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Seattle Metro Transit at start in Jan 1973 inherited:

From Seattle Transit System:

100-119,121-136,139 1947 Twin 41-S

140-143 1948 Twin 41-S

144 1947 Twin 41-S

145-189,191-197,199 1948 Twin 41-S

200-212,214-299 1955 TDH5105

300-304 1954 TDH5105

500-599 1963 F2D6V401-1

700-769 1968 T8H5305

total 369

From Metropolitan Transit:

310-320 1953 PD4104 ex MT 2343-2348,2353-2354,2356-2358 (319-320 Gray Line)

321-327 1954 PD4104 ex MT 2459,2467-2468,2486-2487,2498-2499

328-332 1958 PD4104 ex MT 2891-2895

333-334 1959 PD4104 ex MT 2943-2944

340-341 1966 PD4107 ex MT 1628-1629

350-357 1948 PD4151 ex MT 2801,2804,2808,2812-2814,2816,2820

360-361 1953 TDH3102 ex MT 3301-3302

362-364 1954 TDH3102 ex MT 3403-3404,3406

365-366 1955 TDH3102 ex MT 3508,3510

367-371 1956 TDH3102 ex MT 3612,3614-3617

372 1960 Flx 2183WA1-60 ex Gray Line 6021

400-404 1960 SDH4501 ex Gray Line 2168-2172

405 1968 S8M5303A ex MT 1821

406 1957 TDM4515 ex MT 2876

407-410 1955 TDH4515 ex MT 2548-2551

411-414 1964 SDM4502 ex MT 1401-1404

415-416 1968 S6M4503A ex Gray Line 1818-1819

417 1968 S8M5303A ex MT 1820

450-453 1961 TDH4517 ex 2125-2126,2166-2167

454-455 1959 TDH4512 ex MT 2963-2964

456 1950 TDH4509 ex MT 2074

457 1953 TDH5106 ex MT 6938

458-464 1952 TDM4509 ex MT 2202-2205,2207,2201,2206

465 1962 TDH4517 ex MT 1229

466-467 1956 TDH4512 ex MT 2656-2657

468 1956 TDM4512 ex MT 2658

469-471 1957 TDH4512 ex MT 2759-2761

472 1959 TDH4512 ex MT 2962

473-474 1953 TDH5106 ex MT 6939,6942

475 1962 TDH4517 ex MT 1228

Above totals 92. Seattle indicates 91. Apparently Flxible Clipper 372 was not included in initial purchase?

In 1973 a large number of buses were leased to replace the gasoline Twins and PD4151's:

342-347 PD4104 ex Tacoma Suburban Lines 186-190,192 (1958,1957,1957,1957,1958,1958)

348-351 PD4104 ex Bremerton-Charleston Transit ?, 54, ?, 53 (1953,1953,1956,1957)

430-433 1960 TDH4517 ex Tri-Met 182-185

434-435 1965 TDH4519 ex Tri-Met 256-257

442-446 1951-52 TDH4509 ex Tacoa Suburban Lines 151-152,154,157,159

447-449 1954 TDH4512 ex Tacoma Suburban Lines 167-169

480-489 1954 TDH4801 ex SCRTD 6509,6512,6525,6536,6539,6546,6548,6568,6571,6572

490-499 1951-52 TDH4509 ex San Diego transit Corp 812,814,826,836,844,845,853,983,991

775-777 1962 TDH5301 ex Santa Monica Muni 5314,5311,5313

778-779 1963 F2D6V401-1 ex Long Beach Transit 5303,5302

780 1960 TDH4517 ex Gardena Muni 41

781-785 1964 TDH4519 ex Evanston Bus 326-330

786-797 1960 TDH4517 ex El Paso 3969,3971,3979,3994,3997,3973,3966,3967,3988,3993,4000,3964

90 1973 Flxette 571KE new (1st new Seattle Metro bus)

1974 ex TNJ 4512's bought, some formerly leased buses bought and renumbered:

213,305 1955 TDH5105 ex Butte Bus Lines 610-611 (1974)

551 2nd F2D6V401-1 r# from 775 1974

792 2nd TDH4517 ex Louisisna Transit 303 (1974)

800-832 1955 TDH4512 ex TNJ J306.J312,J323,J327,J332,J337,J340-J343,J346,J350,J354,J357,J359,J360,J364,J366,J371,J377,J380,J382,J383,J388,J393,J396,J400,J402,J403,J405,J406,J408,J417

833-835 1956 TDH4512 ex TNJ K323,K367,K420

836-838 1954 TDH4512 ex 447-449 r# 1974

A couple of corrections:

1100-1313 should be 1100-1314

1600-1707 are 1979, 1708-1823 are 1980

1977 Roster:

214 1976 10240B-8 1100-1314 (1 retired)

1 1973 Flxette 90

70 1968 T8H5305 700-769

2 1968 S8M5303A 405,417

2 1968 S6M4503A 415-416

2 1966 PD4107 340-341

4 1964 SDM4502 411-414

100 1963 F2D6V401-1 500-599

2 1962 TDH4517 465,475

4 1961 TDH4517 450-453

5 1960 SDH4501 400-404

3 1959 TDH4512 454,455,472

2 1959 PD4104 333-334

1 1958 TDM4515 406

8 1958 PD4104 328-332,342,346,347

3 1957 TDH4512 469-471

3 1957 PD4104 343,345,351

6 1956 TDH4512 466-468,833-835

2 1956 PD4104 344,350

101 1955 TDH5105 200-299,305

4 1955 TDM4515 407-410

32 1955 TDH4512 800-832 (1 retired)

5 1954 TDH5105 300-304

7 1954 PD4104 321-327

9 1954 TDH4801 480-489 (1 retired)

3 1954 TDH4512 836-838

3 1953 TDH5106 457,473,474

13 1953 PD4104 310-320,348,349

1992 roster when King County Metro took over consisted of:

157 1986 MAN Americana 3000-3146,3150-3159

202 1982 MAN SG310 2000-2201

35 1980 D901-10235C 1850-1884

224 1979 D901-10240C 1600-1823

10 1978 10240B-8 1340-1349

150 MAN SG220 1400-1550 (1 retired)

99 1976 10240B-8 1100-1314 (116 retired)

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Seattle Transit System start 8/39

200-227 1930 Twin 30-R ex Seattle & rainier Valley 1401-1428 (1939)

228-261 1939 Twin 30-G

262 1935 Twin 30-R ex North Bank Hwy (1939)

300-329 1940 Kenworth 601

400-409 1938 Kenworth H30 ex Seattle Muni St Ry 1701-1710 (1939)

410-419 1943 Kenworth 600

450-457 1937 Twin 41-RC ex Seattle Muni St Ry 1801-1810 (1939)

500-524 1940 Yellow 740

525-540 1940 Yellow TD4001

509 (2nd) 1940 Yello2 740 ex 592

580-592 1940 yellow 740

1101-1130 1937 Ford 70 ex Seattle Rap[id Transit 30-49,92-101 (1939)

100-139 1947 Twin 41-S

140-199 1948 Twin 41-S

144 (2nd) 1947 Twin 41-S ex Tacoma Transit System 220

200-204 1954 Mack C49DT r# 1200-1204 1955

200-299 1955 TDH5105

300-304 1954 TDH5105 ex 1100-1104 1955

400-404 1954 Flxible FT2D40

500-599 1963 Flxible F2D6V401-1

600-624 1945 White 798

625-659 1944 White 798

660-669 1945 White 798

700-769 1968 GM T8H5305

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Andre,

You wouldn't happen to have the serial numbers for these Seattle buses, and other rosters you posted, but have not post the serial numbers.

Stalwart23

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