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The '''[[Thomas Built Buses]] FS-65''' is a Type C school bus built on the Frieghtliner FS-65 chassis. The body is essentially he same conventional Type C body Thomas has offered on other chassis for many years. The FS-65 chassis was first offered in 1995, and was made the standard Type C chassis for Thomas, when Thomas was acquired by Freightliner Group.
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The '''[[Thomas Built Buses]] FS-65''' is a Type C school bus built on a variety of chassis. Nearly a quarter of a million FS-65 conventional bodies were produced.<ref>[http://www.thomasbus.com/bus-models/type-c/fs65-retired.asp Thomas retires the FS-65], thomasbus.com, retrieved 09-06-30</ref>
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The Freightliner chassis was first offered in 1995, and was made the standard Type C chassis for Thomas, when Thomas was acquired by Freightliner Group.
  
 
On December 13, 2006, Thomas Built Buses delivered the last FS-65 school bus, and the FS-65 was replaced by the [[Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2|Saf-T-Liner C2]]. A total of 62,764 Freightliner FS-65 chassis have been produced.
 
On December 13, 2006, Thomas Built Buses delivered the last FS-65 school bus, and the FS-65 was replaced by the [[Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2|Saf-T-Liner C2]]. A total of 62,764 Freightliner FS-65 chassis have been produced.
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==Chassis Offered==
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* Chevrolet C60 / GMC 6000 (1972-1992?)
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* International 3800 Series (1989-2004)
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* Freightliner FL-Series (1995-2006)
  
 
==Other Photos==
 
==Other Photos==
 
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<gallery>
Image:Southland Transportation 756.jpg|A shorter, low-roof model of the FS-65.
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Image:Elk Island Catholic Schools 52.jpg|A low-roof model of the FS-65 on the GMC 6000 platform.
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Image:Golden Arrow 197.jpg|A low-roof model International 3800 chassis FS-65.
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Image:Southland Transportation 756.jpg|A shorter, low-roof Freightliner model of the FS-65.
 
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==References==
 
==References==
* [http://www.thomasbus.com/bus-models/type-c/fs65-retired.asp Thomas retires the FS-65]
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[[Category:School Bus]]
 
[[Category:Thomas Built Buses|FS-65]]
 
[[Category:Thomas Built Buses|FS-65]]

Revision as of 01:00, 1 July 2009

Thomas Built Buses - FS-65
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Thomas Built Buses - FS-65
Years of manufacture 1995-2006
Length
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel
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The Thomas Built Buses FS-65 is a Type C school bus built on a variety of chassis. Nearly a quarter of a million FS-65 conventional bodies were produced.[1]

The Freightliner chassis was first offered in 1995, and was made the standard Type C chassis for Thomas, when Thomas was acquired by Freightliner Group.

On December 13, 2006, Thomas Built Buses delivered the last FS-65 school bus, and the FS-65 was replaced by the Saf-T-Liner C2. A total of 62,764 Freightliner FS-65 chassis have been produced.

Chassis Offered

  • Chevrolet C60 / GMC 6000 (1972-1992?)
  • International 3800 Series (1989-2004)
  • Freightliner FL-Series (1995-2006)

Other Photos

Operators

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References

  1. Thomas retires the FS-65, thomasbus.com, retrieved 09-06-30