PACE BUS ASSIGNMENTS

1987

Information supplied by Chicago bus historian Andre Kristopans, dated September 1, 1987.



Numbers       Builder    Model   Built  Length  Assigned Division

100-104       GM         T6H-4523A 1974   35'   Joliet/owned by Joliet MTD
146-165       GM         T8H-5307A 1975   40'   Southwest/owned by Oak Lawn
200-213       Flxible    35096-6-1 1975   30'   Joliet/owned by Joliet MTD
401-474       GM         T8H-5307A 1975   40'   Nortran/owned by Nortran
701-755       GM         T8H-5307A 1973   40'   South (some stored/704 wrecked)
761-766       Flxible    35096-6-1 1976   30'   Highland Park
1040-1043     GM         T6H-4523A 1974   35'   Elgin/owned by Elgin DOT
7150-7152     Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   Worts (McHenry)
7153          Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   North
7154          Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   Worts (McHenry)
7155          Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   North
7156-7157     Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   Worts (McHenry)
7158-7163     Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   North
7164          Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   Worts (McHenry)
7165-7167     Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   North
7168-7169     Carpenter  CBW-300   1983   21'   Worts (McHenry)

Numbers       Builder    Model   Built  Length  Assigned Division

8000          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8001-8002     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8003          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8004-8006     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8007          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South (stored)
8008-8011     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8012          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   CW Transportation (route 606)
8013-8015     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8016          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8017          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8018-8022     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8023-8030     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8031          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8032          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Wilmette/Wilbus
8033          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8034-8035     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8036          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8037          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8038          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   CW Transportation (route 606)
8039          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8040          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8041          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8042          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8043-8044     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8045          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8046-8047     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8048          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8049-8052     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8053-8054     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8055          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Southwest
8056          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8057          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8058          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Southwest
8059          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8060          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8061          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8062          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   North
8063          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   CW Transportation (route 606)
8064          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8065          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   CW Transportation (route 606)
8066          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8067          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8068          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8069          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8070-8071     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8072          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8073          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8074          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8075-8076     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8077-8093     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8094          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8095          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8096-8100     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora

Numbers       Builder    Model   Built  Length  Assigned Division

8101-8103     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8104          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8105          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   North
8106          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8107-8121     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Wilmette/Wilbus
8122-8123     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8124          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Wilmette/Wilbus
8125          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Du Page Motor Coach (Westmont)
8126          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8127          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8128          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Wilmette/Wilbus
8129-8134     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8135          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South (stored/wrecked)
8136-8140     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8141-8142     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Elgin
8143-8144     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8145-8146     GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Kammes Bus Co. (Wheaton routes)
8147          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8148          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   CW Transportation (route 606)
8149          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Southwest
8150          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Aurora
8151          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Joliet
8152          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South
8153          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Southwest
8154          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   Highland Park
8155          GM         T6H-4523A 1976   35'   South

Numbers       Builder    Model   Built  Length  Assigned Division

8201-8208     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (some stored)
8209-8211     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8212          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West
8213          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   wrecked/scrapped
8214-8224     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (some stored)
8225          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8226          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8227-8229     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8230-8234     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West
8235-8236     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8237-8238     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Southwest
8239          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8240          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Southwest
8241-8244     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8245-8246     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8247-8248     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8249          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8250          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8251-8252     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8253          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8254          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8255-8257     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8258-8260     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8261          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8262-8263     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8264          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8265-8267     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8268-8271     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8272          Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   West
8273-8274     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8275          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8276          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8277          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8278          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8279-8280     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8281          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8282          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Wilmette/Wilbus
8283-8286     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Southwest
8287          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (stored)
8288-8290     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Southwest
8291-8296     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (some stored)
8297          Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8298-8300     Grumman    53102-8-1 1979   40'   West (some stored)

Numbers       Builder    Model   Built  Length  Assigned Division

8301-8311     Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   West
8312          Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   wrecked/scrapped
8213-8270     Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   West
8371-8398     Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   Nortran
8399-8405     Grumman    53096-8-1 1979   40'   West
8406          Grumman    40102-6T  1985   40'   Southwest
8600-8619     Gillig     Phantom   1986   35'   North


Buses 100-104 and 200-213 were originally acquired by the Joliet Mass Transit District, with those numbers.

Buses 146-165 were originally acquired by the village of Oak Lawn for the Suburban Transit System, with those numbers.

Buses 401-474 were originally acquired by Nortran, with those numbers.

Buses 701-755 were originally acquired by the Chicago South Suburban Mass Transit District for use by South Suburban Safeway Lines, with those numbers, and were later extensively renovated.

Buses 761-766 were acquired by Nortran, to be leased to the village of Wilmette, with those numbers, for its "Wilbus" routes, now Pace routes 421-423. Buses were later transferred to Highland Park.

Buses 1040-1043 were originally acquired by the Elgin Department of Transportation, with those numbers.