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14 hours ago, SSMTS said:

I did ride 113 bus because I been ride with SSMTransit for more than 2,000 times, I saw 113 exist in my own eyes but not long run.

 

Unfortunately, without a picture to prove it, I would agree that this bus never existed due to superstitious reasons. Here is a roster from January 2002. You can see that it did not exist at that time. If it existed for only a year or two when new, chances are the VINs for 112 and 114 would be out of sequence but they are not.

Having said that, I appreciate your current fleet observations and keeping transit enthusiasts up to date on SSM Transit, It is a very interesting fleet.

SSM Roster - January 2002.JPG

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There is a report regarding the purchase of transit buses on Monday's council agenda. New Flyer will be awarded the tenders and Sault Ste Marie will be getting 6 XD40s and 4 XD35s. New Flyer was

The Orion VII buses from Thunder Bay have entered service. I spotted three units numbered 158-160, and the other unit should be 157 (assuming there isn't a random other bus purchased after the 2016 No

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On 9/28/2019 at 2:44 PM, Orion6025 said:

So, those haven’t entered service yet?

165 and 166 Both been service since July 15 2019

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update for 146/163 plate issue:

163 Plate from 146

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On 9/28/2019 at 1:52 PM, Orion6025 said:

Aside from that TTC Orion 7 NG, does ssm have any other new or “new” buses to put in service?

164 will not service yet, I been watching everyday and 164 will be same 157 so 164 will not service for long

On 9/25/2019 at 11:11 AM, Seashore_518203 said:

Unfortunately, without a picture to prove it, I would agree that this bus never existed due to superstitious reasons. Here is a roster from January 2002. You can see that it did not exist at that time. If it existed for only a year or two when new, chances are the VINs for 112 and 114 would be out of sequence but they are not.

Having said that, I appreciate your current fleet observations and keeping transit enthusiasts up to date on SSM Transit, It is a very interesting fleet.

SSM Roster - January 2002.JPG

I did talk with them and they said its was only 2 days by accident paint number to renumber from 113 to 114, I do remember I saw it when I was there but I can see it why 113 been not around as long but I found out its was only 2 days and I can see 121 missing but there is 121A and 121B so your paper is 2nd copy from 1st but 121A do exist

I saw 121 exist in my own life but I know I saw 113 but only 2 days and 113 did not been in service, I was confused but my work said Im right but not in service and it's was only 2 days in garage and accident paint to make 2nd paint to renumber, I get it but there still missing 121 is not accept that all

121A and 121B do exist, that end of story and your paper is not helpful

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On 9/22/2019 at 1:12 PM, SSMTS said:

how can someone edit ... bus fleet ... 146 RETIRED and 163 on ACTIVE? I mean on https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/Sault_Ste._Marie_Transit

everything is ok with all fleet but ... annoying is ... 146 still ACTIVE? ACTUALLY RETIRED! and 163 is ACTIVE! plus

Add 164 ... (ex TTC-1684) but 164 is not part of 161-163 because 161-163 is Orion 07.501 buses built in 2006 and 164 is Orion 07.501 NG HEV bus built in 2008 but still not active yet  ... that all ... who will edit it?

I added 164 to the fleet list and also made it's own page. https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/Sault_Ste._Marie_Transit_164

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14 minutes ago, bus_7246 said:

I’m pretty sure 164 has made service. It’s plated 247 6BJ. My source is a photo of Facebook that has the bus on what I this is route 5...?

I’ve seen a photo as well of the plate, I’ll add it to the wiki when I have time.

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On 8/11/2020 at 7:03 AM, Silly Tilley said:

With many municipalities beginning to receive confirmation if ICIP funding applied for in 2019, it's bus purchasing time again. For Sault Ste Marie, they currently have tenders out for 6 40ft buses and 4 35ft buses. The tenders close on September 22. Sault Ste Marie Tenders and Proposals

There is a report regarding the purchase of transit buses on Monday's council agenda. New Flyer will be awarded the tenders and Sault Ste Marie will be getting 6 XD40s and 4 XD35s.

New Flyer was the lower bid for the 40ft buses compared to Nova. For the 35ft buses, both Grande West and City View (ElDorado Axess) bid as well.

Pages 94 to 99 - https://saultstemarie.ca/Cityweb/media/City-Clerk/Council-Agendas/2020/2020_10_26_Agenda.pdf?ext=.pdf

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