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  Topic: New York's Batwing Buses
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:02 pm   Subject: New York's Batwing Buses
Jamaica Omnibus, (Kingston, Jamaica)... batwing version

Leyland-MCW "Olympic" model ER-44-2
  Topic: Transit Strike
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
Views: 13

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:01 pm   Subject: Transit Strike
Vieo on YouTube regarding the end of the Transit Strike, 1966

Look carefully for a Mercedes-Benz operated by Carey Transportation and a glimpse of Shea!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d58p2hoMx ...
  Topic: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 124
Views: 6371

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:49 pm   Subject: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
NYCTA/MaBSTOA operator's manual for two way radio system and public address.

Dated 1977
  Topic: Leylands for MaBSTOA
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 3
Views: 71

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:47 pm   Subject: Leylands for MaBSTOA
MaBSTOA's Leyland driver's manual for the Atlantean double decker
  Topic: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 124
Views: 6371

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:11 pm   Subject: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
3143, ex-Surface Transit... note the roof-top antennae...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 629
Views: 101495

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:09 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
3215 ex-Fifth Avenue Coach #5 with air conditioning.

Note that the two curtain roll sign was changed to a single curtain mechanism with the newer upper and lower case letters.
  Topic: Leylands for MaBSTOA
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 3
Views: 71

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:05 pm   Subject: Leylands for MaBSTOA
Note in the second view that the destination sign reading is for a Bronx route "Bx"
  Topic: Leylands for MaBSTOA
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 3
Views: 71

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:02 pm   Subject: Leylands for MaBSTOA
These views show the Leyland Atlantean models fresh at the Park Royal bodyworks.

Note that the windows woukd be changed to meet New York state/city emergency escape requirements
  Topic: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 124
Views: 6371

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 3:55 pm   Subject: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
We've discussed the roof-top radio blisters, fins, and antennaes on the old looks, the new looks, the 870s and the RTS but we have failed to mention the Leyland double deckers...

Note the antennae ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 5
Views: 1553

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:21 pm   Subject: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
Fifth Avenue Coach issued pamphlet showing the route 16, Elmhurst Crosstown, routing to LaGuardia Airport
  Topic: NYCTA at the World's Fair
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 6
Views: 360

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:12 pm   Subject: NYCTA at the World's Fair
Even Queens Transit had their own World's Fair bus stop sign
  Topic: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 263
Views: 11093

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:10 pm   Subject: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
Found these two photos in the internet...

It looks like they were taken in England...
  Topic: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 263
Views: 11093

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:13 pm   Subject: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
Check out the following link... more photos than the three above.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/thetake/article/When-London-double-decker-buses-wowed-SF-crowds-11203804.php
  Topic: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 263
Views: 11093

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:37 pm   Subject: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
A London RTL shares the street with a Muni trolley
  Topic: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 263
Views: 11093

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:37 pm   Subject: Imagine if FACCo had a facility like this!
The three London Transport RTL double-deckers made a cross country trip to San Francisco from New York in 1952.

1. In the California rugged terrain... note the CHP cruiser way in the back.

2. Th ...
 
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