Lakeland Bus Page

Lakeland History

Lakeland GIFs
Lakeland Photos

The Lakeland Bus Company was started in 1952 as Morris County's NYC commuter carrier and a charter and tour bus company. It currently operates three commuter routes along Routes 46, 78, and 80. As well as providing scheduled casino service to Atlantic City and Pennsylvania resorts.

Lakeland's Routes

Current Lakeland Bus Roster As Of 5/2/15

  • 203-204: MCI 102-DL3

  • 205-207: MCI 102-D3

  • 208-209: MCI D4500

  • 210-211, 217-220*: MCI E4500

  • 212-216: MCI D4505

  • 221-222: MCI D4500CL*

  • 223: MCI J4500

  • In Service Buses Owned by NJ Transit

  • 8704-8745, 8755-8759, 8857-8858, 8917: MCI D4000

  • 8760-8763: MCI D4500

  • Retired Buses (This list may be incomplete as far as NJ Transit owned equipment is concerned)

  • 101-105: Mack C-45-SDT, fate unknown

  • 106-107, 111-118: GM TDM-5108, fate unknown

  • 108-110: GM TDM-4515, fate unknown, 108 is preserved at the Museum of Bus Transportation

  • 119-127: GM SDM-5301, fate unknown

  • 128-144: GM SDM-5302, fate unknown

  • 145-161: GM S8M-5303A, fate unknown

  • 162-167: GM S8M-5304A, fate unknown

  • 168-170: MCI MC-8, sold in the late 1980s

  • 171-190: MCI MC-9, 171-189 sold to smaller outfits or scrapped, 190 sold to Darkanu Bus Company, now retired

  • 198-199: MCI MC-9***, sold in the mid 1990s

  • 191-197, 200-201: MCI 96-A3, sold to Darkanu Bus Company

  • 202: MCI 96-A3, sold to private outfit in Paterson, NJ

  • 301: Startrans Senator HD, presumably sold

  • 3265, 3267: Flxible 40096-6T, returned to NJ Transit, since retired

  • 5003, 5352-5377: MCI MC-9B, returned to NJ Transit for retirement and sale

  • 6397, 6728-6757: MCI MC-9A, returned to NJ Transit for retirement and sale - 6729 sold to Lake Charter/Darkanu

  • 6820: MCI MC-8, returned to NJ Transit for retirement and sale

  • 7776-7777: Flxible 53096-8-1, returned to NJ Transit for retirement and sale

  • 8764: MCI D4500, Owned by NJ Transit - caught fire on 1/22/14 and is being scrapped

  • VIP1: MCI 96-A3, sold to unknown


  • *Buses 217-222 were obtained from MCI as secondhand repossessions from various bus companies.
    **VIP1 is ex-Peter Pan Bus Lines.
    ***198-199 are ex-DATTCO.