delivered new to the Sacramento Transit Authority (STA) in Sacramento , CA
in 1958. Unitrans, the campus transit system for the University of
California , Davis acquired 128 along with several other STA GM, TDH4512s
around 1980 where it became 4507 in the Unitrans fleet. The PBM acquired the
bus from Unitrans in 1997.
Manufacturer: General Motors Truck & Coach Division, Pontiac, MI
Model: TDH4512, Serial # 2807, Built: 1958.
Powertrain: GM 6-71 Diesel engine w/ 2 speed
Body: Aluminum monocoque construction, two doors
Seating: 45 passengers - Transit
Length 35 ft. - Width 96 in.
Currently out of service. The exterior is painted in an “art deco”
livery honoring San Francisco ’s Market Street Railway buses. 128 was
operated from 2006 to 2013 carrying Niles Canyon Railway train passengers in
the Niles area of Fremont , CA on select weekends.
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