Greater Portland Transit District

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Greater Portland Transit District, also known as METRO, provides public transit service to Portland, Maine.

Routes

Maps & Schedules

# Name Operates Notes
1 Congress Street Monday-Sunday
2 Forest Avenue Monday-Sunday
3 Portland/Westbrook/South Portland Monday-Sunday
4 Westbrook Monday-Sunday
5 Maine Mall Monday-Sunday
7 Falmouth Monday-Sunday
8 Peninsula Loop Monday-Sunday
9A North Deering via Stevens Ave. Monday-Sunday
9B North Deering via Washington Ave. Monday-Sunday
Husky Line Monday-Sunday Gorham/Westbrook/Portland/USM campuses
METRO BREEZ Monday-Saturday Operates between Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick.

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 114 Valley St., Portland, ME 04102
  • Phone: (207) 774-0351

Bus Fleet

Current as of 8/2020.

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0405, 0407, 0412, 0416 Greater Portland Transit District 0407-a.jpg 2/2004 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C21B102N4)
Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E Ex-MVRTA 0405, 0407, 0412 & 0416; bought in June 2016.[1]
1101-1107 Greater Portland Transit District 1106-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
1401-1405 Greater Portland Transit District 1402-a.jpg 2014 Gillig Low Floor CNG 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Transmissions are set in the Load-Based Shift Schedule (LBSS) mode.
1606-1608 2016 Chevrolet/Arboc G4500/Spirit of Mobility
(SOM28G)
Used on the METRO BREEZ route.
1709 2017 Chevrolet/Arboc G4500/Spirit of Mobility
(SOM28G)
Used on the METRO BREEZ route.
1810-1814[2] Greater Portland Transit District 1813-a.jpg 2018 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport L9N TBD
  • [3]
  • Used on the Husky Line route.
1815-1820[2] Greater Portland Transit District 1820-a.jpg 2018 NFI XD40 Cummins L9 TBD [4][3]
1921-1926[2] 2019 NFI XD40 Cummins Westport L9 TBD Replaced half of the Orion VII CNGs
2027-2033[2] 2020 NFI XD40 Cummins Westport L9 TBD
  • To replace the remainder of the Orion VII CNGs
  • They were delivered in September 2020

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2134-2135 2021 NFI XD40 Cummins Westport L9
2136-2137 2021 Proterra Catalyst BE40

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0026-0029 2000 NFI D30LF Cummins ISC Allison 0027-0029 to Community Connector 0027-0029 in 2013.
204-205 1967 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Ex-Bonanza Bus Lines 6741-6742
0530-0542 Greater Portland Transit District 0532-a.jpg 2005 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.502)
John Deere 6081H Voith D864.3E
601-606, 608,
611, 613, 615
1950 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company 601-606, 608, 611, 613 & 615.
641, 643-645 1953 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company 641 & 643-645.
651-654 1955 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company 651-654.
661, 670 1958 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company 661 & 670.
700-717 1974 GMC T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
718-756 1976 GMC T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
8801-8804 1988 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 8801 is preserved by the Seashore Trolley Museum.
9005-9021 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(35102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.2
9501, 9522-9525 1995 AVS AVS-22 Solectrica AC55
9604-9605, 9609,
9616-9617, 9659,
9665
1996 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-DART First State 416, 404, 445, 405, 409, 417 & 424; purchased in 2009.
9624, 9645 1996 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-DART First State 465, 467; purchased in 2009.
9730-9732 1997 AVS AVS-22 Solectrica AC55 Ex-Charlottesville Transit Service 808-810.
9766-9768 1997 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50

References

  1. METRO Board Meeting, August 24, 2016 (pgs. 15-18), Greater Portland Transit District. Retrieved on May 25, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Greater Portland Metro fleet Update, CPTDB.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Greater Portland Transit District supports growth with 11 more buses from New Flyer, New Flyer Industries. Dated November 28, 2017, retrieved on December 10, 2017.
  4. METRO Board Meeting, May 24, 2017 (pg. 4), Greater Portland Transit District. Retrieved on May 25, 2017.

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