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Last updated 08.10.2007
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VTA Fleet Roster

General Notes.
  • Bike racks with space for two bikes added to front bumper of existing & new bus fleets Since 1995 except coaches #6512 & 717.

 
Type Built by Model Year built Numbers Seats Notes
Buses
40ft. Coach GMC TDH 1959 6501--6517 39 Ex San Jose City Lines
Sold in 1981
#6512 remains in historic scheme and is displayed at events
35ft.Coach GMC New Look 1959 6513--6522 45 Ex San Jose City Lines
Sold in 1991
35ft. Coach GMC New Look 1967 6523--6527 45 Ex San Jose City Lines
Withdrawn in 1991
Minibus Mercedes Benz N/A 1974 & 1977  200--211 N/A Withdrawn in 1986.
35ft.? Coach Twin Coach N/A 1974 400--533 25 used for county wide Dial a ride service then used for fixed routes from 1976 to 1983.
35ft. Coach Gillig & Neoplan N/A 1977 600--681 40 Withdrawn in 1985
35ft. Coach Gillig & Neoplan N/A 1978 682--733 34 717 is in the historical fleet.
Withdrawn in 1985
40ft. Coach GMC RTS 1978 1000--1065 41 Original uncompleted order for A C Transit
Sold to Grey Lines in 1988
Refurbished in 1985--1987
1029 is owned by a private owner in southern California.
35ft. Coach GMC RTS 1979 1100--1149 34 Sold to U C Berkeley in 1992
Refurbished in 1987
40ft. Coach Grumman 870 1981 1600--1818 46 Withdrawn in 1997--1998
Sold to West Valley Charter, London Transit,
CAT Las Vegas, 1 to Sunnyvale Fire Department.
& Denver Airport.
60ft. Articulated MAN N/A 1983 2401--2415 N/A Sold to A C Transit in 1987
Withdrawn from A C Transit in 1996
60ft. Articulated Crown Ikarus N/A 1983 2501--2515 N/A Sold to A C Transit in 1987
Withdrawn from A C Transit in 1996
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1984 1500--1584 46  Withdrawn in 2001.
30ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1986 8601--8614 25 Withdrawn in 2002
Designed for Dial A Ride service
30ft.Coach Fixible Metro 1986 8615--8626
8629
8631--8633
8637--8638
8640
28 Withdrawn in 2002
30ft.Coach Fixible Metro 1986 8627--8628
8630
8634--8636
8639
25 With 
Luggage rack
Withdrawn in 2002 & 2003
Refurbished in 1998 for airport flyer service
Head signs replaced in 2000.
35ft.Coach Fixible Metro 1986 8641--8649 37 Withdrawn in 2002 & 2003
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1986 8650--8693 45 Withdrawn in 2002 & 2003
40ft. Coach TMC RTS 1988 8801--8855 44 Withdrawn in 2002 & 2003
Head signs replaced in 2000.
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1990 9001--9020 43 Withdrawn in 2003
Windows and head signs replaced in 1999.
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1990 9021--9034 41 Equipped with high back non reclining seats, Personal reading lights and overhead storage racks.
Windows and head signs replaced in 1999.
Sold to New Century Transportation in 2003.
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1992 9201--9291 43 Most Withdrawn in 2004 Some still remain in Reserve fleet.
9276 was destroyed during delivery, and entered service 5 years later. 
9284 arrived as 9384
Windows replaced in 2000
40ft. Coach Fixible Metro 1993 9301--9355 43 Windows replaced in 2000
40ft. Coach Gillig Phantom 1997 9701--9799 43
40ft. Coach Gillig Phantom 1998 9801--9855 43
40ft. Coach Gillig Phantom 1999 9901--9912 43
40ft. Low Floor Gillig Advantage 1999 9951--9953 36 VTA's First use of low floor buses.
40ft. Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2001 1001--1052 36 These coach numbers were originally used on the 1978 GMC RTS (see above) 
40ft. Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2002 2001--2061 36
35ft  Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2002 2101--2114 31 2101 destroyed in collision. 11/11/02
35ft  Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2002 2115--2123 28 With Luggage rack Designed for Airport Flyer service.
2120 Retrofitted in 2003
35ft  Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2002 2120 30 Luggage rack removed, Folding 2 seats from New Flyer installed in its place
Now used for regular service.
40ft. Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2002 2201--2256 36
60ft. Low Floor Articulated New Flyer D60LF 2002 2301--2340 58  
40ft. Low Floor Gillig Advantage 2004 4001--4003 36 Zero Emission Test Bus.
32ft. Minibus Chevy 550 / El Dorado National Aero Elite 320 2005 5001--5005 23 Used for community bus routes
Was operated by Parking Corporation Of America 2005-2006.
32ft. Minibus Chevy 550 / El Dorado National Aero Elite 320 2007 7001--7017 ?? Used for community bus routes
32ft. Minibus Chevy 550 / El Dorado National Aero Elite 320 2007 7018--7020 ?? Used for Dash service in Downtown San Jose.
Light Rail
LRV's UTDC N/A 1987 801--850 67 & 4 bikes Cars #802 thru 829 sold to  UTA/Trax Light Rail. UTA .in Salt Lake City.
 Cars #830 thru 850 sold to Sacramento Regional Transit.
Refurbished in 1998 
Bike racks added and 8 seats removed during refurbishing.
Withdrawn from service September 20, 2003.
#801 to be converted to a diesel powered wrecker.
Low Floor LRV's Kinki-Sharyo N/A 2001 901--902 64 & 4 Bikes Prototype cars.
Head signs replaced in 2003
Low Floor LRV's Kinki-Sharyo N/A 2002 903--930 64 & 4 Bikes Head signs replaced in 2003
924 destroyed in collision.
Low Floor LRV's Kinki-Sharyo N/A 2003 931--950 64 & 4 Bikes  
Low Floor LRV's Kinki-Sharyo N/A 2004 900 &
951--999
64 & 4 Bikes 900 was the last car delivered in 2004
Low Floor LRV's Kinki-Sharyo N/A 2005 924 64 & 4 Bikes Replacement for damaged car in 2002

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