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Bid History for 2005 ORION V and 2000 ORION transit buses - lot of 43 scrap transit buses
Auction Start Date: 04/12/21 12:00 PM ET
Auction End Date: 04/22/21 12:15 PM ET
Asset ID: 203   Number of Bids: 48

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2005 ORION V and 2000 ORION transit buses - lot of 43 scrap transit buses
Auction Closed
High Bidder: d******4
Sold Amount: $86,500.00
Buyer's Premium (12.50%): $10,812.50
Total Price: $97,312.50
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Terms and Conditions
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Make/Brand Title Restriction
ORION No Title Restriction
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Quantity Condition Category Inventory ID
Lot 1 Used/See Description Buses, Transit and School 43 Surplus Buses
Quantity Condition Category
Lot 1 Used/See Description Buses, Transit and School
Inventory ID
43 Surplus Buses
You at bidding on 43 Surplus WMATA Buses. These buses have been drained off all fluids and the CNG gas buses have been drained of all the gas and the PRD valves have been removed. There is a total of 43 buses including (17) CNG buses and 26 Diesel buses. These buses are considered scrap buses and some have parts missing to service other buses still in service. Please feel free to come out and inspect before bidding. These buses are located in 2 different locations, 8 of them are across the street from the other 35. Metro employees are prohibited from purchasing Metro surplus property, either directly or indirectly through other parties, regardless of the method of sale.

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: Do these buses come with titles and are there any title restrictions? Can you also provide a list of VIN numbers? Thanks (4/14/21 1:09 PM)
A: Yes they will come with all 43 titles to the winner of the Auction. (4/14/21 2:19 PM)
Q: Is there any chance you can split the diesel buses away from the gas buses?? (4/19/21 7:44 AM)
A: No, these buses are sold as a lot. (4/19/21 7:46 AM)
Q: Are the CNG tanks still on the roof? Are the batteries removed ? What are the lengths of the busses? Thank you (4/21/21 2:27 PM)
A: CNG tanks are still on the roof, batteries are removed and buses are 40 feet long. (4/22/21 6:59 AM)
Q: my towing person inspected the buses (35 in one location), he could not find any diesel bus there, they were all CNG engines, can you please confirm, this makes a big difference in my bids (4/21/21 5:15 PM)
A: Buses are as described in Auction there are 17 CNG and 26 Diesel buses with 8 of those across the street from 3360 Pennsy Drive. (4/22/21 6:56 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
Seller Name Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, DC  [view seller's other assets]
Asset Location 3360 Pennsy Dr
Hyattsville, Maryland 20785
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Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding. Inspection is by appointment only. Please call to set an appointment for inspection.

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Pick up is by appointment only. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

All items must be removed within ten (10) business days of the date/time of auction close.

Buyer must make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. No assistance is promised.

Unless prior arrangements are made with seller for an extension, seller may cancel any sale if not picked up within ten (10) business days of auction close.

If sending a third party, you must EITHER email us the following OR have the third party bring them to pick up location:
1. your buyer certificate (you receive this when you win the auction)
2. copy of buyer's driver license
3. signed or emailed note from the buyer approving third party to pick up.

All vehicles must be towed away regardless of condition.

Special InstructionsSpecial Instructions
NOTICE: If you are the winning bidder and default by failing to adhere to this sellers terms and conditions your account with Liquidity Services WILL BE LOCKED.

Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale 'AS IS, WHERE IS.' Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, DC makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.

Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for misdescription must be made prior to removal of the property. If Seller confirms that the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of the seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property.

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