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Metro Investment Recovery Surplus Sales

Metro is dedicated to the conservation of energy and all natural resources. Investment Recovery Surplus Sales accomplishes that by offering reusable goods for sale to the public. Items being offered for bid are listed here on this website in addition to listings on eBay and Public/Surplus sites. Register here to be included on our solicitations list. Listed below is an assortment of items often available for purchase.


Buses, Bus Parts (New, Used, Core), Fareboxes Rail, Rail Cars, Rail Parts, Rail Ties, Rails, Train Seats, Train Windows

Recycled Products
Scrap Metals, Scrap Pallets, Used Toner Cartridges, Scrap Batteries

Air Pollution Credits

Machinery, Foreign Coins/Mutilated Coins

Cars, Vans, Pickup Trucks, Utility Trucks, Police Cars, Forklifts, Floor Scrubbers, Floor Sweepers, Auto Parts

Telecommunications Equipment
Phones (analog/digital), Cellular Phones, Microwave Equipment, Power Supplies, Bus Radios, Headsigns for buses, Signal Equipment, Test Equipment

Office Equipment and Furniture Office
Furniture, Copy Machines, Computer/Software, Fax Machines, Calculators

Category Item Description Condition End Date
Invitation for Bid Sale of Scrap Metal As-Is 02/10/2021

This information is provided as a service to those who want access to Metro through this Internet site. The information contained in this system is subject to change at any time.  Please call 213-922-4841 or email Vendor Relations to request the most current information available.

Metro reserves the rights to reject any or all offers, or to waive any informality in bids, and to accept or reject any items thereon.

The successful bidder is required to make payment by cashier's or certified check made payable to the MTA covering all items awarded to him/her. Payment to be made in full prior to time of starting to remove the items purchased.  Certified weight tickets must be submitted along with the check, wherever applicable.

ALL sales are made "AS IS," "WHERE IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS." No implied warranties or merchantability of fitness are made. There are no warranties which extend beyond the description of the face hereof. Buyer is relying on his/her own judgment after personal examination.

Sales tax of 8.25% will be charged on all items unless the buyer furnishes a resale permit number.

Metro employees are not allowed to bid on any items listed in bids. Metro employees, members of the Board of Directors and all Metro consultants are subject to the Authority's CODE OF CONDUCT. A copy is available for review in the Procurement Department, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90012. Or under Code of Conducts in the Metro Ethics and Lobbyist Registration section of the Metro web site.

Metro holds sales at different sites. Please contact the office at 213.922.1092 for address and directions.