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Coming clean with Cummins power

Posted: August 30, 2012 in Bus

One of the four Melbourne City tourist shuttle buses that have been repowered with Cummins ISBe5 engines.

Driver Bus Lines has repowered four of its buses with Euro 5 technology Cummins ISBe5 engines for the Melbourne City tourist shuttle.

Cummins’ latest emission ISBe5 engines have replaced Caterpillar C9 units in Driver Bus Lines’ four buses used on the Melbourne City tourist shuttle – a service that operates eight hours a day, every day of the year.

Euro 5 emissions technology and lower running costs – especially in the area of fuel economy – are behind the company’s choice of the 6.7-litre ISBe5 rated at 265 hp.

Driver Bus Lines has been operating the Melbourne tourist shuttle with four Denning buses since 2007 and recently secured a five-year extension of the contract. (more…)