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The three 4* D60HFs at JFK Depot are there for the final preparations to get artics in service over there. Last week, a D60 made a trip out to 165th for bay and other clearance testing. The buses out there will be used for "route sizing", once enough ops are trained to take them out.

 

 

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So, the MTA is doing a repeat of putting D60HFs on MTA Bus routes ? Cool

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will they renumber them? and are those drivers articulated qualified?

They will be trained, eventually.

what do you mean by that?

 

When Baisley Park was being fitted for artics, they sent a few for the Q113.

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A few years ago, the MTA took 5 D60HFs and transferred them to Baisley Park for test service on the Q113. 

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like the artic test at BP? what route will they run and is it to try and demonstrate its readiness if an artic order goes to them?

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what do you mean by that?

 

They will be trained, eventually.

 

When Baisley Park was being fitted for artics, they sent a few for the Q113.

 

A few years ago, the MTA took 5 D60HFs and transferred them to Baisley Park for test service on the Q113. 

 

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like the artic test at BP? what route will they run and is it to try and demonstrate its readiness if an artic order goes to them?

More than likely the Q6 and 10

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I'd give the Q11 Artics, but its turnaround at QCM is a PITA for Artics.

Plus you'd end up seeing one on the Q21. I don't know how a 60' can handle Lindenwood

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Plus you'd end up seeing one on the Q21. I don't know how a 60' can handle Lindenwood

True. However the Q21 can handle Lindenwood better than the Q11 in Howard/ Hamilton Beach.

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LGA needs them. The Q53 needs artics, and the other routes on weekdays only.

What about the Q100?

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What about the Q100?

 

I don't see that much usage on it to justify artics. The Q53 is a good candidate, but I was also thinking the Q69 or the Q23 (might be tough, though, below Forest Hills) and maybe one of the Airport lines.

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A good artic candidate at LGA would be either the Q33, Q49 or the Q47...just look at how ridiculously packed the lines get...

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I don't see that much usage on it to justify artics. The Q53 is a good candidate, but I was also thinking the Q69 or the Q23 (might be tough, though, below Forest Hills) and maybe one of the Airport lines.

 

 

A good artic candidate at LGA would be either the Q33, Q49 or the Q47...just look at how ridiculously packed the lines get...

I wouldn't put them on the Q33, 47 or 49. They run on narrow roads. The 23 and 69 maybe weekdays

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Does anyone else think Casey Stengel should expand their artic fleet onto more routes than just the Q44?

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Does anyone else think Casey Stengel should expand their artic fleet onto more routes than just the Q44?

The only other route that would get artics would be the Q12.

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I'd give the Q11 Artics, but its turnaround at QCM is a PITA for Artics.

 

No it's not....they make the same turns as 40fters and have a better turning radius (D60HFs)

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