Norwalk Transit System

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Norwalk Transit System provides transit service for the city of Norwalk and the surrounding communities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, La Mirada and Whittier in Southeast Los Angeles County, California.

History

Norwalk Transit System began operations on August 1, 1974.

Routes

Maps/Schedules
Note: Bus services does not run on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

  • 1 - Rio Hondo/Bellflower
  • 2 - Greenline Station/Gridley/183rd Street
  • 3 (Mon-Fri) - Whittier Depot/Norwalk/166th Street
  • 4 - Imperial Highway/MetroLink Station/Greenline Station
  • 5 (Mon-Fri) - Rosecrans Avenue/Greenline Station
  • 7 (Mon–Sat) - Greenline Station/Rio Hondo/El Monte Station (Ex-LACMTA Line 270).

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Offices

  • Address: 12650 Imperial Hwy., Norwalk, CA 90650-3137
  • Email: transportation@norwalkca.gov
  • Fax: (562) 929-5572
  • Phone: (562) 929-5550
    • Office: (562) 929-5533

Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
7011-7013 (3rd) 2005-2006 Chevrolet/ElDorado National ?/Aero Elite Used for Dial-A-Ride service.
7067-7070 Norwalk Transit System 7068-a.jpg 2002 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Allison B400R 5 speed
7073-7075 Norwalk Transit System 7075-a.jpg 2005-2006 NFI GE40LF Ford Triton V10 6.8L ISE-Siemens ThunderVolt TB40-HG 2005 models.
7086-7091 Norwalk Transit System 7087-a.jpg 2009 NFI GE40LFR Ford Triton V10 6.8L ISE ThunderVolt TB40-HG
7092-7094 2010 NFI GE35LFR Ford Triton V10 6.8L ISE ThunderVolt TB40-HG
7101-7104 2011 Ford/Starcraft E450/Allstar Ford Triton V10 SEFI 6.8L 5-Speed Auto OD
  • 2010 models.
  • Used for the Dial-A-Ride service.
7120-7122 Norwalk Transit System 7121-a.jpg 2012-2013 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 2012 models.
7123-7133 2013 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R [1]
7134-7137 Norwalk Transit System 7135-a.jpg 2016 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Ordered through a five-year contract led by Metro Regional Transit Authority.[2]
7138-7140 2018 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Piggybacked off of the EMTA (Erie, PA) and JATA (Jackson, MI) orders. Features Hanover LED signs, 4ONE Aries seats, surveillance cameras, and a driver's door.

On Order

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
(1 bus) TBD Gillig TBD Cummins Westport ISL G TBD

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1974 Dodge 2 units
4 1954 GMC PD-4104 Detroit Diesel 6-71 4-speed manual Ex-Antelope Valley Bus 1524; bought in 1975.
24-25 1980 Chevrolet/Wayne ?/Transette
26 1985 Plymouth Voyager
27-28 Renumbered 7004-7005 in 1991.
110-121 1974 Flxible Flxette
(512KE-F75)
Ford
210-212 1975 Fleetwood FL-TB-1
300 Renumbered 7030.
301-306 Renumbered 7031-7036.
307-312 Renumbered 7037-7042.
330-338 Renumbered 7010-7018.
340-344 Renumbered 7020-7024.
350-351 1964 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow Ex-Culver CityBus 3501 & 3502; bought in 1975.
370-372 1953 GMC TDH-3714 Detroit Diesel 4-71 Allison VH
451-452 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Sacramento RT 117 & 120; bought in 1976.
453-455 1958 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-Sacramento RT 126, 129-130; bought in 1976.
7001-7003,
7005 (2nd)
2002 Ford/ElDorado National E450/Aerotech
7004-7005 (1st) 1986 Wayne Transette Ex 27-28.
7008-7009 1995 Ford/Collins
7010-7018 2/1979 Gillig Gillig-Neoplan 30'
(PT3208-30-96)
Caterpillar 3208 Allison
  • Ex 330-338.
  • Retired in 1990.
  • See the series page for detailed disposition info
7010 (2nd) 1994 Ford/Collins
7011-7012 (2nd) 1994 Chevrolet/Champion
7014 (2nd) 1995 Chevrolet/Champion
7020-7024 2/1981 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596T6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • Second order of Gillig Phantoms ever placed; first order of Gillig Phantoms placed by a transit agency
  • Sported the original A/C grill design on the rear end
  • Ex 340-344.
  • See the series page for detailed disposition info
7029 1996 Ford/?
7030 (1st) 1982 OBI Orion I
(01.502)
Ex 300.
7030,
7031-7033 (2nd)
1998 Ford/Goshen
7031-7033 (1st),
7034-7036
1983 OBI Orion I
(01.502)
Ex 301-306.
7037-7039 (1st),
7040-7042
1984 OBI Orion I
(01.502)
Ex 307-312.
7037-7039 (2nd) 2000 Ford/ElDorado National ?/Aerotech
7043-7051 Norwalk Transit System 7044-a.jpg 1997 Nova Bus RTS-06
(RTNFD72)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison V731
7052 1996 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins C8.3
  • 1st Gillig Low Floor built.
  • Ex-Gillig Demo; bought in 1998.
  • Auctioned off; bought by Transit Sales International.
7053-7056 1998 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC
7057-7064 Norwalk Transit System 7060-a.jpg 1999 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC 7060 & 7061 were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA and were scrapped in mid-2014.
7065-7066 Norwalk Transit System 7066-a.jpg 2001 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G18B102N4)
Cummins ISC
7071-7072 2003 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC
7080-7084 1998 ElDorado National Transmark RE-32 Ex-Whittier Transit 1887, 1898, 1903, 1955 & 1985; bought in 2005.
8922-8925 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731 Ex-Long Beach Transit 8922-8925; bought in 2002.

References

  1. Los Angeles WAVE: Norwalk to buy compressed natural gas buses, wavenewspapers.com, retrieved on 2013-01-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Short Range Transit Plan - FY 2016-2018 (pgs. 14-15), City of Norwalk. Dated November 3, 2015, retrieved on March 28, 2016.
  3. Authorization to Exercise Option for One (1) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Bus, City of Norwalk. Dated September 15, 2015, retrieved on March 28, 2016.
  • Motor Coach Age - April-June 2006 issue

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