Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority

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The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is a public transit system that serves Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee. It is the only bus system in the nation that utilizes credit card fare stations on board the vehicles for the entire fleet.

Metro-Nashville government purchased the Nashville Transit Company and created the Metropolitan Transit Authority in 1973.[1]

Fleet Roster

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
120-129 2013 NFI XDE60 Cummins ISL9 Allison H 50 EP hybrid system 10 buses with the option of 60 more. Entry into service: May 2013.[2]
130-141 NFI XDE60 Cummins ISL9 2013 models.
180-185 2008 NABI 60-BRT HEV Cummins ISL Allison EP50 hybrid system [3]
186-199 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 197-a.jpg 2010 NABI 60-BRT HEV Cummins ISL Allison EP50 hybrid system [4]
P500 1998 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Ex-Metro Transit (Minnesota) 500.
P515, P520,
P530, P532,
P536, P557,
P563, P566
Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority P515-a.jpg 1999 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Ex-Metro Transit (Minnesota) 515, 520, 530, 532, 536, 557, 563 & 566.
600-601 2004 Gillig Low Floor 40' Suburban config. (no rear door)
602-603 2005 Gillig Low Floor 40' Suburban config. (no rear door)
604-605 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 605-a.jpg 2009 Gillig Low Floor 40' HEV
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB Allison EP40 hybrid system Suburban config.
P611, P619-P620,
P637, P640,
P641, P647
Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority P641-a.jpg 1999 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R Ex-Metro Transit (Minnesota) 611, 619, P620, 637, 640, 641 & 647.
650-659 2005 Gillig Low Floor 35'
675-676 2009 Gillig BRT HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB Allison EP40 hybrid system Used on Music City Circuit[5]
700-724 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 710-a.jpg 2011 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R Replacement vehicles for those destroyed in 2010 flood. [6]
725-736 2012 Gillig Low Floor HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7
800-851 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 832-a.jpg 2004 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
851-885 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 861-a.jpg 2005 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G21D102N4)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R Equipped with TwinVision Chroma IV destination signs, bike racks, and Alcoa aluminum rims [8]
1200-1202 2009 MCI D4505 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Ex-Anchor Trailways units.
1203-1204 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 1204-a.jpg 2010 MCI D4505 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Ex-Anchor Trailways units.
9901-9908 1999 Blue Bird CS Bus Allison

On order

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-115 1983 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
151-162 Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 159-a.jpg 2001 Neoplan USA AN460 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
301-305 1997 Neoplan USA AN440 Detroit Diesel Series 50
306-310 1997 Neoplan USA AN440 Detroit Diesel Series 50 1998 models.
501-540 1/1988 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6C)
Cummins L10
541-558 12/1988 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6C)
Cummins L10
701-713 7/1991 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6C)
Cummins L10
800, 861-899 11/1975 AMG 9635A-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N
801-860 10/1974 AMG 9635-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N
861-899 11/1975 AMG 9635A-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N
900-919 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T8H-603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71T Allison V730
920-927 1999 Nova Bus RTS-06
(T80-2N)
928-935 2000 Nova Bus RTS-06
(RT80-2N)

External Links

References

  1. Wikipedia, retrieved 2009-03-23.
  2. New Flyer to deliver 70 Xcelsiors to Tenn., www.metro-magazine.com, retrieved on 2012-11-21.
  3. Nashville MTA articulated hybrid buses enter service, metro-magazine.com, retrieved 09-04-15
  4. from the CEOThe Nashville Connection, Spring 2011, retrieved 11-08-13
  5. 2010 Top 100 Bus Fleets, metro-magazine.com, retrieved 2010-09-14
  6. from the CEOThe Nashville Connection, Spring 2011, retrieved 11-08-13
  7. Recent Nashville MTA Successes, nashvillemta.org, retrieved 09-04-15
  8. Recent Nashville MTA Successes, nashvillemta.org, retrieved 09-04-15