You asked: What engine do Sydney buses use?

The buses used for Sydney Buses routes have a seating capacity of 49, while the Sydney Explorer buses had a seating capacity of 43. The O405 PMC160 is powered by an 11.967L OM447h diesel 6-cylinder engine which produces a maximum of 184 kW at 2200 rpm and 890 Nm of torque at 1300 rpm.

How are Sydney buses powered?

The state’s 8,000 buses currently operate on diesel fuel and compressed natural gas but there are plans to roll out 50 new e-buses across Sydney this year.

What engine does a Mercedes bus have?

Technical data at a glance.

Citaro 12m Citaro K Citaro G – OM 936 Citaro G – OM 470
Transport capacity
Engine Mercedes-Benz OM 936, OM 936 h
EU emissions standard Euro VI
System BlueEFFICIENCY Power, BlueTec® SCR diesel technology, common rail – fuel injection system

Where are Sydney buses made?


Custom Bus is a bus manufacturer based in Villawood in Western Sydney. Until recently it employed 161 workers, down from a peak of over 330 in the late 2000s.

Are Sydney buses Electric?

The Morrison Government is backing the nation’s largest fleet of electric buses through a new pilot program that will see 40 new vehicles deployed across Sydney.

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Who owns busses Sydney?

Buses in Sydney

Owner Transport for NSW
Locale Greater Sydney
Transit type Bus / Bus rapid transit
Annual ridership 229.5 million in 2019-20

How heavy is a Sydney bus?

Authorities are looking at increasing the mass limit of a two-axle bus from 16 to 18 tonnes, according to the National Transport Commission’s annual report. The report highlights that when the laws were designed in 1989, the average adult’s weight was taken as 65kg.

Which Mercedes has a 6 cylinder engine?

The Mercedes-Benz M256 engine is a turbocharged straight-six engine produced since 2017, when it was first introduced on the W222 S450.

What Mercedes have V8 engines?

They include everything from the AMG GT, the G-Class and a slew of other AMG-badged performance sedans and SUVs — each rock a throaty V8. The only vehicles that will continue with their V8 engines are the S-Class and Maybach S-Class.

Does Mercedes use Renault engine?

Mercedes uses Renault’s 1.6-liter four-cylinder diesel engines coupled with Renault transmissions in the Vito front-wheel-drive medium van. A 1.5-liter diesel produced by Renault in Valladolid, Spain, is used in entry-level versions of the Mercedes A- and B-class models, as well as the CLA and GLA crossovers.

Will buses go electric?

Electric, Hybrid and Hydrogen. TfL will introduce around 3,000 ultra low emission double-deck buses in central London by 2019 and over 250 zero emission single-deck buses into central London by 2020.

Are Sydney Buses private?

The reality is that no buses – public or private – can get past the traffic in the inner city of Sydney. The running times for Inner West services are unrealistic, and are set by the State Government – not by Sydney Buses.

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Who makes Publicbus?

The three largest suppliers of buses to the American transit market are New Flyer of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Gillig of Hayward, CA; and North American Bus Industries (NABI) of Alabama. Some transit agencies also purchase buses from Ontario-based Orion (now owned by Daimler-Chrysler) and St.

What is a zero emissions bus?

A zero emission bus uses electricity to power a battery, and a number of companies are manufacturing zero emission buses that operate without overhead wires. This means no gasoline, no dirty oil changes, no internal combustion engine, no dirty exhaust. … Some cities are also investing in hydrogen fuel cell buses.

Where are electric buses used?

Most of the public transport fleets, especially in China, which accounts for almost 99% of the market, have electric buses that are 9–14 m in length. Also, many of the market leading OEMs such as BYD, Proterra, and Yutong have been providing electric buses in the 9-14 m length range.