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Nabinut

Road to Rhode Island (RIPTA)

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Paid a visit to Providence to cover RIPTA and here are some photos/videos during my time there:

 

2010 Gillig BRT Hybrid #1064 at Kennedy Plaza, the main transfer point in Providence:

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A pair of Gillig LF Hybrid "Trolleys" on layover working Route 6 (Providence Zoo) and 92 (Link)

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0922, one of 35 units waits at an alternate layover in Downtown Providence:

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1084, one of the newest Gilligs (Diesel only) showing off its multicolor destination sign trick on my camera:

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0033, one of 26 2000 Nova RTS-06s awaits its next assignment:

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9812 bathes in sunlight in Downtown Pawtucket before its next run on Route 99 to Providence:

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0480, a 2004 Orion V, which has been recently repowered with a Cummins ISL and is the only one sporting a modified RIPTA scheme

usually shown on the Low Floors also in Downtown Pawtucket:

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0103, the third of 27 Orion Vs on the "other" side of Kennedy Plaza in the early afternoon:

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0040, featuring a health ad wrap sits in perfect sunlight at Rhode Island College:

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Videos:

 

RIPTA Nova RTS-06 #0040 (DD50/ZF)

 

 

RIPTA Orion 05.501 #0480 (Cummins ISL/Allison)

 

 

RIPTA Gillig LF BRT Hybrid #1031 (Cummins ISL/Allison EP40)

 

 

RIPTA Nova RTS-06 #0044 (DD50/ZF)

 

 

RIPTA Orion 05.501 #0127 (DD50/Allison)

 

 

RIPTA & MBTA Video:

 

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