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#9049 – Yosemite Community College

Initial Service

Transportation Manufacturing Company (TMC) MC-9 #9049 was one of a group of 22 buses (#8038-9059) delivered to Greyhound Lines West in December 1984.

Service History

In 1991 bus #9049 was acquired from Greyhound by the Yosemite Community College District along with a second MC-9, GLW #9050. Both buses were renumbered 1502 and 1504 respectively. The college district reseated #9049 and #9050 from 47 to 43 passengers to improve the comfort of the district’s athletic teams.

Pathway to PBM

After operating for the college district for over 20 years #9049 was acquired by the Pacific Bus Museum in 2015 from Yosemite Community College through the generosity of museum members who donated the funds to acquire the bus.

What People Love

#9049 is powered by a Detroit Diesel 6V92 engine and an Allison 740 Automatic transmission.

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 #9049 are also needed at this time to complete this remaining work. All donations for bus #9049 will be placed in a Special Fund account exclusively for the restoration and maintenance of bus #9049. Please make a donation today to continue the restoration of bus #9049!

Make a "Pacific Bus Museum" donation to the Special Funds account for for bus #9049.

Support Bus #9049

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.


Restoration Status

Bus #9049 is operable and in good mechanical and physical condition. New front air bellows were installed in 2015. Plans call for #9049 to be repainted into its original red, white, and blue (hockey stick) Greyhound livery

Ownership Snapshot

Original Owner: Greyhound Lines West #9049

Acquired From: Yosemite Community College in 2015

Current Livery: Yosemite Community College #9049

Technical Specs

Year Built: 1984

Manufacturer: Transportation Manufacturing Company (TMC), Roswell, NM

Model: MC-9

Powertrain: Detroit Diesel 6V92 diesel engine with a 4-speed Allison 740 automatic transmission

Body: Steel with Stainless steel framing

Length: 40 ft

Width: 96 in

Seating: 43 passengers, reclining seats, restroom, and air-conditioning

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