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CASCADE CHARTER SERVICE
Brief History

Established in 1963 in Chilliwack B.C.
Purchased in 1968 by Robert Dubois.
With the exception of one commuter coach from Chilliwack to Vancouver Cascade remained for the most part a charter company until March 1984.
Upon the breakup of Pacific Coach Lines by the Provincial Government [Social Credit] on March 31,1984, Cascade Charter Service obtained the schedule service for the Fraser Valley from Vancouver in the west to Harrisson Hot Springs in the east, a distance of approx. 85 miles.
Cascade Charter Service continued both a charter and a greatly increased schedule service till December 31,1993.
At that time it was purchased by Briggs and renamed Fraser Valley Bus and Charter.
In February 1995 Fraser Valley Bus and Charter abandoned the scheduled service in favour of charters only. 
 
April 1,1984 Seniority List
 
Drivers:
Ron Kulyk         Alex Park          Gordon Wallace
Barry Denham   Dean Harold    Henri Van Broeck
John Turgeon     Barry Bates     Tas Groombridge
Jim Sullivan        Keith Smith      Russ Roadhouse
Carl Martin        Glen Dirks        Ed Lukaniuk
Terry McFall      Bud Woodford    Ken Pocklington
 
Maintenance:
Charlie Lok        Tim Christie        Jake Engrecht
 
Office:
Faye Dubois        Edna Dubois        Robert Dubois [President]
 
Equipment notes:
Cascade equipment in April 1984:
731...MC-7
791...MC-9
801...MC-9
761...MC-8
on above first 2 numbers are year (original Cascade equipment)
The following obtained from PCL:
6601...Canuck 1966
6602...Canuck 1966
6603...Canuck 1966
6604...Canuck 1966
6605...Canuck 1966
6527...MC-5A 1967(?) originally 6346 with PSL
6501...MC-2 1960 originally 6301 with PSL
6503...MC-2 1960 originally 6303 with PSL
6505...MC-2 1960 originally 6305 with PSL
 
Submitted by Alex Park with assistance from Robert Dubois (Feb/97)
(appologies for any admissions and/or omissions)
 

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