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FLEET
NUMBER
MODEL NUMBER /
MANUFACTURER
DELIVERY
DATE
SEAT
CAP.
FLEET REMARKS (MISC.)
3700–3799
(100)
82VN

NovaBUS Inc
Feb. thru
May 2001
43
[FLEET CURRENTLY UNDERGOING RETIREMENT]

RTS — First DDOT coaches equipped with the orange
LED high-visibility Balios destination signs. First DDOT
RTS coaches equipped with roof-mounted Sütrak air-
conditioning units. As a result of a new multiplexed
electrical system, first offered by Nova in late 1997, the
former right relay panel wall located next to the driver
was removed, allowing for easier access to the operator's
compartment than on previous fleets. Fleet equipped
with Detroit Diesel Series 50 250HP engines.

VIN: coach #3700 — YR834954
coaches #3701-3799 — YR835094–YR835192
3800–3859
(60)
82VN

NovaBUS Inc
Dec. 2001
thru
March 2002
43
RTS — (same specs as #3700–3799 fleet)  DDOT
exercised its option for 60 additional coaches.  Fleet to
be the last RTS's ordered by DDOT, as NovaBUS ceased
production of the RTS in May of 2002, and focused on
production of its Nova LFS (Low Floor Series) coach.
VIN: coaches #3800-3837 — 1R835424–1R835461
coaches #3838-3859 — 1R835463–1R835484
3900–3959
(60)
D40LF

New Flyer
Industries Ltd
Dec. 2003
thru
Feb. 2004
39
The first "low-floor" new buses purchased by DDOT.
Features include: anti-slip flooring, the ability to kneel,
and the use of a bridging ramp, instead of a lift, to load
wheelchair passengers. Also equipped with the Luminator
Horizon LED high-intensity amber Destination Sign
System, and like its RTS predecessors came with the roof-
mounted Sütrak AC35 air-conditioning units.
VIN: 3U025885–3U025944
3975–3989
(15)
D40LF

New Flyer
Industries Ltd
May thru
June 2004
39
(same specs as #3900–3959 fleet) DDOT exercised its
option for 15 additional coaches. All 75 NewFlyer #3900
series coaches equipped with American Seating 6468
style seats and Detroit Diesel Series 50 275HP engines.

VIN: 4U026914–4U026928
4100–4220
(121)
D40LF

New Flyer
Industries Ltd
March thru
Aug. 2005
39
(most features same as #3900 series fleet) Fleet now
equipped with Cummins ISL-05 280HP diesel engines.
The new features include a digital display odometer with
trip-1 and trip-2 functions, and USSC Aries 4MA style
passenger seating.

VIN: 5C027643–5C027763
FORTY (40) COACHES
SENT TO SMART
(Information pending)
         
D-DOT COACHES DELIVERED DURING THE 1990's:
D-DOT COACHES DELIVERED DURING THE 2000's:
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FLEET
NUMBER
MODEL NUMBER /
MANUFACTURER
DELIVERY
DATE
SEAT
CAP.
FLEET REMARKS (MISC.)
 
3200–3232
(33)
T80-206

NovaBUS Inc
1995
43
RTS (Series 06) — Last of fleet retired in Fall of 2008.
For more info see:
D-DOT RETIRED FLEET ROSTER
 
3500–3599
(100)
T80-206

NovaBUS Inc
Nov. 1996
thru
Jan. 1997
43
RTS (Series 06) — Last of fleet retired in March of 2012.
For more info see:
D-DOT RETIRED FLEET ROSTER
 
3250–3282
(33)
T80-206

NovaBUS Inc
April thru
May 1997
43
RTS (Series 06) — Last of fleet retired in March of 2012.
For more info see:
D-DOT RETIRED FLEET ROSTER
 
3600–3617
(18)
T80-206

NovaBUS Inc
May thru
June 1997
43
RTS (Series 06) — Last of fleet retired in March of 2012.
For more info see:
D-DOT RETIRED FLEET ROSTER
 
3290–3299
(10)
T80-206

NovaBUS Inc
June 1997
39
RTS (Series 06) — (two-door suburban edition)
Last of fleet retired in late-June of 2010.
For more info see:
D-DOT RETIRED FLEET ROSTER
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FLEET
NUMBER
MODEL NUMBER /
MANUFACTURER
DELIVERY
DATE
SEAT
CAP.
FLEET REMARKS (MISC.)
1001–1050
(50)
D40LF

New Flyer
Industries Ltd
March thru
May 2010
39
Fleet equipped with Cummins ISL-07 280HP diesel
engines and a new Fire Suppression System to protect
passengers, vehicle, and engine compartment against
fires.  Features include American Seating "Insight" style
passenger seating, Luminator 24V LED interior lighting
strips, full front with rear curbside kneeling, and a factory
installed Byk-Rak™ bicycle rack.  The first DDOT fleet
since 2001 not to come equipped with roof-mounted
Sütrak air-conditioning units — but instead equipped with
Carrier Transicold RM55 rear mounted HVAC units.

VIN: AB036978–AB037027
NOTE: The first 'two' digits of coach number will now
reflect the year the vehicle was delivered.
12011242
(42)
G27D102N4

GILLIG LLC
Nov 2011
thru
March 2012
39
Forty-two GILLIG Low Floor "clean-diesel" (ultra-low
sulphur diesel (ULSD)) 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses.
Part of fleet of 46 coaches
(see below) purchased as part
of $18.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (ARRA) transit stimulus funds. Fleet equipped with
Cummins ISL-07 280HP diesel engines. Features include

Sport
works transit bike racks, front and rear door interlock
system, and many interior features included on previous
NewFlyer fleet, including American Seating "Insight"
style passenger seating.

VIN: coach #1201 — B1180151
coaches #1202-1242 — C1180152–C1180192
12431246
(4)
(Hybrid Bus)
G30D102N4

GILLIG LLC
March 2012
39
Four 40-foot GILLIG Low-Floor "diesel-electric" hybrid
buses—a first for Detroit. Coaches purchased as part of
$18.9 million in ARRA transit stimulus funds. Fleet
equipped with an electric 900V Hybrid Drive System and
a Cummins ISB diesel engine. Other features same as the
standard GILLIG Low Floor fleet.

VIN: C1180193–C1180196
           
D-DOT COACHES DELIVERED DURING THE 2010's:
FOR RELATED TOPIC SEE:  D-DOT COACH ROSTER (RETIRED FLEET)
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