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C-UMTD has taken delivery of 12 New Flyer XDE40's, numbered 1601-1612. 1603-1604 were put into service today, and at the same time D40LF's 1318, 1328 and 1343 were retired. If somebody could update the wiki with this information that would be great. Hope to be able to further contribute with information about the C-UMTD as well as railroad rosters on the forums and elsewhere! :)

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Thanks for the update.  C-UMTD doesn't get much coverage here, but always good to see.  I lived in Urbana for 3 years in the early 70s, while my mother was a graduate student at the University of Illinois.  In fact, I was present for the very first day of MTD service in August 1971 (rode the Red Line from Church & Neil to Race & Florida (lived in orchard Downs).  We left in 1974 to return to NYC, but I've been back several times, the most recent in 2006.  It has been nice to see MTD develop from a small transit system with 25 GMC Fishbowls to the system that it is today!  :)

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On 10/19/2016 at 8:46 PM, bbvision12 said:

http://bit.ly/2dPz2tJ

Looks like 18 more XDE40's for MTD in May 2017, which will replace 18 D40LF's. Will update when I can about delivery and retirements...

New Flyer's release

https://www.newflyer.com/rss/775-champaign-urbana-mass-transit-district-exercises-options-for-eighteen-40-foot-xcelsior®-diesel-hybrid-buses

 

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Update on comings and goings...

Most of the 2017 XDE40's, 1713-1730, are in service at this point.

Eldorado's 0556-0557 are RETIRED. Bound for Rock Island.

11 2003 New Flyer D40LF's have been sold to Connect Transit in Bloomington-Normal. Do not have numbers yet.

2003 New Flyer's 0316, 0332, 0336 & 0337 are being retired, salvaged for parts, and scrapped.

Four XDE40's will be coming in 2018 to replace four more 2003 D40LF's. No idea on their number, though I'd imagine they'd be the 1831-1834, following the 16xx and 17xx series.

Also, can someone please update the Preserved Roster to reflect some inaccuracies? Coach 4515 is preserved as 4515, not 515. Additionally, 4328 is NOT preserved. The preserved Metro is bus 3703, a 1984 Flxible Metro A.

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Hi, all good afternoon, I saw check on the internet on the CPTDB Wiki also model is Xcelsior XDE60 and they do not forget just added a list on the CPTDB Wiki for the info 😉.

 

 https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/Champaign-Urbana_Mass_Transit_District

https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/New_Flyer_Industries_XDE60

 

Who is the staff for your fix this new update, please? Thank you.

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