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Does anybody know if the new buses in St Thomas are in service yet? If so, are they only used on weekdays?

I was in St Thomas yesterday and there were none of the new buses in service. In fact, they were even short a cutaway as Aboutown had a mini school bus (photo attached) operating on one of the routes. It was a long way to drive just to see some old cutaways.

Kevin

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The new International buses ST.Thomas got are all laid up with a problem from the manufacturer(unknown to me the excat problem). Right now its between the city and the company they got them from as to who is responsible for the repair. The buses have been broke down since december. Aboutown has been filling in with charter cutaways,mini buses,and even some of the thomas 40' buses durring xmas break.

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The new International buses ST.Thomas got are all laid up with a problem from the manufacturer(unknown to me the excat problem). Right now its between the city and the company they got them from as to who is responsible for the repair. The buses have been broke down since december. Aboutown has been filling in with charter cutaways,mini buses,and even some of the thomas 40' buses durring xmas break.

Thanks for the update. Hopefully, they will get it worked out soon. I saw two seniors riding the high floor cutaways on Saturdays with walkers. They were having a tough time getting the walkers up the stairs. Of course, if the low floors were out, it would have been no problem at all.

Kevin

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the new buses are back up and running for now LOL

Are the 1997 Cutaways retired yet?

And in a pic of the school bus above in another post,

there seems to be a 2004 Ford behind it (0401). It is not listed on wiki though.

How may are there?

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ST.THOMAS TRANSIT fleet as of today

0301-0302 2003 ford cutaway

0401 2004 ford cutaway

0501 2005 ford cutaway

0601-0603 2006 ford cutaway

0801-0804 2008 international

673 2001 ford e450 para transit

i'll have more info on body styles etc

0401 and 0501 were purchased from a company in toronto thats all i know.

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ST.THOMAS TRANSIT fleet as of today

0301-0302 2003 ford cutaway

0401 2004 ford cutaway

0501 2005 ford cutaway

0601-0603 2006 ford cutaway

0801-0804 2008 international

673 2001 ford e450 para transit

i'll have more info on body styles etc

0401 and 0501 were purchased from a company in toronto thats all i know.

Ugh.

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Ugh.

It's funny that the service has improved in St Thomas but the the good stuff is long gone. I'd rather take the good old days of two buses running in St Thomas with a Classic and a Ex LT New Look then this cutaway festival of junk.

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It's funny that the service has improved in St Thomas but the the good stuff is long gone. I'd rather take the good old days of two buses running in St Thomas with a Classic and a Ex LT New Look then this cutaway festival of junk.

Exactly how I feel. Lol.

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ST.THOMAS TRANSIT fleet as of today

0301-0302 2003 ford cutaway

0401 2004 ford cutaway

0501 2005 ford cutaway

0601-0603 2006 ford cutaway

0801-0804 2008 international

673 2001 ford e450 para transit

i'll have more info on body styles etc

0401 and 0501 were purchased from a company in toronto thats all i know.

421 1997 Ford ? Reserve bus.

so they have a total of 13 buses in their fleet.

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is there any pics?

is there any cutaways in the yard retired?

Oh yes, I forgot to post the photo's. I'm not sure where the retired cutaways are kept anymore.

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Oh yes, I forgot to post the photo's. I'm not sure where the retired cutaways are kept anymore.

What numbers are they. The numbers are alot longer than 0801.

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