Fleet Numbers Model Number Length & Width Built Bought by
1700-1704 TH-8201 40 ft x 102 in 12/1977 City of Houston OPT
1705-1850 TH-8201 40 ft x 102 in 02-06/1978 City of Houston OPT
1851 TH-8201 40 ft x 102 in 05/1978 City of Houston OPT
1901-1908 T8J-204 40 ft x 102 in 07/1981 METRO
1909-2038 T8J-204 40 ft x 102 in 02-03/1982 METRO
2039-2138 T8J-204 40 ft x 102 in 03-04/1983 METRO

Buses 1700-1851 carried front telltale lamps for express service. Sliding window panels and rooftop air conditioning units were later installed. Buses 1901-2138 had square backs and windows that could be opened if they were not locked. None of the RTS buses was lift equipped. Roster data from OMOT.

GMC RTS 1725:

RTS 1725 on the 53-Westheimer Limited in downtown Houston in 1991. One photo added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 1769:

Houtran RTS 1769 on the 15 Alabama 5000 branch in downtown Houston on April 1, 1978. Raymond J. Muller slide. Image added 01/24/12.

GMC RTS 1802:

RTS 1802 on the 14-Hiram Clarke Limited in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 1835:

Houtran RTS 1835 on the 80 Lyons 4800 branch at Hardy St. and Lyons Ave. on April 1, 1978. Image added 03/03/13.

GMC RTS 1904:

RTS 1904 on 21 Northshore Limited in downtown Houston in June 1990. Regular and cropped versions of the same image. Two photos added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 1912:

RTS 1912 on 40 Park Place in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 1961:

RTS 1961 parked at the University of Houston's University Center in March 1985. METRO was offering information about its transit system to students. A RideShare van accompanied the coach. Four photos added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 2014:

RTS 2014 on 4 Beechnut in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 2064:

RTS 2064 on a layover on Lamar St. in front of George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston on October 3, 1990. Slide by Edward Wickson Photography. One photo added 05/03/12.

GMC RTS 2103:

RTS 2103 on 2 Bellaire in downtown Houston in February 1996. One photo added 08/20/13.

GMC RTS 2119:

RTS 2117 on 82 Westheimer at Westheimer and Willowick in 1990. An AppleTree Markets store is at the right. Two photos added 01/24/12.