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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.

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.

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.

Retired busesEdit

All production buses purchased new by NYC Transit since 1981 are accessible and are also fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

New York City Transit and MTA Bus demonstration fleetEdit

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Numbers Total Wheelchair Notes
1979 GMC RTS-03 (TH-8203) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V71 200 1 15px 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 15px 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 15px 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 15px 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 15px 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 6V92TA 5950 1 15px This bus was an Academy Bus unit tested at Yukon Bus Depot for express bus service.
1985 GMC RTS suburban 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA 9902 1 15px This bus was tested at Yukon Bus Depot for express bus service.
1989 OBI/Orion 01.508 CNG 40 Cummins L10G N/A 1 15px This bus was a compressed natural gas demonstration bus.
1989 OBI/Orion 05.501 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA 81990 1 15px 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 6V92TA 81992 1 15px 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 6V92TA 81993 1 15px This bus saw express service at Yukon Bus Depot before being returned to Neoplan.
1993 MCI 102C3 suburban cruiser 45 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA 81994 1 15px 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 15px WMATA Metrobus loaner.
1997 New Flyer D40LF 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 F1997 1 15px 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 15px 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 15px 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 15px Metro Transit loaner test bus tested on several Manhattan crosstown lines.
2000 NovaBus RTS T8O206 Hybrid 40 Diesel-Hybrid propulsion system, Cummins ISB 5.9L engine 6360-6364 1 15px 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 15px These two buses were built to Chicago Transit Authority specifications for MTA Bridges & Tunnels These two buses saw service out of Michael J. Quill 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 15px This bus was tested the GM-Allison hybrid 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 15px This bus was borrowed from AC Transit in San Francisco, California.
2006 NovaBus LFS articulated 60 N/A N/A 1 15px This bus was borrow from NovaBus for demonstration purposes.
2007 Orion 07.501
Next Generation
hybrid
40 Cummins ISB 5.9L ULSD and BAE Systems HybriDrive 1292, 1294, 1295 3 15px These buses are demo Next Generation hybrids. 1292 is currently used for training duty. 1294 and 1295 have been returned to Orion.
2007 Designline MK-IV hybrid 35 Designline proprietary diesel turbine engine and hybrid drive system 9900 1 15px The bus tested in late 2007. It has been returned to Designline.

Retired New York City Transit busesEdit

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Powertrain
(Engine and transmission)
Numbers Total Retired Wheelchair Notes
1980 Flxible
Grumman
870-A ADB 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V71
and Allison V730
PA1-PA175, 199, 201-565, 601-910 851 1984 15px 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 New York City Transit Authority 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-wheelchair equipped buses purchased new, and the last 40 foot length and 96 inches wide 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 2001.

    236 has been retained as a museum bus.
1981 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V71N
and Allison V730
1201-1658, 2200-2579 839 2002 15px 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 (T8J-204) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
1659-1858, 2580-2704 325 2002 15px 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.
Some later buses equipped with Detroit Diesel series 6V71N engine.
1983 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V71N
and Allison V730
3001-3325 325 2000 15px This order was partially funded by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Some later buses equipped with Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA engine
3160 equipped with Detroit Diesel series 50 engine in 1990.
1984 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
3400-3799 400 2007 15px The last bus from this order was retired from NYCTA service in 2004.
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 series 8V71N
and Allison V730
5800-5949 150 1985 (returned) 15px 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 Flxible and GMC “New Look” 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V71N
and Allison V730
unknown N/A 1985 (returned) 15px 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 (T8J-204) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
3800-4218 419 2007 15px 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 (T8J-206) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
4300-4599 300 2007 15px 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.
4497 had suburban seating use for express service.
1987 TMC RTS-06 (T8J-206) 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
4600-4899 300 2007 15px 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.
4742 and, 4873-4888 has suburban seats used for express service
1990 TMC RTS-06 (T8O-206) Methanol 40 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Methanol
and Allison V730
8397 1 2000 15px 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 (T80-206) CNG 40 Cummins L10G
and Allison V730
8398-8399 2 2005 15px 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 compressed natural gas bus. Neither bus ran under MTA Bus, and were retired immediately upon takeover.
1994 TMC RTS-06 (T80-206) CNG 40 Cummins L10G
and Allison V730
8567 1 2006 15px Silimar to the 1990 TMC RTS-06 compressed natural gas pilot bus. It was later transfer to Command Bus Company. Then ran under MTA Bus and was retired around 2006.
1995 Flxible Metro-E 40102-4D 40 Detroit Diesel series 50
and Allison V731
proposed numbers 1900-1949 50 Never delivered N/A 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 (T8J-204) 40 Refurbished Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA
and Allison V730
7000-7049 and, 7500-7559. 110 2005 15px These GMC RTS-04s buses were rebuilt from 1981-1982 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. 7038-7049 has suburban seats while the the rest has transit seating.
7004 eqipped with a Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR engine.
1998-2000 Orion 06.501 true low-floor hybrid 40 Detroit Diesel series 30
and Lockheed Martin HybriDrive
6350-6359 10 2005 15px 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.
2004 New Flyer D60HF "Galaxy" articulated 60 Detroit Diesel series 50
and Allison B500R
5770-5834 65 Never delivered 15px This order was canceled, because New Flyer discontinued the high floor articulated bus model in 2004.

Retired MTA Bus Company fleetEdit

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 Wheelchair Retired Former
operators
Notes
1982 GMDD New Look TDH-5308 suburban 40 96 Detroit Diesel series 8V71N Allison V730 7286-7310 15px Never
ran
Formerly NYBS 1481-1505. 1502 is now a museum bus. Never ran for MTA Bus.
1984 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 1837 15px 2007 Formerly Green Lines 1101 and NYC Transit Authority 3503.
1984 GMDD Classics TC-40102A suburban 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 7311-7313 15px Never
ran
  • New York Bus Service
Formerly 1600-1602. Never ran for MTA Bus.
1985 GMC RTS-04 (T8J-204) 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 1110-1136, 1191, 1838-1839, 1848-1850, 1857, 4220-4265, 5835-5857, 5879, 7050-7079, 8582 15px 2007
  • 1110-1136, 1191: Jamaica Buses
  • 1838-1839: Green Lines (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 1848-1850, 1857: Triboro Coach (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 4220-4265, 4277, 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 (T8J-604) 40 96 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 318-328, 1197-1199, 4266-4276, 4278-4283, 4297 15px 2007
  • 318-328: Command Bus
  • 1197-1199: Jamaica Buses (Originally Command Bus)
  • 4266-4276, 4278-4283, 4297: Green Lines (Originally Command Bus)
Originally ordered for two operators (units for Queens Surface retired in 2001). Retired in spring 2007.
1986 GMC RTS-06 (T8J-206) 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 1137-1153, 1200, 1840-1842, 1851, 1858, 5858-5878, 7080-7121 15px 2007
  • 1137-1153, 1200: Jamaica Buses
  • 1840-1842: Green Lines (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 1851, 1858: Triboro Coach (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 5858-5862: Green Lines (Originally Jamaica Buses)
  • 5863-5878: Green Lines
  • 7080-7121: Triboro Coach
Originally ordered for three operators (1800s ex-NYCTA). Retired in spring 2007.
1987-1988 TMC RTS-06 (T8J-206) 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V730 1843-1844, 1845-1846, 1852-1854, 1855 15px 2007
  • 1843-1846: Green Lines (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 1852-1855: Triboro Coach (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
Formerly NYCTA buses. Retired spring 2007.
1988-1989 MCI Classic TC40-102A suburban 40 102 Detroit Diesel series 6V92TA Allison V731 329-379, 1164-1170,1171, 5880-5881, 5882-5893, 7122-7147, 7314-7406, 7417-7422, 7820-7895, 9796-9826 15px 2007
  • 329-379: Command Bus
  • 1164-1171: Jamaica Buses
  • 5880-5893: Green Lines
  • 7122-7147: Triboro Coach
  • 7314-7396: New York Bus Service
  • 7397-7404: New York Bus Service (Originally Command Bus)
  • 7405-7406: New York Bus Service (Originally NYBS, Then Command Bus)
  • 7417-7418: New York Bus Service (Originally Triboro Coach, Then Green Lines)
  • 7419-7420: New York Bus Service (Originally Triboro Coach)
  • 7421-7422: New York Bus Service (Originally Green Lines)
  • 7820-7894: Liberty Lines Express
  • 7895: Liberty Lines Express (Originally Liberty, then Queens Surface, then returned to Liberty before the takeover)
  • 9796-9821: Queens Surface
  • 9823-9826: Queens Surface (Originally Liberty Lines Express)
Originally ordered for seven operators. 1171, 5882-5893 had two doors. All other buses had one door.

7825 (formerly Liberty Lines Express 3006) is now a museum bus.

These units are the non-ADA compliant units. The ADA-compliant units are still running.
1991 TMC RTS-06 (T80-206) CNG 40 102 Cummins L10G ZF HP590C 752-753 15px Never
ran
  • Command Bus (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
Formerly NYCTA buses 8397-8399 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 15px 2006
  • 681-707: Command Bus
  • 754: Command Bus (Originally NYC Transit Authority)
  • 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.

Active fleetEdit

All active buses are fully ADA compliant, and are 102 inches wide. Buses with high-back suburban seats are listed in bold.

Buses ordered prior to 2000Edit

Year Builder Model Picture Length
ft)
Engine Transmission Numbers Operator Original operator(s)[1]
1989 MCI Classic
TC40-102A
100px 40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 7407-7416, 7896-7905
(only 7412 active)
1990-
1991
TMC RTS T8O-206 100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR
(originally Detroit Diesel 6V92TA)
Allison V731 8000-8396
(some retired)
All non-repowered units retired.
  • NYC Transit Authority
1993-
1994
BIA Orion 05.501 100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR
(101-290, 298 originally with Detroit Diesel 6V92TA,
295-297, 299-316 originally with Cummins C8.3)
Allison B400R 101-119, 120-121, 122, 123-137, 138, 139-143, 144, 145, 146, 147-153, 154, 155-157, 158-161, 162-166, 167, 168-172, 173-316
(some retired)
1993 TMC RTS T8O-206 100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR
(8401-8564 originally with Detroit Diesel 6V92TA)
Allison V731 8401-8566
1993-
1994
TMC RTS T8O-206 100px
100px
100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50
(7174-84 originally with methanol engines)
Allison V731 1172-1190, 1192-1196, 5898-5937, 5988-5999, 7148-7149, 7174-7213, 9700-9795
(some retired)
All non-repainted units retired or stored.
  • MTA Bus Company
  • 1172-1190: Jamaica Buses (JBI)
  • 1192-1196, JBI
    (originally Green Lines)
  • 5988-5999: JBI
    (originally Queens Surface)
  • 5898-5904: Green Lines
    (originally Queens Surface)
  • 5905-5937: Green Lines
  • 7148-7149: Triboro Coach
    (originally Green Lines)
  • 7174-7213: Triboro Coach
  • 9700-9795: Queens Surface
1994 TMC RTS T8O-206 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison V731 8600-8703
  • NYC Transit Authority
1994-
1995
BIA Orion 05.501 CNG 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50G EGR
(originally with Cummins L10G)
Allison B400R 317, 581-610
(317 is a 1994 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1994-
1996
Orion 05.501 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 400-580, 611-630
(400-401 are 1994 units)
Some units retired.
  • NYC Transit Authority
1995-
1996
Nova Bus RTS T8O-206 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50
(9140-9149 with Cummins M11E)
Allison V731 8750-9259, 9260-9262, 9263, 9264-9266, 9267, 9268-9272, 9273, 9274-9284, 9285, 9286-9304, 9305, 9306-9308, 9309, 9310-9329, 9330, 9331-9349
(8750-1 are 1995 units)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1996 Orion 05.501 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 631-680
  • NYC Transit Authority
1996-
1997
New Flyer D60HF "Galaxy" articulated 100px 60 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 1000-1069
(1000-1 are 1996 units)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1997 Orion 05.501 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 5938-5987
  • MTA Bus Company
  • 5938-5981: Green Lines
  • 5982-5987: Green Lines
    (originally Queens Surface)
  • Originally for WMATA, but never ran for them
1997-
1998
Nova Bus RTS T8O-206 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison V731 9350-9699
(9656 is a 1999 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1997-
1998
MCI 102DLW3SS 100px
100px
45 Detroit Diesel series 60 Allison B500R 1860-2039
(1861 is a 1997 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
  • MTA Bus Company
  • NYC Transit Authority
1998-
1999
Orion 05.501 CNG 100px
100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50G
(9835, 9868: Deere 6081 CNG)
Allison B400R 708-748, 749, 750, 751, 7214-7229, 7230-7237, 7238-7285, 8568-8581, 9827-9899, 9901-9994, 9995-9999
(708 is a 1997 unit)
  • MTA Bus Company
  • 708-751: Command Bus
  • 7214-7285: Triboro Coach
  • 8568-8581, 9827-9899, 9901-9999: Queens Surface
1998 New Flyer D60HF "Galaxy" articulated 100px 60 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 1070-1109
  • NYC Transit Authority
1998-1999 Nova Bus RTS T8O-206 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison V731
(5075-5124 have ZF HP590C)
4900-5249
(order also included a replacement for 1998 model 9656, also numbered 9656)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1998-1999 Orion 05.501 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 6000-6349
(6000 is a 1998 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1999 Orion 05.501
single door
100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B400R 5894-5897
  • MTA Bus Company
  • Green Lines
    (originally New York Bus Service)
1999 New Flyer D60HF "Galaxy" articulated 100px
100px
60 Detroit Diesel series 50 Allison B500R 5250-5509
(5250-1 renumbered from 1110-1)
  • NYC Transit Authority
  • MTA Bus Company
  • NYC Transit Authority
1999 New Flyer C40LF 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50G Allison B500R 800-856
(801 is a 1998 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
1999 New Flyer D45S "Viking" 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 Allison B500R 996-998
(only 998 active)
  • NYC Transit Authority
  • Houston METRO
    (never ran in Houston)
1999 MCI 102DLW3SS 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 Allison B500R 2040-2139
  • NYC Transit Authority

Buses ordered in 2000 and laterEdit

Year Builder Model Picture Length
(ft)
Engine Transmission Numbers Operator Original operator(s)[2]
2000 New Flyer C40LF 100px 40 Detroit Diesel series 50G Allison B500R 857-989
  • NYC Transit Authority
2000 MCI D4500 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 Allison B500R 2705-2804
  • NYC Transit Authority
2001 MCI D4500 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 Allison B500R 2140-2209, 2805-2824
  • NYC Transit Authority
2002 MCI D4501 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 EGR Allison B500R 2825-2924
  • NYC Transit Authority
2002 MCI D4501 100px 45 Detroit Diesel series 60 EGR Allison B500R 7423-7428
  • MTA Bus Company
  • New York Bus Service
2002-
2004
Orion 07.501 CNG 100px
100px
40 Detroit Diesel series 50G EGR Allison B400R
(7560-7684)
ZF HP592C
(7685-7819)
7560-7819
(7560 is a 2001 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
2002-
2004
New Flyer D60HF "Galaxy" articulated 100px
100px
60 Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR Allison B500R 5510-5769
  • NYC Transit Authority
2003-
2005
Orion 07.501 hybrid 100px
100px
40 Cummins ISB 5.9L BAE Systems HybriDrive 6365-6689
(6365 is a 2002 unit)
  • NYC Transit Authority
2004-
2005
MCI D4500 100px 45 Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R 3000-3124
(3000-3009 are 2004 units)
  • MTA Bus Company
2005-2006 MCI D4500CL 100px
100px
45 Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R 3125-3316
  • NYC Transit Authority
  • MTA Bus Company
  • MTA Bus Company
2006-
2007
Orion 07.501 hybrid 100px
100px
40 Cummins ISB 5.9L BAE Systems HybriDrive 3500-3783
(MTA Bus Company)
6690-6905
(NYC Transit Authority)
  • 6690-6905: NYC Transit Authority
  • 3500-3783: MTA Bus Company
2006-2007 MCI D4500CL 100px
100px
45 Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R 3317-3474
(MTA Bus Company)
4300-4329
(NYC Transit Authority)
  • 4300-4329: NYC Transit Authority
  • 3317-3474: MTA Bus Company

Future FleetEdit

This is the actual MTA bus delivery schedule produced from the mta.info website. All information is accurate as of March 2008. MTA has ordered buses from Orion, MCI and New Flyer that will be delivered from 2008-2014. All buses are ADA Accessible, Wheelchair and Environmentally friendly. All buses are 102 inches wide.

Due to budgetary reasons, plans for Bus Rapid Transportation has been halted indefinitely.

For more information, visit the MTA Website at http://www.mta.info.

Year Builder Model Length (ft) Engine Transmission Numbers Fleet
2008 New Flyer DE60LF 60 Caterpillar C9 GM Allison HybriDrive 5770-5852 82 Buses for MTA Bus with Delivery taking 4-6 months concluding in Winter 2008.[3]
2008 MCI D4500CT 45 Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R N/A 66 buses for New York City Transit with delivery taking 3-5 months concluding in Fall 2008.[4]
2008-2010=3800-3959[2008],3960-4019,4040-4139,4170-4278,4330-4482,4513-4630&4656-4700 order option is complete for NYCTA,4020-4039[LGA],4140-4169[JFK],4483-4512[LGA]&4631-4655[JFK] order option is complete for MTA Bus. Orion 07.501 (Next Generation)
low floor hybrid
40 Cummins ISB 5.9L ULSD BAE Systems HybriDrive N/A 745 buses for New York City Transit and 105 for MTA Bus. Delivery has already started and will continue until Fall 2009-Winter 2010.[5] [6]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


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Commuter rail: Long Island Rail Road | Metro-North Railroad

Roads: MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Other information: MetroCard | New York City Transit Authority | NYC Subway fleet | NYC Subway History | NYC Transit and MTA Bus fleet

Official website: www.mta.info

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