Dumbarton Express

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The Dumbarton Express service consists of two bus lines, the DB and DB1. It is administered and governed by AC Transit, with oversight by the Dumbarton Bridge Regional Operations Consortium (DBROC), comprised of AC Transit, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), BART, SamTrans, and Union City Transit. Operated and maintained by MV Transportation, the Dumbarton Express is funded by Regional Measure 2.[1]

Routes

Map & Schedules

Fares

Current

Roster

Active

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
201-216 2015-2016 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
  • Delivered in December 2015 to early 2016.
  • 201-208 are 2015 models; 209-215 are 2016 models.
  • Entered service on 4/4/2016.
  • Suburban configuration with a rear door
  • Features a new paint scheme which is a blue version of AC Transit's 6100 series paint scheme.

Retired

This section may not be complete, any additional information would be appreciated.

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
150-155 1992 Flxible Metro "C"
(40102-6C)
Cummins ISM Voith D863.3-W7
  • Retired circa 2011. All units were off of the property by 2012 and were most likely scrapped.
  • Suburban configuration (no rear door)
  • Repowered from Cummins L10 CELECT engines in 2002.
  • "Piggy back" add on of Santa Clara VTA's 9201-9291 order.
160-165 Dumbarton Express 164-a.jpg 2002 Gillig Phantom Suburban 40'
(C27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Retired and returned to SamTrans in April 2016.
    • 164 was pulled from service in early 2016.
303 GMC New Look Detroit Diesel Allison
312 1967 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
401-407 1979 Grumman Flxible 870
(53102-8-1)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
639, 640, 645-648 Dumbarton Express 645-a.jpg 1998 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C21D102N4)
Cummins M11E Allison B400R
  • Ex-SamTrans 639, 640, 645-648.
  • 639 & 640 transferred from SamTrans in December 2011.
  • 645-648 transferred from SamTrans in fall 2014.
  • Retired in April 2016.
    • 648 was pulled from service in early 2016 due to a small particulate trap fire.
    • 639 & 640 remained on MV Transportation/Union City Transit property as back up fleet and returned to SamTrans on 12/27/2016.
    • 645-648 returned to SamTrans in April 2016.
8xx 1983 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
805-808 Dumbarton Express 805-a.jpg 2003 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
  • Ex-AC Transit 805-808.
  • Exx-SamTrans 805-808.
  • Suburban configuration (no rear door)
  • Retired and returned to SamTrans in April 2016.
    • 806 retired in early 2015 due to a blown turbo.
8xx 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Ex-SamTrans high 800 series units; same numbers.
  • Known units: 854 & 874.
  • Unknown amount of units; transferred in the early 2000's.
96001-96004 Dumbarton Express 96002-a.jpg 1996 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Ex-LADOT 96001-96004; Leased.
  • Exx-Veolia Transport.
  • Exxx-Hertz (LAX Airport).
  • Retired in April 2016.
    • 96001 retired in December 2015; spotted in Chicago, IL in April 2016.
    • 96002-96004 transferred to the MV/RTC Simmons Yard in Las Vegas, NV and are used as training buses.

External Links

References

  1. [1], dumbartonexpress.com, retrieved on 2015-04-28