Dayton Flyer 900-964 Trolleybuses
 
The production fleet, 901-964. At the same time, the Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority was pursuing acqusition of City Transit, and all its holdings. That deal came thru in mid-1972, and the RTA took over operating the transit system in Dayton on Sunday November 5, 1972. They were faced with a choice as to what to do vis-a-vis the trolleys. Ultimately, they chose to replace the approximately 100+ ex-City Transit trolleys with 64 new build Flyer E800 trolleybuses.

901 was the first to arrive in December 1976, and the remainder of the fleet arrived in 1977. Over the years, air conditioning and wheelchair lifts were added. The trolleys served with distinction for 22 years, with 937 heralding their retirement in August 1999. The RTA preserved four in the historic fleet, 900, 916, 937 and 953, and the Illinois Railway Museum has 906 and 925.

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