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Encyclopedia > Bus models used in New York City Transit and MTA Bus

The New York City Transit Authority and its subsidiary, the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (hereafter called New York City Transit) operate approximately 4550 buses, and MTA Bus runs approximately another 1,300 buses within New York City, parts of southwestern Yonkers, NY and parts of Nassau County, NY. Passengers board a bus at Westchester Square. ... A subsidiary of the New York City Transit Authority, the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (MaBSTOA) was created in 1962 to take over bus service for the bankrupt Fifth Avenue Coach Company and Surface Transit, Inc. ... The MTA Bus Company (MTA Bus for short), a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is a public benefit corporation created to operate those bus routes formerly operated by private companies in the New York City area. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Location in the State of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York County Westchester Founded 1646 Incorporated 1872 Mayor Philip A. Amicone Area    - City 52. ... Nassau County is a suburban county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ...


MTA NYC Transit (and more recently, MTA Bus Company) have ordered buses from General Motors Corporation (GMC), Transportation Manufacturing Corporation (TMC), Orion, New Flyer, NovaBus, and Motor Coach Industries (MCI). The MTA has also tested buses from other manufacturers throughout the years. General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... TMC was a bus manufacturer based in Roswell, New Mexico. ... A 2006 Orion VII HEV (07. ... New Flyer Industries is a leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... A Nova LFS operated by Grand River Transit. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ...


A summary of buses follows below, listing buses used by NYC Transit since 1980, and equipment inherited and purchased new by MTA Bus. Not included in this list is the paratransit fleet. For buses ordered before 1980, see here. The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, NYCT or simply the TA for Transit Authority) is a New York State Authority that operates buses and subway trains in New York City. ... The MTA Bus Company (MTA Bus for short), a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is a public benefit corporation created to operate those bus routes formerly operated by private companies in the New York City area. ... These vehicles were purchased by the MTA New York City Transit Authority, which also includes the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (MaBSTOA) during the General Motors / Flxible Fishbowl era in the 60’s to the late 70s. ...


The entire fleet at both NYCTA and MTA Bus is fully ADA compliant, and consists of 102-inch wide buses.

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Retired buses

All production buses purchased new by NYC Transit since 1981 are accessible and are also fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is the short title of United States Public Law 101-336, signed into law on July 26, 1990 by George H. W. Bush. ...


NYC Transit demo or test buses

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Numbers Total Notes
1979 GMC RTS-03 (TH-8203) 40 Detroit Diesel Series 6V71 200 1 This was the first New York City Transit Authority’s RTS bus, and a prototype for future orders.
1982 Hino Demonstration Bus 40 Hino diesel engine 950-952 3 These three demonstrator buses were tested in New York that was eventually returned to the manufacturer.
1982 Renault PR100 40 Renault engine 960-961 2 These two demonstrator buses were tested in New York that was eventually returned to the manufacturer.
1983 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A Articulated 60 MAN engine 8990 1 This demonstrator bus was tested in New York was sold to Westchester County DOT, becoming bus# 661.
1984 BIA Orion 01.508 suburban 40 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 9900 1 This bus was tested at Yukon Bus Depot for express bus service and was eventually sent back to the manufacturer. This bus was diverted from an order by CDTA in Albany.
1985 MCI MC-9A suburban 45 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 5950 1 This bus was tested at Yukon Bus Depot for express bus service and was sold to Academy Bus, New Jersey.
1989 OBI/Orion 01.508 CNG 40 Cummins L10G N/A 1 This bus was a compressed natural gas demonstration bus.
1989 OBI/Orion 05.501 40 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 81990 1 This bus was tested at East New York Bus Depot and would also demo with NJ Transit before being sold to Transit Windsor in Ontario, Canada, becoming bus# 499.
1993 Neoplan AN460 articulated 60 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 81992 1 This bus saw revenue service at 126th Street Bus Depot in Manhattan on the M15 before being returned to Neoplan.
1993 Neoplan AN440 suburban 40 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 81993 1 This bus saw express service at Yukon Bus Depot before being returned to Neoplan.
1993 MCI 102C3 suburban cruiser 45 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92 81994 1 This bus saw express service at Yukon Bus Depot before being returned to MCI.
1994 Flxible Metro D 40102-4D 40 Detroit Diesel Series 50 N/A 1 This was loan bus from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for demonstration purposes.
1997 New Flyer D40LF 40 Detroit Diesel Series 50 F1997 1 This was the first low floor test bus for NYCT. This bus has been returned to New Flyer.
1998 NovaBus RTS-06 (T80-206) Hybrid 40 Diesel-Hybrid propulsion system, Detroit Diesel engine 9900 1 This is the first hybrid test order bus for NYCT. This bus has been returned to NovaBus.
1998 NovaBus LFS 40 Detroit Diesel Series 40E 995 1 This was the second low floor test bus for NYCT. This bus has been returned to NovaBus.
1999 New Flyer D60LF low-floor articulated 60 Detroit Diesel Series 50 3064T 1 This bus was loaned from Metro Transit in Minneapolis and saw service out of Michael J. Quill Bus Depot in Manhattan. It has since been returned to Minneapolis.
2000 NovaBus RTS T8O206 Hybrid 40 Diesel-Hybrid propulsion system, Cummins ISB 5.9L engine 6360-6364 1 Only 6360 was delivered. It ran in 2001 for about 6 months, and was withdrawn from service because of numerous problems and issues, including the exit of NovaBus from the United States market. This was one of five (#6360-6364) that were supposed to be delivered, but only #6360, which actually saw service, and #6361, which was never delivered, were actually built. This bus was a Hybrid-Electric bus with an electric motor, generator, Propulsion Control System (PCS), and roof-mounted battery storage packs, and featured regenerative braking.
2001 NovaBus LFS 40 Detroit Diesel Series 40E 956-957 (MTA Bridges and Tunnels numbers) 2 These two buses were built to Chicago Transit Authority specifications for MTA Bridges & Tunnels. Contrary to popular belief, these were NOT Chicago prototypes, but were ordered by MTA. These two buses saw service out of Michael J. Quill Bus Depot in Manhattan. Both buses have been transferred to MTA Bridges and Tunnels for employee shuttles.
2005 Gillig Phantom Hybrid 40 GM Allison Hybrid system- Cummins ISB 5.9L engine 5770 1 This diesel hybrid-electric bus tested the GM electric drive. It ran throughout Manhattan and The Bronx in 2005, but has since been returned to Gillig.
2003
Received in 2006
Van Hool AG300 low-floor articulated 60 Cummins ISM 10.8L N/A 1 This bus was borrowed from AC Transit in San Francisco, California.
2007 Orion Bus 07.501
Next Generation
hybrid
40 Cummins ISB 5.9L ULSD and BAE Systems HybriDrive 1292A 1 This was the first new model of the Orion VII bus for NYCT.

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Retired NYC Transit buses

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Numbers Total Retired Notes
1980 Flxible
Grumman
870-A ADB 40 Detroit Diesel 6V71 PA1-PA175, 199, 201-565, 601-910 851 1984 , some buses
were equipped
These buses were assigned as follows:
  • PA1-PA96, 199 (ex-100 Demo), 201-552 (NYCTA)
  • PA97-PA175 and 601-910 are MaBSTOA
  • 553-565 (NYCTA express).

    This order was for 1,013 buses. This is the first NYCTA bus order to have electronic Vultron display route destination signs. Some of the buses built with high-backed seating for express bus service other buses built with transit style seats. Some buses in this order were wheelchair accessible. This order would mark the last ever non-W/C buses purchased new, and the last 40' 96" buses purchased. These buses were pulled from service in 1984 after cracks developed and one unit caught fire. They were returned to Flxible and most were sold to New Jersey Transit, running until 1999.

    236 has been retained as a museum bus.
1981 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V71N 1201-1297, 1298-1317, 1318-1658, 2200-2579 839 2002 These buses were the first RTS order and fully wheelchair accessible compliance for NYCTA. This order was largely funded by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. 1201 is stored at Jackie Gleason Bus Depot as a museum bus.
1237 was the only RTS with that Sutrak air conditioning unit on the roof. Some buses from this order were rebuilt in the mid-1990s.
Buses 1288-1317 and 2281-2300 were delivered with Detroit Diesel's 6V-92TA engines, while the rest of the fleet had 6V-71's. 1298-1317 has suburban seats used for express service.
1982 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA (some later with 6V71N) 1659-1733, 1734-1858, 2580-2704 325 2002 These buses had Detroit Diesel 6V92 engines, except buses #1717, 1721, and 1743 which got converted to 6V71N engines. These have first-generation fluorescent flip-dot signs.
1734-1858 has suburban seats for express service. Some buses from this order were rebuilt in the mid-1990s. This order was fully funded by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
1734-1858 has suburban seats used for express service.
1983 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V71N (some later with 6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel series 50 (3160 only)
3001-3325 325 2000 This order was partially funded by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
1984 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 3400-3502, 3503, 3504-3799 400 2007 The last bus from this order was retired from NYCTA service in 2004. Bus 3503 has suburban seating used for express service and was active at MTA Bus as unit #1837, retired on January 2007.
Leased in 1984 MCI MC-8 suburban 40 Detroit Diesel 8V71N 5800-5949 150 1985 (returned) These ex-Greyhound buses were leased to fill gaps in service after the Grumman 870 buses were withdrawn from service in 1984. They were returned to Hausman Bus Sales in New Jersey.
Leased in 1984 GMC “New Look” 40 Detroit Diesel 6V71N unknown N/A 1985 (returned) These buses were leased from WMATA, to fill gaps in service after the Grumman 870 buses were withdrawn from service in 1984. They were returned to WMATA.
1985 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 3800-3899, 3900-3915, 3916, 3917-3963, 3964-3968,
3969-4166, 4167-4169, 4170-4193, 4194, 4195-4218
419 2007 The last bus from this order was retired from NYC Transit service in 2005. Some ran on MTA Bus service until January 2007. 3818 has been retained for training use. 3888, 3938, 3979, and 4088 have retained for NYPD use. 4149 is the Mobile Command Center.
3800-3899, 3916, 3964-3968, 4167-4169 and 4194 has suburban seats used for express service.
1986 GMC RTS-06 (T8J206) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 4300-4496, 4497, 4498-4599 300 2007 The last bus from this order was retired from NYC Transit service in 2005. Some remained in MTA Bus service until January 2007. These were GMC's last RTS's for New York City Transit. 4329 and 4505 have been retained for NYPD Services. 4560 has been retained for training use and 4396 is the NYCT Department of Buses Training Bus, lettered MTA New York City Bus. It has decals for all TA depots and nicknamed "The Phoenix". 4524 has been retained for Roadeo use. This order was partially funded by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and would be the last order not funded completely by MTA money. 4197 has suburban seating use for express service.
1987 TMC RTS-06 (T8J206) 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA 4600-4741, 4742, 4743-4872, 4873-4888, 4889-4899 300 2007 The last bus from this order was retired from NYC Transit service in 2005. Some remained in MTA Bus service until January 2007. These buses were the first buses built by the TMC subsidiary of MCI. 4854-4899 were converted to 2 x 2 seating. 4873-4888 has suburban seats used for express service
1990 TMC RTS-06 (T8O206) Methanol 40 Detroit Diesel Series 6V92TA Methanol 8397 1 2000 8397 was the first original Methanol conversion pilot demonstration bus. This bus was converted into a hybrid diesel prototype, and was then later converted to diesel before being scrapped.
1990 TMC RTS-06 (T80206) CNG 40 Cummins L10G 8398-8399 2 2005 These buses were the first compressed natural gas engine pilot demonstration test buses for NYCT. These buses were later transferred to Command Bus Company. 8398 was the first generation Dual Fuel Diesel/Compressed Natural Gas bus prototype and 8399 was the prototype CNG bus. Neither bus ran under MTA Bus, and were retired immediately upon takeover (see MTA Bus Retired Fleet).
1994 TMC RTS-06 (T80206) CNG 40 Cummins L10G 8567 1 2006 Silimar to the 1990 TMC RTS-06 CNG pilot bus. It was later transfer to Command Bus Company. Then ran under MTA Bus and was retired around 2006 (see MTA Bus Retired Fleet).
1995 Flxible Metro-E 40102-4D 40 Detroit Diesel Series 50 proposed numbers 1900-1949 50 Never delivered These buses were ordered, but Flxible went out of business prior to delivery. Reportedly this order was started but never finished. This purchase would be re-awarded to Orion.
1996 GMC
rebuilt
RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 Refurbished Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
(7004 with a Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR)
7000-7037, 7038-7049, 7500-7559. 110 2005 These GMC RTS-04s buses were rebuilt from 1981-2 GMC RTS buses. 7000-7049 were rebuilt in-house by NYCT 207 Street Overhaul Shop. 7500-7559 were rebuilt by the Midwest Bus Corporation of Chicago, Illinois. All buses had been upgraded to modern technology.
1998-2000 Orion 06.501 true low-floor hybrid 40 Lockheed Martin HybriDrive – Detroit Diesel series 30 6350-6353, 6354-6359 10 2005 6350-6353 buses were New Jersey Transit and Chicago Transit Authority rejects built in 1998. These buses featured soft cushion cloth seats, similar to the seats in NJ Transit RTS buses, LED tail lamps, a small Detroit Diesel series 30 engine above an Lockheed Martin electric motor and batteries stored inside the bus ceiling. They had regenerative braking as well as standard brakes to meet safety standards. 6354 was built in 1999 model, and 6355-6359 was built in 2000, they were made to NYCT specifications.

Batteries have been removed from these buses. These buses are not expected to run again.

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Retired MTA Bus Company fleet

This list only includes buses that were or were scheduled to be inherited by MTA Bus.

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Width (in) Engine Transmission Numbers Retired Former operators Notes
1982 GMDD New Look TDH-5308 suburban 40 96 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 7286-7310 Never ran Formerly NYBS 1481-1505. 1502 is now a museum bus.
1984 GMC RTS-04 (T8J204) 40 102 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 1837 2007 Formerly Green Lines 1101 and NYC Transit Authority 3503.
1984 GMDD Classics TC-40102A suburban 40 102 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 7311-7313 Never ran
  • New York Bus Service
Formerly 1600-1602.
1985 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 102 DD 6V92TA Allison V730 1110-1136, 1191, 1838-1839, 1848-1850, 1857, 4220-4265, 5835-5857, 5879, 7050-7079, 8582 2007
  • 1110-1136, 1191: Jamaica Buses
  • 1838-1839: Green Lines/NYCTA
  • 1848-1850, 1857: Triboro Coach/NYCTA
  • 4220, 4265, 5835-5857, 5879, 8582: Green Lines
  • 7050-7079: Triboro Coach
Originally ordered for three operators (1800s ex-NYCTA). Retired in spring 2007.
1985 GMC RTS-04 (T8J604) 40 96 DD 6V92TA Allison V730 318-328, 1197-1199, 4266-4283, 4297 2007
  • 318-328: Command Bus
  • 1197-1199: Jamaica Buses
  • 4266-4283, 4297: Green Lines
Originally all ordered for Command Bus Company. Retired in spring 2007.
1986 GMC RTS-06 (T8J206) 40 102 DD 6V92TA Allison V730 1137-1153, 1200, 1840-1842, 1851, 1858, 5858-5878, 7080-7121 2007
  • 1137-1153, 1200: Triboro Coach
  • 1840-1842: Green Lines/NYCTA
  • 1851, 1858: Triboro Coach/NYCTA
  • 5858-5878: Green Lines
  • 7080-7121: Triboro Coach
Originally ordered for three operators (1800s ex-NYCTA). Retired in spring 2007.
1987-1988 TMC RTS-06 (T8J206) 40 102 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 1843-1844, 1845-1846, 1852-1854, 1855 2007
  • 1843-1846: Green Lines/NYCTA
  • 1852-1855: Triboro Coach/NYCTA
Formerly NYCTA buses. Retired spring 2007.
1988-1989 MCI Classic TC40-102A suburban 40 102 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 329-379, 1164-1170,1171, 5880-5881, 5882-5889, 5890, 5891, 5892-5893, 7122-7147, 7314-7422, 7820-7905, 9796-9826 2007
  • 329-379: Command Bus
  • 1164-1171: Jamaica Buses
  • 5880-5893: Green Lines
  • 7122-7147: Triboro Coach
  • 7314-7422: New York Bus Service
  • 7820-7905: Liberty Lines Express
  • 9796-9826: Queens Surface
Originally ordered for seven operators. 1171, 5890-5893 had two doors. All other buses had one door.

7825 (formerly Liberty Lines Express 3006) is now a museum bus.
1991 TMC RTS-06 (T80206) CNG 40 102 Cummins L10G ZF HP590C 752-753 Never ran
  • Command Bus/NYCTA
Formerly NYCTA buses 8398-8399 before being transferred to Command Bus as 4976 and 4977. Never ran under MTA Bus.
1993-
1994
TMC RTS-06 (T80-206) CNG 40 102 Cummins L10G ZF HP590C 681-683, 684, 685-701, 702, 703-707, 754, 7150-7173 2006
  • 681-707: Command Bus
  • 754: Command Bus/NYCTA
  • 7150-7173: Triboro Coach
754 was former NYCTA bus 8567. All others were purchased by the NYCDOT.

682 did not run under MTA Bus, and is now a museum bus as Command 4904.

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Active New York City Transit Authority fleet

The entire fleet is accessible to customers with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. All buses are 102 inches wide. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is the short title of United States Public Law 101-336, 104 Stat. ...

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Transmission Numbers
1993-
1994
BIA Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 120-121, 123-137, 139-145, 146, 147-157, 162-172
1993-
1994
TMC RTS-06 (T80-206) 40 DD 50 Allison V731 8401-8566, 8600-8703
(Fleet slowly transferring to MTA Bus-fully transferred Fall 2007)
1994 BIA Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 CNG Allison B400R 317
1994 BIA Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 400-401
1995 BIA Orion 05.501 CNG 40 DD 50 CNG Allison B400R 581-610
1995-
1996
Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 402-580, 611-630
1995-
1996
Nova Bus RTS-06 (T8O-206) 40 DD 50 Allison V731 8750-9259, 9260-9272, 9273, 9274-9284, 9285, 9286-9293, 9294, 9295-9308, 9309, 9310-9349
1996 Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 631-680
1996-
1997
New Flyer D60HF 60 DD 50 Allison B400R 1000-1109
1997-
1998
NovaBus RTS-06 (T80-206) 40 DD 50 Allison V731 9350-9699
1997-
1998
MCI 102DLW3SS 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 1860-2039
1998 New Flyer D60HF 60 DD 50 Allison B400R 1070-1109
1998-
1999
NovaBus RTS-06 (T80-206) 40 DD 50 Allison V731 (except 5075-5124)
ZF HP590C (5075-5124)
4900-5249
1999 Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 6000-6349
1999 New Flyer D60HF 60 DD 50 Allison B500R 5250-5509
1999 New Flyer C40LF CNG 40 DD 50 CNG Allison B400R 800-856
2000 New Flyer C40LF CNG 40 DD 50 CNG Allison B400R 857-989
2000 MCI D4500 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 2705-2804
2001 New Flyer D45V 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 996-998
2001-
2002
MCI D4500 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 2140-2209, 2805-2824
2002 MCI D4501 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 2825-2924
2002-
2004
Orion 07.501 CNG 40 DD 50 CNG Allison B400R (7560-7684)

ZF HP592C (7685-7819)
7560-7819
2003-
2004
New Flyer D60HF 60 DD 50 Allison B500R 5510-5769
2003-
2005
Orion 07.501 HYBRID 40 CUM ISB 5.9L ULSD BAE Systems HybriDrive 6365-6689
2006-
2007
Orion 07.501 HYBRID 40 CUM ISB 5.9L ULSD BAE Systems HybriDrive 6690-6905
(Delivery expected to be completed in Summer-Fall 2007)
2007 MCI D4500CL 45 CAT C13 Allison B500R 4300-4329

NOTES: DD=Detroit Diesel, CUM=Cummins, CAT=Caterpillar. A 2006 Orion VII HEV (07. ... TMC was a bus manufacturer based in Roswell, New Mexico. ... CNG can mean: Compressed natural gas Comfort Noise Generator used in Speech Codecs to insert artificial noise during silent intervals of speech. ... A Nova LFS operated by Grand River Transit. ... New Flyer Industries is a leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... A Nova LFS operated by Grand River Transit. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... A Nova LFS operated by Grand River Transit. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... CNG can mean: Compressed natural gas Comfort Noise Generator used in Speech Codecs to insert artificial noise during silent intervals of speech. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... CNG can mean: Compressed natural gas Comfort Noise Generator used in Speech Codecs to insert artificial noise during silent intervals of speech. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... CNG can mean: Compressed natural gas Comfort Noise Generator used in Speech Codecs to insert artificial noise during silent intervals of speech. ... New Flyer Industries is the leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... This article is about the diesel engine manufacturer. ... BAE Systems plc is the worlds fourth largest defence contractor,[3] the largest in Europe and a commercial aerospace manufacturer. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... BAE Systems plc is the worlds fourth largest defence contractor,[3] the largest in Europe and a commercial aerospace manufacturer. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... Caterpillar Inc. ...


Active MTA Bus Company fleet

The entire fleet is accessible to customers with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. All buses are 102 inches wide. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is the short title of United States Public Law 101-336, 104 Stat. ...

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Transmission Numbers
1990-
1991
TMC RTS-06 (T80206) 40 DD 50 EGR Allison V731 8000-8396
(Expected to fully retire Winter 2008-Spring 2008)
1993 BIA Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 EGR Allison B400R 101-119, 122, 138, 154, 158-161, 173-316
1993-
1994
TMC RTS-06 (T80-206) 40 DD 50 Allison V731 1172-1190, 1192-1196, 5898-5937, 5988-5999, 7148-7149, 7174-7213, 8401-8566,9700-9795
(7148-7149, 7174-7213 and some other buses expected to retire in Fall 2007)
1997 Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 5938-5987
1998-
2000
Orion 05.501 CNG 40 DD 50G (except 9835 and 9868)
Deere 6081 CNG (9835 and 9868 only)
Allison B400R 708-751, 7214-7229, 7230-7237, 7238-7285, 8568-8581, 9827-9899, 9901-9994, 9995-9999
1999 Orion 05.501 40 DD 50 Allison B400R 5894-5897
2002 MCI D4501 45 DD 60 Allison B500R 7423-7428
2004-
2007
MCI D4500CL 45 CAT C13 Allison B500R 3000-3474
2006-
2007
Orion 07.501 hybrid 40 CUM ISB 5.9L ULSD BAE Systems HybriDrive 3500-3783
(Delivery complete in Fall 2007-Winter 2008)

NOTES: DD=Detroit Diesel, CUM=Cummins, CAT=Caterpillar. TMC was a bus manufacturer based in Roswell, New Mexico. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... TMC was a bus manufacturer based in Roswell, New Mexico. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... Caterpillar Inc. ... A 2000 Orion VI owned by WMATA is parked outside the Ballston-MU Metro station in Arlington, Virginia. ... BAE Systems plc is the worlds fourth largest defence contractor,[3] the largest in Europe and a commercial aerospace manufacturer. ...


See also

New York City Bus The New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA, publicly known as MTA New York City Transit as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority) operates roughly 4,784 buses within the 5 boroughs of New York City daily. ...


References

External links

  • Urban Transit Club (UTC) unofficial New York City Bus Roster

 
 

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