Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority  Roster
Current Bus Roster
         
Years delivered Make Type Series Number Comments
1994
TMC-RTS
Diesel 0287-0400***
113
rebuilt - with lift - zero series
1995
Nova-RTS Diesel 0576-0834**
258
rebuilt - with lift - zero series
2003-2004 ABI CNG 2000
299
LF
1999 N-Flyer CNG 6000-6001
2
training buses?
2002 N-Flyer CNG 6002-6016
15
LF
2003-2004 Neoplan CNG 1018-1044
27
LF artic 60 foot
2004 Neoplan ECD 0401-0575
175
Emission Control Diesel 
Total Buses  
889
 
Trackless Trolleys
2004 Neoplan TT 4100-4127
28
LF Trackless Trolley
Total TT  
28
 
 
Silver Line
2003
Neoplan CNG 1001-1017
17
LF artic 60 ft
2003-2004 Neoplan dual mod 1101-1132
32
LF artic 60 ft dual mode****
 
Total Silver Line  
49
 
 
Overall Total Buses  
966
 
 
Purple Line Roster - Commuter Heavy Rail Cars
  yr overhau series or num number Comments
1987 Bombardier   300 series
40
cab cars
1989-1990 Bombardier   600 series
106
coaches
1978-1979 Pullman 1995-96 200 series
57
coaches
1987-1988 MBB   500 series
67
 
1990-1991 Kawasaki 2005 700 series
75
bi-level
1997 Kawasaki   750-766
17
bi-level
2001 Kawasaki   767-778
15
bi-level
Total Commuter cars  
377
 
 
Green Line Light Rail Vehicles - Green Line
 
1976-1983 Boeing Vertol 3500 class
0
none in service at the present
1986-1988 Kinki-Scharyo 3600 class
95
 
1997 Kinki-Scharyo 3700 class
20
Both are Class 7
1998-2004 Breda   3800 class
100
class 8 order not complete
 
Total Green Line  
215
 
 
Red Line Heritage Trolleys
 
1945-46 Pullman   3000 sereis
11
exact car numbers not given
 
Rapid Rail Fleet
 
Blue - 1979 Hawker-Siddley 0600-0669
70
to be retired 2008 - see notes  
Orange - 1981 Hawker-Siddley 01200-01319
120
H-S bought out by Bombardier
Red 1969 Pullman Standard 01500 class
24
 
Red 1970 Pullman Standard 01600 class
50
 
Red 1988 UTDC   01700 class
58
 
Red 1994 Bombardier 01800 class
86

cars are AC and cannot couple with earlierclasses.

 

 

       
Total Red Line  
218
 
Total All Lines  
408
 
 

note:  Blue Line cars will be replaced with 94 new  Sieman cars with 20 0600 class Blue Line cars behind held over to allow for six car trains.  New 0700 class cars are presently being delivered and are in active service.

 

 

 
** - apporximate correct numbers of this class
*** - approximate correct numbes of this class
**** - dual mode can run as trackless trolley in certain locations where fumes would not be acceptable.
 

Information from official sources from MBTA which may require updating. Material from the Capital Investment Program - Draft FY 2006 - 2011 from the MBTA.

 

 

 

 

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