Route 49H came into PAT's route
structure as a trial service to provide residents of the Gill Hall area with service to
Whitehall, Pleasant Hills and shopping areas as well as route connections to Downtown
Pittsburgh. The route itself was basically an outer terminus short of the
46H Pleasant Hills via Gill Hall which ran only during peak periods.
Garages assigned to the 49H:
- Brentwood Garage - 09/06/66 - 11/05/66
None. This route ran strictly with window cards.
Routing from Tangelo and Gill Hall Road via Gill Hall Road to Old
Clairton Road, Route 51 (Clairton Blvd.) Fidelity, Glenburn, Irwin, Route 51 (Clairton
Blvd.), Streets Run Road, Doyle Road, Stilley, Route 51 (Clairton Blvd.), Terrace Court to
Brownsville Road at DeWalt.
Routing from DeWalt via Brownsville Road, Route 51 (Clairton Blvd.),
Stilley, Doyle Road, Streets Run Road, Route 51 (Clairton Blvd.), Fidelity, Glenburn,
Irwin, Route 51 (Clairton Blvd.), Old Clairton Road, Gill Hall Road to Tangelo.
Alternate Routing 1 - From Fidelity Drive and Route 51 via Route 51 to
Stilley (Bypassing the Irwin - Fidelity loop and Doyle Road service) and via regular route
to Whitehall or Pleasant Hills
Alternate Routing 2 - From Gill Hall Road via Old Clairton Road to East
Bruceton, to Route 51, Southland Shopping Center, Route 51 to Cloverleaf (Old Clairton
Road and Route 51) and via regular route to Whitehall or Gill Hall.
A one way trip on the regular routing took approximately 28 minutes.
- 46A - Brentwood
- 46D - Curry
- 46F - Baldwin Highlands
- 46G - Elizabeth
- 46H - Pleasant Hills
Schedules (Known PAT issued schedules are listed):
The 49H had one distinct type of schedule issued from Brentwood Garage
and was folder B-21.
- B-21A - 09/06/66 - The only schedule issued for this route
Started 09/06/66 as a 60 day trial route.
Ended 11/05/66 due to low ridership after the 60 day trial period.
The 49H ran Monday through Saturday with no Sunday or holiday
The 49H was discontinued due to low ridership. Limited service remained
to the Gill Hall area from the 46H Pleasant Hills via Gill Hall extention and
Irwin-Fidelity and Doyle Road service was already handled by the 46H.
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The route map for the 49H and the only schedule issued for the route.