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Offline Barry Drive

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Fuel consumption figures
« on: September 10, 2013, 11:46:25 AM »
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The following was found in Hansard in response to a question by Alistair Coe -

MODEL CONSUMPTION Per 100kms
Renualt PR100.2 Rigid36.8 litres
Renault PR180.2 Articulated44.9 litres
Renualt PR100.336.8 litres
Irisbus Agoraline35.2 litres
Scania L94UB CNG58 cubic metres
Dennis Dart SLF Midibus28 litres
MAN A69 18.310 CNG55 cubic metres
MAN A69 18.320 Diesel42.5 litres
Scania K320UB Steer Tag55 litres
Scania K360UA Articulated55 litres

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 01:02:15 PM »
I think they are making shit up for the last 2. There is no way that a 14.5 and an artic could have identical fuel figures when doing the same work. I can get the 14.5s into the 40's most times I drive them, where as the artic is generally in the very high 50's. As most of these units aren't even bedded in yet i'm certain we will see an improvement in fuel consumption in the next 12 months.

Interestingly the Iris has the best fuel figures of any full size bus yet has the worst reliability. MANs are the opposite, use a little more fuel but hardly ever break down.

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2013, 09:38:38 PM »
with mine ( Pr100.2 mk1 Ex ACTION 814) on the highway running @about 12 ton on the limiter 88kmh i am getting  30 litres per 100 kms

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2016, 12:14:12 PM »
ACTION have recently updated their Fleet page on the website - they are now showing "running cost" figures, without defining what they are based on.

These are them:

MODEL Running cost per km ($)
Renualt PR100.20.45
Renualt PR100.30.77
Dennis Dart SLF Midibus1.11
Irisbus Agoraline0.43
Scania L94UB CNG0.76
MAN A69 18.310 CNG1.13
MAN A69 18.310/18.320 Diesel0.40
Scania K320UB 6x2*4 14.5m0.52
Scania K360UA 6x2/2 Articulated0.35
Scania K320UB 4x20.19

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2016, 01:44:46 PM »
ACTION have recently updated their Fleet page on the website.


ACTION have also included an "average age" section on the table as well. However, the Renault PR100.2 does not have this in its section.

Another interesting thing I have found is that ACTION say they only have eighteen Irisbuses left on their Fleet Page. Originally, there were twenty Irisbuses, but one was destroyed by fire. That left nineteen. If there are supposedly only eighteen left, what has happened to another one?

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2016, 01:48:26 PM »
The Irises are being sent away for lengthy chassis repairs one at a time.

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2016, 03:14:53 PM »
Isn't it true though that the E5s and whatever use 3x more fuel though than the PR2/3s? Not cost wise, but consumption?

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2016, 04:07:31 PM »
Isn't it true though that the E5s and whatever use 3x more fuel though than the PR2/3s? Not cost wise, but consumption?
Not even close, more like 7 times!

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2016, 07:40:59 PM »
Are there any reasons for this, or am I right in saying that the buses I dislike the most of ACTIONs fleet are actually crap?

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Re: Fuel consumption figures
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2016, 10:56:28 PM »
am I right in saying that the buses I dislike the most of ACTIONs fleet are actually crap?

Umm....