Tucson Rapid Transit Company

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Tucson Rapid Transit Company assumed operations in 1905 of the horse-drawn streetcar system in town, converting it to electric streetcars. By the 1930s, the streetcar lines were converted to buses.

Bus Roster

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number Engine Transmission Notes
14-15 1937 Yellow Coach 733
16-17 1938 Yellow Coach 733
18-19 1939 Yellow Coach 1204
20-24 1941 Yellow Coach TG-2401
27-31 1941 Ford 19-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
32-36 1942 Ford 29-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
37-41 1943 Ford 39-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
42-46 1944 Ford 49-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
47-49 1945 Ford 59-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
50-55 1946 Ford 69-B Ford 239 cu. in. V8 3-speed manual
101 1946 Twin Coach 41-S Fageol (Gasoline) Ex-Twin Coach demo; bought in 1947.
102-106 1946 Twin Coach 41-S Fageol (Gasoline)
107-112 1947 Twin Coach 41-S Fageol (Gasoline)
113-115 1948 Twin Coach 34-S Fageol (Gasoline) 180 hp
201-206 1951 GMC TDH-4509 Retrofitted with A/C in the late-1950s.
207-215 1952 GMC TDH-4509 Retrofitted with A/C in the late-1950s.
216-218 1953 GMC TDH-4512 Retrofitted with A/C in the late-1950s.
220-222 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Retrofitted with A/C in the late-1950s.
223-225 1959 GMC TDH-4512 Retrofitted with A/C in the early-1960s.
228-231 1962 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH