I began working for TMC in June of 1988 as a field service trainer. This was right after TMC (Transportation Manufacturing Corp.) bought the RTS Brand from GM and moved production of the RTS to Roswell New Mexico. In early 1990’s I moved in to the position of Field Service Engineer and stayed on with the various owners until 2003 as the production of the RTS was sadly coming to an end. Many, many memories of the good (TOUGH BUS) , the bad (low floor bus non-development of the RTS) and the ugly (CTA Chicago delivery of the RTS 08 WFD (Wide Front Door and an all new front door mounted step to platform wheelchair lift, which was a TOTAL FIASCO that court records can support. The 15 years of working on/with the post GM RTS was a great experience because the faithful RTS customers were truly a BRAND FAITHFUL lot!
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