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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 name="ThomasRetired">[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 '''[[Thomas Built Buses]] FS-65''' is a Type C school bus. Nearly a quarter of a million FS-65 conventional bodies were produced.<ref name="ThomasRetired">[http://www.thomasbus.com/bus-models/type-c/fs65-retired.asp Thomas retires the FS-65], thomasbus.com, retrieved 09-06-30</ref>
  
The [[Freightliner Custom Chassis|Freightliner]] [[Freightliner Custom Chassis FS-65|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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Using the same conevntional body Thomas built has built on a variety of chassis, Thomas first built on the [[Freightliner Custom Chassis|Freightliner]] [[Freightliner Custom Chassis FS-65|FS-65]] in 1995. The FS-65 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.<ref name="ThomasRetired" />
 
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.<ref name="ThomasRetired" />

Revision as of 19:16, 7 August 2009

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

Using the same conevntional body Thomas built has built on a variety of chassis, Thomas first built on the Freightliner FS-65 in 1995. The FS-65 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.[1]

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. 1.0 1.1 Thomas retires the FS-65, thomasbus.com, retrieved 09-06-30