Westchester County Bee-Line System

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The Westchester County Bee-Line System is the bus system serving Westchester County, southeast Putnam County, the northern part of the Bronx, and downtown Manhattan in New York. It is owned by the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation and currently contracts the bus operations and maintenance to Liberty Lines Transit and PTLA Enterprise.

Routes

Westchester County Bee Line Bus Routes
Maps & Schedules

There are a total of 59 bus routes. PTLA Enterprise operates on routes 16, 18, and 31. Liberty Lines Transit operates the other 56 routes.

Fares

Route Full fare Senior/
disabled fare
Transfer
All transfers good for 2 hours
7-day unlimited ride MetroCard 30-day unlimited ride MetroCard
All except BxM4C $2.75 $1.35 $33.00
$16.50 with Reduced Fare ID
$127.00
$63.50 with Reduced Fare ID
BxM4C $7.50 $3.75
(Off peak only)
  • No transfers accepted, transfers are issued as follows:
    • Cash: Valid on MTA buses, other Bee-Line buses.
    • MetroCard: Valid on MTA buses and subways, other Bee-Line buses.
No Unlimited-Ride MetroCards accepted
  • All customers transferring to Hudson Link, CT Transit's 971 or Route 311/311B, or Putnam Transit must use a paper transfer.
  • There is a $1.25 "step-up" charge for customers transferring from CT Transit Route 311/311B to Bee-Line buses in Port Chester.
  • For the BxM4C, off-peak is:
    • first two and last two departures to Manhattan
    • First departure and last four departures from Manhattan

Facilities

Liberty Lines Transit Valhalla:

  • Address: 5 Walker Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595

Liberty Lines Transit Yonkers:

  • Address: 475 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10701

PTLA Enterprise:

  • Address: 9 Dogwood Rd, Cortlandt, NY 10567

Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Operator(s) Notes
100-109 2023 New Flyer XDE35 Cummins B6.7 BAE Systems
HDS200
hybrid system
Liberty Lines Transit
PTLA Enterprise
  • Options from base 66 bus order to replace the remaining OBI Orion V (05.505) buses at Liberty Lines & P.T.L.A.
  • [1]
  • 2024 models
  • 100, 101, 104, 105, 106 delivered to Valhalla garage late December 2023.
116-136 Westchester County Bee-Line System 132-a.jpg 2005 OBI Orion V
(05.505)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R Liberty Lines Transit
PTLA Enterprise
  • 2004 models.
  • Used on shuttle loop, bus-to-rail shuttles, and low ridership routes.
  • 116-119 retired in 2016.
  • 131-134 retired in 2021.
  • Currently being retired.
141-144 Westchester County Bee-Line System 141-a.jpg 2021 New Flyer XE35 Siemens HV1DB2016 Siemens ELFA2 Liberty Lines Transit
  • 141 delivered in July 2021[2]
  • Replaced OBI Orion V (05.505) buses 131-134.
  • First electric buses in the fleet.
145-146 Westchester County Bee-Line System 146-a.jpg 2021 New Flyer XE40 Siemens HV1DB2016 Siemens ELFA2 Liberty Lines Transit
  • Both buses delivered December 2021.[2]
205-299 Westchester County Bee-Line System 214-a.jpg 2009 NABI 40-LFW HEV Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
Liberty Lines Transit
301-378 Westchester County Bee-Line System 302-a.jpg 2018-2019 New Flyer XDE60 Cummins L9 BAE Systems
HDS300
hybrid system
Liberty Lines Transit
  • Replaced the 2000, 2002-2003 Neoplan AN460s
  • 301-335 are 2018 models
  • 336-378 are 2019 models
398-503 Westchester County Bee-Line System 399-a.jpg 2021-2022 New Flyer XDE40 Cummins L9 BAE Systems
HDS200
hybrid system
Liberty Lines Transit
  • Base order of a 2 year contract.[1]
  • Delivery completed on December 28th, 2022.
  • Replaced the 2005-2006 OBI Orion V (05.501) and 2006 OBI Orion VII HEV (07.501) buses
  • 399 is a 2021 model
  • 398, 400-503 are 2022 models
504-515 2023 New Flyer XDE40 Cummins L9 BAE Systems
HDS200
hybrid system
Liberty Lines Transit
  • Remainder of the options from the first XDE40 order
  • 504 was spotted in the Liberty Lines garage in December 2023.
  • 504 entered service on Route Bx4MC on January 19th 2024.
  • Replaced some 2008 OBI Orion V suburban buses
  • 2024 models
801-827 Westchester County Bee-Line System 807-a.jpg 2008 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R Liberty Lines Transit
  • Replaced the 1986-1987 MCI 102-A2 coaches
  • Suburban configuration.
  • Last diesel Orion V buses produced.
  • 828 and 830 sold to Downeast Transportation in 2012.
  • 829 sold to ShuttleBus 829 in 2012.
  • Currently being retired.

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-115 2002 OBI Orion V
(05.505)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
107-159,
160-162 (II),
164-174,
175-177 (II),
178-188,
191-193,
194 (II)
1979 GMC RTS-03
(T8H-603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
  • 194 (II) was ex 160 (I).
  • 160-162 (II) were ex 175-177 (I).
  • 175-177 (II) were ex 161-162 (I) and 163.
  • Retired in 1996.
    • 170 was kept as a museum bus by Liberty Lines until it was sold to an unknown film company in the mid-2010s.
201-203,
204 (II),
205-220
1978-1979 GMC RTS-03
(TH-7603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
  • 204 (II) was ex 197 (I).
  • 206-208, 210-213, 215-220 were ex 200, 199, 198, 196, 195, 190, 189, 106, 105, 104, 103, 102, and 101.
  • 209 was ex 197 (II) and exx 194 (I).
  • 214 was ex 204 (I).
  • Retired in 1996.
    • 206, 210, 216, and 217 sold to Entertainment Express in Providence, RI.
201-204 Westchester County Bee-Line System 204-a.jpg 2006 OBI Orion VII HEV
(07.501)
Cummins ISB BAE Systems
HybriDrive
hybrid system
  • First low-floor & hybrid buses purchased by the county.
  • Retired in October 2022; replaced by the 2022 XDE40s
300-326 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
301-310 1993 Ford
StarTrans
E-Series
Senator
Navistar T444E
  • Retired in 1999.
301-318 2005 Ford
Coach and Equipment
E-450
Phoenix
Navistar VT365 Allison 2000
  • 302-304 were used on the Airlink Express.
  • Retired in 2010.
311 1994 BIA Orion II
(02.501)
Navistar T444E Allison AT-545
  • Retired in 2000.
312 1995 AVS AVS-22 Solectria AC55
313-332 1997 Ford
StarTrans
E-Series
Senator
Navistar T444E
  • Retired in 2004.
319-320 2007 Ford
Coach and Equipment
E-450
Phoenix
International MaxxForce 7 Allison 2000
  • Retired in 2010.
333-361 1999 Ford
StarTrans
E-Series
Senator
Navistar T444E
  • Retired in 2005.
400-429 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
401-450 1995 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
430-435 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
437-438 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
444 1964 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
445, 447 1966 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
448-450 1969 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
451, 453-457 1963 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
451-484 1996 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
458-460, 462 1963 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
463-467 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
468-477 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
478-481 1970 GMC T8H-5306A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
488-492 1975 GMC T8H-5308A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
493-497 1976 GMC T8H-5308A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison Ex-Club Transportation Company 493-497.
498-499 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
500-519 1966 GMC TDH-5303 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
  • Ex-Dallas, unknown #s
501 Westchester County Bee-Line System 501-a.jpg 2001 Neoplan USA AN460 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • 2000 model
  • Retired in December 2018.
502-568 Westchester County Bee-Line System 512-a.jpg 2002 Neoplan USA AN460 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • All retired by May 2019.
  • 506, 507, 510, 512, 514, 531, 533, 536, 546, 548, 556, and 557 sold to DASH for use on the 2019 Blue Line Shuttle.
  • 555 and 568 are privately owned.
569-578 Westchester County Bee-Line System 577-b.png 2003 Neoplan USA AN460 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
  • 573 was sold to DASH for use on the 2019 Blue Line Shuttle.
  • 577 was the last unit to remain in service for almost an entire year before it was finally retired in early September 2020.
    • 577 is privately owned.
  • All other units retired between late 2018 and throughout 2019.
600-640 1983 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
  • 600-610 were originally numbered PA600-PA610.
  • Retired in 2002.
601 Westchester County Bee-Line System 601-a.jpg 2006 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R
  • 2005 model, pilot bus for the 601-704 order
  • Retired in November 2022; replaced by the 2022 XDE40s
602-704 Westchester County Bee-Line System 664-a.jpg 2006 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R
  • Retired in December 2022; replaced by 2022 XDE40s.
641-660 1984 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
  • Retired in 2002.
661 1983 MAN SG-310-16.5-2A MAN D2566 MLUM Renk-Doromat 874B
601-602 (2nd) 2005 Neoplan USA AN440 Caterpillar C9 Allison B500R
700-713 1983 Blue Bird City Bird Detroit Diesel 6V53T Allison MT-643
760-874 Westchester County Bee-Line System 838-a.jpg 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D863.3
  • Retired in 2007.
875-879 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6C)
Cummins L10 Voith D863.3
  • Retired in 2001.
901-929 Westchester County Bee-Line System 909-a.jpg 1986 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA MUI Allison HT-741
  • Originally numbered PA901-PA929.
  • Retired in 2008-2009.
930-936 Westchester County Bee-Line System 933-a.jpg 1987 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-741
1802-1803,
1805-1810,
1818
1960 GMC TDH-5301 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
1811-1812,
1815
1966 GMC TDH-5304 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
1813-1814 1962 GMC TDH-5302 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
1817 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
1819 1959 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
1820-1821,
1824-1825,
1827-1829,
1831-1832
1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
1833-1834,
1836-1837
1959 GMC TDH-5301 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 [http://web.archive.org/web/20210428184844/https://www.newflyer.com/2021/02/westchester-county-awards-new-flyer-a-contract for-up-to-128-hybrid-electric-xcelsior-transit-buses/ 2020 New Flyer hybrid order] Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "New Flyer XDE order" defined multiple times with different content
  2. 2.0 2.1 Electric New Flyer order


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Public Transit
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