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

NovaBUS Inc

(Roswell, NM)
Feb. thru
May 2001
43
[#3700-3800-SERIES RTS FLEET RETIRED JUNE 2015]

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)
(RETIRED)
82VN

NovaBUS Inc
(Roswell , NM)
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
(Crookston, MN)
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
(Crookston, MN)
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
(Crookston, MN)
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 SUBURBAN
SMART BUS SYSTEM
(per FTA arrangement)
(MISC.)
(40)
D40LF
Nov. 2013
 
The 40 former DDOT New Flyer D40LFs include
twenty-seven
(27) of the [2003] #3900-3959 series fleet
five
(5) of the [2004] #3975-3989 series fleet
eight
(8) of the [2005] #4100-4220 series fleet
(All of the ex-DDOT coaches have yet to see service)
D-DOT COACHES DELIVERED DURING THE 2000's:
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FLEET
NUMBER
MODEL NUMBER /
MANUFACTURER
DELIVERY
DATE
SEAT
CAP.
FLEET REMARKS (MISC.)
1001–1050
(50)
D40LF

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(St. Cloud, MN)
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.
(1201–1246)
1201–1242
(42)
G27D102N4

GILLIG LLC

(Hayward, CA)
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
1243–1246
(4)
(Hybrid Bus)
G30D102N4

GILLIG LLC

(Hayward, CA)
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
1400–1430
(31)
XD40

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(Crookston, MN)
Dec 2014
thru
Feb 2015
40
Thirty-one clean-diesel New Flyer Xcelsior® Model XD40
coaches were purchased through $13 million in CMAQ
(Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement) funds  
designed to provide funding for clean bus projects.
Fleet sports the first redesigned DDOT paint scheme
change since 1989, and the first DDOT fleet to be
equipped with a
Sportworks Trilogy™ (DL3) 3-position
bicycle rack.   Features include LED headlights, an
automotive-style electronic dash, improved interior styling
with New Flyer (TCB) 24V LED lighting; a Cummins ISL9
280HP diesel engine and an Allison B400R transmission.

VIN: EC045998–EC046028
(1500–1548)
1500–1508
(9)
XD40

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(Crookston, MN)
March 2015
40
Part of a 49-total coach order (39 standard and 10
articulated coaches)
paid for through a $25.9 million
USDOT grant awarded by the Obama Admin. through the
FTA’s Ladders to Opportunity program (plus a 20% state
match grant).  DDOT
XD40 fleet equipped with Mobile
Climate Control
(formerly Carrier) Eco Xcel rooftop HVAC
units.  Delivery of #1500-series fleet began in mid-March.

VIN: FC046409–FC046417

NOTE: Usually, the roof enclosure on the XD40 model  
extends just to the rear door to cover the rooftop HVAC
unit, but the DDOT XD40s feature full-raised rooflines.
1509–1518
(10)
(Hybrid Bus)
XDE40

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(Crookston, MN)
April thru
May 2015
40
Ten of the 39 standard size buses are NFI Xcelsior®
Model
XDE40 clean diesel hybrid electric coaches.
Similar in appearance to the XD40s, the hybrids are
powered by a Cummins ISL 330 (Hybrid) diesel engine
with an electrical Allison Hybrid EP System and Drive
Unit.  Delivery of the hybrid fleet began in early April.

VIN: FC046514–FC046523
1519–1538
(20)
XD40

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(Crookston, MN)
April thru
June 2015
40
Other features found on DDOT Xcelsior® fleet include;
Luminator
Horizon SMT Series front and side destination
sign system; and
USSC's 9100 ALX air suspension
operator and
4ONE Aries passenger seating.  The SEON
8-Camera
digital video surveillance system also installed.

VIN: FC046546–FC046565
1539–1548
(10)
(Articulated)
XD60

New Flyer
of America Inc.

(Anniston, AL)
June thru
July 2015
52
Delivery on the ten (60-foot) NFI Xcelsior® Model XD60
"articulated" coaches began in mid-June.  Features
include a Cummins ISL9 8.9L 330HP diesel engine; an
Allison B500R transmission; two
Thermo King RLF rooftop
HVAC units and three side passenger doors.  Also installed
with an 11-camera
SEON video surveillance system.

VIN: FF046866–FF046875
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D-DOT COACHES DELIVERED DURING THE 2010's:
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