Torrance Transit

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Torrance Transit is a transit agency serving mainly the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.[1]

Routes

Maps & Schedules

  • 1 Torrance to Los Angeles - Del Amo Mall to Harbor Freeway Station
  • 2 Torrance to Los Angeles - Del Amo Mall to Harbor Freeway Station
  • 3 Redondo Beach to Long Beach - Redondo Beach Pier to Long Beach Transit Gallery
  • Rapid 3 Redondo Beach to Long Beach - South bay Galleria to Long Beach Transit Gallery
  • 5 Arlington Av & Van Ness Av - Pacific Coast Hwy/Crenshaw to Crenshaw Station
  • 6 190th St & Victoria Av - Del Amo Mall to Artesia Station
  • 7 Sepulveda Bl - Redondo Beach Pier to Sepulveda/Avalon
  • 8 Torrance to LAX - Hawthorne Bl/Pacific Coast Hwy to LAX Transit Center
  • 9 Lomita Bl - Del Amo Mall to Lomita/Avalon
  • 10 Crenshaw Bl - Crenshaw/Pacific Coast Hwy to Crenshaw Station

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 20500 Madrona Ave., Torrance, CA 90503-3690
  • Email: Transit@TorranceCA.Gov
  • Fax: 310-618-6229
  • Phone: 310-618-6266

Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
300-309 Torrance Transit 309-a.jpg 2010 NFI GE40LFR Ford Triton V10 ISE ThunderVolt TB40-HG
  • 2009 models.
  • First buses with new green, blue, and bronze paint scheme.[1]
  • Entered service on June 2, 2010.
  • Some units retired, only seven active units.
310-329 Torrance Transit 322-a.jpg 2011 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R6
  • Originally an option for 12 GE40LFRs.
  • 310-321 began service on February 14, 2012.
  • 322-329 are in rapid livery & started service on November 18, 2012.
  • Some units out of service.
330-338 Torrance Transit 332-a.jpg 2012 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R6 Entered service on February 1, 2013.
  • 333 is out of service.
339-362 Torrance Transit 351.jpeg 2016 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R6 2015 models.
  • 354 is out of service.
482-492 Torrance Transit 488-a.jpg 2002 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
  • No longer used in regular revenue service
  • Used for the winter 2018 Shoppers Special route
  • 5 on property
  • 490 was totaled in an accident and retired by 2013.
  • 483 and 486 were auctioned off on July 1, 2017.[2]

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
320-325 Torrance Transit Gillig Spirit Unknown Fleet No.-a.jpg
Torrance Transit Gillig Spirit Unknown Fleet No.-b.jpg
1990 Gillig Spirit 28' Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643
  • Used exclusively on what was Line 4, which is now Beach Cities Transit Line 104.
  • 321 caught on fire.[3][4]
  • Retired circa 2001.
  • 1 unit was spotted post-retirement in Hollywood on 9/21/2001. It was leased to Lion Limousine. (Lic. plate: 6M28389).
  • 1 unit was spotted at the San Francisco MUNI Islais Creek bus graveyard (likely under private ownership), graffitied circa 2003. It was likely auctioned off and or scrapped that year.
324-325 1941 Yellow Coach TD-4505 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Ex-LAMTA 2531 & 2512.
327-328 8/1956 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270 Ex 801-802.
329-330 12/1951 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex 701-702.
331 3/1954 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH
332 1/1955 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex 704.
333-336 11/1955 GMC TDH-4512 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex 705-708.
337-339 10/1960 GMC TGH-3102 GMC 270
340-341 1/1964 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH 341 was reacquired by Torrance Transit for historical purposes; currently being refurbished.
342 11/1964 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
343-345 12/1968 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
346-349 9/1970 GMC TDH-3301A GMC 478 Toro-Flow II
350-353 10/1971 GMC T6H-4521 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
354-357 8-9/1973 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
400-403 1980 Flyer D900
(10235C)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730 Retired circa 1997.
400-401 2001 OBI Orion VI HEV
(06.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 30 Lockheed Martin HybriDrive
  • 400 was sold back to Orion.
  • 401 caught fire and sat in the yard until it was auctioned off in 2013.[5]
404-412 1980 Flyer D900
(10240C)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730 Retired circa 1997.
413-416 1983 Flyer D901
(10240C)
Cummins VTB-903 Allison V730
417-420 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB1026V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747 417 was bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA and scrapped in 2004.
421 1982 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096T6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
  • Ex-Gillig demo
  • Retired circa 1993.
422-426 1985 OBI Orion I
(01.502)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison MT-644 423, 425 & 426 to Altoona Metro Transit 423, 425 & 426 in 1998.
427-430 2/1986 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747 Their VIN's sported the hydraulic brake code, likely in error.
431-441 Torrance Transit 433-a.jpg 1989 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TAC Allison HT-748
  • Most units retired in the early 2000's.
    • 439 & 440 were bought by Frank's All City Lines. 439 was eventually scrapped. 440 was sold off in 2004.[6]
  • 433 was the last bus to retire with its original 6V92TA engine intact. It retired on 5/27/2010 and was auctioned off as a non-runner circa 2012.[7].
  • 437 retired in May 2010 and was bought & preserved by multiple private owners for a couple of years. However, it was scrapped around late 2013 due to a failing differential.
442-443 Torrance Transit 442-a.jpg 1991 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R5
444-464 Torrance Transit 464-a.jpg 1992 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R5
  • Originally had Detroit Diesel 6V92TA/Allison HTB-748 powertrains.
  • 444, 447, 448, 450, 452, 453, 456 & 458 retired in 2011[8] and were auctioned off circa 2012.[9]
  • 445, 446, 449, 451, 455, 457, 459, 460, 463 & 464 retired and were auctioned off circa 2013.[10]
    • 463 was bought by Cinema Bus Rentals.[11]
  • 454 retired circa 2015?; auctioned off as a non-runner on 7/1/2017.[12]
  • 461 retired by 2016; auctioned off on 7/1/2017.[13]
  • 462 was the last active unit and retired in June 2016; auctioned off as a non-runner on 7/1/2017.[14]
465-467 Torrance Transit 467-a.jpg 1996 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R5
  • 465 was the last active unit and retired in late June 2016. Auctioned off on 7/1/2017.[15]
  • 466 retired in 2011[8] and was auctioned off as a non-runner circa 2012[9] & 2013.[16]
  • 467 retired in 2016; auctioned off on 7/1/2017.[17]
468-473 Torrance Transit 471-a.jpg 1997 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R5
  • 468 caught on fire and retired in 2011.[8][18] Auctioned off as a non-runner circa 2013.
  • 469, 471 & 472 retired & were auctioned off circa 2013.[10]
    • 471 was bought by Cinema Bus Rentals.[19] It was eventually sold off.
  • 470 retired circa 2015?; auctioned off on 7/1/2017.[20]
  • 473 was the last active unit and retired in late June 2016. Auctioned off on 7/1/2017[21]; bought by LA Charter.
474-481 Torrance Transit 476-a.jpg
Torrance Transit 476-b.jpg
2000 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Allison B400R5
  • 477 was destroyed in fire and retired early.
  • 474, 475, 478-481 were auctioned off on 7/1/2017.[2]
    • 474 was a non-runner.
  • 476's disposition remains unknown.
701-702 Renumbered 329-330
703 Renumbered 331
704 Renumbered 332
705-708 Renumbered 333-336
801-802 Renumbered 327-328

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