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  Topic: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
traildriver

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PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:45 pm   Subject: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
Here's an easy one....

What was the last intercity bus that offered an emergency door? Smile
  Topic: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
traildriver

Replies: 5
Views: 59

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:25 pm   Subject: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
Nice shot, I see was taken by my old friend and co-worker Tom Collins of that Carolina '01....thanks for posting! Cool
  Topic: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
traildriver

Replies: 5
Views: 59

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:45 pm   Subject: HOW ASTUTE ARE YOU?
I don't suppose the front of the PD-4101 is "flat" enough? Confused
  Topic: Greyhound converting major Company terminals to agencies?
traildriver

Replies: 4
Views: 991

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:50 pm   Subject: Greyhound converting major Company terminals to agencies?
Interesting info....
I retired this past Thanksgiving, after 49 years in the business (51 if you want to count a non-industry GL subsidiary company)...

I was there in the "new" Denver Te ...
  Topic: AN UNUSUAL FLXIBLE
traildriver

Replies: 5
Views: 1696

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:18 am   Subject: AN UNUSUAL FLXIBLE
Interesting find...that paint scheme sort of makes them look 'retro' in design, like something from 20 or 30 years earlier....
I suppose it was the poor man's answer to the GMC Motorhome....
  Topic: Triboro's White
traildriver

Replies: 1
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:59 pm   Subject: Triboro's White
Great photo....I can barely remember that terminal from my youth....it didn't last even half as long as the one that replaced it.
The sign in the foreground refers to it as the 'domistic terminal', a ...
  Topic: UPS Fleet of the future
traildriver

Replies: 3
Views: 181

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: UPS Fleet of the future
Congrats from me, too...
The only thing that makes me doubt that is the 'UPS truck from the future', is the inclusion of a driver's position..... Smile
  Topic: NYCTA's New Look on Display
traildriver

Replies: 2
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:23 am   Subject: NYCTA's New Look on Display
Maybe "1960" sounded more modern to entice visitor's to view it....
I remember those Chrysler Corporation ads in the Fall of 1956, when they introduced the tail-finned, 1957 "Forward L ...
  Topic: NJ bus "crowd gates"
traildriver

Replies: 16
Views: 1816

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:09 am   Subject: NJ bus "crowd gates"
If I had my way I'd get rid of all of them tachographs.

You've got your way...the Saucon and like units have replaced them... Smile
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
traildriver

Replies: 9
Views: 653

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:16 pm   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
Yeah...I kind of thought so...I suppose the seal's between the section's may have an insulation issue in extreme cold, especially as the bus ages...

And like a semi-truck, they may have a tendency ...
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
traildriver

Replies: 9
Views: 653

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:57 pm   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
Yes...thanks from me, too....I wonder how those things handle the snow?
Better or worse than straight bus?
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
traildriver

Replies: 9
Views: 653

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:08 pm   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
I just retired a few weeks ago, ( Very Happy ), so haven't been riding to see if there are more....
  Topic: New D45S from MCI
traildriver

Replies: 1
Views: 265

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:05 pm   Subject: New D45S from MCI
Okay, I guess, but I like the classic looks of the old DL-3 better....especially in stainless steel... Smile
  Topic: Had 5th Avenue Coach remained independent
traildriver

Replies: 2
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:01 pm   Subject: Had 5th Avenue Coach remained independent
From their long history, I am confident that they would have stayed with GMC and RTS successor's, until the end....and then probably whatever NYC Bus was using....

As for expansion....they probably ...
  Topic: Articulated on Q-64
traildriver

Replies: 9
Views: 653

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:09 am   Subject: Articulated on Q-64
Had a big surprise when I came out of the Subway at Forest Hills, yesterday...an articulated on the Q-64...
Another passenger told me he saw one on the route a few weeks ago.

It didn't take long f ...
 
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