Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District

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Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, known as AC Transit provides public transportation in Alameda County and Contra Costa County in the Bay Area in California. Connections are available with San Francisco MUNI, San Mateo County Transit District, and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.

Routes

System Map & Schedules

Routes are operated in the following cities and unincorporated areas: Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Berkeley, Richmond, San Leandro, Alameda, Castro Valley, Newark, San Pablo, El Cerrito, San Lorenzo, Ashland, Albany, Cherryland, El Sobrante, Piedmont, Fairview, Emeryville, Kensington, East Richmond Heights, Milpitas, Pinole, and Union City.

Fares

Current

Fleet Roster

Active

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
FC4-FC16 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District FC11-a.jpg 2010 Van Hool A300L FC UTC PureMotion 120 kW ISE ThunderVolt hybrid system FC13 is Ex-CT Transit 1003.
1001-1063 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1016-a.jpg 2003 Van Hool A330 Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
  • Due to retire in 2016-2018.
  • 1002 & 1003 to DC Circulator 1128-1129.
  • 4 units were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
1064-1131 2003 Van Hool A330 Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
  • 2004 models.
  • 1092, 1097, 1103-1105, 1107, 1111-1131 to DC Circulator 1101-1127.
1201-1225 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1222-a.jpg 2008 Van Hool A300L Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
1226-1227 2009 Van Hool A300L Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
1301 2012 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
1302-1365 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1321-a.jpg 2013 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
1401-1468 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1463-a.jpg 2014 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
1501-1555 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1520-a.jpg 2015-2016 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
  • Delivered from January to May 2016.
  • Began to enter service in late February 2016.
  • Feature triple bike racks
1556-1580 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1564-a.jpg 2016 Gillig Low Floor HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7 BAE Systems HybriDrive
hybrid system
  • 1556 was delivered in June 2016.
  • All units delivered by October 2016.
  • Feature triple bike racks
1581-1590 2017 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.6 Delivered in March 2017; entered service in June 2017.
2002 2003-2004 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
2003-2017 2003 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
2018-2057 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2045-a.jpg 2003-2004 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
  • 20 units were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
  • 2020 retired.
2101-2110 2006 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISM Voith D864.5
2151-2165 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2158-a.jpg 2006 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISM Voith D864.5 2161 retired.
2191-2199 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2199-a.jpg 2009 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
2201-2223 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2206-a.jpg 2013 NFI XD60 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R [2]
5001-5051 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 5013-a.jpg 2006 Van Hool A300K Cummins ISB Voith D854.5
5101-5125 2008 Van Hool A300K Cummins ISB Voith D854.5
5126-5139 2009 Van Hool A300K Cummins ISB Voith D854.5
6001-6028 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 6003-a.jpg 2000 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • Used on Transbay routes.
  • 6003, 6016, 6018, 6022 & 6023 are the only active units.
  • 6001, 6002, 6006-6015, 6017, 6019-6021, 6024-6028 were retired & sold off as scrap in 2014.[3]
  • 6004 was involved in an accident in 2009 and was retired & scrapped.
  • 6005 retired in 2014 and was sold off in May 2015.[1] It was bought by ABC Companies in Redwood City, CA and stayed there for a while, but it was later sold to a scrap yard.
6029-6040 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 6032-a.jpg 2000 MCI D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • 2001 models.
  • Used on Transbay routes.
  • 6039 & 6040 are the only active units.
  • 6029, 6031-6038 were retired & sold off as scrap in 2014.[3]
  • 6030 was involved in an accident in 2004 and retired, but wasn't scrapped until 2013.
6041-6079 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 6074-a.jpg 2003 MCI D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Used on Transbay routes.
6101-6116 2013 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R Commuter configuration
6117-6154 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 6154-a.jpg 2014 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R Commuter configuration

On order

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2301-2327 2016-2017 NFI XDE60 Cummins ISL9 TBD
  • 2016 models.
  • Will be used for the Tempo BRT service.
  • Delivery in progress.
  • Have doors on both sides of the bus.
(29 buses) 2017 NFI XD60 Cummins TBD
  • Includes options of 60 articulated buses.[4]
(5 buses) TBD NFI XE40 Siemens ELFA2
  • Awarded $1.5 million by the Federal Transit Administration's Low or No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program.[5][6]
(10 buses) 2017-2018 ADL Enviro500 Cummins L9 Allison B500R
  • Will assist in replacing older MCI buses[7]
(10 buses) 2018 NFI XHE40 TBD Funded in part by the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Transportation and Air Quality Improvement Program.[8]

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
FC1-FC3 2005 Van Hool A330FC UTC PureMotion 120 kW ISE ThunderVolt hybrid system
  • First hydrogen fuel cell hybrid units in fleet
  • Entered service on 3/20/2006.
  • Operated in revenue service from 2006 to 2010.
  • Bought by US Hybrid Corporation in Torrance, CA after retirement.[9] They remained there until December 2017. They were later spotted at Ken Porter Auction in southern California.[10]
GH1/5099 2008 Van Hool A300K HEV
  • 2009 model
  • Gasoline-Electric hybrid
  • Displayed at the 2008 APTA Expo
  • Never ran in service
  • It was said to have been put up for sale in early 2015 and may have been scrapped.
100-156 (1st) Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 100-a.jpg 1960 GMC SDH-4501 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
101-141 (2nd) 1996 Chevrolet/ElDorado National Aerotech 250 GM V8 7.4L gasoline
  • Used on light routes.
  • 120-121 to Laidlaw as 3120-3121 for paratransit use; returned.
  • 122 was bought by Valley Cab in Medford, OR. It was spotted on craigslist for sale in December 2016.[11]
141-145 (2nd) 1996 Chevrolet/ElDorado National Aerotech 250 GM V8 7.4L gasoline
  • Bought by a consortium.
  • Used on light routes.
  • To Laidlaw as 3141-3145 for paratransit use; returned as 3141-3145.
175-179 1961 GMC SDM-4501 Detroit Diesel 6V71N 4-speed manual
  • Ex 300-304.
  • 175 was bought by a church in Los Gatos, CA and was later sold to Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service in Perris, CA. Later he sold to a private owner in Queen Creek, AZ.
  • 178 was bought by a private owner.
180-299 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 276-a.jpg 1974 Flxible 53102-6-0 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • 180 was bought by private owner Ron Hook.[12]
  • 222 was listed on Craigslist for free, but in salvage condition in Everett, WA on 8/10/2017.[13]
  • 263 was spotted at an unknown location post-retirement.[14]
  • 276 was bought by a private owner and is stored in Williams, CA.
300-304 (1st) Renumbered 175-179.
300-314 1963 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • 306 or 309 to County Connection 9901 for usage as a training bus in the early 1980's.[15][16][17] It retired at County Connection in around the late 1980's and was bought by private owner Ron Hook. It was then repainted back into the AC Transit paint scheme. He scrapped it in the late 2000's.
  • 311 was modified with newer headlights, newer windows and a Cummins L10 engine. It survives in Williams, CA, but its Cummins L10 was replaced with a 6V71N.
  • 1 unit (between 300-364) was bought by a private owner at an unknown location for an RV conversion, but was destroyed in the Santa Rosa wildfire in October 2017.[18]
315-329 11-12/1964 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
330-344 1965 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH 343 to CyRide 901.
345-364 11-12/1966 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
400-449 2/1961 GMC TDH-4516 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
500-624 1-2/1961 GMC TDH-5301 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • 526, 534, 541, 550, 586, 592, 600, 614, 618, 622-624 to Sacramento RT 5150-5161 circa 1986.
  • 551 to County Connection 9900 for usage as a training bus in the early 1980's.[19] It retired at County Connection in early 1990 and was bought by private owner Ron Hook. It was then repainted back into the AC Transit paint scheme and is stored in Fremont, CA.[20][21]
  • 599 to Kitsap Transit in December 1983.
  • 602 to Kitsap Transit in 1985.
625 1966 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Ex-MUNI demo (first GM Transit to have a 8V71N installed); bought in August 1967.
  • Bought by Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service in Perris, CA. It was listed on ebay in 2016[22] and may have sold off to a private owner in New Jersey.
626-635 1968 GMC T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • 627 to CyRide 922.
  • 632 was once part of Ralph Cantos's "Comatose Bus Collection" in Industry, CA, (later taken over by Egon Kafka in Fontana, CA).
636-680 1969 GMC T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 665 was bought by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service after retirement. It was totaled in an accident in Riverside, CA.
700-713 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Cut down to 29 foot length.
  • 704 is in Williams, CA.
  • 705 is preserved by a private owner.
  • 706 to San Francisco Airport 506.
  • 707 went to Williams, CA, but was totaled & scrapped.
  • 708 was bought by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service; scrapped in 2015.
  • 711 was spotted on craigslist in Anchorage, AK in June 2016.[23]
  • 712 became a Dial-A-Ride bus. It was later bought by Eastshore lines and ended up in Williams, CA where it remains today.
720-749 8/1962 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
750-764 9-10/1963 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
765-779 1964 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
780-794 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 785-a.jpg 1965 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH 785 is in Williams, CA and was bought by a private owner.
795-804 1966 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
805-809 (1st) 1968 GMC T6H-4521 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • 809 was sold to Eastshore Lines and later went to Delancey Street Foundation. It was then passed around between private owners before ending up in Ralph Cantos's "Comatose Bus Collection" in Industry, CA, (later taken over by Egon Kafka in Fontana, CA), where it sat for about 20 years in a non-operational state. It was acquired by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service in September 2017 and is currently undergoing repairs.
  • 805 was said to be at an unknown sale, possibly along with 809.
805-808 (2nd) 2003 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
  • Ex-SamTrans 805-808.
  • Suburban configuration (no rear door)
  • Mainly ran for Dumbarton Express routes and occasionally transbay routes until 2009, where they were no longer ran by AC Transit.
810-864 1973 GMC T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
  • 817 is preserved by a private owner in the New York area. It may have been originally purchased by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service from auction.
  • 819 to Eastshore Lines (retained the AC Transit paint scheme). It is currently in Williams, CA and is used as a parts & storage bus.
  • 839 was kept by AC Transit until circa 2013. It was likely scrapped.
  • 1 unit was bought by a private owner and converted into an RV. It was listed on Craigslist in Nicholas, CA on 5/26/2018.[24]
900-929 1970-1971 GMC T6H-5305 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9 906 was bought by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service.
930-989 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 942-a.jpg 1972 GMC T6H-5307N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
1000-1154 1980-1981 Flyer D901A
(10240)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730
  • 1000, 1001, 1002, 1006-1013, 1015, 1016, 1018 to County Connection 300-313. They were repowered with Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engines.
  • 1 other known unit was repowered with a Detroit Diesel 6V92TA.
  • 1097-1099 & 1150 were used for BART Express service until circa 1988.
  • Retired in 1994-1997.
  • 1054 was bought by private owner Ron Hook, but traded back to AC Transit circa 2004.[26] It was moved off of the property in 2014 and may have been scrapped.
  • 1059 was bought by a private owner for an RV conversion. It was later sold to another private owner in 2009 to use as a band bus/comedy bus. It was then known as "Larry The Bus." It was spotted multiple times around the East Bay & in San Francisco (including Occupy Wall Street events) until about 2013. Its current status is unknown.[27][28][29][30][31]
  • 1065 was bought by a private owner and converted into an RV. It is currently stored in Hayward, CA as of 2016.[32]
  • 1131, 1132 & 1142 to Transit Systems Unlimited same numbers.
  • 1083 & 1121 were spotted at an unknown location post-retirement.[33][34]
  • 1153 was spotted in Tacoma, WA around 1999, but may have been scrapped shortly after.[35]
  • 1 unit was spotted in Airdrie, AB Canada in 1999.[36] It was also spotted at the Your Way Coachlines yard and later at an auction the same year. It has not been spotted since.
1155-1169 1982 Flyer D901A
(10240C)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730
1200-1260 1982-1983 Neoplan USA AN440A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • 1200 was originally a demonstrator bus and was sold to AC Transit after 1201-260 were ordered.
  • 1201 tested a Voith D864.2 transmission.
  • 1202 tested a Renk-Doromat 874B transmission.
  • 1260 was the only unit built in 1983 and was a penalty order due to late arrivals of 1201-1259.
  • Retired in 1997-1998.
  • Many (if not most) units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • Some units were spotted in Tijuana, Mexico.[37]
  • 1205 and other units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA.[38]
1300-1371 1982 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • First 4096TA6V92 models.
  • First Phantoms to sport the 1983-1985 style dual headlights.
  • Retired in 1999-2000.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
  • Some units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA.[38]
  • 1 unit was spotted in a storage yard in the early 2000's, but hasn't been seen since the yard closed.
  • 1 unit was donated to the Alameda Police Department and was repainted, but has not been seen since the 2000's.
1372-1390 1983 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740 Retired in 1999-2000.
1400-1404 (1st) GMC TDH-4008 Detroit Diesel 4-71
1400-1404 (2nd), 1405-1449 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Retired in 2003.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • Some were later spotted in Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Some units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA.
  • 1432 was spotted at Stockton Central Fire/Training Depot in the Tent City district of Stockton, CA on 2/17/2016. It is used as an emergency demo.[39]
1450-1465 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA ZF 4HP590
1466-1468 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB96LTA10)
Cummins L10 Voith D864.2
  • First Gillig Phantoms with Cummins L10 engines.
  • Retired in 2003.
  • 1467 was bought by Buy-A-Bus in North Highlands, CA and was spotted in December 2003.[40] It was found in a storage lot in Reno, NV still intact many years later.[41]
1469-1483 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D864.2 Retired in 2003.
1485 1983 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740 Ex-Gillig 40102TA6V92 test bus demo
1500-1549 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Originally ordered for BART Express service.
  • 1508, 1519, 1527, 1529, 1533 & 1538 became Bear Transit units circa 2001.
  • Retired in 2003-2004.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • Some units were later spotted in Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Some units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA.
    • 1520 was spotted in 2004 and was scrapped later.[42]
1600-1629 1978 MAN-AMG SG-220-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM 220 hp Renk-Doromat 874A
  • Retired in 1991-1992.
  • All units were bought by Complete Coach Works in 1992. Some were sold off, but units that weren't sold off were eventually parted out and scrapped.[43][44]
    • 1600, 1606, 1615, 1620-1622 to World Transportation 032, 038, 047, 052-054 in 1993.
    • 1616 was given to Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service, but had major electrical issues. It was sold to private owner Ron Hook and later a 3rd buyer, but eventually caught on fire on the highway.[45]
1630-1644 1983 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
1700-1859 1947 GMC TDH-4507 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Spicer Former Key System Transit Lines units.
1701-1715 (2nd) 1983 Crown/Ikarus 286 Cummins NHHTCC-350 Allison HT-740
  • Ex-Santa Clara County Transit District 2501-2515; bought in 1988.
  • Retired in 1996.
  • 1701 was damaged in an accident in the early 1990's and retired.[46]
  • 1703 and other units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA.[47]
1800-1829 (2nd) 1989 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • First D60's built by NFI, not including the 1988 demo/prototype.
  • Retired circa 2003-2004.
  • 1815-1821 sported the San Pablo livery for uses on the 72, 72L & 73/72M routes.
  • 3 units (including 1825) were bought by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service. Later they were sold to Frank's All City Lines. Eventually they were all more than likely scrapped.[48]
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • Several units were sold to Schlitterbahn Waterparks in New Braunfels, TX. They retained their original fleet numbers. Notable units spotted throughout 2011-2017: 1801, 1802, 1804, 1819, 1821, 1822, 1806, 1826 and a few other units.[49][50]
    • 1810 was spotted intact in 2011.[51]
    • 1812 was sold and spotted at Autobus Dupont in Quebec, Canada in June 2006.[52]
    • 1816 & 1823 were spotted intact on 6/10/2015.[53] They remain there as of 2018.
1860-1874 1948 GMC TDH-4507 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Spicer
1900-1924 (1st) 1949 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71
  • Former Key System Transit Lines units.
  • 1923 & 1918 were bought by a private owner. They were later sold off to NTU in 1988 (converted into an RV) and to a church in 1989.
1901-1930 (2nd) Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 1904-a.jpg 1996 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
  • Most units retired in 2010-2012 and were auctioned off.
    • 11 units were auctioned off on 1/29/2011.[54]
    • 1907 was bought by Frank's Star-Dust Tours, Inc. DBA The Bus and became 9663.[55] However it was eventually scrapped.
  • 1901-1905 & 1922 retired by the end of 2013 and left AC Transit property in early 2014.[3]
2000-2049 (1st) 1950-1951 GMC TDH-5103 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
  • Former Key System Transit Lines units.
  • Most units were scrapped in San Leandro, CA.
  • A few units were sold to Salinas Transit.
  • 1 or 2 units were sold to another agency.
  • 1 unit sat across from Peninsula Charter in East Palo Alto for years, waiting to be converted into an RV, however it eventually disappeared.
2000-2019 (2nd) 1980 Flyer D901
(10235C)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730
  • Retired in 1994-1997.
  • 2013 was kept by AC Transit, but left the property many years later. It was most likely scrapped.[56][57]
2001 (3rd) Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2001-a.jpg 2003 Van Hool AG300 Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E Retired in November 2017.
2049 (2nd) 3/1981 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596T6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • Ex-Gillig Demo-Prototype #3; bought circa 1983.
  • Featured A/C.
  • It was retrofitted with 1983-1985 Phantom style dual headlights.[58]
2050-2078 1982 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • First 3596TA6V92 models.
  • First Phantoms to sport the 1983-1985 style dual headlights.
  • Retired circa 1999-2000.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • 2079 was spotted in 2003.[59]
  • 2076 was spotted for sale in Reno, NV in the early 2000's to 2006.[60]
  • 1 unit became a church bus in Southern California called "The Oasis." It was commonly seen, but was eventually scrapped.[61]
2079-2099 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2098-a.jpg 1983 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740 2098 was bought by private owner Ron Hook circa 2000. It is stored in Fremont, CA.[21]
2100-2120 Key System Transit Lines 2103-a.jpg 1958 GMC TDH-4801 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
  • Former Key System Transit Lines units.
  • Last TDH-4801's built by GM.
  • 2103, 2111 & 2115 were borrowed by Santa Clara County Transit District and were used as training buses in 1979-1980.
  • 2102 was bought by Scott Richards/Regional Transit Service.
  • 2103 is preserved by the Pacific Bus Museum.
  • 2115 is in Williams, CA. It's front end was used for Ex-San Diego 517 at the Pacific Bus Museum, but the bus still remains.
  • 2116 & 2118 were bought by a private owner. One unit was used for parts when restoring 2103 at the Pacific Bus Museum and the other was most likely scrapped.
2200-2228 1976 Minibus MBD8002
2300-2302 1984 Neoplan USA AN408 Detroit Diesel 8.2L Allison AT-545 The 1984 APTA demo unit (not part of this order) sported the AC Transit paint scheme, but with different logo placements and Neoplan logos.[62]
2400-2428 1988 NFI D35 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • First D35's built by NFI.
  • Most units retired in 2003-2004.
  • 2400, 2407, 2422, 2423 & 2427 became Bear Transit units in 2003. They retired in 2008.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
2500-2578 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2546-a.jpg 1988-1989 NFI D40 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • 1988 models; 2500-2526 were built in 1988 and 2527-2578 were built in 1989.
  • Retired in December 2003.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.[63]
  • 2522 was donated to the Alameda County Sheriff Department in 2004. It is still there as of 2016 and retains the AC Transit paint scheme.
  • 2546 was bought by a movie company around 2005 and was stored in a lot for about 9 years. It was later spotted on craigslist in early 2014, where it was then bought & preserved by a private owner.
2601-2652 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2601-a.jpg 1990 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.2
  • Retired in 2004-2005.
  • 2601 was converted into a Voting Bus by AC Transit circa 2004. It was later sold to a private owner circa 2010. It was sold to a 2nd private owner in 2015. The 2nd private owner was going to scrap it in 2017 and it was sold to Bonanza Auto Dismantlers in Shingle Springs, CA.
  • Many units were bought by Transit Sales International.
    • Some units were spotted in Tijuana, Mexico.
2701-2731 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2738-b.jpg 1991 Gillig Phantom 30'
(30102TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.2
  • Retired in 2007-2010.
  • 2709, 2710, 2720 & 2728 became Bear Transit units in 2007. They retired in 2011.
2732-2761 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2738-a.jpg 1991-1992 Gillig Phantom 30'
(30102TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.2
  • 1992 models.
  • 2741 was repowered with a Detroit Diesel Series 40 engine as a test in the early 2000's.
  • Retired in 2007-2010.
  • 2745 became a Bear Transit unit circa 2009. It retired in 2011.
  • 10 units were auctioned off on 11/13/2010.[64]
    • 2756 was bought by Frank's Star-Dust Tours, Inc. DBA The Bus, but was eventually scrapped.[65]
  • 6 units were auctioned off on 1/29/2011.[54]
  • 2738 was donated to the Pacific Bus Museum in Fremont, CA. It is often used as a movie bus.
  • The last 2 units left on AC Transit property remained until early 2014.
2801-2860 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2854-a.jpg 1993 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92T)
Cummins ISM Voith D863.3
  • 2801 was bought on 12/4/1992 and was a 1992 model.
  • Repowered from Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engines in 2000 & 2002.
  • Retired in 2005-2009.
  • 2805, 2813, 2815, 2816, 2817, 2819, 2823 & possibly 3 other units became Bear Transit units circa 2005.
  • 45 units to San Francisco MUNI 2801-2845 in 2006-2007.
  • 2854 was kept by AC Transit to replace 2601 as the "Voters' bus."
2901-2971 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2921-a.jpg 1997 NABI 416.09 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Retired in 2007-2009.
  • Most (almost all) units were "traded" with ABC Companies for another Van Hool fleet order.
  • 2921, 2922, 2947 & unknown units were spotted at American Bus Repair (ABR) in December 2010.[72] Their fates remain unknown.
  • View the series page for detailed disposition info.
3001-3067 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 3067-a.jpg 1998 NABI 416.09 Cummins M11 Allison B400R
  • Retired in 2010-2013.
  • 1 unit was sold off as scrap in 2014.[3]
  • The last 2 units left on AC Transit property were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
3101-3166 1998 NABI 416.09 Cummins M11 Allison B400R
  • Retired in 2010-2013.
  • 6 units were auctioned off on 3/19/2011.[73]
  • 3 units was sold off as scrap in 2014.[3]
  • The last 5 units left on AC Transit property were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
4001-4021 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 4006-a.jpg 2000 NABI 40-LFW
(040.07)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R
  • 1999 models.
  • Retired in summer 2014.
  • 14 units were sold off as scrap in 2014.[3]
  • 6 units were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
  • 4008 remains on AC Transit property for unknown reasons as of 2018.
4051-4090 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 4070-a.jpg 2003 NABI 40-LFW
(040.07)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R
  • All units retired by May 2016. They are stored in a lot behind D4 and are awaiting disposal likely in 2018.
  • 4067 caught on fire and retired early.
  • 4089 & 4090 did not have rear windows or HVAC's.
4501 2010 Van Hool C3045 Cummins ISM Allison B500R
7201-7223 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 7218-a.jpg 1-2/2000 NABI 40-LFW
(040.07)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R
  • 1999 models.
  • All units were originally painted in the San Pablo "Pickle" scheme for uses on the 72, 72L & 73/72M routes.
  • 7201 was an Ex-NABI demo.
  • 7201-7204, 7206-7208, 7210, 7212-7214, 7216, 7217 & 7221-7223 were "traded" with ABC Companies for another Van Hool fleet order in 2007.
  • 7205, 7209, 7211, 7215, 7218-7220 retired in summer 2014 and were sold off as scrap in 2015.[1]
  • View the series page for detailed disposition info.
8000-8035 1975 Flxible 53102-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Originally ordered for BART Express service.
  • Most units retired in the mid-1980's.
  • Many units were bought by Metro Apple Express in New York, NY.
  • 3 units were spotted in Red Hook Brooklyn, NY in 2007. Their current statuses remain unknown.

Non-Revenue/Service

See Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District non-revenue/service vehicles

East Bay Paratransit

Operated by Veolia; previously by AC Transit & Laidlaw.

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
3120-3121 1996 Chevrolet/ElDorado National Aerotech 250 GM V8 7.4L gasoline
  • Originally used on light routes, to Laidlaw for paratransit use.
  • Returned back to light routes.
3141-3145 1996 Chevrolet/ElDorado National Aerotech 250 GM V8 7.4L gasoline
  • Originally used on light routes, to Laidlaw for paratransit use.
  • Returned back to light routes.
3301-3333 1996 Ford/Champion E350/Crusader Ford V8 7.3L Diesel Original to Laidlaw; later transferred to AC Transit except 3308-3309, 3313 & 3330-3331.
3351-3355 1997 Ford/StarTrans E350/Candidate Ford V8 7.3L Diesel Original to Laidlaw; later transferred to AC Transit.
3361-3397 2002 Ford/ElDorado National E450/Aerotech Ford V8 7.3L Diesel Original to AC Transit.
3401-3406 2008 Ford/ElDorado National E450/Aerotech Ford V8 6.0L Diesel
  • Original to AC Transit.
  • To Veolia in 2011.
3451-3486 2009 Chevrolet/ElDorado National G3500/Aerotech V8 6.6L Diesel

External Links

References

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  2. New Flyer wins Calif. order for 23 Xcelsior buses, www.metro-magazine.com, retrieved on 2012-11-16.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 www.actransit.org
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  5. SEPTA, Foothill Transit and King County Metro Join Proterra’s Growing Roster of FTA Low-No Grant Program Winners, Proterra. Dated April 21, 2016, retrieved on April 23, 2016.
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