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The Orion 7 comes in 30ft too, and then there's the D30LF/D30LFR. I think that 30ft buses could also work on the Casino shuttle runs too. What was your website(Didn't know you had one)? Was it on Transit Windsor?

I also agree with you on 501, 504, 506, and 508 along with 907 and 912.

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The Orion 7 comes in 30ft too, and then there's the D30LF/D30LFR. I think that 30ft buses could also work on the Casino shuttle runs too. What was your website(Didn't know you had one)? Was it on Transit Windsor?

I also agree with you on 501, 504, 506, and 508 along with 907 and 912.

TW isn't going for expensive bus, they are going for lowest tender.

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I didn't say if it was expensive or not...I was stating which other buses are offered as 30ft.

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The Orion 7 comes in 30ft too, and then there's the D30LF/D30LFR. I think that 30ft buses could also work on the Casino shuttle runs too. What was your website(Didn't know you had one)? Was it on Transit Windsor?

I also agree with you on 501, 504, 506, and 508 along with 907 and 912.

My website was The School Bus Center, I'm working on a transit website called Dave's bus page.

Also The 6:52am Central 3 is real busy because of all of the St Michael's Adult Education School Students.

Think that TW will get more Novas, But too bad the LFS doesn't have a 30ft availabile.

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Ya I think they will go with Nova again too. More than likely knowing the deals they've been giving out lately all over Canada. They probably will end up making a 30ft version one day to cope with transit demands. Hopefully we'll be getting more than the 6 that's in the master plan. 15-20 would do nicely like the 2004 orion order for 14.

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TW's Transit Rider Growth and Asset Management plan Pdf they made a lot of mistakes on page 27 with the Retirement chart.

they put 504-510 and forgot 501 gthat makes 8 1986 GM Classics

511-518 but 511 is alreadly retired and 515 is ex DDOT bus with 523

555-564 10 but its 9

tranit wiindsor should of proof read their documents.

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It's not often I have a TW sighting, in fact this is my first time :rolleyes:

TW Orion VII 437 was on a trailer heading eastbound on the 401 in Toronto just before lunch time.

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So did you see it twice then? You said at first it was heading eastboud on a trailer in TO then it was heading west heading towards Mississauga. Was 437 involved in a an accident or was it demo'd by a system?

In another post, I'm gonna list the major transit hubs around the city and the bus routes that go there.

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So did you see it twice then? You said at first it was heading eastboud on a trailer in TO then it was heading west heading towards Mississauga. Was 437 involved in a an accident or was it demo'd by a system?

In another post, I'm gonna list the major transit hubs around the city and the bus routes that go there.

Oops. My bad, I meant westbound. I was going eastbound. I saw it in Toronto which is east of Mississauga where Orion is located. I think if they were demoing a VII they would take it from a closer system like TTC or MT.

I took a picture which I will post soon.

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Ok sweet, would I be able to put the picture on my site? And I find it odd that a TW 7 would be east of Mississauga. My only guess is repairs. But east of Orion is far fetched.

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Ok sweet, would I be able to put the picture on my site? And I find it odd that a TW 7 would be east of Mississauga. My only guess is repairs. But east of Orion is far fetched.

As long as you credit "ORION VIII"

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Weird, no signs of any damage. I wonder what it would be doing all the way over there on such short notice. If I see any drivers that I know tomorrow I'll ask them, and I'll also keep an eye out for 437 in case it's back already.

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Here's a list of some of the buses that I saw today. I know I was at least a dozen more out there.

506 1C Express westbound(rode it downtown)

437 4 westbound

430 6 southbound

421 Extra Westbound

533 3 garage heading westbound

435 1C eastbound

541 3 westbound

413 1C eastbound

516 1C eastbound

561 6 northbound

444 1C westbound

531 1A northbound

424 3 Eastbound(rode it from downtown to school)

These are all from the morning. And yes...that is 437 that was on the 4 this morning, I was as shocked as you are.

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Weird, no signs of any damage. I wonder what it would be doing all the way over there on such short notice. If I see any drivers that I know tomorrow I'll ask them, and I'll also keep an eye out for 437 in case it's back already.

That bus could have gone for warrenty work where it isn't local.

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Ya maybe. I also saw 907 on the 2 going westbound today too. So we still have at least 1 left..lol.

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There used to be a Transway 1B a long time ago when it was SW&A. I don't remember where it went though. I think it went from downtown along dougall or something. If it were still around I'm sure it would be like the 1A and 1C, the most popular routes in the city along with the 2. Not sure. I think the 4xx is staying where it is for now, because I have a feeling TW is staying with nova unless orion pulls something big out of their ass like a too good to be true warrenty(sp?). If we go with orion it'll start at 445 and if it's with nova, it'll start at 565.

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That would be a change! Windsor's never bought New Flyer before. I think the 6xx will either be new novas(if it goes that high) or a new type of bus.

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That would be a change! Windsor's never bought New Flyer before. I think the 6xx will either be new novas(if it goes that high) or a new type of bus.

Back in 2003 for the 2004 order, they were about to get D40LF but the VII beats it on cheaper tender by a hair.

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Ya I remember you saying that earlier. It just might be New Flyer this time, I guess we won't know till we get the new buses, whenever that's gonna happen. Maybe around Christmas like last year.

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Ya I rmember you saying that earlier. It just might be New Flyer this time, I guess we won't know till we get the new buses, whenever that's gonna happen. Maybe around Christmas like last year.

You'll be seing more LFS as TW do seem to satisfy.

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