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  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:18 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
Grants were used by Triboro and Green Bus. Not sure about Jamaica Buses but I think they also had Grants. When they went to exact fare I remember Triboro put what appeared to be a homebuilt vaults und ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:18 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
12 Street Depot, perhaps "TWS"???
BTW, MaBSTOA never had Grant fareboxes. They had Johnson (later Keene) models "D" (motorized coffee grinders) and K-25, first with a return coin ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:13 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
Regarding the 1965 listing, I have the following

NOTE... TDH 4509s and Mack C-49s were still on the roster
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:57 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
... the listing continues
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 29
Views: 7045

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:56 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
Posted below is the MaBSTOA bus assignments by depot, fleet numbers, and models. The routes assigned to the depots is also noted. The listing appeared in the 1972 issue of Motor Coach Age dealing with ...
  Topic: [CT] Video of New England Transportation in Winsted, 1948.
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:10 pm   Subject: [CT] Video of New England Transportation in Winsted, 1948.
It is a GM bus. Possibly a PD-3702.
  Topic: Rare Bus Stop Sign
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:22 pm   Subject: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Here's another view of those old metal maps
  Topic: Triboro Coach & Green Bus Lines Employees
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: Member Feedback & Help   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:08 pm   Subject: Triboro Coach & Green Bus Lines Employees
If you worked for either company i during the late 1960s early 1970s, please PM

Thank you
  Topic: NJ bus "crowd gates"
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:05 pm   Subject: NJ bus "crowd gates"
Here is memory for you...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:42 am   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
When was this photo posted on EBay?
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:12 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
That is a Grant Electrofarer fare box not a Johnson.
  Topic: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:46 pm   Subject: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
A Flxible Flxette, serial number B65-2574-1
  Topic: NJ bus "crowd gates"
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:40 pm   Subject: NJ bus "crowd gates"
Here are two views of Public Service Coordinated buses showing the "crowd gates"

Photo 1... GMC TDH 3207, number A103 showing the gate open. Along with a Johnson model "J" fare ...
  Topic: ACF-Brill
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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:47 pm   Subject: ACF-Brill
Their transit models were the C-36 (the model in the post) and the C-44. Both of these had underfloor Hall-Scott engines.

Their transit models C-27 and C-31 had rear mounted International engines.
  Topic: September 24, 1948
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PostForum: Today in New York City Transit History   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:28 pm   Subject: September 24, 1948
A little more research led me to the following information:

Brooklyn Bus and their PCC counterparts had turnstiles. When the fare was increased (July 1948) to 8 cents, they were replaced by fare ...
 
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