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#2738 – Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)

Initial Service

Bus #2738 was part of a 1991 order of 65 30-foot Gillig Phantoms for AC Transit delivered in 1992.

Build Plate

The first 61  (#2701-2761) went to AC Transit and the last four were diverted to Benicia Transit (#9001-9004).

Service History

Bus #2738 remained in service until 2009 when it was set aside for possible donation.

Pathway to PBM

#2738 was donated to the Pacific Bus Museum in June 2011. The museum is pleased to have this lift equipped Gillig representing AC Transit in the museum’s collection.

What People Love

This is the newest bus in the Pacific Bus Museum’s fleet, and a great many people are familiar with it as one of their daily rides throughout the 1990s.

Plan Your Visit

How You Can Help

As a volunteer orginization, we are always looking for as much help as we can get. If you've got skills and time, and want to get your hands dirty, consider becoming a member.

If you don't want to contribute "hands-on", financial donations for the restoration of bus #2738 are also needed at this time to complete this remaining work. All donations for bus #2738 will be placed in a Special Fund account exclusively for the restoration and maintenance of bus #2738. Please make a donation today to continue the restoration of bus #2738!

Make a "Pacific Bus Museum" donation to the Special Funds account for for bus #2738.

Support Bus #2738

The Pacific Bus Museum is a non-profit, tax-exempt, volunteer organization registered in the state of California. We were granted tax-exempt status as a non-profit corporation by the IRS under 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code Tax ID # 1683391. Donations to the Pacific Bus Museum are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Museum Piece?


How can this bus be in a museum? It’s not that old!

So many museum visitors are surprised to see this bus in our collection.

Restoration Status

Bus 2738 is operable and in good mechanical condition. The body and interior are in good overall condition. At the present time, #2738 is stored in Fremont, CA.

Ownership Snapshot

Original Owner: Alameda-Contra Costa County Transit District #2738

Acquired From: AC Transit in 2011

Current Livery: AC Transit #2738

Technical Specs

Year Built: 1991

Manufacturer: Gillig Corporation, Hayward, CA

Model: 3096TB6V92TAC

Serial#: 83859

Powertrain: Rear mounted Detroit Diesel 6V92T, Turbocharged Diesel engine w/4 speed automatic transmission

Body: Steel/Aluminum body

Length: 30 ft

Width: 96 in

Seating: 28 passengers transit

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