School Bus Midi Specifications

Based on the well known and proven Denning two axle Phoenix with 57 seats this vehicle can also be built up to 13.1m in length and be equipped with up to 70 seats. With a floor height of 1250mm providing plenty of bin storage area and optional front kneeling it means this vehicle can also perform charter work. CCTV, security systems and vehicle tracking can be provided to the customer’s requirements.

 

DIMENSIONS
Length: 11.1m to 13.1m
Overall Width: 2.5 m
Floor Height: 1250mm to 1500mm
GVM:18,000kg

 

STRUCTURE
Jig-built chassis modules made from tubular steel sections

Specifications

ENGINE

 

Cummins ISBE5, 6.7l in-line 6 cylinder 285–300hp @2300 rpm
Complies with ADR80/03 (Equivalent to Euro 5)
SCR.(Selective Catalytic Reduction) AdBlue is nothing more than a solution of 32.5% urea and deionised water
Def. (Diesel exhaust uid) consumption is generally
4% to 8% diesel consumption

 

OPTION

Cummins ISLE5, 8.9l in-line 6 cylinder 280-340hp @2100 rpm
Complies with ADR80/03 (Equivalent to Euro 5)
SCR.(Selective Catalytic Reduction) AdBlue is nothing more than a solution of 32.5% urea and deionised water
Def. (Diesel exhaust uid) consumption is generally 4% to 8% diesel consumption

TRANSMISSION

 

Allison T325R 6 speed Automatic (Cummins ISBE5)
Multi-stage Integral hydraulic retarder Ratios: 3.51, 1.91, 1.43, 1.00, 0.64, 0.74, reverse: -4.80 Electronic push button selector

 

Allison T375R 5 speed Automatic (Cummins ISLE5) Multi-stage Integral hydraulic retarder Ratios: 3.51, 1.91, 1.43, 1.00, 0.74, reverse: -4.80 Electronic push button selector

DRIVE SHAFT

 

Spicer 1710 series incorporating “Glidecoat” splines (tailshaft safety straps are standard fitment)

REAR AXLE

 

Meritor, 10,400kg capacity
Coach quality gearing, ratio subject to application

FRONT AXLE

 

Dana forged steel double-drop beam, 7300kg capacity

SUSPENSION

 

Denning full airbag suspension
Matched torque rods (4 front, 4 rear) with common bushings
Matched airbags (2 front, 4 rear)
Automatic (Mechanical valve) height control (1 front, 2 rear)
Fast response kneeling to front
Options: Full vehicle raising

BRAKES

 

Dual circuit braking system with spring brakes to drive Color-coded imperial size hoses “American” valves for ease of service
Optional: interlock to suit NSW RTA146 Steer: Knorr SN7
Disc Drive: Meritor “Q Plus” air operated 161/2 “x 7 “drums

WHEELS & TYRES

 

7 x 11R 22.5 16 ply Radial fitted to 22.5 x 8.25” steel rims Dunlop SP370
Optional: 295/80 R22.5 tyres Optional: Alcoa aluminium rims

STEERING

 

TRW TAS85 power steering, flange mounted pump
Height and rake adjustable column

FUEL TANK

 

Subject to body configuration

COOLING SYSTEM

 

Radiator with aluminum charge air cooler mounted to N/S of engine
Expansion tank fitted with sight glass for level checking
2 speed cooling fan to match cooling requirements in all conditions

AIR CLEANER

 

Fleetguard 14” with safety element and restriction indicator

TOOLS

 

10 tonne hydraulic jack, wheel brace, bar. chocks and triangles

EXHAUST

 

5” system, horizontal outlet to O/S

AIR SYSTEM

 

Charging connection to front
Meritor Wabco Air Drier
“Festo” valves on auxiliary systems

ELECTRICAL

 

Batteries: 4 x 12V, 980CCA
Optional: 2 x 12V low maintenance, 1400CCA
Alternator: As supplied with Engine 70A
Gauges: speedo, tacho, dual air, eng temp, oil pressure, voltmeter, fuel, transmission oil temp Warn
Warn Lights: low air, low water, alt, oil press, eng temp, check eng, stop eng, check trans, trans temp