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22 hours ago, Aiden Tabucic said:

Might as well add 1374-1379 and 1388-1389 and 1034-1051 on there lol

The high 1300s have been assigned to FG since the post-Labor Day Shuffle.

 

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54 minutes ago, sw4400 said:

So according to the tracker, 1375,1377-1379(from Chicago) and 1389(from North Park) have made their way to FG. Question now are these just loaner buses since the swap occurred with 103rd for 8325-Series buses for New Flyers. NP might be ok without 2 buses(1388 is part of the mix, but not on tracker.... will be moved once seen as well as Chicago gaps), but can Chicago give up 1374-1379 for nothing in return or might some 7900-Series buses from FG make their way to Chicago(8236-8249 seem to be standing pat thus far).

1388-1389 had and still have “F” Stickers so update the rosters again and 1374-1379 are at FG with F sticker as well and so are 1028-1051 

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1 hour ago, sw4400 said:

So according to the tracker, 1375,1377-1379(from Chicago) and 1389(from North Park) have made their way to FG. Question now are these just loaner buses since the swap occurred with 103rd for 8325-Series buses for New Flyers. NP might be ok without 2 buses(1388 is part of the mix, but not on tracker.... will be moved once seen as well as Chicago gaps), but can Chicago give up 1374-1379 for nothing in return or might some 7900-Series buses from FG make their way to Chicago(8236-8249 seem to be standing pat thus far).

FG-1000-1025,1028-1051, 1374-1379, 1388-1389, 1552-1560, 1590-1593, 1595-1596 1753-1761, 1763, 1799-1803 update 103rd and C And FG again please 

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23 hours ago, sw4400 said:

So according to the tracker, 1375,1377-1379(from Chicago) and 1389(from North Park) have made their way to FG. Question now are these just loaner buses since the swap occurred with 103rd for 8325-Series buses for New Flyers. NP might be ok without 2 buses(1388 is part of the mix, but not on tracker.... will be moved once seen as well as Chicago gaps), but can Chicago give up 1374-1379 for nothing in return or might some 7900-Series buses from FG make their way to Chicago(8236-8249 seem to be standing pat thus far).

Last September 1374-1379 moved from C to F, 1388/9 moved from P to F, 1390-1394 moved from P to C

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On 2/27/2019 at 4:11 PM, Aiden Tabucic said:

FG-1000-1025,1028-1051, 1374-1379, 1388-1389, 1552-1560, 1590-1593, 1595-1596 1753-1761, 1763, 1799-1803 update 103rd and C And FG again please 

Why haven't #1026 & #1027 migrated to FG from 79th?

Where the imprecision occurs is in the 1370s, 1550s, & 1590s at FG. There are some buses missing, and we do not know where they are.

Tangentially, it seems to me that 79th does not like to run its (Nova) 7900 buses. On Math22's tracker, look at the 7900s series [general] and notice how few of the ones assigned to 79th garage are out. Operators seem to have a strong preference for the New Flyers. (#8 Halsted is the key route to inspect.)

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15 minutes ago, pudgym29 said:

Tangentially, it seems to me that 79th does not like to run its (Nova) 7900 buses. On Math22's tracker, look at the 7900s series [general] and notice how few of the ones assigned to 79th garage are out. Operators seem to have a strong preference for the New Flyers. (#8 Halsted is the key route to inspect.)

Is this based off today observations, or over a period of time?

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2 hours ago, pudgym29 said:

Why haven't #1026 & #1027 migrated to FG from 79th?

Where the imprecision occurs is in the 1370s, 1550s, & 1590s at FG. There are some buses missing, and we do not know where they are.

Tangentially, it seems to me that 79th does not like to run its (Nova) 7900 buses. On Math22's tracker, look at the 7900s series [general] and notice how few of the ones assigned to 79th garage are out. Operators seem to have a strong preference for the New Flyers. (#8 Halsted is the key route to inspect.)

1026-1027 need to migrate to FG to join the rest of the squad

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6 hours ago, pudgym29 said:

Why haven't #1026 & #1027 migrated to FG from 79th?

Where the imprecision occurs is in the 1370s, 1550s, & 1590s at FG. There are some buses missing, and we do not know where they are.

Tangentially, it seems to me that 79th does not like to run its (Nova) 7900 buses. On Math22's tracker, look at the 7900s series [general] and notice how few of the ones assigned to 79th garage are out. Operators seem to have a strong preference for the New Flyers. (#8 Halsted is the key route to inspect.)

1026-27 are both at 74th, They been there since late 2017.

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6 hours ago, pudgym29 said:

Why haven't #1026 & #1027 migrated to FG from 79th?

Where the imprecision occurs is in the 1370s, 1550s, & 1590s at FG. There are some buses missing, and we do not know where they are.

Tangentially, it seems to me that 79th does not like to run its (Nova) 7900 buses. On Math22's tracker, look at the 7900s series [general] and notice how few of the ones assigned to 79th garage are out. Operators seem to have a strong preference for the New Flyers. (#8 Halsted is the key route to inspect.)

I don't know where you're getting at here but the 7900's get used quite a bit from 77th.... on all of its non-artic routes for the most part. 

 

6 hours ago, NewFlyerMCI said:

Is this based off today observations, or over a period of time?

I would guess over a period of time but I normally see a mix of 7900's and 1000's on Rt.8 so I don't know what he's sees different based on his observations.... 

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4 hours ago, Aiden Tabucic said:

1026-1027 need to migrate to FG to join the rest of the squad

It doesn't seem as if the CTA is really concerned about maintaining numerical blocks anymore, except when it's convenient, as with the recent migration of 1034-1051.

However, if 74th gets the Proterra electrics, then 1026-27 may do just that.

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Yea that would be cool if1026-27 came to FG but I say one CTA sends a bus to 74th or 77th just leave it there cuz when they send them back out west they stank from multiple different odors like they don't really clean then like they just sweep gas & send back out not bashing nobody's garage just saying 

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1 minute ago, Shannon CVPI said:

Yea that would be cool if1026-27 came to FG but I say one CTA sends a bus to 74th or 77th just leave it there cuz when they send them back out west they stank from multiple different odors like they don't really clean then like they just sweep gas & send back out not bashing nobody's garage just saying 

That literally makes no sense, every garage has a batch of buses like that on any given day.

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1 minute ago, YoungBusLover said:

That literally makes no sense, every garage has a batch of buses like that on any given day.

Yea they do it just seems like the ones that's great from either of them two be like that I was on 2 different buses that came from 7 two summers ago & both was like wtf is that smell just seems like when they come from there & put into service right away 

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Just now, Shannon CVPI said:

Yea they do it just seems like the ones that's great from either of them two be like that I was on 2 different buses that came from 7 two summers ago & both was like wtf is that smell just seems like when they come from there & put into service right away 

Once again every garage has a batch of buses like that on any given day of the year, throwing blame on the southside garages is a little biased to say the least.

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Just now, YoungBusLover said:

Once again every garage has a batch of buses like that on any given day of the year, throwing blame on the southside garages is a little biased to say the least.

Naw I'm not blaming them & yea every garage have them types

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Was 1305 smashed or some all I know it went out of service & mostly retired after all these years I know 1805 maybe a goner it's still at 7 with a tarp over the front end 

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10 hours ago, busfan2847 said:

1305 had a fire back in 2012

Aw dam ok got ya didn't k ow it was a fire just know it was retired and haven't seen no pics on it 

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