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CTfastrak Scores Two Score + Two Hybrids

March 27, 2015 in Electric Drive, Fleet Order, Hybrids, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Allison Drives for Connecticut DoT’s New Hartford-Area BRT Fleet

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has launched a new Bus Rapid Transit system including 42 new hybrid electric buses with parallel drivelines from Allison Transmission. The new CTfastrak BRT network serves the Hartford area.

One of a dozen 30-foot Allison parallel drive hybrid electric buses by Gillig for CTfastrak in Connecticut

One of a dozen 30-foot Allison parallel drive hybrid electric buses by Gillig for CTfastrak in Connecticut



The CTfastrak BRT fleet includes

  • CTfastrak-logotwelve 60-foot articulated vehicles by Nova Bus at a cost of $906,633 apiece;
  • eighteen 40-foot transit buses by New Flyer at a cost of $620,609 apiece; and
  • twelve 30-foot transit buses by Gillig at a cost of $625,439 apiece.

All are powered by 280-horsepower Cummins ISB diesel engines.

CTfastrak is also adding six 45-foot MCI commuter coaches with 425-horsepower Cummins ISX diesel engines to an existing fleet of nine 2009 vehicles at a cost of $564,329 apiece.

CTfastrak is waiving fares on the new bus-only roadway routes through Sunday, April 5.

One of twelve 60-foot Allison parallel drive hybrid electric buses by Nova Bus for CTfastrak in Connecticut

One of twelve 60-foot Allison parallel drive hybrid electric buses by Nova Bus for CTfastrak in Connecticut


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Source: CTfastrak with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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