Scania secures Australia’s initial Euro 6 train swift order

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by in Volkswagen Canada

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Scania secures Australia's initial Euro 6 train swift orderThe supervision of a Australian Capital Territory has comparison Scania to supply a swift of 77 Euro 6 city buses. Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network (ACTION), is a initial Australian train swift user to adopt Euro 6 technology.

“ACTION has motionless to take a lead in a introduction of Euro 6 glimmer record to train fleets in Australia,” says Trevor O’Brien, National Bus Manager, Scania Australia. “The Australian Federal Government is nonetheless to announce a date for a introduction of Euro 6 glimmer standards, underlining a on-going movement of a ACT operator.”

The initial deliveries for a swift of 77, 2-axle city buses with 9-lite engines will take place during a initial half of 2014. ACTION has only finished a smoothness programme for 33 new articulated Scania buses complementing a 26 Scania 14.5-metre buses and 54 Scania CNG buses in a fleet.

The 12.5-metre city buses will be propitious with Australian-designed bodies assembled by Custom, a inhabitant train bodybuilder. The buses will chair 48 passengers with 18 standees.

“The buses are clean, fuel-efficient, and many noticeably, they furnish minimal damaging pollutants. They’ll assistance keep Canberra’s atmosphere purify and revoke pollution,” says Shane Rattenbury, ACT Minister for Territory and Municipal Services.

“ACTION will be a initial city train user in Australia to use these improved, greener buses. It’s a tiny partial of creation Canberra a personality in both environmental and health outcomes,” he says.

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