Category: Fleet/Rolling Stock

Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting

In this month’s Friday Rewind, I take a look back at when Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) began repainting their bus fleet. When I began riding HART in 2006, most of their buses still donned the late 90’s era “HARTline” white with red/blue/green ribbons… Continue Reading “Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting”

Sarasota County Area Transit sells express bus fleet to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit

Post was updated on 11/25/2018.Please see the bottom of this post for the updated information. Many transit agencies go through vehicle replenishment on a regular basis. Here in the United States, most transit vehicles operate anywhere from 10 to 15 years before it’s time… Continue Reading “Sarasota County Area Transit sells express bus fleet to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit”

PSTA Bus Fleet – September, 2018

Something that I don’t talk about too often via a blog post is bus fleet changes. And for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), there’s been a ton going on recently – old buses leaving, new buses arriving or on order, and sadly…buses getting… Continue Reading “PSTA Bus Fleet – September, 2018”

A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 2

I can’t believe that this will be my 250th blog post! I want to thank everyone for following my blog, as well as my social media accounts, throughout the past few years! I truly appreciate everyone who has been able to stop by and… Continue Reading “A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 2”

The MP 89 faces an uncertain future…

7/12/13: This article, published on 7/11/13, now points out a completion of Line 4 automation by 2019, which is definitely more in line with the completion of the Bagneux extension. There is also a hint in the article that stock from Line 14 (Mp 89CA/MP… Continue Reading “The MP 89 faces an uncertain future…”

March Friday Rewind – PSTA’s Hybrid Buses

I know that I didn’t post a Friday Rewind for February, for I was occupied with designing other posts. However, I do have a segment for March, which will reflect on a post I made back on December 10, 2008. On this day, I blogged… Continue Reading “March Friday Rewind – PSTA’s Hybrid Buses”

A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 1

With the rolling stock transition soon coming to a close on Line 5, the RATP has already begun preparing for the next phase of rolling stock replenishment for Line 9. Line 9 currently possesses the aging MF 67 series D rolling stock, which are gradually… Continue Reading “A co-branded livery hits the Paris Metro – Part 1”

Some MI 84 commuter rail stock trains to be re-assigned…

I heard from the Symbioz forums a few days ago that the STIF is proposing to re-deploy twenty trainsets of the MI 84, the commuter rail rolling stock that is gradually being phased out from the RER Line A. This latest development appeared in a… Continue Reading “Some MI 84 commuter rail stock trains to be re-assigned…”

Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!

Hi everyone! I know that I’ve been lagging behind on posting as of late. I’ve been trying to get into a regular schedule, but November and December have been much busier than I thought. Holiday event planning is definitely no easy task, and I’ve… Continue Reading “Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!”

HART unveils first MetroRapid bus!

Checking into my social media accounts this morning, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the first MetroRapid bus has rolled into town! Yes, you heard me right, HART’s new MetroRapid buses have begun their cross-country trek from California to Tampa, with the first… Continue Reading “HART unveils first MetroRapid bus!”