McKeesport Transit Company

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The McKeesport Transit Company is a former public transit provider for the Greater Pittsburgh Area in Pennsylvania.

History

[1] [2]

  • 1929: McKeesport Transit Company formed after acquisition of the Highland Grove Bus Company.
  • 1938: McKeesport Transit purchased the East Pittsburgh - Linhart - Universal route from Niehl Transportation Company.
  • 1943: McKeesport Transit ungoes reorganization from a corporation to a partnership.
  • 1950: McKeesport Transit adds McKeesport - East Pittsburgh - Braddock route.
  • 1951: McKeesport Transit sells the East Pittsburgh - Linhart - Universal route to Austin Motor Coach
  • 1961: McKeesport Transit eliminates McKeesport - East Pittsburgh - Braddock route due to less than successful status.
  • 1964: McKeesport Transit Company purchased by Port Authority of Allegheny County.

Routes

  • McKeesport - East Pittsburgh
  • East Pittsburgh - Turtle Creek - Monroeville

All-time roster

This section is incomplete.

[3]

Most coaches were numbered in "base 2" using even numbers. Exceptions may have existed in earlier numbering.

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Serial
numbers
Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1 1947 International School Bus Retired in 1964.
32 1942 White 786 Retired in 1964.
40 1946 White 782 Retired in 1964.
42, 44 A704, A703 1947 Beaver B-35-PT
46, 48 A727, A728 1947 Beaver B-31-PT
50 1947 Fitzjohn 310
52 1948 Fitzjohn 310
54 1951 Fitzjohn FTG
58 1952 Fitzjohn FTG
60 1953 Fitzjohn FTD
62 1961 International /

Superior

School Bus

References

  1. Chicago Transit and Railfan, Pittsburgh Transit - Suburban Bus Companies
  2. AMCAP, McKeesport Transit Company - Wall Bus Line
  3. Beaver Coach Delivery List