The site will have new information showing up periodically, hopefully giving the 3,000 transit, inter-city and charter bus drivers in British Columbia a central place to visit, to recall some memories and find out about their fellow bus drivers. Many in this industry work out of different locales over the course of their carreers and lose contact with former fellow workers. My wish is that this page will be an easy way to keep up to date.
Grant Wilson (ex-PSL baggage) provided some of the above names and states there were 97 bus lines operating in BC in the 1940's.
Some fleet photos (thru Bus XPRESS Lane)
Two West Vancouver Blue Buses (GMC TDH-4517 and New Flyer #961) and BC Transit's P3265 clean air bus [not currently available] (other photos by David Onodera thru Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation)
Search the library at BC Archives and Records Service for VICL pictures and schedules.
NOTE: The Buzzer celebrated it's 80th birthday on June 2, 1996. See the May 31, 1996 issue (Vol. 81 No. 11) for further details.
In October of 1974, Ray Maxwell first appeared as Mr. Buzzer, mainly showing up at schools to teach children about the safe usage of the transit system. Other "Mr. Buzzers" were Georges Jaques, Bill Richards and John Timms.