27 Nov '13, 5am

New, greener ACTION buses are on their way.

New, greener ACTION buses are on their way ACTION is to be the first city bus operator in Australia to place an order for improved, greener buses which meet the strict “Euro 6” emissions standard, helping keep Canberra’s air clean and reduce pollution. The 77 new buses will be rolled out from May 2014 to mid 2017 and replace the ageing Renaults. They’ll be clean, fuel efficient and most noticeably they produce minimal harmful pollutants. The Euro 6 diesel buses produce around 80 per cent fewer ‘oxides of nitrogen’ and 90 per cent fewer ‘diesel particulates’ than the previous Euro 5 engine models. The engines are provided by the manufacturer Scania Australia. The bodies of the buses will be built in Australia by Custom. The buses will carry 48 seated passengers and 18 standing. The buses have been designed with a focus on passenger comfort and vehicle safety, and are built ...

Full article: http://www.action.act.gov.au/news/news_articles/new,-gree...

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