Sacramento Regional Transit District 8523-8549

Sacramento Regional Transit District 8523-8549 were 1985 Gillig Phantom 40' (40/102TB/6V92) buses. They were originally numbered 4723-4749 when delivered and were renumbered in 1990.

Engine Transmission Seating Destination sign
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA ZF 4HP590

Details

  • 1 unit was bought by a private owner/dealer in Reno, NV.[1]
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Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN License Plate Status/Disposal Notes
8523 10/1985 15GCD0916F1081269 {E}475159
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
  • Sold to unknown owner/operator in Texas.
  • Sold to a scrapper.
    • Scrapped at Wright's Scrap & Recycling in Beaumont, TX on 11/19/2014.
8524 10/1985 15GCD0912F1081270 {E}475160
Retired in 2001.
  • Transferred to the Department of California Highway Patrol (Lic. Plate: 1095135). It was registered on 12/22/2001. It was last spotted operating in 2019.[3][4][5]
  • Auctioned off at Department of General Services in Davis, CA in August 2019.
8525 10/1985 15GCD0914F1081271 {E}475161 Retired
Sold off.
Registered on 11/10/1985.
8526 10/1985 15GCD0916F1081272 {E}475162
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by a scrapper.
    • A rebuilt vehicle record was noted on 5/6/2003.
8527 10/1985 15GCD0918F1081273 {E}475163
Retired
  • Kept by Sacramento RT as a historical bus.[6]
  • It was later removed from the historical fleet and sold off. Its disposition remains unknown.
Registered on 11/10/1985.
8528 10/1985 15GCD091XF1081274 {E}475164
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
8529 10/1985 15GCD0911F1081275
Retired in 2001.
  • Sold off.
  • It was bought by a private owner and converted into an RV in 2001. It was sold on ebay in Malvern, AR on 6/16/2014.[7]
  • Sold to a private owner in New Jersey. It was registered on 7/29/2014.[8]
No CA record (sold out of state).
8530 10/1985 15GCD0913F1081276 {E}475166 Retired
Sold off.
8531 10/1985 15GCD0915F1081277 {E}475167
Retired circa 2003.
  • 1 unit (possibly 8531?) transferred to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department and was converted into a mobile command unit in the 2000's. It became 660063 a.k.a. Mobile Command 1.[9][10]
  • It eventually retired and was sold out of state. It was likely spotted in Lyons, OR, possibly with 9050 still intact in June 2015. It was registered in Oregon on 9/21/2015.
8532 10/1985 15GCD0917F1081278 {E}475168
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International.
  • Sold to unknown owner/operator in Texas. It was Involved in an accident in Texas in 2008.[11]
8533 10/1985 15GCD0919F1081279
Retired
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by an unknown owner/operator in California.
  • Sold to a scrapper.
    • Scrapped; a junk record was noted on 1/3/2011.
8534 10/1985 15GCD0915F1081280 {E}486901
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
8535 10/1985 15GCD0917F1081281 {E}486902 Retired
Sold off.
  • Registered on 11/10/1985.
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8536 10/1985 15GCD0919F1081282 {E}486903
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/8/2008.
8537 10/1985 15GCD0910F1081283 {E}486904
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
8538 10/1985 15GCD0912F1081284 {E}486905
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 6/20/2008.
8539 10/1985 15GCD0914F1081285 {E}486906
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
  • Sold to unknown owner/operator in Texas. It was involved in an accident in Austin, TX in 2011 & possibly on 1/10/2018.[12]
8540 10/1985 15GCD0916F1081286 {E}489189
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/10/2008.
8541 10/1985 15GCD0918F1081287 {E}486907
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by a scrapper.
    • A rebuilt vehicle record was noted on 2/14/2005.
8542 10/1985 15GCD091XF1081288 {E}486908
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/8/2008.
8543 10/1985 15GCD0911F1081289 {E}489297
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by a scrapper.
    • A rebuilt vehicle record was noted on 11/19/2004.
8544   10/1985 15GCD0918F1081290 {E}489190
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by a scrapper.
    • A rebuilt vehicle record was noted on 5/6/2003.
8545 10/1985 15GCD091XF1081291
Retired
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by a church. It was stolen and impounded on 10/23/2010.
  • It was eventually sold at Copart Auto Auction with a salvage certificate in Vallejo, CA on 4/1/2011, (listed for Fairfield, CA on 1/21/2011).[13]
No CA record.
8546   10/1985 15GCD0911F1081292 {E}489188
Retired circa 2003.
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by Transit Sales International. It was registered on 7/5/2008.
8547 10/1985 15GCD0913F1081293
Retired
  • Sold off.
  • Bought by an unknown owner.
  • Sold to a scrapper.
    • Scrapped at Oroville Self Serve Auto Dismantling in Oroville, CA on 4/6/2011. A rebuilt vehicle record was noted on 4/15/2011.
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8548 10/1985 15GCD0915F1081294 1095138
(prev. ?)
Retired in 2001?
Possibly transferred to the Department of California Highway Patrol. It was registered on 12/22/2001.
8549 10/1985 15GCD0917F1081295 1095137
(prev. ?)
Retired in 2001?
Possibly transferred to the Department of California Highway Patrol. It was registered on 12/22/2001.

References

  • NMVTIS