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Not to be confused with the Rapid Transit (2004).

Rapid Transit
Debut Series 1982 Hot Wheels
Produced 1982 - 1993
Designer Larry Wood
Number 3256
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Description

The Rapid Transit Series of buses is a series of transit buses initially manufactured by GMC and later by a series of other companies including MCI and NovaBus. The Rapid Transit Series succeeded the older GMC New Look bus and had a very long lifespan, last being manufactured in 2012.

Versions

The Rapid Transit bus has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color/Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1982 1982 Hot Wheels White Yellow, Orange, and Red on sides, with Black rear "First City Gazette" Unpainted Metal Smoked windows, except the Drivers side window Blue Dark Gray BW 3256 Hong Kong 2 roof vents Rapid Transit WhtBlu.JPGRapid Transit WhtBkR.jpg
1982 1982 Hot Wheels White Yellow, Orange, and Red on sides, with Blue rear "First City Gazette" Unpainted Metal Smoked windows, except the Drivers side window Blue Dark Gray BW 3256 Hong Kong 2 roof vents Rapid Transit Blue Tampo.jpgRapid Transit WhtBluR.JPG
1982 1982 Hot Wheels White Yellow, Orange, and Red on sides, with Blue rear "First City Gazette" Unpainted Metal Smoked windows, except the Drivers side window Blue Dark Gray BW 3256 Malaysia Rapid transit BW metal Malaysia base blue rear window.JPG
1984 1984 Hot Wheels Yellow Black, "SCHOOL BUS no.3" Unpainted Metal Clear Chrome BW 3256 Malaysia 1 roof vent Rapid Transit YelClr.JPG
1988 Pop 'n Play Set Yellow Black, "SCHOOL BUS no.3" Unpainted Metal Clear Unpainted Metal BW 3256 Malaysia 1 roof vent; only in Set Rapid TransitYelBlk1b.jpg
1990 White Red, Blue "AMERICAN FOOTBALL TEAM" Unpainted Metal Blue tint Brown BW 3875 Malaysia 1 roof vent; International only Rapid Transit WhtFB.JPG
1993 Tattoo Machines White Purple, Orange, Blue covered in words Unpainted Metal Clear Unpainted Metal BW 3502 China 1 roof vent and known as Bus Boys Rapid Transit WhtTat.JPG
1993 Tattoo Machines Yellow Brown, Orange, Green covered in words Unpainted Metal Clear Unpainted Metal BW 3502 China 1 roof vent and known as Bus Boys Rapid Transit YelTat1.JPG
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