General Motors T8J-204

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GMC T8J-204
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Years of manufacture 1980 to 1986
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The General Motors T8J-204 is a Rapid Transit Series transit bus of the General Motors RTS-04 generation. The model breakdown is as follows: T signifies a transit model, 8 signifies a 40 foot length, J signifies the use of a Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engine, 2 signifies a 102 inch width, and the 04 signifies the generation.

Operators

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Demonstrator/Engineering Units

List of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet Number Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
810003 June 1980 BV810003 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 GM Engineering bus.
810004 July 1980 BV810004 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • GM demo.
  • Sent to GMOO (Venezuela) in July 1982.
810005 June 1980 BV810005 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 GM Engineering bus.
810006 June 1980 BV810006 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • GM demo.
  • Sent to GM Engineering.
811635 November 1980 BV811635 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • GM Engineering bus.
  • Sent to coach sales to be used as a demo.
  • Sold to Disney Transport and became 2744, which was the first 102 inch wide RTS.
812463 August 1981 BV812463 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 GM Engineering bus.
812502 1981 BV812502 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
821126 1982 CV821126 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
821127 1982 CV821127 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • GM demo.
  • To St. Bernard Parish (LA) 101.
821128 1982 CV821128 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • GM demo.
  • To St. Bernard Parish (LA) 102.
822289 1983 DV822289 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
822290 1983 DV822290 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
823125 1985 FV823125 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730

Preserved Coaches

Year Thumbnail VIN Original Owner Fleet Number Current Owner
1981 1G0YT82J0BV812450 Tucson Transit System 8107 Old Pueblo Trolley Museum
1985 1GHYT82J0FV823077 Green Bus Lines 10001 Metropolitan Transportation Authority

References

  • www.rapidtransit-press.com