6500 Series Buses
Gillig 40ft Low Floor Transit Bus
The Gillig 40ft Low Floor transit bus is the workhorse of RTD’s bus operations and can be found all over the district. The RTD fleet comprises of five main batches; with deliveries starting in 2006, 2014, 2018, 2020 and 2023.
40ft Low Floor Facts
- Number of Vehicles: 197
- Fleet Numbers: 6501 – 6697
- Length: 40 ft (12.2 m)
- Width: 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
- Height: 9 ft 8 in (2.95 m)
- Weight: 26,000 lb (11,790 kg)
- Engine: Cummings L9 Diesel
Interior and Seating
RTD’s 6500 Series low floor buses have 37 seats. Ten seats can be tipped up to create two dedicated spots for wheelchair / mobility devices and two ‘extra space’ areas.
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