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The '''[[New Flyer Industries]] L40LF''' is the liquefied natural gas (LNG) version of the popular [[New Flyer Industries D40LF|D40LF]] model by [[New Flyer Industries]]. Although their exterior appearance is very similar to the [[New Flyer Industries DE40LF|DE40LF]] and [[New Flyer Industries GE40LF|GE40LF]], the L40LF's roof tank is shaped slightly different, having a more boxy appearance.
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The '''[[New Flyer Industries]] L40LF''' was a liquefied natural gas (LNG) version of the popular [[New Flyer Industries D40LF|D40LF]] model by [[New Flyer Industries]]. Although their exterior appearance is very similar to the [[New Flyer Industries DE40LF|DE40LF]] and [[New Flyer Industries GE40LF|GE40LF]], the L40LF's roof tank is shaped slightly different, having a more boxy appearance.
  
The first L40LFs, serials 17160-17171, were produced for Laketran in Lake County, OH, USA. They are numbered 9751-9762.
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The first 5 L40LF buses were built for Houston METRO in 1997, 4 of which were later converted to diesel-electric hybrids. Even though the last L40LFs were produced in 2006 as 2005 models (for Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines in Southern California), it was still offered until the 2009 model year, when New Flyer discontinued the LF series of buses with the traditional style front and rear ends. In November 2009, New Flyer updated their website and removed the LF models from their lineup. The L40LF was replaced by the [[New Flyer Industries L40LFR|L40LFR]].
  
Even though the last L40LFs were produced in 2006 (for Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines in Southern California), it was still offered until the 2009 model year, when New Flyer discontinued the LF series of buses with the traditional style front and rear ends. In November 2009, New Flyer updated their website and removed the LF models from their lineup. The L40LF was replaced by the [[New Flyer Industries L40LFR|L40LFR]].
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==Specifications==
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'''Engine'''
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*[[Cummins]] [[Cummins Westport ISL G|Westport ISL G]] EPA 2007, 2010, 8.9L, 250 or 280 hp (2007-2009, never used)
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*[[Cummins]] [[Cummins Westport C Gas Plus|Westport C Gas Plus]] EPA 2004, 8.3L, 250 or 280 hp (2001-2008)
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*[[Cummins]] [[Cummins C8.3G|C8.3G]] CARB 1996, EPA 1997, LEV, 8.3L, 250 or 275 hp (1997-2001, never used)
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*[[Detroit Diesel]] [[Detroit Diesel Series 50G|Series 50G]] EPA 1998, 2004, 8.5L, 250 or 275hp (1997-2005)
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'''Transmission'''
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*[[Allison Transmission|Allison]] [[Allison Bus Series|B400R]] (1997-2009)
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*[[ZF Friedrichshafen|ZF]] [[ZF Ecomat 2|5/6HP592C]] (2001-2007)
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'''Floor'''
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* ACQ Pressure Preserved Plywood subfloor
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** Altro Transflor
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** Tarabus
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'''HVAC'''
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* [[Thermo King]] T11 roof mounted on rear
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'''Axles'''
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* [[Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg|MAN]] (1994-2009)
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* [[ArvinMeritor]] (1998-2007)
  
 
== Operators ==
 
== Operators ==
 
=== United States [[Image:Flag of the United States.png|28px]]===
 
=== United States [[Image:Flag of the United States.png|28px]]===
* [[Laketran]] - Lake County, OH
 
 
* [[Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County]] (METRO), TX
 
* [[Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County]] (METRO), TX
 
* [[Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus]] - Santa Monica, CA
 
* [[Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus]] - Santa Monica, CA

Latest revision as of 05:53, 23 March 2020

New Flyer L40LF
New Flyer L40LF
Years of manufacture 1997 to 2006 (offered until 2009)
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

The New Flyer Industries L40LF was a liquefied natural gas (LNG) version of the popular D40LF model by New Flyer Industries. Although their exterior appearance is very similar to the DE40LF and GE40LF, the L40LF's roof tank is shaped slightly different, having a more boxy appearance.

The first 5 L40LF buses were built for Houston METRO in 1997, 4 of which were later converted to diesel-electric hybrids. Even though the last L40LFs were produced in 2006 as 2005 models (for Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines in Southern California), it was still offered until the 2009 model year, when New Flyer discontinued the LF series of buses with the traditional style front and rear ends. In November 2009, New Flyer updated their website and removed the LF models from their lineup. The L40LF was replaced by the L40LFR.

Specifications

Engine

Transmission

Floor

  • ACQ Pressure Preserved Plywood subfloor
    • Altro Transflor
    • Tarabus

HVAC

Axles

Operators

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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