CTA BUS ASSIGNMENTS

TIME LINE (1972-2002)

Concise information indicating changes in bus fleet assignments, by garage.



YEAR        1972  1974  1978  1983  1985  1988  1992  1996  2002

NEW         1000  7400  9000  1600  4000        4400  5800  6400
BUSES       GM    GM    GM    Flyer MAN         TMC   NF    Nova
                        9600  7000              4900  6000  7300
                        GM    MAN               TMC   Flx   MAN
                              7100              5300
                              MAN               Flx
                              9800
                              Flyer
            

Archer      1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  retired
                  3240  3240  retired
            3300  3300  3300  retired
            3500  3500  3500  retired
                                                      4400
                                                5300  5300  5300
                                                            6400
                              7100  7100  7100  7100
                  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  retired
                        9600  9600  9600  9600  9600  retired
                                                      9800  retired


Beverly      100
             800
            3000  3000  3300  retired
            3300
                  7400  7400  7400  7400  CLOSED
                              9800  9800  CLOSED


Chicago                                       OPENED  4400
Avenue                                        OPENED  4900
                                              OPENED  5300  5300
                                                            6400


Forest             100
Glen         300   300   300  retired
            1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  retired
                              1600  1600  1600
            3240
                  3730  3730  3730  retired
                                                      4400
                                                5300  5300
                                                            6000
                                                            6400
                  7400  7400
            8000  retired
            8400  retired
                        9000  9000  9000  9000  9000  retired
                                          9600  9600  retired
                              9800  9800  9800        9800  retired

YEAR        1972  1974  1978  1983  1985  1988  1992  1996  2002

Kedzie      1000  1000
                                                      1600
            3000  3000
            3300  3300  3300  retired
                        3500  retired
                                          3700  retired
                        3730
                                    4000  4000  4000  4000  4000
                                                4400        4400
                                                4900
                                                            5300
                                                      6000  6000
            8200  retired
            8400  retired
                        9000  9000  9000  9000
                                                      9800  retired


Keeler      8500  CLOSED


Lawndale     100  CLOSED
            3300  CLOSED
                                                5300  CLOSED
                                REOPENED  9000  9000  CLOSED


Limits       300   300   300  retired
            1000
                                                1600  CLOSED
            3300  3300  3300  retired
                  7400  7400
                        9000  9000  9000  9000
                                                9800  CLOSED

YEAR        1972  1974  1978  1983  1985  1988  1992  1996  2002

North       1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  CLOSED
Avenue      3700  3700  3700  3700  3700  CLOSED
            3730  3730  3730  3730  retired
                  8500  retired
                              9000  9000  CLOSED
                              9800  9800  CLOSED


North              800
Park              1000
            3300  3300  3300  retired
            3730  3730  3730  3730  retired
                                    4000  4000  4000  4000  4000
                                                4400  4400  4400
            5800  retired
                                                      5800  5800
                              7000  7000  7000  7000  retired
                              7100  7100  7100  7100  7100
                                                            7300
                  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  retired
            8000  retired
            8200  retired
            8400  retired
            8700  8700  retired
                                                9000  retired
                        9600  9600  9600  9600

YEAR        1972  1974  1978  1983  1985  1988  1992  1996  2002

103rd                             OPENED  4000  4000  4000
Street                                                      4400
                                                            4900
                                                5300  5300  5300
                                  OPENED  7100  7100  7100  7100
                                                            7300
                                  OPENED  7400


52nd        1000  1000  1000  CLOSED
Street      3500        3500  CLOSED
            8500  8500  retired
                        9000  CLOSED


69th               100
Street                   800  retired
                        3500  retired
                                    4000  4000  4000  CLOSED
            5500  retired
                  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  CLOSED
            8700
                        9000  9000  9000  9000  9000  CLOSED


74th                                          OPENED  4000
Street                                        OPENED  4400  4400
                                              OPENED  6000  6000


77th        1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  1000  retired
Street      3000  3000  3000  retired
            3300
            3500  3500  3500  retired
                  3730
                                    4000
                                                4400  4400  4400
                                                            5300
                                                      6000  6000
                                                            6400
                              7100  7100
                  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  7400  retired
            8200
            8499
                        9600  9600  9600
                                          9800  9800  9800  retired

YEAR        1972  1974  1978  1983  1985  1988  1992  1996  2002