Nova Bus RTS-06

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Nova Bus RTS-06
Nova Bus RTS-06
Years of manufacture 1994 to 2002
Length 30, 35 or 40 feet
Width 96 or 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel or CNG/LNG
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The Nova Bus RTS-06 is the standard RTS design continued by Nova Bus after it was sold to them by TMC in 1994 during production of an order for Boston. It was produced until 2002 when it was discontinued. Nova Bus eventually sold the design to Millennium Transit Services who produced the RTS for a short time after.

Specifications

Measurements

  • Length: 30'10", 25'10" or 40'10"
  • Width: 96" or 102"
  • Height w/ A/C: 120"
  • Wheelbase: 298.70"

Engine

Transmission

Axles

  • Front: Rockwell beam
  • Rear: Rockwell full floating

Brakes

  • Rockwell S-Cam

Steering

  • Sheppard power steering mounted on centre of axle

HVAC

  • Carrier
  • Sutrak Tropic Aire
  • Thermo King T10

Operators

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Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet number Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
2600 Apr. 1995 4RKMDTGA5SR830518 Detroit Diesel Series 50 ZF 5HP590 New Jersey Transit demo.
1000 Dec. 1995 SR831007 Cummins M11 Allison VR731 Toronto Transit Commission demo.
Aug. 1996 TR831589 30ft demo

See also

Nova Bus
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Low Floor Series LFS Transit · LFS Suburban · LFS Shuttle · LFS HEV · LFS Natural Gas · LFSe · LFS Artic · LFX
Rapid Transit Series RTS-06 · RTS-06 WFD
Classic TC40-102N · TC60-102N