Restoring Somerset Bus Company #9082
Date: May 20, 2017
Project: Somerset Bus Co., Ford Transit bus #9082
Organizations: Bus is owned by Friends of the NJ Transportation Heritage Center; Transport from Phillipsburg to So. Amboy was done by Shadyside Trucking (Capt. Phil Francis, owner / operator - now retired); Professional restoration work performed by East Coast Bus Repair, So. Amboy; and Transport from So. Amboy to Lakewood Bus Terminal done by Racz's Towing, Keasby, NJ (Tom Rhodes, owner / operator). Photos taken by James Zimenoff at NJ Transit Lakewood bus terminal & garage.
Funding: Invoices for transport, stripping off all old paint, body work, repairs, priming, painting of exterior in silver, maroon & black, painting interior white, purchase of vinyl lettering, and application were paid by Liberty Historic Railway.