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JerryH

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::: Tandem Axle RTS :::
« on: October 21, 2006, 01:49:43 PM »
At first I thought this was an RTS -- has front and center doors.
But not sure what this is ...





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Offline tekebird

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Re: ::: Tandem Axle RTS :::
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2006, 02:12:23 PM »
some sort of european contraption

Offline TomC

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Re: ::: Tandem Axle RTS :::
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2006, 04:18:53 PM »
Most likely a 50ft European bus. I know that Van Hool Europe makes 50ft transit, and that looks like one.  Good Luck, TomC
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Offline H3Jim

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Re: ::: Tandem Axle RTS :::
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2006, 04:25:33 PM »
Those are some very impressive overhangs, both front and rear. I bet it gets some good tail "slap"
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Re: ::: Tandem Axle RTS :::
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2006, 07:06:22 PM »
Although I cannot be 100% sure, I would say it is a Jonckheere bodied DAF. The front grille / headlights / bumper looks very like a DAF truck, and I have found pictures of Jonckheere DAF buses with identical front and side windows, but with a different grille & bumper, so I would conclude that your bus was either a one-off or at least not quite the standard Jonckheere body.

Whilst I was looking, incidentially, I came across something I hadn't seen before - a Volvo city bus (transit) with two articulations:





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