Valley Metro (Roanoke)

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Greater Roanoke Transit Company or known as Valley Metro operates transit service to the independent cities of Roanoke and Salem, the town of Vinton, and some unincorporated portions of Roanoke County, Virginia. It is operated by First Transit.

History

  • Established in 1975.

Routes

Maps & schedules

  • 11 & 15 - To Valley View Mall from Campbell Court
  • 12 & 16 - To Campbell Court from Valley View Mall
  • 21 & 25 - To Crossroads Mall from Campbell Court
  • 22 & 26 - To Campbell Court from Crossroads Mall
  • 31 & 35 - To Vinton from Campbell Court
  • 32 & 36 - To Cambell Court from Vinton
  • 41 - To Southeast Roanoke from Campbell Court
  • 42 - To Campbell Court from Southeast Roanoke
  • 51 & 55 - To Tanglewood Mall from Campbell Court
  • 52 & 56 - To Campbell Court from Tanglewood Mall
  • 61 - To Brambleton & Red Rock from Campbell Court
  • 62 - To Campbell Court from Red Rock
  • 65 - To Carlton & Grandin from Campbell Court
  • 66 - To Campbell Court from Carlton & Grandin
  • 71 - To Lewis Gale Hospital from Campbell Court
  • 72 - To Campbell Court from Lewis Gale Hospital
  • 75 - To Veterans Hospital from Campbell Court
  • 76 - To Campbell Court from Veterans Hospital
  • 81 - To Goodwill Salem from Campbell Court
  • 82 - To Campbell Court from Goodwill Salem
  • 85 - To Peters Creek Road from Campbell Court
  • 86 - To Campbell Court from Peters Creek Road
  • 91 - To Veterans Hospital from Goodwill Salem
  • 92 - To Goodwill Salem from Veterans Hospital

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 1108 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke, VA 24013
  • Email: info@valleymetro.com
  • Fax: 540-982-2703
    • Bus Information: 540-982-2222 or 1-800-388-7005
    • Office: 540-982-0305
    • SmartWay Bus 540-982-6622

Bus Roster

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0401-0410 Roanoke Valley Metro 0405-a.jpg 2004 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C29B096N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
  • 0403 is presumed to be last unit in service.
0601-0618 Roanoke Valley Metro 0618-a.jpg 2006 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C21B096N4)
Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
  • 0602, 0608, 0612 and 0617 are retired
0901-0904 Smart Way 0901-a.jpg 2009 MCI D4500CT Caterpillar C13 Allison B500 "The Smart Way", wheelchair lift equipped, wireless access, expanded luggage capacity, six 10-inch video monitors and a bike rack[1]
1401-1409 Roanoke Valley Metro 1401-a.jpg 2014 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
  • First order of low-floor buses.
  • Replacements for buses 0101-0110.
  • First order of 102" wide transit buses for Valley Metro.
1801-1802 2018(?) Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins L9
1803-1804 2018(?) Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins L9
1901-1909 2019 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins L9
  • Delivered in Jan. 2019.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0101-0110 Roanoke Valley Metro 0107-a.jpg 2001 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C27B096N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E 0105 was last active unit in this series.
0111-0112 2001 Thomas Dennis SLF235 Cummins ISB Allison
101-110 1958 GMC TDH-3714 Detroit Diesel 4-71
112-118 1959 GMC TDH-3714 Detroit Diesel 4-71 Formerly Safety Motor Transit Company, same numbers.
119-124 1960 GMC TDH-3714 Detroit Diesel 4-71 Formerly Safety Motor Transit Company, same numbers.
125-134 1964 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow Formerly Safety Motor Transit Company, same numbers.
135-140 1965 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow Formerly Safety Motor Transit Company, same numbers.
151-160 1969 GMC TDH-3301 GMC Toro-Flow II DH478 Formerly Safety Motor Transit Company, same numbers.
161-182 Roanoke Valley Metro 179-a.jpg 1976 Flxible 45096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 179 is preserved by Commonwealth Coach & Trolley of Roanoke, VA.
211-223 Roanoke Valley Metro 186-a.jpg 1979 Grumman-Flxible 870
(45096-6-1)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
  • Ex 183-195.
  • 214 is preserved by Commonwealth Coach & Trolley of Roanoke, VA as original number 186.
8801-8805 7/1988 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Ex 439-443; originally 200-204.
8806-8810 1988 Skillcraft Transmaster Cummins B5.9
  • Ex 324-328; originally 205-209.
  • After this order, Skillcraft went out of business.
9101-9110 Roanoke Valley Metro 436-a.jpg 1991 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • Ex 429-438.
  • 9108 is preserved by Commonwealth Coach & Trolley of Roanoke, VA as original number 436.
9401-9418 1994 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R 9414, 9408, 9410, 9418, 9413, 9402 & 9407 to Greater Lynchburg Transit Company 9401-9407.

S.T.A.R./RADAR Paratransit Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
23 2006 Ford E450 VIN: 1FDXE45P96HA97816
27 2004 Ford E350 VIN: 1FDWE35P74HB23753
44 2002 Ford E450 Ford V8 7.3L Diesel VIN: 1FDWE45F72HA94779
55 2002 Braun Entervan VIN: 1GNDX03E22D265896

External Links

Official Site

References

  1. MCI delivers to Va., Calif., Quebec, metro-magazine.com, retrieved 2010-07-02