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The Thomas Built Buses FS-65 was a Type C school bus and was also offered in commercial or activity variants. Nearly a quarter of a million FS-65 conventional bodies were produced.[1]

Thomas Built Buses FS-65
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Years of manufacture 1995 to 2006
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel
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Using the same Conevntional body Thomas had built on a variety of chassis, Thomas first built on the Freightliner FS-65 in 1995. The whole product became known as the FS-65 soon after Thomas was acquired by Freightliner Group.

On December 13, 2006, Thomas Built Buses delivered the last FS-65 school bus, and the FS-65 was replaced by the Saf-T-Liner C2. A total of 62,764 Freightliner FS-65 chassis have been produced.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas retires the FS-65,, retrieved 09-06-30