New Flyer Industries D60

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New Flyer D60
New Flyer D60
Years of manufacture 1988 to 2006
Length 60 feet
Width 102 inches
Propulsion Diesel
New Flyer D60

The New Flyer Industries D60 (nicknamed Galaxy and later known as the D60HF) was a 60-foot articulated transit bus sold in Canada and the United States. New Flyer completed their articulated prototype in the latter half of 1988, and their first production buses were delivered to AC Transit of Oakland the following year.[1] The last D60 buses were built in 2006 as the final option of a contract with Metro Transit of Minnesota.

The D60 used a tubular steel structure. This, along with fibreglass body panels, helped reduce the vehicle's weight. Wheel housings were stainless steel, as were the stepwells, though they could also be fibreglass. The bus was a "pusher" with the engine at the rear. It was offered with either a T-drive or V-drive powertrain configuration.

Specifications

Operators

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Demonstrator/Engineering Units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
1988 2FYD2MG05JP013247 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Sold to Community Transit 813.
7058 1993 2FYD2NG1XPU014790 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 Sold to Strathcona County Transit 951.

References

  1. Bain, Don. Dec. 1988. Flying High. Manitoba Business.
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Current Models

Battery-Electric: 35ft: XE35 - 40ft: XE40 - 60ft: XE60
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG): 35ft: XN35 - 40ft: XN40 - 60ft: XN60
Diesel: 35ft: XD35 - 40ft: XD40 - 60ft: XD60
Diesel-Electric Hybrid: 35ft: XDE35 - 40ft: XDE40 - 60ft: XDE60
Electric Trolleybus: 40ft: XT40 - 60ft: XT60
Hydrogen Fuel Cell: 40ft: XHE40 - 60ft: XHE60

Past Models

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG): 30ft: C30LF - C30LFR - 35ft: C35LF - C35LFR - 40ft: C40 - C40LF - C40LFR
Diesel: 30ft: D30LF - MD30 - 35ft: D35 - D35LF - D35LFR - MD35 - 40ft: D40 - D40LF - D40LFA - D40LFR - D40S - D40i - 45ft: D45S - 60ft: D60 - D60LF - D60LFA - D60LFR
Diesel-Electric Hybrid: 30ft: DE30LFR - 35ft: DE35LF - DE35LFA - DE35LFR - 40ft: DE40LF - DE40LFA - DE40LFR - DE40i - 60ft: DE60LF - DE60LFA - DE60LFR
Electric Trolleybus: 40ft: E40LF - E40LFR - 60ft: E60 - E60LFR
Gasoline-Electric Hybrid: 35ft: GE35LFR - 40ft: GE40LF - GE40LFA - GE40LFR
Hydrogen Fuel Cell: 40ft: F40LF/H40LF- HE40LF - H40LFR
Liquified Natural Gas (LNG): 30ft: L30LF - 35ft: L35LF - 40ft: L40 - L40LF - L40LFR

Platform Invero - Low Floor - MiDi - Xcelsior