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Montgomery, Ala., adds eight SLFs to fleet

Posted on October 30, 2002

The Montgomery (Ala.) Area Transit System (MATS) managed by First Transit, purchased eight new SLF 200 buses, which will be delivered in November. The 30-foot vehicles, manufactured by Thomas Dennis Company, will provide fixed-route transit services. The buses feature a unique low-floor design, with 42-inch-wide air-operated doors that open inward for added clearance. In addition, the full air ride suspension kneels to provide a first step of nine inches. MATS will add the SLFs to its current fleet of 52 buses. They will serve as replacement units for older buses.

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