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    2017-8 bus deliveries to Grand River Transit

    They are all New Flyer XD40's
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    GRT New Flyer Xcelsiors

    To whomever is editing the GRT wiki, all the 2017's have the Cummins L9 engine, not the ISL9. All buses that are ordered from 2017 on have the new engine. Just thought I would put that out there!
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    Grand River Transit

    I am in Ottawa at the moment for school, I have only encountered a few buses that have overheated in the 3 months that I have been here. I find that GRT's busses tend to break down more often than OC Transpo's. Also, most of Ottawa's routes are centered around the Transitway and Highway 417, so you'd think that there would be more problems with OC's busses, but that is not the case for the most part.
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    Double decker bus order

    Are they being delivered this year, or next year? I haven't seen anything about another order of double deckers...
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    Grand River Transit

    This confirms that! Goodbye to all of the 2300's and some of the 2400's. http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=936005&binId=1.1147261&playlistPageNum=1
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    All routes now have the stops in capital letters, it makes it easier to read!
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    GRT New Flyer Xcelsiors

    How is that possible? We still have a certain number of buses that we will have to receive from New Flyer for this year under the existing contract..
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    Something I noticed this morning while I was on 21301 was that the seating inserts for the two passenger side wheelchair bay seats have been switched to a dark blue pattern design, and new yellow handles have been installed on those seats as well. I am wondering if they are thinking of changing it up from the solid blue seat inserts to something like that for all the buses...
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    Grand River Transit

    I just updated the wiki to include 21601-21610!
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    Oldest bus in each city

    Grand River Transit 2200, which is a 2002 New Flyer D40LF is our oldest
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    Grand River Transit

    Even when 2605 went up in flames, they were able to get the bus fixed and returned to service, and they had to pretty much replace the entire rear end of it. So I definitely don't think they will retire it. Like Chris said, it will be away for an extended period of time, but we will see it in service again sometime.
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    GRT New Flyer Xcelsiors

    I was on 21315 on the 1 today, so I don't think that it is still in Cambridge. Also, I have never understood why Cambridge only has Nova's, did they boycott any other bus or something along that line? I just find it to be ridiculous how the last time they got new buses was in 2010...
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    Grand River Transit

    This thread is so dry now lol
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    Grand River Transit

    I was just on the 7C to Conestoga Mall, and as we approached Victoria/Joseph, a new announcement was put over the stop announcements that said, "Any Customers on Route 20, transfer here for buses to Charles Street Terminal and Downtown" or something along that line, I probably messed the wording up a tad. I hope they apply this to other routes for transfer points and terminals!
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    Apparently Mobility Plus Buses now have a new numbering scheme! I saw a new one numbered 11507 that was in service today over by Forest Glen
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    Grand River Transit

    Seriously... This is a *TRANSIT* discussion board of all things, and you guys are fighting over something like this? Grow up guys, you are grown men, set an example for everyone else.
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    I was on 2409 today and nothing has been done to it yet! Still as disgusting as it always was!
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    What was 21328 doing on the 52? lol
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    Grand River Transit

    What does this say there? It says during Midday Service...
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    Grand River Transit

    That's for the summer schedule. The 8 isn't the only route being effected in that same way starting on the 22nd. Check the GRT Website if you need proof!
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    GRT Retirements

    Yeah I drove by the garage with a friend a couple nights ago, and the door on the far left of the new part was wide open, 793 was first in the lineup with newer buses sitting behind it. So I can tell you that it hasn't been sent for scrap quite yet. The 9400's I can believe are at the scrapyard, but 793 I can confirm is still at the garage awaiting probable scrapping.
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    GRT Retirements

    793 is sitting inside the new part of Strasburg garage near the doors... it is parked with the other buses in the garage. so whoever told you that 793 was at the scrapyard, they were wrong
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    Grand River Transit Sightings

    Was GRT taking a look at this model those days, or was it going somewhere else?
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    GRT Retirements

    That's rather disappointing...
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    GRT New Flyer Xcelsiors

    Looks like we are still missing 21510, I wonder if that is going to be a part of the second part of the 2015 order...
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