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SEPTA's Bus and Light Rail Assignments by Depot (includes Norristown High Speed Line)


Last edited by van2006ko on Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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Allegheny | Callowhill | Comly | Elmwood
Frankford | Frontier | Midvale | Southern | Victory
Scrap/Retirement/Sold List

 

 

Scraped bus listings are now on the bottom!


ALLEGHENY

2601 Allegheny Av between 26th & 27th Streets
Tioga (North Philadelphia)


SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Directly across from garage exit on Allegheny Avenue; 27 St south of Allegheny (48 bus layover point)


ROUTES ASSIGNED: 6 (510x-511x), 9 (500x-502x), 27 (505x-508x), 33 (515x-517x), 48 (540x-544x), 54 (550x-552x), 60 (537x-539x), 65* (520x), 400-series% (555x)

2000 Neoplan AN-460 OQ (79): 7132-7163, 7165-7194,  7196-7212 
2008 New Flyer DE40LF (1): 8166
2009 New Flyer DE40LF (39) 8280-8318
2013 Nova LFS Artic 62102 (26): 7302-7308, 7310, 7313, 7316-7319, 7323-7324, 7330, 7337, 7342, 7349, 7352, 7371-7372, 7375, 7377, 7379, 7381
Loaners: Given to the reliablity issues on the Neoplan artics, several 40 foot buses has been temporary reassigned to Allegheny. Since the assignments on these buses has drastically change, it will not be listed as being assigned to this depot.
Average Age of bus at Depot: 9.1 Years

NOTE:

  1. Articulated buses may be swapped between Midvale and Allegheny on an as-needed basis. These moves are not reflected in the assignments as these tend to be short-term loan-outs.

CURRENT FULL WRAPS:  8293 Gateway Healthplan), 8311 (Heineken), 7150, 7182 (Snapple), 7168, 7178, 7191 (Tanqueray)



CALLOWHILL (Bus and Light Rail)


Callowhill St between 58th & 59th Streets
West Philadelphia

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Most buses and trolleys pull out via 58 St and Vine St; some buses are parked outside in front of 59 St Entrance. Trolleys are parked in Bays 1-4 at the north end of the depot (Callowhill St Side).

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 10# (905x-908x), 15 (900x-901x), 15(Shuttle) (971x), 21/42 (910x-915x), 30 (916x-917x), 31 (920x-921x), 38 (925x-926x), 40 (930x-931x), 43 (940x-941x), 44 (967x-969x), 46 (945x-946x), 52 (950x-954x), 65* (960x-961x), 400-series%, Market-Frankford OWL* (990x)

Rail Division:

1947 St Louis Car PCC II (18): 2320-2337
1981 Kawasaki City LRV (35): 9077-9111***

Bus Division:

2001 New Flyer D40LF (60): 5411-5470
2002 New Flyer D40LF (3): 5582-5584
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch I (21):  5770, 5800-5819
2005 New Flyer D40LF (9): 8076, 8078-8085
2008 New Flyer DE40LF (45): 8120-8164
2011 New Flyer DE40LFR (20): 8460-8479

Average Age of Bus at Depot: 7.3 Years

 

* On loan from Southern so that the runs could be filled on the route 15 shuttle bus.

CURRENT FULL WRAPS 8080 (St. Josephs University) , 8130, 8133 (West Chester University), 8124 (Pat's King of steaks), 8133 (Strayer University), 8135 (Immaculatta University), 8140 (Philadelphia Recycle), 8141 (AAA auto), 8143, 8150 (Kean University),  8462, 8471 (SEP-TAINABILITY), 8463 (Yards Brewing Company), 8464 (iSPY exhibit at the Franklin Institute ) 8465 (beats by Dre),  8473 (Titan Cares) , 8474 (Jefferson Orthopedics), 8478 (Gateway Healthplan), 9097 (Philadelphia Recycle), 9107 (Hibachi)


 

 

COMLY
Comly St & Bustleton Av
Oxford Circle (Northeast Philadelphia)

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Corner of Comly and Bustleton

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 1* (100x-101x), 14 (105x-110x), 19 * (140x), 67* (142x) 20/50 (145x), 24 (127x), 28 (130x), 58 (135x), 70 (120x), 78 (117x), 84 (150x), 88* (155x), 400-series%, Market-Frankford OWL* (115x)

1997 North American Bus Industries (NABI) 416.08TA (37): 5306, 5320, 5322-5324, 5326, 5329-5348, 5350-5359, 5369
1998 Neoplan AN-460 OQ (1): 7101
1999 Neoplan AN-460 OQ (7): 7102-7108
2000 Neoplan AN-460 OQ (22): 7109-7126, 7128-7131
2002 New Flyer D40LF (14): 5569-5581, 5585
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch I (25): 5775-5799,
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (9): 5893-5901
2008 New Flyer DE40LF (34):  8165, 8167-8199
2011 New Flyer DE40LFR (30): 8480-8509
2013 Nova LFS Artic 62102 (1): 7363


Average Age of Bus at Depot: 8.29

CURRENT FULL WRAPS:  8167, 8195 (H&R Block), 5899, 8180 (Strayer University), 8185, 8191 (Fox Chase Cancer Center), 8505 (Jefferson Orthopedics), (FlyEaglesFly)



ELMWOOD (Light Rail Only)

Island & Elmwood Avenues
Southwest Philadelphia

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Trolleys pull out of depot at Elmwood east of Island

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 11# (810x), 13# (815x), 34# (820x), 36# (825x)

1980 Kawasaki City LRV (1): 9000
1981 Kawasaki City LRV (76): 9001-9076***

CURRENT FULL WRAPS:


FRANKFORD

Frankford Av between Bridge & Pratt St Frankford Terminal)
Frankford (Northeast Philadelphia)

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Pratt St west of Frankford Av (3, 5); Bridge St west of Frankford Av (88); Center Island bus lanes at new Frankford Terminal (14, 20, 24, 50, 58, MFO); inner bus berths at new Frankford TC (8, 19, 26, 67, 426, 447, R); original Bridge Street Terminal (25, 66, 73, 84); Penn St between Bridge and Pratt (rear of Frankford Depot).

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 1* (215x), 3 (220x), 5 (220x-225x), 8 (230x), 19* (235x), 25 (217x), 59^ (200x), 66^ (205x), 67* (240x), 73 (245x), 75^ (210x), 88* (250x), 400-series%, J (255x), K (260x), R (270x), Market-Frankford OWL* (278x)

Bus Divison:
2002 New Flyer D40LF (50): 5504-5549, 5565-5568
2003 New Flyer D40LF (19); 5628-5646
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch I (21): 5753-5769, 5771-5774
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (2): 5938, 5947
2009 New Flyer DE40LF (21) 8319-8339
2010 New Flyer DE40LFR (20): 8405-8424

Rail Divison:
2007 New Flyer E40LFR (1): 800
2008 New Flyer E40LFR (37): 801-837

Average Age: 6.4 Years

CURRENT FULL WRAPS:  8412 (Gateway Healthplan), 8330 (Bushmills),
 (FlyEaglesFly)


MIDVALE
4401 Wissahickon Ave
Nicetown-Tioga (North Philadelphia)

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: MIDVALE IS SET SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET BACK FROM WISSAHICKON AVENUE AND IS PATROLLED REGULARLY, SO THE IMMEDIATE DEPOT AREA IS NOT RECOMMENDED. Most bus pullouts from Midvale operate via Wissahickon to Hunting Park Av - hence an excellent location is on the corner of Wissahickon and Hunting Park Avenues, in front of the Rita's Water Ice stand.

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 2* (324x-325x), 4*/16 (380x-382x), 18 (300x-305x), 22 (324x-327x), 23* (316x-318x), 26 (308x-316x), 32 (320x-323x), 35 (357x), 39 (395x), 47* (330x-335x), 53 (343x-344x), 55 (350x-352x), 56 (360x-363x), 57* (390x-392x), 61/62 (370x), 77 (367x), 80 (365x), 89 (345x-346x), 400-series%, H/XH (327x-331x), L (338x-342x), Broad Street OWL (355x)*

1997 North American Bus Industries (NABI) 416.08TA (50): 5303, 5306-5307, 5310-5314, 5316-5319,  5325, 5327-5328, 5349, 5360-5366, 5368, 5370-5385, 5387-5392, 5394-5395, 5397-5398, 5400
2000 Neoplan AN-460 OQ (41): 7213-7218, 7220-7252, 7254-7255
2003 New Flyer D40LF (50): 5622, 5653, 5656, 5664, 5667-5712
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch I (40): 5713-5752
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (16): 5851, 5854, 5858-5859, 5902-5910, 5913, 5933, 5934
2009 New Flyer DE40LF (60) 8220-8279
2011 New Flyer DE40LFR (50): 8510-8559
2014 Novabus 40102 (14): 8645, 8647-8648, 8650-8653, 8668, 8673-8675 8677-8678, 8688
2014 Novabus 62102 (1):  7351

Average Age of Bus at Depot: 7.88 Years


NOTE: Articulated buses may be swapped between Midvale and Allegheny on an as-needed basis. These moves are not reflected in the assignments as these tend to be short-term loan-outs.

CURRENT FULL WRAPS:  7217 (Horizon Services), 7230, 8194 (Fox Chase Cancer Center), 7237 (Snapple), 8227 (Bushmill's), 8232, 8233 (Philadelphia Recycle),  8242 (BET-The Real Husbands of Hollywood), 8250 (Gateway Healthplan), 8254, 8258 (Temple Made), 8225 (Heineken), 8278 (Academy of Natural Sciences GLOW exhibit), 8522 (SEP-TAINABILITY), 8549 (SEPTA Go Green Go), 8510, 8539 (Beats by Dre.),  


SOUTHERN
Johnston St between 19th & 20th St.
(South Philadelphia)

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Some good shots can be taken along 20th St, where the 2 and 17 buses layover. Buses generally leave from the 20th Street side near Moyamensing.

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 2* (710x), 4 * (755x), 7 (720x), 12 (725x), 17 (730x), 23* (705x), 29 (750x), 37 (735x), 47* (790x), 47m (799x), 57* (745x), 64 (740x), 68 (785x), 79 (760x), 108* (700x), 400-series%, G (765x-77xx), Broad Street OWL* (727x)


2001 New Flyer D40LF (30): 5471-5500
2002 New Flyer D40LF (18): 5501-5503, 5550-5564
2002 New Flyer DE40LF (2): 5601H-5602H
2003 New Flyer D40LF (23): 5613-5621, 5623-5627, 5657-5663, 5665-5666
2003 New Flyer DE40LF (10): 5603H-5612H
2004 New Flyer DE40LF (20): 5831H-5850H
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (2);  5863, 5878
2005 New Flyer D40LF (76): 8000-8045, 8047-8077
2010 New Flyer DE40LFR (35): 8425-8459

Average Age at Depot: 7.2 years

CURRENT FULL WRAPS: 8440 (Gateway Healthplan), 8436 (Beats by Dre.), 8443 (FlyEaglesFly), 8457 (SEPTA go green go)


VICTORY/RED ARROW (BUS AND LIGHT RAIL)
Victory Ave
Upper Darby Twp, Delaware Co

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: End of alighting bus/trolley lane on West Terminal (Market St near Garrett Rd) side of 69 St Terminal (good place to take bus/LRV photos); 69 and Market Sts (South Terminal)

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 100# (400x), 101/102# (410x), 103 (420x), 104 (421x), 105 (430x), 106 (432x), 107 (434x), 108* (435x), 109 (440x), 110 (443x), 111 (445x), 112 (447x), 113 (450x), 114 (454x), 115 (456x), 116 (458x), 117 (460x), 118 (463x), 119 (462x), 120 (465x), 123 (468x-469x), 125 (470x-475x), 126(477x)

Rail Division:

1980 Kawasaki Suburban LRV (1): 100
1981 Kawasaki Suburban LRV (28): 101-128

1992-1994 ABB N-5 Norristown Cars (26): 130-155

Bus Division:

2000 New Flyer D40LF (1): 5401
2001 New Flyer D40LF (9): 5402-5410
2002 New Flyer D40LF (15): 5586-5600
2003 New Flyer D40LF (8): 5647-5652, 5654-5655
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch I (11): 5820-5830
2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (44): 5852-5853, 5855-5857, 5860-5862, 5864-5877, 5879-5884, 5927, 5930-5931, 5935-5937, 5939-5943, 5945-5946, 5948-5950
2008 New Flyer DE40LF (10): 8200-8209
2010 New Flyer DE40LFR (40): 8340-8379

Average Age: 5.6 Years


CURRENT FULL WRAPS
:  56-- (PJ Fitzpatrick Home Improvement), 5853, 8362 (Horizon Services), 5940 (Rothman Institute at Riddle), 5851 (Nemours | Bryn Mawr Hospital), 8363 (Rothman Institute), (FlyEaglesFly), 8355 (Nemours), 8356 (CHOP - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)


 

FRONTIER
Alan Wood Rd, north of Ridge Pike
Plymouth Twp, Montgomery Co

SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: AREA AROUND FRONTIER DEPOT NOT A RECOMMENDED LOCATION DUE TO HEAVY TRAFFIC ALONG RIDGE PIKE. Suggested locations at Norristown Transportation Center, where most Frontier buses operate from - between outbound R6 platform and bus lane (good bus shot location, also may get to see an R6/P&W meet - the P&W terminates above the R6 rail tracks, which also sees an occasional freight train). You can also get some good photos at the King of Prussia Transit Center, located near JC Penney's at the Plaza.

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 90 (670x), 91 (600x), 92 (601x), 93 (603x), 94 (604x), 95 (606x), 96 (608x), 97 (610x), 98 (612x), 99 (614x), 124 (617x), 127 (620x), 128 (622x), 129 (623x), 130 (624x), 131 (626x), 132 (627x), 133, (629x), 139 (634x), 150 (635x), 201 (631x), 206 (632x)

2004 New Flyer D40LF Batch II (27): 5885-5892,  5911-5912, 5914-5924, 5925-5926, 5928-5929, 5932, 5944
2005 New Flyer D40LF (34): 8086-8119
2008 New Flyer DE40LF (10): 8210-8212, 8213-8219
2010 New Flyer DE40LFR (25): 8380-8404

Average Age: 5.5 Years

CURRENT FULL WRAPS: 5886, 5919, 5929, 8091, 8097, 8100, 8106, 8110, 8107, 8115, 8214, 8217, 8381 (Horizon Services), 8094, (Immaculata University), 8096 (Fox Chase Cancer Center), 8119 (Einstien Healthcare), 8219, 8380, 8392, 8394, 8397, 8400, 8402, 8403 (PJ Fitzpatrick Home Improvement), 8404 (SEPTA go green go)


Rail Vehicle Full wraps:  524, 565, 571, 576 (StubHub), 525, 710, 717 (FlyEaglesFly) 125 LRV (RCN Cable), 101 (Phila & West Chester Centinnial)

BUSES LEASED TO PRIVATE CONTRACTORS:

Trenton-Philadelphia Coach Division (housed at Germantown Shops)
Germantown Av near Phil-Elena St
Mt Airy

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 310 (855x) (Horsham Breeze), 312$ (Cornwells Heights Parking Lot Circulator), 316 (LUCY) (8505-85xx)


2000 Eldorado National Transmark RE-29 (1): 4501
2001 Eldorado National Transmark RE-29 (20): 4502-4516, 4519, 4552, 4558-4559, 4581
2004 Freightliner/Champion Defender (7): 2070, 2075, 2078, 2080-2081, 2083, 2086

$: Vehicles for Route 312 are stored in the cage at the Cornwells Heights Park and Ride lot and are rotated out as needed for maintenance. Usually 4 buses are stored in the cage.


Krapf's Coaches (West Goshen):

ROUTES ASSIGNED: 205 (862x-863x), 204 (8601-860x)

2004 Freightliner/Champion Defender (9): 2076-2077, 2087, 2092-2097

2007 Chevrolet/Champion Challenger (2): 2098-2099

CURRENT FULL WRAPS: 2077, 2092 (Horizon Services)


SCRAP or Sold (ONLY contains buses removed from active fleet - Does not include Cutaways and 198x Neoplans) :
Total Buses removed from active fleet: 371


SUGGESTED PHOTO LOCATIONS: Most of the scrap bus fleet can be seen at the Midvale scrap yard just east of of Midvale

1996 American Ikarus 416.08TA (254): 5002-5070(R) 5071(F), 5072-5154(R), 5155(F), 5156-5220(R), 5221(F), 5222-5237(R), 5238(F), 5239-5255(R)

1997 NABI 416.08TA (55): 5001(R), 5256-5266(R), 5267(A), 5268-5278(R), 5279(F), 5280-5302(R), 5304-5305(R), 5308-5309(R), 5315(R), 5321(R), 5367(R), 5386 (F), 5393(R), 5395(R), 5399(R)

 

2000 Neoplan An460: (5) 7127(R), 7164(R), 7195 (F), 7219(R), 7253(A)

 

2001 Eldorado Transmark RE-29 (60): Scrap: 4517-4518, 4520-4538, 4540-4551, 4553-4557, 4560-4571, 4573-4578, 4580; Retired due to Fire: 4539, 4572, 4579

2005 New Flyer D40LF (1): 8046 (F)

151 Neoplan buses left in the fleet. Last updated: 11/22/2014

87 NABI/Ikarus buses left in the fleet. Last updated: 11/22/2014

24 El Dorado buses left in the fleet. Last updated: 10/30/2011

(A): Retired due to accident with damages beyond repair
(F): Prematurely retired due to fire
(R): Has reached its 12 year cycle and has been retired from active service
(?) Awaiting verification

 

 

$: Buses purchased and owned by Krapf's Coaches and used on routes 205 and 306. They have the SEPTA stripe up top and Krapf's Coaches logo on the bottom.

# - Light rail or rapid transit route.
*** - Kawasaki LRVs’ 9077-9111 are rotated between Callowhill and Elmwood on as-needed basis for maintenance purposes.
% - Specific 400-series route assignments are not confirmed at this time.
^ - Trackless trolley route.
Light rail vehicles .
Route 100 - high speed line.

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