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MTA Regional Bus Operations bus fleet

The MTA Regional Bus Operations bus fleet is a fleet of buses in fixed-route service in New York City under MTA New York City Bus (New York City Transit) (including Select Bus Service) and MTA Bus.

A roster of the fleet is shown below. Not included below are buses and vans not open to the general public (Access-A-Ride vans, taxicabs, and employee shuttle buses), or demonstration buses. This list also does not include buses formerly operated by MTA Long Island Bus (now Nassau Inter-County Express) that are now operated under contract to Nassau County by Transdev.

Past fleetEdit

All buses not listed on this page have been retired. Refer to the link above for the retired fleet.

Current fleetEdit

All buses are fully ADA compliant and are 8.5 ft (2.6 m) wide.[1][2]

Local and Limited bus fleetEdit

All local and limited buses have semi-low floors.

Image Builder and
model name
Model year Length Numbers
(Total)
Amount in service Energy source Operator
  DaimlerChrysler
North America

Orion VII
Original
2005 40 ft (12 m) 6490-6689
(200 buses)
101
retiring
Diesel-electric hybrid
(3563 powered by diesel)
NYCT & MTA Bus
  2006-2007 3500-3783
6690-6905
(500 buses)
497
  DaimlerChrysler
North America

Orion VII
Next Generation
2008 41 ft (12 m) 3800-3959
(160 buses)
160 NYCT
  2009-2010 3960-4278
4330-4702
(692 buses)
692 NYCT & MTA Bus
  Nova Bus
LFS Artic
1st Generation
articulated
2010 62 ft (19 m) 1200-1289
(90 buses)
88 Diesel NYCT
  Nova Bus
LFS
3rd Generation
2011 40 ft (12 m) 8000-8089
(90 buses)
90
  DaimlerChrysler
North America

Orion VII
EPA10
41 ft (12 m) 7000-7089
(90 buses)
90
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD40
4810-4899
(90 buses)
90
  New Flyer
Low Floor C40LF
2011-2013 185-672
(488 buses)
488 CNG NYCT & MTA Bus
  Nova Bus
LFS Artic
1st Generation
articulated
62 ft (19 m) 5253-5363
5770-5986
(328 buses)
327 Diesel NYCT
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD60
articulated
2012-2013 61 ft (19 m) 4710-4799
(90 buses)
90
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD40
2015 41 ft (12 m) 7090-7483
(394 buses)
393 NYCT & MTA Bus
  Nova Bus
LFS
4th Generation
40 ft (12 m) 8090-8503
(414 buses)
413 NYCT
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD60
articulated
2016 61 ft (19 m) 5364-5438
(75 buses)
75 MTA Bus
  2017 5987-6125
(139 buses)
139 NYCT & MTA Bus
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XN40
41 ft (12 m) 673-810
(138 buses)
138 CNG NYCT
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XN60
articulated
2018 61 ft (19 m) 1000-1109
(110 buses)
110
  New Flyer
Xcelsior CHARGE XE40
41 ft (12 m) 0011-0015
(5 buses)
5 Battery electric
  Proterra
Catalyst BE40
40 ft (12 m) 0016-0020
(5 buses)
5
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XDE40
41 ft (12 m) 9500-9509
(10 buses)
10 Diesel-electric hybrid
  Nova Bus
LFS Artic
2nd Generation
articulated
2018-2019 62 ft (19 m) 5439-5602
(164 buses)
164 Diesel
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD40
41 ft (12 m) 7484-7850
(367 buses)
367
  Nova Bus
LFS
4th Generation
2019 40 ft (12 m) 8504-8754
(251 buses)
251
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD60
articulated
61 ft (19 m) 6126-6286
(161 buses)
96
under delivery
NYCT & MTA Bus

Express bus fleetEdit

All express buses are diesel-powered, 45 ft (14 m) long, have high floors, and are commuter coaches.[3]

Image Builder and
model name
Model year Numbers
(Total)
Amount in service Operator
  Motor Coach Industries
D4500
2001 2140-2209
(70 buses)
2
retiring
MTA Bus
2002 2805-2930
(126 buses)
30
retiring
NYCT & MTA Bus
  Motor Coach Industries
D4500CL
2004-2007 3000-3474
4300-4329
(505 buses)
501
  Motor Coach Industries
D4500CT
2008 2210-2250
(41 buses)
41
  Prevost
X3-45
2011 2400-2489
(90 buses)
90 NYCT
  Motor Coach Industries
D4500CT
2013 2251-2304
(54 buses)
53
  Prevost
X3-45
2014-2016 2490-2789
(300 buses)
299

Select Bus Service fleetEdit

All SBS buses have semi-low floors.

Photo Builder and
model name
Model year Length Amount in service Energy source Operator
  Nova Bus
LFS Artic
1st Generation
articulated
2011-2013 62 ft (19 m) 6
phasing out
Diesel NYCT
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD40
2015 41 ft (12 m) 12 MTA Bus
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD60
articulated
2017 61 ft (19 m) 111 NYCT & MTA Bus
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XN60
articulated
2018 17 CNG NYCT
  Nova Bus
LFS Artic
2nd Generation
articulated
2018-2019 62 ft (19 m) 164 Diesel
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD40
41 ft (12 m) 68
  New Flyer
Xcelsior XD60
articulated
2019 61 ft (19 m) 96 NYCT & MTA Bus

Future fleetEdit

All future non-express buses have semi-low floors.

Builder and
model name
Model year Length Numbers
(Total)
Energy source Operator Notes
New Flyer
Xcelsior XDE40
2020 41 ft (12 m) 9510-9784
(275 buses)
Diesel-electric hybrid NYCT
  • To be awarded in 2019.
  • To replace all NYCT operated Orion VIIs (original).
  • Order may be split between New Flyer and Nova Bus.
Nova Bus
LFS HEV
40 ft (12 m)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "0000108873 NOTICE -OF- ADDENDUM ADDENDUM # 3" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. September 2015. p. TS-2. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures". web.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  3. ^ Aber, Judah (May 2016). "Electric Bus Analysis for New York City Transit" (PDF). columbia.edu. p. 8. Retrieved December 25, 2017.

External linksEdit