Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

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Area Served Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland
Founded February 20, 1967
Fleet Size
(Nov 2010)
1,491 (MetroBus)[1]
1,118 (MetroRail)
600 (MetroAccess)
Number Of Routes 320 (MetroBus)[1]
6 (MetroRail)
Ridership
(All modes)
343.4M (FY 2010)
Website: www.wmata.com

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, or WMATA, operates transit service in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, which also includes parts of Maryland and Virginia.

History

WMATA was formed in 1967 to plan, develop, and operate public transportation in the Washington, DC, metro area. It began bus operations in 1973.

Metrobus

Routes

Maps/Schedules

Fares

Current

Divisions

There are 9 active divisions in the Metrobus system[2][3].

Division Location Capacity Fleet Assigned[4] Peak Deployed Notes
Bladensburg (B) 2251 26th St. NE, Washington, DC 20018-1405 257 253 216 Largest garage. Uses CNG and diesel buses.
Heavy repair and overhaul facility for system
Northern (N) 4615 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20011-4312 175 152 125 Closed in June 2019
Western (W) 5230 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20015 138 102 87 Equipped with diesel, hybrid, and electric buses.
Southern Avenue Annex (P) Southern Ave & Marlboro Pike, Capitol Heights, MD 103 68 59 Was planned for replacement in FY2014[2][5], but as of 2017 it remains in use. Equipped with diesel and hybrid buses.
Landover (L) 4700 Cobb Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20785-2273 210 170 145 Equipped with diesel and hybrid buses; no articulated units are assigned here
Montgomery (M) 5400 Marinelli Rd., Rockville, MD 20852 240 185 156 Allocated with diesel, hybrid and articulated buses serving Montgomery and Bowie
Four Mile Run (F) 3501 S. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22202 218 216 183 Uses both CNG and Hybrid buses.
West Ox (V) Alliance Dr. & West Ox Rd. in Fairfax, VA 100 90 76 Replaced Arlington Garage. Uses diesel and hybrid buses.
Depot code used to be "A" until Andrews Federal Center opened
Royal Street (R) 600 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA 22314 83 81 70 Now closed, but still owned by WMATA. Assigned only diesel buses.
Sheppard Parkway (S) 2 DC Village Ln. SW, Washington, DC 20032 250 164 138 Replaced for Southeastern Garage[2]
Opened Sept. 28, 2012. Uses diesel, hybrid, and CNG buses.
Cinder Bed (C) 7901 Cinder Bed Rd., Lorton, VA 22079 160 76 N/A Replacement for Royal Street Garage
Opened in the last weekend of 2018[6].
Andrews Federal Center (A) 7541 Andrews Federal Campus Dr, Suitland, MD 20746 N/A N/A N/A Opened in June 2019, replacing the Northern Division

Metrorail

Lines

Maps/Schedules

Stations

List of stations

Fares

Current

Divisions

There are nine Metro Rail storage and overhaul facilities totaling more than 1.3 million square feet of workspace[3].

Facility Line Storage[7] Location Storage Service & inspection Heavy repair Overhaul Running repair
Brentwood Red 86 DC Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
Branch Avenue Green 166 MD Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
Greenbelt Green 284 MD Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
Glenmont N/A 132 MD Check Mark.png
New Carrollton Blue / Orange / Silver 114 MD Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
Largo N/A 42 MD Check Mark.png
Shady Grove Red 168 MD Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
Alexandria Blue / Yellow 176 VA Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png
West Falls Church Orange / Silver 148 VA Check Mark.png Check Mark.png Check Mark.png

Bus Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Paint scheme(s) Engine Transmission Notes
1001 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 1001-a.jpeg 2016 NFI XE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Siemens ELFA2 XALT Energy 200 kWh lithium-ion batteries
  • [8]
  • Used on the M4 (AM rush-hour) and either N2 or N4 (PM rush-hour).
  • Features a special variation of the Local scheme, with a green stripe in place of the ordinary white.
2100-2231 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2176-a.jpeg 2000 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Used in the "ready reserve" fleet and primarily are used for operator training and employee shuttles
  • Last set of buses wearing the old local bus scheme
2616-2685,
2701-2730
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2661-a.jpg
Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority 2681-a.jpg
2006 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Voith D864.3E
  • 2674-2685 were previously in the REX (Richmond Highway Express) scheme, but have since been repainted in the local scheme.
  • 2701-2730 have suburban style seating.
  • Currently being retired
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2011-2013.
2801-2825 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2819-a.jpegWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2816-b.jpg 2007 NFI C40LFR Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Voith D864.3E
  • 2006 models.
  • Features frameless windows.
  • 2801-2816 are painted in the Metro Extra scheme.
  • 2817-2825 are painted in the Metro Local scheme.
  • Rehabbed and repainted in 2015.
2830-2993 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2861-a.jpeg
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2981-a.jpeg
2015-2016 NFI XN40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metroway-a.png
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R 2981-2993 are painted in the Metroway scheme.
3001-3035 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3007-a.jpg 2006 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.503)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Voith D864.3E Rehabbed/Repainted in 2012-2013.
3036-3062 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3039-b.jpeg 2012 Orion Orion VII EPA10 BRT
(07.503)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
3063-3087 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3079-a.jpeg 2012 Orion Orion VII EPA10 BRT HEV
(07.503)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
TAGS
Cummins ISB6.7 BAE Systems HybriDrive
hybrid system
3082-3087 are painted in the Transit Authority of Greater Springfield (TAGS) scheme.
3100-3199 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3173-a.JPG 2018 NFI XN40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport ISL G NZ Allison B400R
  • Exercised options.[9]
  • First units began service in May, 2018.
3200-3274 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3247-a.jpeg 2019 NFI XN40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport L9N Allison B400R
  • Entered service in March, 2019.
  • To replace most remaining Orion VII CNGs.
3751-3770 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3753-a.jpg 2009 NFI DE37LFA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
Being rehabbed and repainted.
4450-4474 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 4452-a.jpeg 2019 NFI XD40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins L9 Allison B3400xFE
  • To replace some Orion Vs
  • Entered Service on September 30, 2019 on Route G14 (4455).
5401-5422 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5410-a.jpg 2008 NABI 60-BRT.08 CNG Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport Westport ISL G Allison B500R
  • Rehabbed and repainted.
  • First buses to bear the new red livery
5431-5452 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5452-b.jpg 2009 NFI DE62LFA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL Allison EP50
hybrid system
Being rehabilitated.
5460-5480 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5463-a.jpg 2015 NFI XDE60 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 Allison H 50 EP
hybrid system
5481-5492 2018 NFI XDE60 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins L9 Allison H 50 EP
hybrid system
  • Presumed specifications
  • Entered service in December 2018
  • Being delivered as expansion units
  • Exercised from existing options.[10]
6001-6039 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6017-a.jpeg 2006 NFI DE40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
Rehabbed and repainted.
6040-6050 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6045-b.jpeg 2006 NFI DE40LFR Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • Rehabbed and repainted.
  • 6040 was involved in a crash with a MARC Train in 2009; repaired and returned to service 2012 in the new Metro Extra livery.
6101-6217 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6174-a.jpeg
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6214-a.jpeg
2006 NFI D40LFR Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins ISM Voith D864.3E
  • 6212-6217 were retrofitted with luggage racks, suburban seats and painted in express livery for BWI Airport Express service.
  • Rehabbed and repainted.
6301-6461 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6381-a.jpeg
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6437-a.jpeg
2008-2009 NFI DE42LFA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Rex paint-a.jpg
Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • Rehabbed and repainted.
  • 6301-6312 are being painted into the REX scheme to replace 6550-6561.
6462-6509 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6493-a.jpeg 2010 NFI DE42LFA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • Rehabbed and repainted.
  • Some units had temporary Metro Extra logos applied in 2016.
6510-6609 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6524-a.jpeg 2010-2011 NFI DE42LFA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
  • 6550-6561 were previously used on REX.
  • Being rehabilitated.
7001-7100 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7061-a.jpeg
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7091-a.jpg
2011 NFI XDE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png
Cummins ISL9 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
  • The 1st unit was delivered in February 2011.
  • 7091-7100 sport the Metro Extra livery.
  • Being rehabbed and repainted
7101-7152 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7148-a.jpeg 2011 NFI XDE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISB6.7 BAE Systems HybriDrive
hybrid system
2012 models.
7153-7167 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7159-b.jpeg 2012 NFI XDE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
Features Kiel Centra seats.
7168-7272 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7252-a.jpeg 2012-2013 NFI XDE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
7300-7409 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7376-a.jpeg 2015-2016 NFI XDE40 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
  • Features no rear view window
8001-8105 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 8065-a.jpeg 2014 NABI 42-BRT.08 HEV Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins ISL9 (8001-8095), Cummins ISL 330 HP (8096-8105) Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
  • 8002-8014 were previously painted for Metroway, but have since been repainted in the local scheme.
  • Part of 624 options for NABI 42-BRT and 60-BRT buses of various fuels.
  • This fleet of buses are some of NABI's final buses built, as this bus model was discontinued by New Flyer in 2014.

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
25 buses 2020 NFI XD40
75 buses 2020 NFI XN40
  • To replace all remaining Orion VII CNGs
22 buses 2020 NFI XD60

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Paint scheme(s) Engine Transmission Notes
101-112 1977 Flxible 53096-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Suburban configuration, no rear door.
1001-1030 1971 GMC T6H-5306A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6 Ex-AB&W same numbers.
1101-1130 1972 GMC T8H-5307A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Ex-AB&W same numbers.
1151-1180 1973 GMC T8H-5308A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Ex-AB&W same numbers.
1301-1324 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-AB&W.
1401-1420 1963 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-AB&W.
1431-1440 1964 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-AB&W.
1451-1473 1967 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Ex-AB&W.
2000-2099 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2049-a.jpg 2000 OBI Orion VI
(06.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Retired suddenly in April 2012 after a series of fires.
2300-2399 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2387-a.jpg 2001 NFI C40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2009-2010.
  • Retired in 2016.
2401-2459 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2413-a.jpg 2002 NFI C40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2009-2010.
  • Retired in 2016.
2460-2462 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2461-a.jpg 2002 NFI C40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2010.
  • Retired in November 2016.
  • Originally powered by John Deere 6081H engines.
  • 2460 was an Altoona test bus from December 5, 2002 to January 15, 2003.
2463 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2463-a.jpg 2002 NFI C40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Doosan GK-12 Allison B400R
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2010, returned to service November 2011.
  • Originally powered by a John Deere 6081H engine.
2464 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2464-a.jpg 2002 NFI C40LF Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Express paint-a.png John Deere 6081H Allison B400R
  • Rehabbed/Repainted in 2010, returned to service February 2011.
  • The only C40LF in the Metro Express livery.
2501-2615 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2504-a.jpg 2005 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Voith D864.3E
  • Rehabbed/repainted in 2011-2013.
  • Retired in June 2019
2525-2539 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Ex-WV&M.
  • 2529, 2535 was sold to MVRTA in 1980.
2540-2554 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Ex-WV&M.
  • 2549-2550, 2553 were sold to MVRTA in 1980.
2555-2569 1962 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WV&M.
2570-2577 1964 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WV&M.
2578-2607 1965 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WV&M.
2608-2624 1966 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Ex-WV&M.
2625-2640 1967 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Ex-WV&M.
2641-2655 1968 Flxible 111CD-D5-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
  • Formerly WV&M 641-655.
  • 2641, 2644, 2651, 2653, 2655 were sold to MVRTA in 1980.
3250-3251 1965 GMC PD-4106 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Manual 4-speed Ex-WM&A.
3301-3310 1962 GMC TDH-5301 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3311-3313 1962 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3314-3318 1963 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3319-3325 1964 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3401-3405 1964 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3501-3510 1965 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3511-3520 1965 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3521-3527 1965 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-WM&A.
3621-3635 1966 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9
  • Ex-WM&A.
  • 3633 retired in 2000 and was auctioned off in October of that year. It is preserved by Steve Lukin.
3701-3742 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3714-a.jpg 1999-2000 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Cummins ISB Allison AT-545
3801-3840 1968 GMC T6H-5305A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
  • Ex-WM&A.
  • 3806, 3811, 3816, 3824 & 3835 retired in 2000 and were up for auction in October of the same year.
3901-3950 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3902-a.jpg 1998 OBI Orion V
(05.505)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
4000-4008 (1st) 1968 Flxible 111CC-D5-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Ex-Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
4000-4104 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 4001-a.jpg 1995 Flxible Metro "E"
(40102-4D)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison VR731RH
4201-4412 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 4253-a.jpg 1997-1998 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R 4271 was repainted in a variation of the local scheme for use as a roadeo bus.
4700-4799 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
4920-4944 1959 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
5001-5043 1979 MAN SG-220-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874A
5051-5070 1978 Flxible 35096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
5080 8/1987 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Ex-San Francisco MUNI demonstrator.
5081-5090 1987 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
5091-5099 2/1988 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
5101-5133 1983 MAN SG-310 MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
5151-5185 1989 Flxible Metro "B"
(30096-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
5201-5245 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5218-a.jpg 1995 American Ikarus 436.06 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Cummins M11E Voith D864.3
  • Originally had ZF 5HP600 transmissions.
  • Retired in May 2011.
5301-5321 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5301-a.jpg 2002 Neoplan USA AN460 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Local-b.png Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R Rehabbed/Repainted.
5325-5374 1956 GMC TDH-5105 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH-1
5400-5549 1953 White Motor Company 1150-DW Cummins HBI-600 Spicer 918
5700-5744 1959 GMC TDH-5301 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Formerly DC Transit System same numbers.
5800-5874, 5900-5974 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
6300-6381 1963 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
  • Formerly DC Transit System same numbers.
  • 6307 was sold to MVRTA in 1980.
  • 6376 may have been the last in the series to retire in 1996.
6400-6499 1964 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9
6500-6579 1965 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9
6600-6699 1966 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9
6700-6724 1967 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH-9 Formerly DC Transit System same numbers.
6800-6884 1968 Flxible 111CD-D5-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
  • Formerly DC Transit System 6800-6884.
  • 6800, 6805, 6809, 6811, 6812, 6818, 6820, 6823, 6837, 6841, 6844-6847, 6850-6853, 6855, 6856, 6860-6862, 6866, 6868-6870, 6878 & 6879 were sold to MVRTA in 1980.
7000-7499 1974 AMG 9640-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N 7000-7399: Allison VS1-8
7400-7499: Allison VS2-8
7500-7619 1974 AMG 9635-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
8000-8144 1976 Flxible 53096-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
8201-8312 1977 Flxible 53096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
8313-8327 1977 Flxible 53096-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
8401-8661 1978 Flxible 53096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
8700-8774,
8800-8874
1986 Flxible Metro "A"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
8775-8799,
8875-8970
1987 Flxible Metro "A"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
9001-9115 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 9112-a.jpg 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T8W-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • Originally equipped with 6V71N engines.
  • Retired between 2000-2001.
9201-9239 1988 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
9301-9413 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 9326-a.jpg 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6C)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Cummins L10 Voith D863.2
9421-9463 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(40096-6C)
Cummins L10 Voith D863.2
9481-9498 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 9498-a.jpg 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(35102-6C)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Cummins L10 Voith D863.2 9485, 9493 & 9497 to Prince George's County Transit (The Bus) same numbers.
9500 1984 Neoplan USA AN440A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • Demonstrator bus built to SEPTA specs.
  • The only 96 inch wide Neoplan in the fleet.
  • Sold to Tri-County Transit in 1985.
9501-9576 1983 Neoplan USA AN440A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
9601-9660 1992 BIA Orion V 05.501 Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Voith D863.3E
9701-9785 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 9701-a.jpg 1993-1994 Flxible Metro "D"
(40102-6C)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Cummins L10 Voith D863.3 Retired in 2009.
9801-9818 1993-1994 Flxible Metro "D"
(40102-6C)
Cummins M11E Voith D863.3
  • Retired in 2009.
  • Originally powered by Cummins L10 engines.
9819-9835 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 9830-a.jpg 1994 Flxible Metro "D"
(40102-4D)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Old paint-a.png Detroit Diesel Series 50 Voith D863.3

DC Circulator Roster

DC Circulator is a downtown circulator bus system in Washington, D.C. operated by First Transit. It is owned by a public-private partnership of the DC Department of Transit, WMATA, and DC Surface Transit.

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1130-1143 DC Circulator 1138-a.jpg 2009 Van Hool A300K Cummins ISB Voith D854.5
1144–1149 DC Circulator 1144-a.jpg 2010 Van Hool A300L Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
2001-2018 DC Circulator 2001-a.jpg 2014-2015 NFI XDE40 Cummins ISB6.7 BAE Systems HDS 200
hybrid system
2101-2126 DC Circulator 2111-a.jpg 2017 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R 2016 models.
3001-3014 DC Circulator 3003-a.jpg 2017 Proterra BE40
  • Plug in electric buses.[12]
  • Entered limited service May 1st, 2018.

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1101-1129 DC Circulator 1102-a.jpg 2003-2004 Van Hool A330 Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
  • Ex-AC Transit 1002-1003, 1092, 1097, 1103-1105, 1107, 1111-1131.
  • All units retired from passenger service by September 2017.
  • 2 units are still used for training purposes.

Rail Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Propulsion system Notes
2000-2075 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2000-a.jpg 1981-1983 Breda 2000-Series Alstom ONIX 2000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters
  • Rehabilitated 2002-2004 by Alstom.
  • 2016-2017 are being converted to serve on revenue collection trains.
3000-3291 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 3012-a.jpg 1983-1988 Breda 3000-Series Alstom ONIX 2000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters
  • Rehabilitated 2004-2009 by Alstom.
  • 3008-3009, 3120-3121, 3140-3141, 3191, 3206-3207, 3216-3217, 3252, and 6 more cars out of service or retired following accidents
  • 278 units active.
6000-6181 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 6000-a.jpg 2006-2008 Alstom 6000-Series Alstom ONIX 2000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters 6182-6183 were converted to serve on revenue collection trains.
7000-7747 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 7274-a.jpg 2013-2019 Kawasaki 7000-Series Toshiba SEA-430 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters Over 600 delivered as of November, 2018.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Propulsion system Notes
1000-1299 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 1292-a.jpg 1974-1978 Rohr 1000-Series GE AC Traction with GTO Inverters
  • Rehabilitated in 1993-1996 by WMATA Brentwood Shop/Breda.
  • All units retired by July 2017.
  • 6 cars were converted for revenue collection (8000-8005).
  • 1029, 1076-1077, 1078-1079, 1106-1107, and 1170-1171 were written off due to accidents
  • 1028 became a feeler car following 1029 being wrecked in 1982
  • 1000-1001 will be preserved.
4000-4099 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 4065-a.jpg 1991-1994 Breda 4000-Series Westinghouse 1462 DC motors with chopper controls
  • All units retired by July 2017.
  • 4000-4001 will be preserved.
  • Some have been donated for emergency training purposes.
5000-5191 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 5000-a.jpg 2001-2004 CAF-AAI 5000-Series Bombardier Mitrac DR1000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters
  • 5066-5067 and 5152-5153 were written off following accidents
  • 5000-5001 will be preserved.
  • 5058-5099 were sold to a private investor and are currently sitting outside West Hyattsville station.
  • 5112-5113 will be donated to an unknown transit agency.
  • All retired by October, 2018.

Maintenance

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Propulsion system Notes
2016-2017 1981-1983 Breda 2000-Series Alstom ONIX 2000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters
  • Currently undergoing conversion for revenue collection service.
6182-6183 2006-2008 Alstom 6000-Series Alstom ONIX 2000 AC Traction with IGBT Inverters
  • Modified in 2017 for revenue collection.
  • Re-entered service in April, 2018.
  • Cars feature yellow vinyl wrap.
8002-8005 1974-1978 Rohr 1000-Series GE AC Traction with GTO Inverters
  • Rehabilitated in 1993-1996 by WMATA Brentwood Shop/Breda.
  • 1000 Series cars modified for revenue collection service.
  • 8000-8001 retired April, 2018.
GV01 2012 Ensco Track Geometry Vehicle Diesel Hydraulic
  • Custom built for WMATA by Ensco, Inc. [13]
  • Painted bright green.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 WMATA Vital Signs January 2011, wmata.com, retrieved 15-01-2011
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 WMATA Bus Fleet Plan 2010, wmata.com, retrieved 30-10-2010
  3. 3.0 3.1 WMATA 2011-2020 Capital Needs Inventory, wmata.com, retrieved 30-10-2010
  4. [1], wmata.com, retrieved 24-12-2014
  5. 2010 Metrobus Fleet Management Plan Presentation May 13, 2010, wmata.com, retrieved 15-01-2010
  6. [2]
  7. Rail Fleet Management Plan June 1, 2007, wmata.com, retrieved 6-11-2011
  8. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to Add New Flyer Xcelsior XE40 Battery-Electric Bus, New Flyer Industries. Dated October 8, 2015, retrieved on July 20, 2016.
  9. Washington, DC Exercises Options for an Additional 100 New Flyer Buses, New Flyer Industries. Dated September 26, 2016, retrieved on October 29, 2016.
  10. [3], New Flyer Industries. Dated July 15th, 2018, retrieved on August 29th, 2018.
  11. www.facebook.com
  12. [4], DC Council. Retrieved on November 25, 2017.
  13. [http://www.rtands.com/index.php/track-machinery/wmata-takes-delivery-of-track-geometry-vehicle.html New Flyer Industries. Dated July 5th, 2012, retrieved on November 21, 2017.
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