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What does any of the buses look like or what the livery looks like?

Cutaways, all white with patches of ads!

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Does anybody know what type of buses Orangeville uses?

Ford cutaways.

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What does any of the buses look like or what the livery looks like?

Here's a photo from Orangeville's website:

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I was in Orangeville this afternoon however was not going to wait around for the cutaways to return to get photos. I saw all three buses however, two 2009s and one 2010 were providing service today. The buses are still numbered for Laidlaw and carry bus plates, and they each have a diamond farebox.

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Updated the Orangeville fleet in the wiki with the information from my visit yesterday. They purchased a Goshen cutaway last year. Also their three newest cutaways (which are the ones seeing service these days) are all GMC G4500 engines.

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Orangeville Transit has a Goshen G-Force on order with a Ford chassis (most likely an F-550). The cutaway will be 33' long hence I assume it will be a F-550 rather than an E-450 engine.

Delivery was scheduled for early 2013 delivery so they may already have it.

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Why's that? And is this official? What's your source?

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Oddly enough, they haven't updated the site to reflect the auction of it and the Burlington Handivan cutaways. I'm guessing that the Goshen G-Force (number?) has now entered service by process of elimination.

I would have also thought that 212968 would have been first to retire, as it was not only the oldest, but in worse condition than 099059. But I guess Orangeville had to replace something.

I also find this article and accompanying photo ironic, as the photo is of the bus that was recently replaced.

http://blog.ronanrealty.com/new-bus-in-the-orangeville-transport-fleet/

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It's interesting to me that they're using the BN plates. I thought they were going with xxx xBH. I guess not.

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It's interesting to me that they're using the BN plates. I thought they were going with xxx xBH. I guess not.

The fleet is provided by contractor First Student (the fleet number is a dead giveaway), and they would plate the bus too. Typically large agencies buy large blocks of license plates and use them as needed, over a long period of time. The Orangeville division probably has a large block of those BN9 plates that they haven't used up yet, therefore that's why the new Orangeville bus got one.

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Took a poke down to Orangeville. The service runs good but the buses don't wait til they all meet. They act like community bus where they only wait when theirs transfers. The two Titans were out along with that monster of a cutaway as well.

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Town Conducts Transit Study
Monday, December 7, 2015 10:52 AM by Jill Young
Shelburne looks to improve transit for residents

[CAO for the Town of Shelburne, John Telfer,] says it'll either be done as an extension of Orangeville's transit line or the town of Shelburne would negotiate with a private carrier

According to the 2011 Census Shelburne has a population of 5,846 and according to Google maps it's about 26 km from Orangeville.

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I'm thinking either Midi or Vicinity if it's a new vehicle, used could be either an ex demo Midi or second hand ElDorado.

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Least theyre not looking for 30 foot Orion VIs. Last time I was there I spoke to the drivers and they have been waiting to get approval from the town for a replacement for one of the Titan's.

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Orangeville will be receiving 1 30' Grande West Vicinity in December 2016 after the tender results. Staff report recommends award to Grande West Transportation.

Grand West Transportation (Vicinity) - $382,850. 2016 model bus with December 2016 delivery date.

Girardin (New Flyer distributor) - $395,419. 2015 model bus with October 2016 delivery date.

http://orangeville.ca/get-file/4170 pages 69 and 70.

 

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