So the Fulton #5 Line Just Went from Overhead Electricity to Diesel? News to Me

I was thinking that the the Fulton 5L’s would be the diesels, so that the drivers could nimbly get around the electric buses.

But no, the overhead electric rides are now the 5L’s and the 5′s are the new and old diesels.

See? 5L on the left and 5 on the right:

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4 Responses to “So the Fulton #5 Line Just Went from Overhead Electricity to Diesel? News to Me”

  1. Raleighs says:

    Are those the same busses going across Wyoming?

  2. sfcitizen says:

    YEP AFAIK. Low floors, hybrids

  3. Alai says:

    Makes some sense. The 5L has the longer run, so it takes better advantage of the electric infrastructure.

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