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Come take a look at the Nova LFX demonstration bus

Come take a look at the Nova LFX demonstration bus

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New Nova bus TransLink is trying out

Some Buzzer readers have commented on the new Nova diesel LFX 60’ (18.3 meter) articulated bus that TransLink has been trying out around town. Thanks to David Lam for taking some great photos of it! Many of you have had the opportunity to ride the bus, which has been traveling on a number of different routes over the past few months.

If you haven’t had a chance to check-out the bus and want to, tomorrow, Friday, August 5th is the day! Here are the details:

  • Gateway SkyTrain Station – on the North side of 108th at the bus stop in front of the tower (East of the SkyTrain Station) – Friday, August 5th, 1:15-2:00 p.m. 12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Metrotown bus loop – Friday, August 5th, 2:30-3:15 p.m. 2:00-2:45 p.m.

Those of you who are into the technical side of transit, take a look at this pdf with all the specifics you need. Here’s a little something to wet your appetite:

Manufacturer: Nova
Type: LFX (60’ Artic)
Engine: Cummins ISL (2010)
Transmission: Allison B500R
Brakes: Disc
Axles: ZF
AC: Carrier