MTA New York City Transit (Bus):

Orion V


The first Orion V test bus visited New York City in 1989. MTA New York City Transit ordered the Orion V from 1993 to 1999, when it decided to switch to low-floors and ordered the Orion VI prototype. The low-numbered 1993 buses were part of a special pilot program in which bus numbers had five digits that identified the model year; it was discovered that the computer system could not handle the five-digit numbers, and the buses were renumbered. The older buses featured Detroit Diesel 6V92 engines, but all have now been repowered with DD50s.

244 (1993) features Luminator Horizon LED destination signs, unlike the other buses which feature traditional green flipdot displays. Her sister 247 (1993) features similar orange Balios LED signs.

Fleet Breakdown Based at: Casey Stengel, Castleton, Gun Hill, Kingsbridge, Michael J. Quill, Mother Clara Hale, Queens Village, West Farms, and Yukon depots.
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  • Route: X90
  • Location: State Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.07.19
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  • Route: Bx34
  • Location: Valentine Avenue and East Fordham Road, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Bx14
  • Location: Hugh Grant Circle, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.09.10
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  • Route: Bx16
  • Location: West 231st Street, Bronx
  • Date: 2005.08.10
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  • Route: M2
  • Location: 4th Avenue and East 14th Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2005.05.20
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  • Route: M7
  • Location: Broadway and East 23rd Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2005.08.01
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  • Route: M1
  • Location: Broadway and Union Square South, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.03.10
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  • Route: M1
  • Location: Park Avenue South and 23rd Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.07.31
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  • Route: M1
  • Location: 5th Avenue, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.03.18
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, Queens
  • Date: 2006.02.12
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Main Street and Jewel Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2005.11.20
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Union Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.08.02
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2007.02.16
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, Queens
  • Date: 2006.01.11
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2005.08.12
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2007.02.24
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  • Route: Bx17
  • Location: Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • Date: 2005.02.26
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  • Route: Bx36
  • Location: West 181st Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Bx15
  • Location: Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • Date: 2005.02.26
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  • Route: Q15
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.08.02
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.27
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  • Route: Q31
  • Location: Jamaica Avenue and 159th Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.08.02
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.01.29
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  • Route: Q20B
  • Location: Main Street and Union Turnpike, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q subway shuttle
  • Location: East 16th Street and Quentin Road, Brooklyn
  • Date: 2006.04.30
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Main Street and Kissena Boulevard, Queens
  • Date: 2005.11.20
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.27
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2007.02.16
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  • Route: Q15
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Union Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.08.02
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.01.29
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  • Route: Q74
  • Location: Main Street and Jewel Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q76
  • Location: Hillside Avenue and Homelawn Street, Queens
  • Date: 2005
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  • Route: Not In Service
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.08.02
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Main Street and Jewel Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Archer Avenue and Parsons Boulevard, Queens
  • Date: 2006.04.30
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Hugh Grant Circle, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.09.10
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  • Route: Q20A
  • Location: Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: Q31
  • Location: Jamaica Avenue and 153rd Street, Queens
  • Date: 2005
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  • Route: Q76
  • Location: Francis Lewis Boulevard and Utopia Parkway, Queens
  • Date: 2005.10.10
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Avenue, Queens
  • Date: 2005.11.05
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  • Description: NYCT #675 is seen on display at the 2005 NYCT Bus Roadeo at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn.
  • Date: 2005.06.12
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2007.02.24
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  • Route: S53
  • Location: 86th Street and 4th Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Date: 2006.03.21
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  • Route: S53
  • Location: 92nd Street and Gatling Place, Brooklyn
  • Date: 2006.03.21
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  • Route: M100
  • Location: East 125th Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.06.14
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  • Route: M100
  • Location: East 125th Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.06.14
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  • Route: Bx13
  • Location: West 181st Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.03.17
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  • Route: M100
  • Location: East 125th Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.06.14
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  • Route: Bx29
  • Location: Bruckner Boulevard and Westchester Avenue, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.07.18
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  • Route: Bx28
  • Location: Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.07.18
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  • Route: S93
  • Location: 86th Street and 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Date: 2006.03.21
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  • Route: S53
  • Location: 86th Street and 4th Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Date: 2006.03.21
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Hugh Grant Circle, Bronx
  • Date: 2006.09.10
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  • Route: Q44
  • Location: Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Queens
  • Date: 2006.01.29
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  • Route: M1
  • Location: 5th Avenue and West 53rd Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.02.16
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  • Route: M1
  • Location: Park Avenue South and East 23rd Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.07.31
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  • Route: M2
  • Location: 5th Avenue, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.03.18
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  • Route: M7
  • Location: Broadway and East 23rd Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2006.12.28
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  • Route: M7
  • Location: Broadway and East 17th Street, Manhattan
  • Date: 2007.02.21
MTA New York City Transit (Bus)


MCI: [ 102-DLW3SS / D4500 ] [ D4500CL ]
New Flyer: [ C40LF ] [ D45S ITV 'Viking' ] [ D60HF ]
Orion: [ Orion V ] [ Orion V CNG ] [ Orion VII CNG ] [ Orion VII HEV ]
RTS: [ GMC RTS ] [ NovaBUS RTS ] [ TMC RTS ]