Historic Bus Collection

Friends NJTHC owns and operates a fleet of 33 historic buses which are typically stored in Lakewood, NJ. These buses, which represent the evolution of bus travel in New Jersey from the 1930s thru the present, make numerous appearances every year.

Bus Roster

  • 1936 Yellow Coach 733 #5104 PSCT (beyond economical repair)

  • 1937 Yellow Coach 733 #5496 (restored by LHRy, mocked up as PSCT, ex-Lancaster & Ohio #1)

  • 1939 Mack L3G #449 Lehigh Valley Transit (needs restoration)

  • 1946 Ford Transit 69B #9082 Somerset Bus (restored by LHRy)

  • 1948 GM TDH-3207 #60 Trackless Transit (restoration underway)

  • 1951 GM TDH-4509 #E313 PSCT 

  • 1952 GM PD 4103 #125 Asbury Park NY Transit (needs restoration)

  • 1953 Beaver B35-PT #50 Holloway Bus (restored)

  • 1953 GM TDM-4512 #G-572 PSCT (restored)

  • 1955 GM TDH-4512 #J-411 PSCT (Lakewood crew currently restoring)

  • 1958 GM TDM-5108 #M-720 PSCT (restored)

  • 1959 GM TDM-4515 #59 Classic Tours (cosmetically restored by Mark Waterhouse to represent Classic Tours, ex-SCRTD #2016)

  • 1960 GM SDM-5301 #P700 PSCT (restored - the first Suburban Fishbowl built)

  • 1964 GM PD 4106 #116 Inter-City Lines (restored by Warren Sheps, to represent Inter-City Lines)

  • 1968 GM T6M-5306 #Z-546 TNJ (restored)

  • 1968 GM PD-4903 #Z-603 PSCT (restored)

  • 1970 GM S8M-5303A #720B TNJ (restored by Mark Waterhouse)

  • 1972 MCI MC-7 #342 Carl R Bieber Tourways (needs cosmetic restoration)

  • 1973 GM T6H-5308A #B-340 Wohlgemuth Bus Co, ONE Bus Co. (cosmetically restored by Bill McKelvey)

  • 1976 GM T6H-4523A #167 AMTRAN (donated 2018 as in-service condition)

  • 1976 Flexible New Look 450102-6-1 #7375 Rutgers University HAML Bus Co. (needs restoration)

  • 1980 Grumman-Flexible 870 “B” 53102-6-1 #1596 NJT (Ex-MTA NYCT #401, restored)

  • 1981 Grumman 870 “A” 40102-6T #190 NJT PD (ex-NJT #PA1154, restored)

  • 1982 MCI MC-9 “A” Cruiser #6106 NJT (needs cosmetic restoration)

  • 1982 GM T8H-5308A #1481 New York Bus Service (needs cosmetic restoration)

  • 1983 MCI MC-9 #101 Classic Tours

  • 1987 MCI MC-9 “B” Cruiser #5036 NJT (needs cosmetic restoration)

  • 1989 Eagle AE-20 Cruiser #5531 NJT (restored)

  • 1989 Flxible Metro B Suburban 40096-T #3057 (restored)

  • 1990 MCI 96-A3 #497 DeCamp Bus Lines (needs cosmetic restoration)

  • 1994 Flxible Metro D Suburban 40102-6C8 #3778 NJT (restored)

  • 1995 Nova Bus RTS T80206 #2625 NJT (restored)

  • 1999 Nova Bus RTS T60206 #2501 NJT (restored)