With the New Flyer Xcelsior buses coming in quickly, SEPTA is actively retiring the New Flyer D40LF buses in the feet, as well as the New Flyer DE40LF “first generation” hybrids. This thread will keep track of all the current buses retired, and this first post will be updated every time something changes.
Retired 2001 New Flyer D40LFs
Entire Fleet Retired as of February 2019
Retired 2002 New Flyer D40LFs
Entire Fleet Retired as of July 27th, 2019
Retired 2003 New Flyer DE40LFs
Entire fleet retired as of June 13th 2019
Retired 2003 New Flyer D40LFs as of February 20th, 2021
Retired 2004 New Flyer D40LFs as of February 20th, 2021
5713-5823, 5825-5830, 5851-5863, 5865-5881, 5883-5916, 5918-5930, 5932, 5934-5940, 5942, 5944, 5945, 5947-5950
Retired 2004 New Flyer DE40LFs
Entire fleet retired as of July 29th 2020
Retired 2005-2006 New Flyer D40LFs as of February 20th, 2021
As previously stated, this post will be actively updated as buses retire from revenue service. Information is coming from members of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Transit Scene group on Facebook.