Special Feature - RTL 8-907 Charter - May 7, 2006


  On May 7 2006, RTL's 8-907 was chartered before it would be retired. Thhese were the first Van Hools in Canada and the first articulated buses for Quebec. This 1989 Van Hool AG700 from RTL comes equipped with a GFI Cents-a-Bill farebox, manual rolling signs and a Cummins L10 engine. At the time of writing, this bus still is in service and it is RTL's oldest bus in service.
 

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RTL 8-907

RTL 8-907 is seen posing as a route 73 during the charter. These AG700s used to service this route regularly.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

The dashboard for RTL 8-907, also showing the GFI Cents-a-Bill farebox.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

RTL 8-907 is seen posing and parked as the 45 Express Panama route in Brossard at the Panama terminal.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

The manufacturer's plate for RTL 8-907. The plate shows the exact date of production, the weight, the recommended tire pressure and the location of manufacture in French.

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RTL 8-907

The front interior area of RTL 8-907.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

RTL 8-907 is seen signed up as a route 14 school special for CEGEP St. Lambert during the charter.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

The front end Van Hool logo on RTL 8-907.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

RTL 8-907 is seen posing as the 90 Express at the Chevrier Park & Ride terminal.

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RTL 8-907

A rear view of RTL 8-907 as the 90 Express at the Chevrier Park & Ride lot during the charter.

2006-05-07 

RTL 8-907

The rear end Van Hool logo on RTL 8-907.

2006-05-07 



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