Overall length: 12.43m
Width: standard 2.5m nominal max
Overall height: 3135 mm overall top of roof
Manufactured from high strength galvanised steel
Designed for high durability under heavy route service operating conditions in Australia
High strength side frame with protection against side intrusion
Corrosion protection coating applied to inside of tubular frame members
Underbody proof coating
Body skids fitted at front and rear
Jacking points under chassis outriggers
Towing eye at front and rear
Roof: one piece GRP
Side Panels: one piece GRP
Front canopy: one piece GRP
Rear canopy: one piece GRP
Skirt side access door panels: Marine grade aluminium
Cants: Aluminium extrusion
Front bumper: 3 piece GRP
Rear bumper: 3 piece GRP
Side access hatches to batteries, radiator, engine etc. fitted with budget locks
Stainless steel splash panel at fuel filler
PPG Delfleet exterior paint finish (2 pack polyurethane)
Fleet colour scheme with up to 2 colours included in base price.
Passenger Door System
Front: Standard 1350mm body frame aperture with twin leaf glide away door
Festo pneumatics door motors and control valves
Emergency release buttons on inside and outside
Open and close remote controls on the outside under protective flaps
Handbrake interlock fitted to exterior door controls
Doors lockable with key from outside to secure vehicle
Safety system and brake interlock to RTA Technical specification 146
Independent front leave control
Windscreen : Laminated windscreen with separate pieces of laminated glass for destination sign and front corner windows.
Driver’s side window: Toughened glass with slide opening
Saloon windows: Standard toughened fixed windows –tinted
3M safety film applied to all saloon windows and door glass except emergency exit glass
Emergency exits by break glass saloon windows to ADR requirements including foot rests in body side panels.
Heavy duty wiper system with 120 Nm motor (SWF Valeo)
Three speed including intermittent.
Washer jets mounted on wiper arms.
Washer reservoir 5 litre capacity
Two Southport emergency roof hatches with LED emergency lighting
Total of 49 passenger seats including 6 fold-down seats (3 per side)mounted to side wall in wheelchair bays.
Seat type: Metro style, stainless steel frame with cantilever mountings to side wall, trimmed in transport vinyl over foam pads, formica back on squab, PU padding on top of squab incorporating handgrips on both sides. Nominal cushion width 900mm per twin seat assembly.
Seats on both front wheel housings 680mm wide.
Aisle designed for standing passengers. Standing capacity 15+ persons depending on options.
ISRINGHAUSEN type 6860.875, air suspended driver’s seat with retractable lap-sash seat belt and head rest. Cushion and squab trimmed in black fabric.
Soft touch Vinyl trimmed GRP dash board
First aid box compartment incorporated in front entrance dash riser panel
Fire extinguisher behind driver’s seat
Lightweight ceiling panel and a/c ducting with easy to clean, durable finish.
Parcel rack on front wheel housings
Illuminated “Bus Stopping” at front of saloon
Stainless steel protection panel at bottom of dash riser panel.
Two stainless steel ceiling handrails
Ten stainless steel handrail stanchions with bus stop request buttons on each stanchion
12 grab handles on hanging straps in lower section of saloon
Modesty panels etc.
Full height modesty panel adjacent to front door way with toughened safety glass panel in top half and stainless steel stanchion adjacent to aisle.
Half height modesty panels stainless steel stanchions at rear of allocated wheel chair spaces
Padded board along top of front wheel housing positioned as back rests for standing passengers.
Padded safety crash pad (“ironing boards”) mounted on front wheel housings, facing wheel chair spaces.
Exterior mirrors on LHS and RHS incorporating electric adjustment, electric heating, convex spotter mirror insert and mounted on knock back arms
One interior mirror, manually adjustable for view of saloon area
Body Electrical System
Multiplexed body electrical system with Thoreb node hardware
Main electrical cabinet accessible from outside.
Provisions for additional equipment:
– wiring for ticketing machine
– wiring for mobile phone cradle
– wiring for two way radio
– power supply wiring for GPS and PTIPS
– power supply wiring for driver emergency alarm
Swing out battery carrier (batteries supplied with chassis)
Heavy duty battery isolation switch in battery compartment
Griptone battery booster socket
Ground plate in roof for two way aerial
Reversing buzzer (supplied with chassis)
Reversing sensors with audible alarm
Engine start cutout switch activated by rear engine door
Automatic switching of hazard lights when reverse gear is selected
School safety lamp and “wig wag” headlamps to RTA TS 142
LED type lamps for:
– Front direction indicator – lower
– Front direction indicator- high mounted
– Front end outline marker lights
– Cat 6 side indicator lights
– Side marker lights
– Stop lamps
– Stop lamps high mounted
– Rear parking light
– Tail light high mounted
– Rear indicator
– Rear indicator high mounted
– Rear end outline marker lights
– Number plate lights
– school bus warning flasher – front and rear
Quartz Halogen High beam head lamp
Quartz Halogen dipped beam headlamp
Front parking lights incorporated in head lamp assembly
Engine compartment lamp
Front exterior step light – switched automatically with door
Invertec Halogen down-light over driver
LED down-light over ticket machine activated by door
Entrance: Halogen down-lights (2) activated by door
Saloon light: Invertec 9 separate switching for front and rear
LED emergency exit lighting
Protection bulkhead behind driver’s seat
Driver’s modesty door
Protection ½ screen at side of driver integrated with modesty door
Audible park brake alarm linked to drivers door
Instrument panel as supplied with chassis
Moulded dash panel – vinyl trimmed
GRP dash riser with removable access panels
Driver’s overhead locker 3 compartments
Driver’s overhead console for various controls
Diver’s window with single slider opening
Radio and PA system with drivers microphone and 8 saloon speakers.
Desto controller (see Mobitec below)
Driver’s Authority card holder
Log book / document holder A4 size
Drink bottle / cup holder
Coin / pen tray
Heater outlets for driver’s feet
Cash tray console
Cash safe below dash
Broom holding clip
Windscreen sunblind – roller type ¾ width
Driver side window blind – roller type
Disabled Persons Access
Manual fold out wheelchair ramp in front door way, 300kg load capacity, with brake interlock.
Wheelchair ramp request button on exterior
Bus stop and ramp request button, low mounted in allocated wheel chair space
Front: Mobitec 16×98 15mm dot front
Side: Mobitec 16×98 10mm dot side
Rear: Mobitec 16×28 15mm flip dot
Interface: Mobitec IC400 controller
Digital surveillance system with total of 7 cameras and hard disk recorder. Camera on rear panel function as reversing camera and automatically displays video and sound on 6” colour monitor when reverse gear is selected. Cameras include infra red illuminators.
Dongwhan heat cool air conditioner
Air con control panel for driver including temperature adjustment and read out.
Fixed air outlets in saloon and above windscreen
Booster fan and adjustable air outlets for driver
Demisting: – Heavy duty demister with temperature control
– demister outlets to windscreens, driver’s side window and front door glass
Altro flooring material or similar with contrasting colour for wheelchair spaces and non-standing area at front of bus.
Structural plywood floor boards rot proofed to H3 specififcation
Floor hatches for access to chassis service work.
Anodized aluminium step nosing extrusions with contrasting yellow inserts at doorways and interior steps.
Thermal insulation in ceiling, side walls below windows, rear wall and floor over engine compartment.
Noise insulation between engine compartment and saloon
School bus signage at rear to RTA technical specification 146
Reflective Red/yellow safety decal strip across rear panel
Reflective “Do not overtake turning vehicle sign” at rear
“Give Way” sign at rear
Wheel chair access symbol at front
Fire extinguisher type 2A:30B:E with hose, mounted at front
Heavy duty mud flaps
Engine air intake with water trap ducted to cant area.
Exhaust at rear under bumper bar.
• Alternative seat trim to operators preference.
• Additional passenger door in front of rear axle. 850mm body frame aperture with single leaf glide away door system Two additional interior mirrors for view onto rear passenger door-way (in conjunction with optional rear passenger door only).
• LED day time running lamps
• Hopper style windows flush fitting on the outside in lieu of fixed windows
• Fresh air vent under dash for driver
• two floor heaters mounted under passenger seats
• Thoreb C90 screen
• UV reduction film applied to driver’s side window and windscreen
• Full height modesty panel at rear door way with toughened safety glass panel in top half and stainless steel stanchion adjacent to aisle.
• Exterior mirror arms with quick release coupling for easy removal prior to automatic bus washing
• Swivel base – driver’s seat
• Arm rests for driver’s seat
• Rubbish bin near front entrance