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CTA...Take it Everywhere Part II

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Here's some photos from Wednesday, September 30th:

 

The bus that started it all...New Flyer 1000:

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1341 waits to turn at a light with both Popeyes & Subway share space:

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Flxible 6075 laying over on Route 72 near Lincoln Park:

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6026 driving through Lincoln Park with the midst of fall leaves changing:

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1371 cruising down converted North Side apartments on one of two heavy lines:

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6182 works as a driver shuttle for the Chicago Cubs game:

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6167 leaving Jefferson Park CTA Station in the midst of the afternoon rush hour:

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Now for PACE:

 

2359, a 1993 Orion I still puffing along:

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PACE operates 161 Orion VIs in active service built between 2000 to 2004. 6128 is seen leaving on Route 270, one of the heavier PACE routes:

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Lastly, PACE's largest fleet comes from NABI, which has delivered upwards of 300 buses to the system since 1998; 6204 is one of 100+ that was ordered in 2003 and is seen on Chicago's South Side:

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Now for the Videos:

 

New Flyer 1871: Cummins ISL/ZF Transmission:

 

 

Optima Opus 540: Cummins ISB/ZF Transmission:

 

 

PACE Orion I 2359: Detroit Diesel 6V92/Allison Transmission:

 

 

PACE Orion VI 6128: DD50/Allison (Bus whistles throughout)

 

 

A Mix video from Chicago, Part II:

 

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