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Big Taxi Tours

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I never really pay attention to the tour buses, but Big Taxi caught my eye recently, since they're now running a bus with some kind of old school Detroit Diesel Engine, either an 8v71 or an 8v92, can't really tell by the sound alone. All I know is it sounds like the whole city used to sound when I was coming up, tons of those engines. Bus number 25 is the one (the fleet used to only go to number 24 so it must have been recently added). Anybody got any information about that bus, photos, videos? Just trying to find out what the story is.

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Those are 8V92's. I believe these might be from that former service that ran for years, in the red and yellow livery, with the smiling face in front. and it went under years ago, and then NY Taxi surfaced with the same type of buses.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/26/nyregion/apple-tours-quits-business-lawyer-says.html

http://www.cityinsights.com/nyapplet.htm

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It says City Sightseeing picked up the buses, but those are the Dennis(?) ones, but they also had older 8V92 Neoplans just like NY Taxi is running

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