DETROIT - BUSES AND STREETCARS

BUSES - DETROIT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Buses acquired since 1974, when system was reorganized as the Department of Transportation.

BUSES - DEPARTMENT OF STREET RAILWAYS (POST WW II)

Buses acquired between 1945 and 1973, when it system was still known as the Department of Street Railways.

BUSES - DEPARTMENT OF STREET RAILWAYS (PRE WW II)

Buses acquired between 1922 and 1942.

BUSES - DETROIT MOTORBUS CO.

Buses acquired between 1920 and 1931, prior to acquisition by Department of Street Railways.

STREETCARS - DETROIT UNITED RAILWAY

Streetcars acquired by Detroit United Railway and predecessor companies. Most of these streetcars continued in operation under the Department of Street Railways.

STREETCARS - DEPARTMENT OF STREET RAILWAYS

Streetcars operated by the Department of Street Railways, including those purchased new. Detroit's last streetcars operated in 1956.

TROLLEYBUSES - DEPARTMENT OF STREET RAILWAYS

Between 1930 and 1937, and between 1949 and 1962, a few trolleybus routes were operated.


Some roster information is from the three volumes of "Detroit's Street Railways", the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA) Bulletins 117, 120, and 123, by Jack E. Schramm and William H. Henning, along features written by Jack E. Schramm in various issues of the magazine "Motor Coach Age".