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Phoenix has XD60s in the 8102+ range (although I'm not sure how high they go) and they seem to be split between Transdev and First Transit.

I believe Phoenix is receiving Gillig CNGs in the 5241-5320 number range (as I believe the order was for 80). Then there will be 30 Gillig diesels likely numbered 5601-5630 (in line with the photo posted earlier unless the numbering was inaccurate). I'm not quite sure why the gap exists between 5321-5600. Between the 80 new CNG Gilligs and the 30 new Diesel Gilligs the D40LFs are probably not going to be around much longer. 

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On 6/1/2018 at 2:50 PM, Ztonyg said:

Phoenix has XD60s in the 8102+ range (although I'm not sure how high they go) and they seem to be split between Transdev and First Transit.

I believe Phoenix is receiving Gillig CNGs in the 5241-5320 number range (as I believe the order was for 80). Then there will be 30 Gillig diesels likely numbered 5601-5630 (in line with the photo posted earlier unless the numbering was inaccurate). I'm not quite sure why the gap exists between 5321-5600. Between the 80 new CNG Gilligs and the 30 new Diesel Gilligs the D40LFs are probably not going to be around much longer. 

I looked at this.. the schedule was for 80 Gilligs before 6/30/16, then 40 over the 12 months ending 6/30/17, then 15 for the 12 months ending 6/30/18, and 15 for the 12 months ending 6/30/19. If it exercised its options, then that would be up to 60 more.

For the XD60s, there were 21 base orders and up to six options for the first two years (I thought that group was 8082-8104). Then 10 (+ 10) for this fiscal year, then 20 + 4 for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

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Just saw 6801 on Chandler Blvd.   I think the 52 replacement buses for this year start at 6771. 6759-6770 were delivered last fall, while 6771 was delivered on April 19.  There should be 11 XN40s coming along at some point.

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On 6/10/2018 at 5:55 PM, 3we said:

Just saw 6801 on Chandler Blvd.   I think the 52 replacement buses for this year start at 6771. 6759-6770 were delivered last fall, while 6771 was delivered on April 19.  There should be 11 XN40s coming along at some point.

Will the XN40s be local or express buses?

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11 hours ago, Ztonyg said:

Will the XN40s be local or express buses?

These are expansion buses, so I think local. On this bid, instead of taking a separate bid for standard vs. BRT buses, New Flyer lists "BRT Package" as a $6200 option.

The D40LFRs are programmed to go next (fiscal) year.

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Saw 5243 on the 29W, from what I thought with the 2018 Phoenix Gillig Low Floor CNG buses, it could've gone either way with it being First Transit-West or Transdev-South.

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On 6/14/2018 at 6:04 PM, Flyer59 said:

Spotted 5600 (first diesel gillig?) on the 41 this afternoon.

Wow.

Looks like the 6500s will be gone sooner rather than later.

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This weekend's auction:

6304 ($300), 6313 ($600), 6317 ($300), 6324 ($450),  6325 ($350), 6344 ($550), 6406 ($550), 6407 ($250), 6410 ($400),  6413 ($550), 6429 ($200) 6519 ($1300), 7116 ($250)

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1 hour ago, 3we said:

This weekend's auction:

6304 ($300), 6313 ($600), 6317 ($300), 6324 ($450),  6325 ($350), 6344 ($550), 6406 ($550), 6407 ($250), 6410 ($400),  6413 ($550), 6429 ($200) 6519 ($1300), 7116 ($250)

Got a link. I give up trying to find them on the site 

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1 hour ago, The XDE60 said:

5272 was seen today, getting ready to start the 29W from 44th Street.

Anybody seen something higher than that?

I saw one of the Diesel Gilligs N/B on I-17 the other day (wasn't able to catch the number). 

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New in Scottsdale, 4518 is a CNG 30’ Gillig trolley replica, spotted on the downtown route. 4520 and 4521 are also 30’ CNG Gilligs - without the trolley design, spotted on the Camelback route 

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Some sightings today:

5268 on the 7 (interesting as it looks like 5243 and 5271 were spotted on First Transit routes and the 7 is a Transdev route). 

5600 and 5603 on the 41.

5602 on the 17.

 

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I wonder how many 2006 New Flyer C40LFRs remain. I'm mostly seeing Gilligs on the Mesa runs now.

Also, it appears the D60LFAs are now mostly operating local routes as the XN60s now operate the express routes.

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