Short Line Bus Company

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Short Line is a brand name for three different Coach USA companies, Hudson Transit Lines[1], Hudson Transit Corporation[1], and Chenango Valley Bus Lines[1] that provide scheduled commuter and intercity bus service to New York City from Upstate New York, Northern New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania.[2] They also provide charter and tours service.

Services

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Commuter bus service

Within the New York metropolitan area, Short Line operates commuter services along the New York State Route 17 corridor, Interstate 84, New York State Route 208 and New York State Route 32, and Rockland County, New York and Bergen County, New Jersey.

In addition, under contract to the New York State Department of Transportation and Rockland County Department of Public Transportation, Short Line provides commuter bus service from Orange and Rockland Counties to White Plains, New York and Tarrytown.

Local bus service

Short Line Bus, under contract to Orange County, provides local bus service along the former Erie Main Line corridor along New York State Route 17M. Short Line also owns local routes travelling along Routes 17K and 32 in Orange County, as well as local routes travelling onward from Middletown, Orange County, New York onward to U.S. Route 209, and to other towns along the Quickway.

Intercity bus service

Within and beyond the New York metropolitan area, Short Line provides scheduled service to and from Long Island to the Southern Tier (via Middletown and Monticello) and service to and from major colleges and universities in the region, such as Cornell University, SUNY Alfred, SUNY Binghamton, and SUNY Albany, and intermediate points. The central hub for all of these routes is Binghamton, via Routes X178 and 495.

Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
DD008-DD014 2008 Van Hool TD925
2223 ? MCI 102-DL3
7031 ? MCI 102-DL3
7113 1998 MCI 102-DL3
8788-8805 2003 MCI D4500
12677 2012 MCI D4505
12832, 12834, 12836, 12839, 12841-12842, 12844, 12847 Short Line Bus Company 12836-a.jpg 2013 MCI D4505 [4]
17000, 17002 1997 MCI 102-DL3
20601-20619 2006 MCI D4505
27098 ? MCI 102-DL3
29964 ? MCI 102-DL3
50889 ? MCI 102-DL3
51224 1998 MCI 102-DL3 Leased
57407 2007 MCI D4505
57713 2007 MCI D4500CT
58279, 58501, 58503-58505, 58533, 58536-58539 2008 MCI D4505
58961-58973 2009 MCI D4505
59849-59851 2011 MCI D4505
70271-70276 2007 MCI D4500CL
70281-70285 2010 MCI D4500CT
70309 ? MCI J4500
70320-70337 2005 MCI D4500CT
70401-70403 2005 MCI D4500
70404-70405 2006 MCI D4500CL
70406-70425 2008 MCI D4500CT
70426 2010 MCI D4500CT
70491-70492 2007 Gillig Phantom C21B102N4
70803-70805 1998 MCI 102-DL3
70918-70928 1998 MCI 102-DL3
70929-70931 2000 MCI 102-DL3
70945 2000 MCI 102-DL3
70957 1998 MCI 102-DL3
70958-70959 1998 MCI 102-DL3
70968-70971 1998 MCI 102-DL3
70972-70977 2000 MCI 102-DL3
70978-70989 2003 MCI D4500
72354 ? Prevost LeMirage XL-II
72362-72365 2005 MCI D4500CT

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_Line_%28bus_company%29
  2. Short Line, coachusa.com, retrieved on 2009-08-05
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_Line_%28bus_company%29
  4. Coach USA, subsidiaries add 51 MCI coaches, www.metro-magazine.com, retrieved on 2013-03-21
  • Motor Bus Society Spring 2013 Convention