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The Deuce Bus - Las Vegas, USA
 
 The following photographs were taken by Stephen Mak during a trip to Las Vegas in March 2011
   
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Fleet No. 182
     
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Fleet No. 168Fleet No. 173
   
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Fleet No. 159Fleet No. 173
   
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Fleet No. 155
   

The following photographs have kindly been provided by Peter Harrison and were taken
on his trip to Las Vegas in November 2008
 
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Fleet No. 179
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Fleet No. 218
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Fleet No. 240
Fleet No. 151
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Fleet No. 204
 
All the above photographs are courtesy and copyright of Peter Harrison
 

 
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has taken delivery of a further batch of Alexander Dennis Enviro 500s, but this time to 12.8 metre length and featuring dual staircases. They will be used on The Deuce route and will oust some of the earlier 12 metre examples. My thanks to Alex Leung for providing these excellent photos
 
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Fleet No. 155 before the fitting of bicycle racks 
Fleet No. 154
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 Fleet No. 157
Left:- Fleet No. 128, a 12 metre version
Centre:- a 12.8 m single stair version for San Francisco Muni, for trials
Right:- Fleet No. 165 a 12.8m version
Some interior shots
Interesting information
 
Photographs courtesy and copyright of Alex Yeung
 

 
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This Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 called in to the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum Open Weekend on 19th/20th August 2007, it's final destination clearly visible!!
Photograph courtesy and copyright of Donald MacRae
 
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) launched a new Double Decker bus service on the Las Vegas Strip in true Las Vegas fashion on 27th October 2005. 

FAST FACTS about the service:
Route: The DEUCE will make a 17.25-mile loop along the Strip, from the South Strip Transfer Terminal at the south end of the Strip to the Downtown Transportation Center at the north end of the Strip. It will make 73 stops along the route.
Price:A day pass is $5 and one-ride is $2. A monthly pass is currently $30, changing to $40 December 1.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased on buses, and starting in December, tickets will be available at DEUCE ticket vending machines located at each bus stop on the Las Vegas Strip.

FAST FACTS about the Double Deck buses:
Manufacturer: Alexander Dennis
Description: High capacity “Enviro 500,” 40 feet long, 102 inches wide, 52,200 pounds
Total passenger capacity: 97
Passenger Seats: Upper deck is 53 and the lower deck is 27, with room for 17 people to stand.
Wheelchair positions: two
Cost: $583,963.50 per bus

The above information has been extracted from the official RTC Website


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