Western Flyer Coach
700A
52
40'
102"
19897156-80, 7211-12Winnipeg Transit 835 (1970 Western Flyer D700A) (David A. Wyatt 1986)
1971
848-861
13
Western Flyer Coach
700A
52
40'
102"
19907213-18, 7223-30
1971
862-870
9
Flyer Industries
700A
52
40'
102"
19910671061-9Winnipeg Transit 870 (1971 Flyer D700A) (David A. Wyatt 1986)
1971
132
renum. 751
1
GMC
T6H4521A
29
35'
96"
2001814 Radio Test Bus - rebuilt. To MTHA (2001).
City of Winnipeg Transit System (Winnipeg Transit) (1972-present)
Year
Fleet Series Number
Qty.
Manufacturer/Made By
Model
Seats
Length
Width
Out of Service Date Serial Number Observations
1972
133-142
9
GMC
T6H4521
45
35'
96"
C-312-21Winnipeg Transit 134 (GM new look) (Peter Cox 1978 Jan. 15) 
1972
871-894
24
Flyer Industries
D-700A
52
40'
102"
1991272150-73
1972
901-916
16
Flyer Industries
D-700A
52
40'
102"
1992472174-89
1972
917-924
8
Flyer Industries
D-700A
52
40'
102"
19921272238-45
1973
925-935
11
Flyer Industries
D-700A
52
40'
102"
19920273270-80
1974
21, 23, 24
Flxible
Flxette
19
1977Dial-A-Bus Service in Ft. Richmond-St. Norbert (1974-1977)
1974
31-32, 34-35, 41-42
Funcraft
19
1977Winnipeg Transit 35 (1974 Funcraft) (David A. Wyatt) Dial-A-Bus Service in Ft. Richmond-St. Norbert (1974-1977)
1974
43, 45, 51-53
Grumman
Dodge Chassis
19
1977Dial-A-Bus Service in Ft. Richmond-St. Norbert (1974-1977)
1975
401-430
30
Flyer Industries
D800-10240
52
40'
102"
1998472-501
1976
575-583
9
Can-Car
CD52TC
45
40'
102"
197817813-24Ex. Saskatoon Transit (1959 model)
1977
701-728
28
Flyer Industries
D800-9635
45
35'
96"
19970603-30
1977
729-745
17
Flyer Industries
D800-9635
45
35'
96"
19971134-50
1977
431-493
63
Flyer Industries
D800-10240
52
40'
102"
19981151-1213Winnipeg Transit 444 (1977 Flyer D800) (David A. Wyatt 1989)
1978
501-570
70
Flyer Industries
D800A-10240
52
40'
102"
19981214-83Winnipeg Transit 510 (Flyer D800A) (Brian Schuff)
1981
941-962
22
Ontario Bus Industries
Orion 01.501
31
30'
96"
200x?, #953 to Wpg Fire dept.0329-0350#953 to MTHA 2008, scrapped 2011.
1981
971-976
6
Ontario Bus Industries
Orion 01.504
39
35'
96"
200x?0354-0359
1982
977-982
6
Ontario Bus Industries
Orion 01.504
39
35'
96"
200x?0518, 0520-0522, 0524-0525
1984
671-695
25?
GMC
T6H-5307N
 
40'
102"
1985  leased from Edmonton. ETS numbers: 971-995
1984
101-107
7
Flyer Industries
D901-10240
50
40'
102"
last of class 20093019-3025Production diverted from cancelled Chicago order. 107 to MTHA 2009.
1984
381-389
9
Flyer Industries
D800-10240
52
40'
102"
19901061-1069Winnipeg Transit 388 (1974 Flyer D800) (Peter Cox 1984 Mar. 28)Ex. Calgary Transit #504-512 (1974 model)
1984
290-299
10
GMC
T6H-5307N
52
40'
102"
2002B3500161 - B3500170 [†]Ex. Calgary Transit #1017-1026 (1981 model)
1984
390-399
10
Flyer Industries
D800-10240
50
40'
102"
19900373-0382Winnipeg Transit 399 (ex-Edmonton D800) (David A. Wyatt 1986) Ex. Edmonton Transit #831-840 (1974 model). Double exit doors.
1985
65, 67, 69
3
Thomas Built
5+4(1)
21'
95"
1996Handi-Transit
1985
74, 76
2
Thomas Built
5+4(1)
21'
95"
1996Handi-Transit
1985
108-182
75
Flyer Industries
D901A-10240
50
40'
102"
last of class 200912540-12614
1986
900
1
GMC
TA60102N
 
60'
102"
1986  demo loan from Mississauga fleet
1986
601-630
30
Flyer Industries
D901A-10240
50
40'
102"
last of class 200912848-12877 601 & 602 converted to methanol (Project MILE) then back.
1987
631-660
30
New Flyer
D40-87
49
40'
102"
13004-13333643 donated to MTHA 2010
circa 1987
200
1
General Motors
"new look"
 
40'
102"
circa 1987 Winnipeg Transit 200 (GM new look) (David A. Wyatt) Calgary bus leased short term for Project MILE.
1987
50, 51, 52
3
Thomas Built
5+4(1)
21'
95"
1996Handi-Transit
1988
301-334
34
Motor Coach Industries
TC40102N "Classic"
52
40'
102"
322 wrecked 2007. 305, 307, 312, 327, 333 scrapped 2008.2G9YT82W9J302- 4369-4402
1989
801-828
28
New Flyer
D40
48
40'
102"
13476-13503
1990
53, 54, 56, 57
4
Goshen
GCII
5+4(1)
22'
96"
1996Handi-Transit
1990
831-860
30
New Flyer
D40
48
40'
102"
13581-13610
1991
861-890
30
New Flyer
D40
51
40'
102"
MU014310 - MU014339 [†]
1992
59, 60
2
Goshen
GCII
5+4(1)
22'
96"
1996Handi-Transit
1992
340-366
27
New Flyer
D40
48
40'
102"
2FYD2AC06NU01- 4569-4595
1993
68
1
Goshen
GCII
5+4(1)
22'
96"
1996Handi-Transit
1993
62, 63, 64
3
Overland
Elf
5+4(1)
24'
96"
1996Handi-Transit
1993
901-906
6
Overland
Elf
19
24'
96"
1997
1994
401-403
renum 991-993
3
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
RU015273 - RU015275 [†] First Wpg low floors. Only Wpg D40LF's with rear window.
1994
370-399
30
New Flyer
D40
48
40'
102"
2FYD2AC18RU01- 5150-5179
1994
671-699
28
New Flyer
D40
48
40'
102"
RU015477 - RU015505 [†]
1995
78, 79, 80
3
Goshen
GCII
5+4(1)
22'
96"
1996Handi-Transit
1996
911-925
15
New Flyer
D30-LF
25
30'
102"
TU016875 - TU016889 [†]
1998
401-443
43
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
WU018727 - WU018769 [†]
1999
444-504
60
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
WU019365 - WU019424 [†]
2001
930-949
20
New Flyer
D30-LF
25
30'
102"
2FYD2LPY01P02- 2681-2700
2002
701-710.
renum. 901-910 [Jan/08]
10
New Flyer
LF40i (Invero)
45
40'
102"
2FYD3LP152U02- 4333-4342 Ordered in 2000, accepted in 2004.
2002
510-561
52
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
2FYD2LP182U02- 4281-4332
2003
570-599
30
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
2FYD2LP103U02- 5538-5567
2004
201-230
30
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
4U027067 - 4U027096 [†]
2005
231-260
30
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
2FYD4FV155C02- 7986-8008, 8162-8168
2005
550
1
New Flyer
HE40LF
40'
102"
2005 Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid. Provincial test program
2007
270-281
12
New Flyer
D40-LF
39
40'
102"
2FTD4FV137C03- 1392-1403
2007 Dec.
998
1
New Flyer
DE60LFR
63
60' 8"
102"
2008 Apr. five months trial, hybrid. bus built for Lansing MI
2008
701-733
33
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
40'
102"
CWTS 701, New Flyer D40LFR (Alex Regiec 05 May 2008) A/C.
2009
735-767
33
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
40'
102"
A/C.
2009
770-799
30
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
40'
102"
A/C.
2010
101-136 101-135
36
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
40'
102"
Winnipeg Transit 102 (New Flyer D40LFR) (David A. Wyatt 2009 Jan 18) A/C. Entered service 2010. Discrepancy between quantity and number range may be related to the wreck of #115 a few weeks into service.
2010 July
900
1
New Flyer
XDE40 (Xcelsior)
 
41'
102"
2010 AugustWinnipeg Transit 900 (New Flyer XDE40 demonstrator) (David A. Wyatt 2010 July 01) Demonstrator for July 2010.
2011
140-169
30
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
41'
102"
Winnipeg Transit 164 (New Flyer D40LFR) (David A. Wyatt 2011 Dec 23) A/C. Order placed 2010. Delivery completed Feb. 2012. All units received rt decals.
2011/12
601-640
40
New Flyer
D40-LFR
39
41'
102"
Winnipeg Transit 601 (New Flyer D40LFR) (David A. Wyatt 2011 Dec 23) A/C. Order placed 2011. Some units received rt decals.
2013
800-830
31
New Flyer
D40-LFR
41'
102"
A/C.
2013/14
971-990
20
New Flyer
D60LF
60'
102"
OCTranspo units purchased used 2012. Will be refurbished by New Flyer and Winnipeg Transit to enter service in 2014. Ottawa:Wpg #s 6302:971 6303:972 6304:973 6305:974 6306:975 6309:976 6310:977 6312:978 6313:979 6316:980 6317:981 6319:982 6322:983 6324:984 6327:985 6330:986 6331:987 6332:988 6335:989 6338:990.
2014
994-997
4
New Flyer
XE40
41'
102"
2FYB8FJ09DC043308–11Rapid-recharge battery electric buses. Four-year pilot project involving several partners.

† Another detailed Winnipeg bus roster is Alan Gryfe's site at http://www.angelfire.com/ca/TORONTO/winnipeg.html.

See also “Winnipeg Transit: Current roster” and Retired roster, Canadian Public Transit Discussion Board Wiki.

Data Sources

This web page is: http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~wyatt/alltime/winnipeg-roster.html.

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