SunLine Transit Agency

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SunLine Transit Agency provides public transportation service to the community in the Coachella Valley in southern California.

Routes

Maps & Schedules

  • 14 Palm Springs-Desert Hot Springs
  • 15 Desert Edge-Desert Hot Springs
  • 24 Palm Canyon & Stevens to Tahquitz & Farrell
  • 30 Palm Springs-Cathedral City
  • 32 Palm Springs-Palm Desert
  • 50 Palm Desert Loop
  • 54 Indio-Palm Desert
  • 70 Bermuda Dunes-La Quinta
  • 80 Indio Southbound Loop
  • 80 Tripper Indio Southbound
  • 81 Indio Northbound Loop
  • 81 Tripper Indio Northbound
  • 90 Indio-Coachella
  • 91 Indio-Oasis
  • 95 North Shore-Coachella
  • 111 Palm Springs-Indio
  • 220 Commuter Link Palm Desert-Riverside
  • Palm Springs BUZZ-Palm Springs Loop

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 32-505 Harry Oliver Trail, Thousand Palms, CA 92276-3501
  • Phone:
    • Admin: 760-343-3456
    • Customer Service: 1-800-347-8628

SunBus

The bus operations of SunLine is branded SunBus. The fleet is powered by a number of alternative fuels including CNG, hydrogen, hybrid, and fuel cells.

Active

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes
560-574 SunLine Transit Agency 571-a.jpg 2005 OBI Orion V CNG
(05.501)
Cummins Westport C Gas Plus ZF 5HP592C TwinVision Amber LED 44 American Seating Metropolitan
575-615 SunLine Transit Agency 604-a.jpg 2008 NFI C40LF Cummins Westport ISL G ZF 5HP594C TwinVision Amber LED American Seating Metropolitan
  • Some units retired
622-627 SunLine Transit Agency 623-a.jpg 2016 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G ZF 6AP1400B Hanover Monochrome
White LED
710-719 SunLine Transit Agency 715-a.jpg 2009 ElDorado National E-Z Rider II BRT 32' CNG Cummins Westport ISL G ZF 6HP594C TwinVision Amber LED 26
E1-E3 2014 BYD K9 Long Beach Transit rejects.
E4-E7 2019 BYD K9
FC3 2010 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard
fuel cell
BAE Systems HDS200
hybrid system
TwinVision
  • 2012 model
  • 7th Generation fuel cell test bus
  • Delivered in November 2011.
FC4 2014 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard FCvelocity HD6 150 kW BAE Systems Hybridrive (Series-H)
FC5 SunLine Transit Agency FC5-a.jpg 2014 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard FCvelocity HD6 150 kW BAE Systems Hybridrive (Series-H)
FC6 2015 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard FCvelocity HD6 150 kW BAE Systems Hybridrive (Series-H)
FC7 2017 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard FCvelocity HD6 150 kW BAE Systems Hybridrive (Series-H)
FC8-FC13 2018 ElDorado National Axess FC Ballard FCvelocity HD6 150 kW BAE Systems Hybridrive (Series-H)
FC14-FC18 2018-2019 NFI XHE40 Ballard FCvelocity HD85 Siemens 1DB2016-2NB06
  • Entered service on 3/28/19.

On order

Fleet number(s) Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes
(20 buses) 2020 NFI XN40 TBD TBD

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
FC1 SunLine Transit Agency FC1-a.jpg 2004 Van Hool A330FC
  • Put into service January 2006.
  • Retired in 2019
FC2 SunLine Transit Agency FC2-a.jpg 2008 NFI H40LFR Ballard
fuel cell
ISE ThunderVolt Hybrid Systems
  • Delivered in February 2010.
  • Retired in 2019.
H1-H2 1994 Nova Bus TC40-102N Cummins L10G
  • Experimental Hythane bus.
  • Ex-STCUM 14-900 & 14-901; aquired in 2000.
111 1974 Dodge Tradesman 300 Used for Tel-A-Ride service.
114-115 1978 Chevrolet ChevyVan G30 Used for Tel-A-Ride service.
116-118 1980 Superior Transliner 800 Used for Tel-A-Ride service.
500s series 1993-1994 OBI/BIA Orion V CNG
(05.501)
Cummins L10G Retired in 2008-2009.
550 SunLine Transit Agency 550-a.jpg 2004 NFI HE40LF Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt
hybrid system
600s series 1993-1994 ElDorado National Transmark RE Cummins B5.9G Retired in 2005-2006.
800s series 1990s Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner MVP-ER CNG Cummins
  • Retired in 2005-2006.
1438-1449 1977 Flxible 35096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
1450 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA; bought in 1979.
1451-1455 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA 5973, 5949, 5834, 5814 & 5826; bought in 1979.
1456 1965 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA; bought in 1979.
1457 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA 5835; bought in 1979.
1458 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA; bought in 1979.
1459-1460 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA 5831 & 5840; bought in 1979.
1461 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WMATA; bought in 1979.
1462-1467 1965 Daimler Fleetline
1468-1474 1982 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096T6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • Retired in 1995.
  • 1474 was converted into a fire department mobile command center after retirement.
    • It was returned to SunLine, auctioned off and bought by a private owner in 2005.[1][2] It was listed on ebay in November 2007[3] and was sold to a 2nd private owner. It was last spotted for sale again in Michigan.
1475-1482 12/1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Retired in the late 1990's.
  • Some units were bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA. 1 unit was spotted in the 1990's.[4]
  • 1477 was converted to CNG in the 1990's.
    • It was later converted into a Bookmobile for the Riverside County Library System in 1999. It was auctioned off as a non-runner on 11/16/2013.[5]
  • 1480 to Metropolitan Transportation Services 6006.
900/900T GM
  • Tractor-trailer superbuses.
  • Operated from 2002-2004.
? 1983 Flxible Metro A Ex-?

Test fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Destination sign Seating Notes
NFI/Ballard/XCELLSiS F40LF ZEBus Hydrogen fuel cell test bus.
Nova Bus RTS-06 WFD Methanol
  • Run by Georgetown University
  • Methanol fuel test bus
2002 ElDorado/ISE E-Z Rider II Thunderpower
  • Hybrid fuel cell bus.
  • Tested from November 2002 to February 2003.

SunDial

SunDial is the paratransit service offered by SunLine Transit Agency. The service uses CNG cutaway buses.

Current fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Seating Notes
2008 Ford / ElDorado E-450 / Aerotech CNG 12 27 units

External Links

References

  1. www.flickr.com
  2. www.facebook.com
  3. Rapid Transit Press - 2007 Bus Auction and Sales Report Book
  4. www.facebook.com
  5. www.liveauctionworld.com