CTA BUS ASSIGNMENTS - 1972

General description of types of buses assigned to each garage. The arrival of 525 new General Motors buses in 1972 marked the beginning of the end of "Old Look" buses from the 1950's, including propane buses and trolleybuses.


ARCHER GARAGE

1000's (98 - GM-1972)
3300's (40 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
3500's (154 - Flxible-1966)
Total Assigned: 292


BEVERLY GARAGE

100's (96 - GM-1961)
800's (5 - GM-1965)
3000's (35 - Flxible-1965)
3300's (16 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
Total Assigned: 152


FOREST GLEN GARAGE

300's (4 - GM-1962)
1000's (113 - GM-1972)
3240's (5 - Flxible-1965)
8000's (45 - Flxible-1956 - old propane)
8400's (13 - Flxible-1959 - old propane - 35 ft.)
9000's (37 - Marmon Herrington 1951 - trolleybus)
Total Assigned: 217


KEDZIE GARAGE

1000's (85 - GM-1972)
3000's (44 - Flxible-1965)
3300's (16 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
8200's (36 - Flxible-1958 - old propane)
8400's (51 - Flxible-1959 - old propane - 35 ft.)
Total Assigned: 232


KEELER GARAGE

8500's (100 - Flxible-1961)
Total Assigned: 100


LAWNDALE GARAGE

100's (54 - GM-1961)
3300's (28 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
Total Assigned: 82


LIMITS GARAGE

300's (146 - GM-1962)
1000's (40 - GM-1972)
3300's (17 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
Total Assigned: 203


NORTH AVENUE GARAGE

1000's (58 - GM-1972)
3700's (30 - Flxible-1969-narrow)
3700's (67 - Flxible-1968)
9000's (142 - Marmon Herrington 1951 - trolleybus)
Total Assigned: 297


NORTH PARK GARAGE

3700's (79 - Flxible-1968)
5500's (5 - Flxible-1954 - old propane)
8000's (100 - Flxible-1956 - old propane)
8200's (59 - Flxible-1958 - old propane)
8400's (34 - Flxible-1959 - old propane - 35 ft.)
8700's (75 - Flxible-1963 - propane)
Total Assigned:352


52ND GARAGE

1000's (47 - GM-1972)
3500's (20 - Flxible-1966)
8500's (51 - Flxible-1961)
Total Assigned: 118


69TH GARAGE

5500's (176 - Flxible-1954 - old propane)
8700's (75 - Flxible-1963 - propane)
Total Assigned: 251


77TH GARAGE

1000's (84 - GM-1972)
3000's (159 - Flxible-1965)
3300's (33 - Flxible-1966 - 35 ft.)
3500's (26 - Flxible-1966)
8200's (47 - Flxible-1958 - old propane)
8499 (1 - Flxible-1960 - prototype)
Total Assigned: 350