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Retired Buses

Photo of Seattle Transit Coach 158 - January 1948

As new, more efficient buses are added to the fleet, the older ones are retired:

Learn more about Metro's retired buses which have been added to the historic fleet maintained by the Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association.

The evolution of Metro buses Take a tour of the buses of yesteryear operated by King County Metro, and before 1973 the antiquated Seattle Transit. Metro's Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor Michael Voris walks Metro's 'Bus Boneyard' and explains how buses have evolved over the past 70 years. We also examine the 22 new diesel hybrids recently added to Metro's fleet. [June 2008]

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Updated: Jul. 23, 2008