BCT-3122-D800-10240

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201-230 2004 NFI D40LF = 30

231-260 2005 NFI D40LF = 30

261-272 2006 NFI D40LF = 12 - ON ORDER - being built right now

WT is re-using the old Fishbowl number block, as has long been their practice. The 500 block was successively CanCars, then D800B's, now D40LF's.

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Oh sure , I take a weeks holidays and you take a picture of my bus route LOL . 68-1 is my run from 5:07 t0 12:43 monday to friday and I was on holidays this week . <_<

Intersting!

By chance, have you heard anything about 2-3 guys taking photos of buses in Winnipeg?

I believe there was at least one bus driver we happened to photograph the bus he was driver each day over 3 or 4 days! :lol:

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A D40LF is currently on route 20; its driver honked and waved behind the reporter :)

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Probably will be retired soon, so repainting them wouldn't be worth it. Only one, or a handful, of the D40s have been repainted.

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Probably will be retired soon, so repainting them wouldn't be worth it. Only one, or a handful, of the D40s have been repainted.

A handful of D40's have been done, and more are being done all the time. The Classics are being rebuilt as well, but so far none have been paitned into the new scheme.

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Courtesy of CKY, 232 was on 20 today :blink:

CKY is CTV Winnipeg.

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What are you trying to tell us?

Bus observation based from TV.

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I have started watching different news. On Monday, I spotted that bus drive behind a live reporter.

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WT D40 # 694 at Winnipeg International Airport, June 2001. The board wouldn't accept it until after I cropped it and brought the file size down under 2 MB.

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Edited by Mark Walton

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Winnipeg Transit 1970 Flyer D700A #825 captured by Peter Cox on July 28, 1981.

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Winnipeg Transit 1976 Flyer D800-9635 #702 captured by Peter Cox on February 8, 1981.

Enjoy!

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A handful of D40's have been done, and more are being done all the time. The Classics are being rebuilt as well, but so far none have been paitned into the new scheme.

It seems like only the D40's with the black window trim are getting that new livery. I wonder, if they're going to do it to the older D40's, if they'll black out the window trim to match the colour.

I think the Classics would look really good in that new colour scheme. I don't know why they haven't repainted them. Must be a money thing... right?

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Anyone know if the newest D40LF's have arrived to Winnipeg Transit yet? I was told they were being built last year, but I have not heard anything about them arriving as of yet. I believe they were to be numbered 261 to 272. Thanks!

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Got word that the 12 new D40LF's are finally in at Winnipeg Transit and that they are numbered as 270 to 281.

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Got word that the 12 new D40LF's are finally in at Winnipeg Transit and that they are numbered as 270 to 281.

Would they be D40LF or D40LFR's?? Just a wondering!

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Would they be D40LF or D40LFR's?? Just a wondering!

LOL! I did mention them as D40LF's! I always distinguish the two models when I refer to them....

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D40LFR's, possibly with A/C, are highly possible for the next order after these D40LF's (apart from the DE60LF's that are coming).

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D40LFR's, possibly with A/C, are highly possible for the next order after these D40LF's (apart from the DE60LF's that are coming).

I guess the entire Canadian cities (except Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary) will have a/c. Thank you, global warming! :rolleyes:

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Hey now, ETS will have 6 buses with A/C. :rolleyes: And I think Strathcona's LFSes have A/C.

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Hey now, ETS will have 6 buses with A/C. :rolleyes: And I think Strathcona's LFSes have A/C.

I didn't add Strathcona as they are separate system. As for ETS, they are Hybrid for tester.

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I see. They are our buses though. :rolleyes: Not owned by the manufacturer.

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LOL! I did mention them as D40LF's! I always distinguish the two models when I refer to them....

Wasn't sure if it was an oversight/typo, but that's kinda strange for the home town of NFI getting the old model. Wonder how much cheaper they were

I guess the entire Canadian cities (except Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary) will have a/c. Thank you, global warming! :rolleyes:

Don't forget Regina, Moose Jaw, Red Deer, St Albert (since 843 ex 888 was retired) to name 4 more cities...

And global warming has nothing to do with it. It has become nearly standard on cars/trucks (just try to sell on without), so in order to help entice riders, more agencies are ordering an air conditioned bus rather than not.

The passengers are starting to be much more vocal about it (the ETS BRT conference made specific note of this fact)

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Sorry, were you saying that these cities have A/C on their buses?

[/color]Don't forget Regina, Moose Jaw, Red Deer, St Albert (since 843 ex 888 was retired) to name 4 more cities...[/color]

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