Montebello Bus Lines

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Montebello Bus Lines provides public transportation services to residents of Montebello and the neighboring cities. Montebello Bus Lines serves the communities of Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Boyle Heights, Commerce, Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, La Mirada, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, Rosemead, South Gate and Whittier. It is the third largest municipal bus system in Los Angeles County[1], after LADOT and Long Beach Transit.

Routes

Maps & Schedules

Local

  • 10 Atlantic Blvd/Whittier Blvd
  • 20 Greenwood Ave/Montebello Blvd/San Gabriel Blvd
  • 30 Garfield Ave
  • 40 Beverly Blvd
  • 50 Washington Blvd
  • 60 Passons Ave
  • 70 Via Campo/Wilcox Ave/Mines Ave

Express

  • 341 Taylor Ranch Express
  • 342 Norwalk Blvd Express

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Offices

  • Address: 400 S. Taylor Ave., Montebello, CA 90640-5057
  • Email: mblinfo@cityofmontebello.com
  • Fax: 323-887-4643
  • Phone: 323-887-4600

Roster

Active

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1001-1003 2010 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 6 speed
  • Ex 21001-21003.
  • Delivered January 2011.
1101-1104 2012 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 6 speed
  • 2011 models.
  • Ex 21101-21104.
1301-1308 Montebello Bus Lines 1305.jpeg 2013 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 6 speed
1601-1607 2016 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 6 speed
  • Exercised options.[2]
1801-1805 2018 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport L9N Allison B400R 6 speed
  • First buses delivered with the green stripe variant of the current MBL paint scheme.
  • 1802 and 1805 was spotted at their yard on July 24, 2018
2101-2115 Montebello Bus Lines 2105-a.jpg 2001 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Allison B400R 5 speed
  • 2104, 2107-2108, and 2111-2112 remain in service as of 2019.
2501-2505 Montebello Bus Lines 2503-a.jpg 2005 NFI GE40LF Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt
hybrid system
2801-2815 Montebello Bus Lines 2804-a.jpg 2008 NFI GE40LFR Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt
hybrid system
  • Three units will be converted to all electric by CCW
  • 2803 is converted to all electric, and was spotted at their yard on July 27th, 2019.
2801, 2803, 2813 2018 New Flyer

CCW

GE40LFR

ZEPS

Gen 3 ZEPS Electric TBD
  • Ex-2800 series.
  • Entered service on 9/9/19.
2901-2908 Montebello Bus Lines 2907-a.jpg 2009 NFI GE35LFR Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt
hybrid system
Used on low ridership routes
2909-2925 Montebello Bus Lines 2912.jpg 2010 NFI GE40LFR Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt
hybrid system
  • 2009 models.

On order

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
19-21 1946 GMC TD-4007 Detroit Diesel 4-71
22, 38 1952 GMC TGH-3101 GMC 270
23-26 1964 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
27, 34 1957 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270
33, 40 1956 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270
36 2/1957 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270
37, 39 1955 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270
41-45 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
46 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
47 1963 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
48-49 1967 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
50-59 Renumbered 9350-9359
60-61 Renumbered 9360-9361
62-67 Renumbered 9362-9367
320-329 1980 GMC RTS-04
(T7J-604)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • 1981 models.
  • Ex 9320-9329.
330-338 Montebello Bus Lines 338-a.jpg 1980 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • 1981 models.
  • Ex 9330-9338.
339-345 Renumbered 8639-8645
346-351 Renumbered 8846-8851
352-356 Renumbered 9152-9156
391-398 Renumbered 9291-9298
501-513 Renumbered 9201-9213
514-521 Renumbered 9214-9221
2001-2005 Montebello Bus Lines 2003-a.jpg 2000 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Allison B400R
8639-8645 1985 Flxible Metro "A"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TAC Allison V730
  • Ex 339-345.
  • Exx 9339-9345.
  • 8642 was bought by Delancey Street Foundation in Montebello, CA.[3][4] It was eventually sold off or scrapped and its current status remains unknown.
8846-8851 1987 GMC RTS-06
(T8J-206)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison V731
  • 1986 models.
  • Exx 9346-9351.
  • Ex 346-351.
  • Retired in 2008.
    • 8846 was auctioned off as a non-runner.[5]
  • Originally had Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engines.
9152-9156 1990 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison V731
9201-9213 Montebello Bus Lines 9213-a.jpg 1992 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison V731
9214-9221 Montebello Bus Lines 9219-a.jpg 1992 TMC RTS-06
(T70-206)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison V731
9291-9298 1991 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison V731
  • Ex 391-398.
  • Originally had Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engines.
  • Retired Mid-2010
    • 9296 was auctioned off as a non-runner.[6]
9320-9329 Renumbered 320-329
9330-9338 Renumbered 330-338
9339-9345 Renumbered 339-345
9346-9351 Renumbered 346-351
9350-9359 1969 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Ex 50-59
9360-9361 1972 GMC T8H-5307A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison Ex 60-61
9362-9367 1974 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Ex 62-67
9370-9377 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T8H-603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71TAE Allison V730
9901-9907 Montebello Bus Lines 9905-a.jpg 1999 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Allison B400R
21001-21003 Renumbered 1001-1003
21101-21104 Renumbered 1101-1104

References

  1. Transportation, cityofmontebello.com, retrieved on 2009-08-11
  2. The City of Montebello, California Exercises Options for Seven 40-Foot Xcelsior CNG Buses, New Flyer Industries. Dated July 8, 2016, retrieved on July 20, 2016.
  3. www.flickr.com
  4. www.facebook.com
  5. kenporterauctions.com
  6. kenporterauctions.com

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