Golden Gate Transit

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Golden Gate Transit is a transit operator servicing San Francisco and areas north of it, including Marin County and Sonoma County. It is funded and run by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District.

Contents

History

Golden Gate Transit began operations in July 1971.

Routes

Maps/Schedules

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Offices

San Rafael (Division 1)

  • Address: 1011 Andersen Dr., San Rafael, CA 94901-5318
  • Fax: 415-451-4650 or 415-257-4411
  • Phone: 415-455-2000

Novato (Division 2)

  • Address: 7540 Redwood Blvd., Novato, CA 94945

Santa Rosa (Division 3)

  • Address: 3225 Industrial Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

San Francisco (Division 4)

  • Address: 350 8th St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Roster

Current

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
505-508 2001 Nova Bus RTS-06
(66VN)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF
550-559 Golden Gate Transit 550-a.jpg 2007 NFI D60LF Cummins ISM 330 hp ZF 5HP602C Used on Marin Transit routes
691-696 Golden Gate Transit 694-a.jpg 2003 MCI D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R6 694 had an engine fire and received a new Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine.
901-923 Golden Gate Transit 904-a.jpg 2010 MCI D4500CT Cummins ISM Allison B500 (Jake Brake) 6 Speed
924-955 Golden Gate Transit 933-a.jpg 2012 MCI D4500CT Cummins ISX12 Allison B500R6
956-980 2014 MCI D4500CT Cummins ISX12 Allison B500R6
  • 2015 models
  • Delivered in December 2014 and entered service in early 2015.
  • Replaced the 1999 MCI 102DL3's.
1251-1264 Golden Gate Transit 1258-b.jpg 2000 Nova Bus RTS-06
(82VN)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 5HP590
  • Suburban configuration
  • Most units are used on Marin Transit routes as of 2013.
  • 1251, 1262 & 1264 were fully transferred to Marin Transit, but are rarely used.
1501-1580 Golden Gate Transit 1562-a.jpg 2003 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR ZF 5HP592C
3301-3307 Golden Gate Transit 3303-a.jpg 2010 NFI DE35LF Cummins ISL Allison EP40 hybrid system

Retired

Roster is not complete.

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
359, 361 1970 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH9
401-406 (1st) 1973 MCI MC-5B Detroit Diesel 8V71N 4-speed manual
401-421 1987 MCI 102-AW3 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA (MUI) Allison HTB-748 (ATEC)
  • Used a mechanical engine (MUI) with an ATEC transmission.
  • All units were sold to various companies in Alaska in 2001.
451-460 1978 MAN-AMG SG-220-18-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874A
  • To SCRTD 9250-9259 in 1984.
  • Featured a second diesel engine for the HVAC unit.
501-502 (1st) 1970 GMC T6H-5306A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VS2-6
501-504 1986 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.2 503 became a church bus and is still stored in Richmond, CA as of 2015.
514-521 1990 NFI D60 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
601-620 (1st) 1971 GMC T8H-5305A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8 613 was preserved by Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing & Service.
601-630 Golden Gate Transit 610-a.jpg 1996-1997 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R6
  • Retired in 2012.
  • 618 returned to service in 2013 to replace 646; retired in March 2015, currently in the contingency fleet.
  • Many units were kept for training purposes until 2015; remaining units are to be auctioned off.
631-632 Golden Gate Transit 631-a.jpg 1998 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R6 Both units are preparing to be auctioned off as of 2015.
633-646 Golden Gate Transit 641-a.jpg 1999 MCI 102-DL3 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R6
  • Retired in March 2015.
  • All units are currently in the contingency fleet; 640 was seen active in May 2015.
  • 646 was damamged in an accident on 2/26/2013 and was auctioned off circa 2014.
697-698 1983 MAN SÜ 240 MAN D2566 FMUH Voith D854.3E
699 4/1983 GMC RTS-04 Methanol
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
701-812 Golden Gate Transit 812-a.jpg 1971 GMC T8H-5305A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • 812 is preserved by Golden Gate Transit.
  • 777 is preserved by the Seashore Trolley Museum.
  • 750-756, 758-766, 768-776 to Kitsap Transit in April-October 1987.
  • 777, 780, 782, 785, 793, 801, 809 & 811 sold off in 1997.
813-860 Golden Gate Transit 854-a.jpg 1972 GMC T8H-5307A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • 848 & 859 to Kitsap Transit in October 1990.
  • 822, 825, 829 & 845 were sold off in 1997.
  • 811 is in Indiana (known as the Corgi bus).
  • 822 is owned by Loren Joplin.
  • 829 is in Williams, CA.
  • 844 to a private owner in 1992.
  • 854 is preserved by a private owner.
861-922 1974-1975 GMC T8H-5307A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • 870 is preserved by the Seashore Trolley Museum.
  • 862, 869, 876, 878, 880, 888, 889, 891, 894, 903, 905, 913 & 919 to Kitsap Transit in October 1990.
  • 875 & 899 were sold off in 1997.
  • 922 sold to Alaska in January 1992.
1001-1016 1982 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92T Allison V730
  • Retired in 1998.
  • Some units to WHEELS 4077-4078, 4086-4089 in 1998.
  • 1002 was converted into a RV; found in the Bay Area as of Jan. 2015.
1017-1067 1983 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
1101-1180 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA ZF 5HP590
  • Retired in 2003.
  • 1145 was the original "Whale Bus;" seen for sale on craigslist.
  • 1146 is being converted into an RV by a private owner.
  • 1111, 1139 & 6 other units to Million Air Express (MAX).
  • 1171, 1175 & 1180 to Reno for freeway commute service.
  • Some units to Manhattanville College.
  • 1107 was retrofitted with a Detroit Diesel Series 50 in the mid-1990's.
  • 1158 was retrofitted with a Detroit Diesel 6L71TA & Allison V731 powertrain.
1181-1243 Golden Gate Transit 1241-a.jpg 1991 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA

Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR

ZF 5HP590
  • All retired by 2012.
  • 50 units were rehabbed & repowered with Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR's in 2003.
  • 1193, 1204, 1213, 1216, 1218, 1223, 1227 & 1240 remain on GGT property as of 2015.
  • 1181, 1192, 1195, 1225, 1226, 1228, 1231, 1234, 1238, 1239, 1241, 1242 & 1243 were auctioned off in December 2014.
  • 1198 & possibly other units to Amador Stage Lines same numbers.
  • 1195 to Optimum Transportation (Memphis, TN).
  • Many other were leased, bought by dealers and bought by private owners; see the series page.
1301-1330 1997 Nova Bus RTS-06 WFD
(RTWFD82)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 5HP590
  • Retired in 2010.
  • Suburban configuration; (no rear door).
  • Some were used on Marin Transit routes.
  • 1301-1305, 1307, 1309 & 1310 to Amador Stage Lines same numbers.
  • 1306 became a parts bus and was scrapped in 2011.
  • 1311-1330 to Valley Metro 6461-6480 in Janurary 2006.
    • 1 unit was converted into an RV was sold on ebay on 4/24/2015 in Arizona.
1401-1441 Golden Gate Transit 1401-a.jpg 1994 Flxible Metro "D"
(40102-4D)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 5HP590
  • Retired in 2010.
  • Suburban configuration; (no rear door).
  • 1401 is presevred by a private owner.
  • 1402-1404, 1406, 1408, 1410-1413, 1415-1416, 1418-1420, 1422, 1425-1426, 1429-1431, 1433, 1436, 1439-1441 to CARTA same numbers in 2007.

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