The "Avenue B and East Broadway Transit Co., Inc." was estabilished in 1932 and operated former jitney routes, over the former streetcar routes of the Dry Dock, East Broadway and Battery Railroad, the first big streetcar failure in Manhattan. This was the last private local bus operator in Manhattan. These lines went to NYCTA in 1980. This company favored Mack buses and had a number of C-49DT coaches. First two were former Mack demonstrators, briefly operated as New Jersey Public Service M65-M66s and numbered by Avenue B and East Broadway as 501-502 and then more buses were acquired and formed the 500-series in the company's roster. Coaches 504 and 505 were former 102" wide Cleveland Transit System 2000-2001 buses.
Available by Special Order
This model is not a regular production item and available on Special request only.
This special Custom paint order model will have all the features of the Avenue B and East Broadway Transit Co. Mack C-49 #505 but it uses the slightly shorter California version (274 1/2" wheelbase) body as a base.