General Motors TDH-5301

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General Motors TDH-5301
Edmonton Transit System 438-a.jpg
Years of manufacture 1959 to 1963
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The General Motors TDH-5301 was a 40 foot New Look built from 1959 to 1962 in the United States and from 1961 to 1963 in Canada. There were 3,980 built in total: 3,794 by General Motors Corporation in the United States and 186 by General Motors Diesel Division in Canada.

Specifications

Engine

Transmission

Operators

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Demonstrator units

Fleet number Thumbnail Year Serial Engine Transmission Notes
? 1959 1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • GM demo
  • Sold in November 1959 to GM de Mexico.
? 1959 2 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1959 628 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1960 709 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1960 1520 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1961 2443 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • GM demo
  • Sold in April 1964 to WMA Transit 325.
? 1961 2444 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • GM demo
  • Sold in April 1964 to WMA Transit 324.
? 1961 2782 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1961 2783 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1961 2824 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
? 1962 3143 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH GM Engineering
? 1962 3440 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH

Preserved coaches

Year Thumbnail Serial Original owner Fleet number Current owner
1959 119 Cleveland Transit System 641 Ohio Museum of Transportation
1959 286 New York City Transit Authority 100 Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York
1959 475 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5302 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1960 653 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5224 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1960 Edmonton Transit System 438-a.jpg 1568 Edmonton Transit System 438 Edmonton Transit System
1960 1577 Greater Winnipeg Transit Commission 158 Private Owner
1961 Southern California Rapid Transit District 5237-a.jpg 2099 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5237 Private owner; originally bought by Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1961 2108 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5246 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1961 2158 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5441 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1961 2203 Western Greyhound Lines 9706 Pacific Bus Museum
1961 2561 New York City Transit Authority 1059 Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York
1961 C006 Ottawa Transportation Commission 6101 OC Transpo
1961 C010 Autobus Drolet 66, later CTCUQ 6120 Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation
1962 3349 New York City Transit Authority 2151 Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York
1962 3428 Indianapolis Transit System 1404 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1962 3463 Kansas City Transit 536 Private Owner
1962 3629 Milwaukee and Suburban Transport Corporation 1578 David Buzek
1963 3639 Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines 5321 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service
1962 3646 Chicago Transit Authority 301 Chicago Transit Authority
1962 3720 Chicago Transit Authority 375 Chicagoland Historical Bus Museum

External Links

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General Motors New Look

30 ft
96 in, hyd, 6 cyl, gasoline: TGH-3301

35 ft
Transit
96 in, hyd, 6 cyl: TDH-4517 - TDH-4519 - T6H-4521 - T6H-4521A - T6H-4523A - T6H-4523N
102 in, hyd, 6 cyl: TDH-4516 - TDH-4518
96 in, man, 6 cyl: TDM-4517 - TDM-4519

40 ft
Transit
96 in, hyd, 6 cyl: TDH-5302 - TDH-5304 - T6H-5306 - T6H-5306A - T6H-5308A - T6H-5308N
102 in, hyd, 6 cyl: TDH-5301 - TDH-5303 - T6H-5305 - T6H-5305A - T6H-5307A - T6H-5307N - T6H-5309A - T6H-5310A
96 in, hyd, 8 cyl: T8H-5306 - T8H-5306A - T8H-5308A - T8H-5308N
102 in, hyd, 8 cyl: T8H-5305 - T8H-5305A - T8H-5307A
Suburban


96 in, hyd, 6 cyl, diesel: TDH-3301 - TDH-3301A - TDH-3302A - TDH-3302N


Suburban
96 in, hyd, 6 cyl: SDH-4501 - SDH-4502 - S6H-4503 - S6H-4503A - S6H-4504A
96 in, man, 6 cyl: SDM-4501 - SDM-4502 - S6M-4503 - S6M-4503A - S6M-4504A