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    RTC of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas)

    Forgot share this. Last month in Late June, I was in Las Vegas, and got great video of RTC Transit Buses as well as the popular tourist bus route (Deuce and SDX (Strip and Downtown Express). As well as Las Vegas Monorail. Featured buses including Alexander Dennis Enviro 500, New Flyer Xcelsior XN40 and XN60 and many more. Las Vegas is a great place to visit with much of the attractions along the strip from south to north along Las Vegas Blvd. Including Freemont Street as well. I did get some video footage of these buses there though not a lot because of Las Vegas's hot weather. Of course a number of route including the popular tourist Route Deuce (serving destinations between Mandala Bay Casino and Freemont Street; during midnight hours, route extended south to South Strip Terminal) is 24 hours a day route. SDX (Strip and Downtown Express) is also another popular Route which runs daily from 9am to 11:59pm, serving popular tourist destinations between South Strip Terminal and North Las Vegas Premium Outlet. Interesting to see those Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 and Wright StreetCar RTV. Other buses seen on regular transit route as seen are mainly New Flyer Xcelsior XN40 and XN60. I did however saw a 2005 New Flyer D60LF on a regular route as well; that bus is still running even though it is 12 years old. Lastly on a separate transit system, I've rode on Las Vegas Monorail whose service runs parallel along the Strip and serving mainly on casino stops. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYSm77h9mnk
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    SEPTA's ACS-64 #901 debut on Paoli/Thorndale Line to Thorndale Great Valley Flyer Express Train #9561 7-11-2018. Also with the awesome engineer blowing the horn! SEPTA ordered 15 of the locomotive to expand their fleet while also replacing their 7 AEM-7 and 1 ALP-44. These locomotive will be powerful, reliable, and efficient as well as featuring other state of the art technologies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AqdlNPeFJE
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    NJ TRANSIT (New Jersey Transit)

    From 6-9-2018 sighting: A number of MCI D4000 are still in service down at South Jersey/Philadelphia. Also in on of Transit Fan Group Facebook page, at least one 2002-2003 MCI D4500 was seen operating a Route into Philadelphia
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    From 6-9-2018
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    Krapf's Bus Company

    Phlash New Flyer MiDis seen on 6-9-2018
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    Transit in Hong Kong

    Forgot to share this video that uploaded few months ago. Here's the video of Hong Kong Transportation (MTR, Tram, NWFB, City Bus, and KMB) from my recent trip back in late February and early March. A lot has changes with new buses dominated the streets, as well as new MTR Trains!
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    6-9-2018: I was going to Philly and attempting to ride a Thorndale Line Shuttle Bus to Bryn Mawr because of AMTRAK Construction; meantime I saw a Keystone Train and an AMTRAK Work Train as well. For some unknown reason, the bus never showed up even after 50 minutes of waiting; all of us gave up and seek alternative transportation (ride share, etc) to get to Bryn Mawr Station. After arrival Bryn Mawr and awaiting transfer to train for Philadelphia, saw two buses on the shuttle: 2014 Nova LFS HEV #8605 and 2017 New Flyer Xcelsior XDE40 #3072 at Bryn Mawr Station. Bonus picture: While at Phillies Game (in between innings), the giant TV Screen display SEPTA Broad Street Subway Race from City Hall to AT&T Station (Between Red and Blue Car); Blue Car Won. Also after the Phillies Game and I was waiting for my Thorndale Line Train (bound for Bryn Mawr; trains were running hourly), I had a few moments for quick transit fan at 10th and Market. Saw 2017 New Flyer Xcelsior XDE40 #3058 there.
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    Krapf's Bus Company

    Yep, and I've heard some of the recent New Flyer Xcelsior XD40's that Krapf's has in its fleet have rooftop fairing. As of now, all Navy Yard Fleet buses have transitioned from dark blue paint scheme to new paint scheme (like an artist drawing). Also from 4-21-2018: Krapf's Transit/Rover Transit 2010 Van Hool A300L #2915 on Route A at Exton Square Mall
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    SEPTA's current push pull locomotives: 7 AEM-7 and 1 ALP-44 are due to be replaced soon by ACS-64. Here is the video of them from recent railfanning at Devon Station while I'm trying to see them in action ASAP.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WheNsZaAr2M Forgot to show it here from 4-21-2018: SEPTA New Flyer MiDi MD30 #4625 at Exton Square Mall
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    NJ TRANSIT (New Jersey Transit)

    This forum will be dedicated for sightings of NJ Transit buses and trains. NJ Transit operate buses and train service in New Jersey as well services out of its state to Philadelphia in South Jersey and New York City in North Jersey. In my sightings of NJ Transit Vehicles, most of it are trains and buses that runs into Philadelphia from across the river. With the Flixble Metro D gone from South Jersey, the Nova RTS is now the veteran member fleet, and is still common on South Jersey Routes running into Philadelphia although the NABI 416 are mainly dominated the routes. Here, a Nova RTS 40ft and NABI 416 is seen traveling down on Market Street in Philadelphia, PA.
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    Dallas DART

    To start off, this is their recent plan which they will be in process soon. Their turn towards green buses with CNG fuel when they will soon order the new Restyle NABI LFW bus soon. Many transit agencies whom already LNG buses in their fleet like OCTA and Big Blue Buses are switching to ordering CNG buses instead of LNG even though they're committted to order natural gas powered fleet. Why CNG are much more common these days than LNG.
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    Krapf's Bus Company

    Krapf's is a bus company from West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania near the town of West Chester. Krapf's provides charter bus service for both short, medium, and long distance destination. Buses used their ranged from a small cutaway coaches, heavy duty small buses (10 year), and motor coaches. Buses includes BlueBird All American RE with coach style seatings, mix of MCI and Prevost buses in their motorcoach fleet. Krapf's has a transit service known as Krapf's Transit (Rover Transit) which Route A, their only route that they provide since 1992. Route A serves Coatesville, Downington, Exton, and West Chester. Routes A also have stops in some out of listed towns that it travels on like Whitford and Thorndale, as well others stops like on Route 30, and Pottstown Pike roadways which are among them it travels there as well. Buses they used are used transit buses primarily Gillig Phantom that formally owned by Denver RTD and FootHill Transit, and they have their only brand new VanHool A300L bus in their fleet. For some reason on 8-14-2010 when I was at West Chester, an MCI 102 D3 was used in regular service which makes it odd to see a motorcoach in it. Krapf's is also the major operator for some nearby transit agencies with SEPTA being the their major client where Krapf's 4 of SEPTA's route including 204, 205, 306, and 314. Also, other transit system like Chester County's SCOOT bus service have Krapf's provide the bus service on behalf of that bus transit service. For SEPTA, they lease their buses to Krapf's for the bus operation of it. Buses includes 9 2004 Freightliner/Champion Defenders and 2 Chevy/Champion Challengers which opeated on SEPTA's Route 204 and 314. Krapf's also has its own buses for SEPTA's contracted route which are painted with two transit names Krapf's Transit/SEPTA. Those buses which are 4 2007 International/General Coach Low Floors are operated on SEPTA's Route 205 and 306. Other transits that it operate for Chester County's SCOTT bus service, they operated Chevy/Goshen for that route. Below pictures are among the buses that Krapf's operate VanHool A300L is seen leaving Exton Square Mall on Route A to Coatesville. This bus is very intersting since it is so far the only VanHool A300L operating in service in the Pennslyvania in the suburbs. Krapf's owned International/General Coach Low Floor Cutaway is seen at parked Krapf's bus yard. This bus is operated on contract for SEPTA on Route 306. This bus also operates on SEPTA's route 205 as well. One of few Gillig Phantom (This one is an Ex. Denver RTD) is seen parked at the Krapf's bus yard. This bus also known as Rover Transit operates on Krapf's Route A transit service. Krapf's Blue Bird All American RE equipped with Coach Seats used on medium distance destination travel is seen parked at Krapf's bus yard. Krapf's Buses consisting of medium duty small buses used for medium distance travel, long distance travel motorcoaches, and transit buses all parked at the yard. From my West Chester Trip on 8-14-2010 on Main Street, photo and videos of them. Gillig Phantom (Ex Denver RTD) leaves West Chester Bus Terminal on Route A to Coatesville MCI 102 D3 on Route A to Coatesville on Main Street. It is very odd to see this bus in transit service. Chevy/Gaval Coach operating for Chester County's SCOOT Bus departs West Chester Bus Terminal Videos Please visit my youtube channel for more videos.
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    SEPTA (Pennsylvania)

    I'm proud to present videos of Bus Action in the Center City of Philadelphia, PA at 6th and Market Street in which that area has lot of buses running there in a large street from SEPTA to New Jersey Transit Bus there. In addition, I also film buses in the suburban neighborhood in mall and stuff like the King of Prussia Mall 20 miles just off of I-76 and Exton Square Mall off of Route 30. In the following videos, they show bus action at 6th and Market Street where many transit buses travel there on crowded Market Street. SEPTA has 4 of its city routes that they travel through market street from the west of Market Street. SEPTA buses Route 38, 44 uses regular 40 ft buses including Primarily New Flyer DE40LF 2nd Generation for those routes there while other buses including New Flyer D40LF are used on those routes as well. SEPTA Route 17 uses primarily New Flyer D40LF for that route while New Flyer DE40LF 1st Generation are used on those routes as well. SEPTA's Route 33 which has most the passengers onboard that route uses primarily Neoplan AN460 to handle high passenger number. However with the arrival of New Flyer DE40LF 2nd generation in 2009, this allows for more increased service to further handle high passenger numbers on that route. SEPTA's Neoplan AN460 are approaching 12 years old and SEPTA planned to replace them with new low floor hybric artic buses in the future. For New Jersey Transit, they travel into Philadelphia from Camden New Jersey as they crosses through the Ben Franklin Bridge. For service through the city, they made a trip around Philadelphia throught the travel at Market Street before making a turn in Board Street and start heading east back to New Jersey. Buses that they used for service includes NABI 416 Suburbans and Transit, Nova RTS 40 ft, and MCI D4000. The NABI 416 transits are currently delivering to New Jersey Transit's Newtown Ave Garage since Newtown has some Extra Suburbans to be transfer to other Garages where they want their Flxible Metro D replaced as soon as possible. Back in 2009, Netown has received a large number of NABI 416 suburbans to replaced all of its veteran Flxible Metro B and most of Flxible Metro D to ensure enough they have a good # of buses in service. Some Flxible Metro D in good conditions can hold on for a little longer, so some of them remained in service till summer of 2010 when Netown Ave Garage recieved more buses through the bus assignments of the buses they are receiving and sending out some of their NABI Suburbans to other garages as they need those so that they can replace their Flxible Metro D suburban with the bus fleet assignment in task. With the delivery of new buses meeting Newtown's Bus fleet requirement, this will be the end for Flxible Metro D. In addtion to bus action videos, train and bus ride videos are included as well. Please feel free to comment.