Hazleton Public Transit

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Hazleton Public Transit
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Operating Name Hazleton Public Transit
Contracted by Easton Coach
Offices 126 West Mine Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
Telephone (570) 459-5414
Area Served Hazleton and surrounding area of south Luzerne County, PA.
Fleet Size 12 (fixed route)
4 (paratransit)
Number of Routes 14
Employees 15 (full-time)
18 (part-time)
Livery Colors White with orange, brown and black accents
Website Official Site
Bus Tracker (by Avail Technologies)

Hazleton Public Transit (sometimes abbreviated as "HPT") is a public transit agency for the city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania and its surrounding boroughs.

Routes

All routes are contracted to Easton Coach for the City of Hazleton, after a split contract agreement with Quinn's Transit Lines and Motor Transportation ended in 2016.[1]


Connecting services

HPT connects with Schuylkill Transportation System buses at McAdoo, and Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses at Wilkes-Barre.

Additionally, the Hazleton Church Street Station is a connecting point to inter-city services of Fullington Trailways.

Roster

Hazleton Public Transit operates 12 fixed-route and 4 paratransit buses in its fleet.

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0901 Hazleton Public Transit 0901-a.jpg 2009 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102R2)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
1001 2010 Ford Cutaway
1201-1202 2012 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102R2)
Cummins ISL9 1202 wrapped for Slusser Law Firm.
1501 2015 Ford E-#50 Noted on bus tracker 5/24/17.
1502-1503 2015 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102R2)
[2]
  • Introduction of new red and white livery.
1801-1802 2018 Gillig Low Floor 29' CNG
(G31E102R2)
Entered service in December, 2018.
1901-1903 2019 Gillig Low Floor 29' CNG
(G31E102R2)
9711 2000 Chance AH-28 Replica trolley.[3]
9713 2002 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C20B102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D864.3
9714-9716 Hazleton Public Transit 9715-a.jpg 2005 Gillig Phantom 30'
(C29A102N4)
Cummins ISL 9715 retired.
9719-9720 Hazleton Public Transit 9719-a.jpg 2007 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102R2)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5 9719 wrapped for Harry's U-Pull-It.

Inactive

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2xx 2002 Ford E450 Ford Ford
2006 Ford E450 Ford Ford 5-Speed Automatic unknown fleet numbers
801 1998 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G21D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Detroit Diesel Series 40 Allison B400R Ex-Luzerne County Transportation Authority 801.
8301-8310 1983 Neoplan USA AN435A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
9403, 9409, 9411, 9417, 9419 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 5HP590 Possibly ex-Long Beach Transit, same numbers?
9701-9710 1997 NFI D30LF Single-door.
9712 2002 Gillig Phantom 30'
(C20A102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D864.3
9718, 9721 Hazleton Public Transit 9718-a.jpg 1997 Ford/Coach and Equipment Phoenix Ford Ford 5-Speed Automatic

Facilities

Offices

126 West Mine Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
Tel: (570) 459-5414

External links

Official site

Fan sites

Douglas Diehls (Red Arrow Doug) on Photobucket

References