Coach # 842 was one of six GM model T6H-4523N’s acquired new by the Santa Cruz Metro Transit District in 1976. The Santa Cruz MTD preserved # 842 as a historical bus and donated it to the PBM in January of 2010. Included with the donation of # 842 was a spare VH transmission.
Manufacturer: General Motors Truck and Coach Division, Pontiac MI
Model: T6H-4523N Serial: 2341 Year: 1976
Powertrain: GM 6V-71 Diesel engine with a 2 speed VH hydraulic transmission
Length: 35 ft., Width 96 in.
Body: Aluminum Seating capacity: 45 passengers – transit seating.
Coach # 842 is complete and operable and in good physical condition. Removal and cleaning of fuel tank is needed to restore fuel system to proper operating condition.
Support the PBM’s bus preservation efforts. Join the museum’s Adopt-A-Bus program. Adopt this bus or any PBM bus of your choice by contributing to a special fund account reserved for maintenance and or restoration of each bus. All of the PBM’s buses have their own special accounts and all funds donated to a particular account will be used only for that bus.
To donate to the Special Funds account for this bus indicate Santa Cruz # 842 on your contribution.