New Flyer Industries E60

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New Flyer E60
New Flyer E60 front
Years of manufacture 1993 to 1994
Length 60 feet
Width 102 inches
Propulsion Electric
New Flyer E60 rear

The New Flyer Industries E60 was an articulated trolley bus with all the standard features of the D60. The E60 was propelled by two 240 HP AC induction traction motors which were mounted on the middle and rear axles for maximum traction and improved weight distribution. The motors were custom designed by General Electric with the latest in AC propulsion technology. Offwire power was provided by a battery APU for maximum flexibility. It was only produced in 1993-1994 (with the exception of the prototype being built in 1992) and only for one transit agency (San Francisco MUNI). It was however offered by New Flyer until 2001.

Specifications

Main Propulsion Unit

  • Solid State 240 H.P. AC Induction Traction Motor on center and rear axles.
  • Auxiliary Power Unit
  • Off wire power supplied by optional high performance batteries.

Heating and Ventilation

  • Roof mounted forced air heating.
  • Three roof vents.
  • Driver's fresh air vent.
  • Air conditioning available.

Suspension

  • Full air suspension with two hydraulic shock absorbers at each axle.
  • Front Axle - Rockwell reverse Elliot 14,6000 lbs. capacity.
  • Center and Rear Axles - Rockwell Full Floating 26,000 lbs. capacity.

Brakes

  • Electric Regenerative and Resistive Braking.
  • Internal expanded S-CAM type.
  • Manual or automatic slack adjustors.

Doors

  • Front - Slide Glide clear opening 38" or 26"x87".
  • Center - Optional.
  • Rear - Various styles clear opening 38" or 26"x87".

Windows

  • Aluminum sash, clamp type windows.
  • Two-piece laced in windshield.

Dimensions

  • Length: 60 feet
  • Width: 102"
  • Height: 128"
  • Wheelbase:
  • Front: 202"
  • Rear: 308"
  • Passenger Capacity: 145
  • Seating Capacity: 64
  • Pivot Angle: 40 degrees
  • Turning Radius: 41 feet

Body

  • Integral "chassisless" design
  • Sides are hollow structural tubing
  • Panels are .200" thick fiberglass with .020" colored gelcoat finish
  • Aluminum or fiberglass side panels
  • Wheel housings stainless steel
  • Stepwells are fiberglass

Joint

  • The articulated joint is the ATG "Artic-O-Mat" with anti-jack knife feature.

Operator

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  • MUNI - San Francisco, CA

Preserved Coach

Year Thumbnail VIN Original Owner Fleet Number Current Owner
1993 San Francisco MUNI 7031-a.jpg 2FYE2MJ02PU015013 San Francisco MUNI 7031 San Francisco MUNI


New Flyer Industries
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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