Yosemite Transportation System 127-135

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Yosemite Transportation System 127-135 were 1982 Gillig Phantom 40' (4096T6V92) buses. They featured sky view sightseeing windows. Their specially ordered 5-speed transmissions were set up for 2nd gear start. They sported U.S. Government license plates (only on their rears).

Engine Transmission Seating Destination sign
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-750CRD 48

Details

  • Some units sat at the yard until they were sold off circa 2003-2004.[1]
Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN License Plate(s) Status/Disposal Notes
127 1982 15GCD0814C1080127 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/27/1982.
128 1982 15GCD0816C1080128 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/27/1982.
129 1982 15GCD0818C1080129
Retired in 2001.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by an unknown purchaser and stored in a forest-like area.
  • Sold to a 2nd private owner in 2006 and turned into an RV conversion. (Lic. Plate: 5XQU780). It was spotted getting its engine rebuilt near Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo, CA in April 2009.[2]
  • Sold to a 3rd owner in the Seattle, WA area circa 2015 and it remains there today.
Delivered on 5/17/1982.
130 1982 15GCD0813C1080130 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/19/1982.
131 1982 15GCD0815C1080131 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/24/1982.
132 1982 15GCD0817C1080132 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/19/1982.
133 1982 15GCD0819C1080133 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/20/1982.
134 1982 15GCD0810C1080134 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/25/1982.
135 1982 15GCD0812C1080135 Retired in 2001.
Sold off
Delivered on 5/24/1982.

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