Forming part of the ACTION fleet in the early 1990s were three Mitsubishi FK417 ‘Tram Buses’. You can read more about the service itself here.

Photos of these buses can be found in our gallery, with articles of each bus in our Wiki.
Engine: Mitsubishi 6D16-1A Six cylinder inline direct injection, naturally aspinated, front mounted
Output: 127KW at 2900rpm
Max Torque: 477 Nm at 1400rpm
Bore/Stroke: 118mm x 115mm
Capacity: 7545 litres
Compression Ratio: 18:1
Transmission: Allison AT545 four speed automatic
Chassis: Reinforced tapeered channel 227.4x70x6.7mm, 840mm width
Front Axle: Reverse Elliot I beam, 3300kg capacity
Rear Axle: Mitsubishi D4H fuel floating hypoid. 5:428 ratio. Capacity 7700kg
Suspension: Semi-elliptic leaf. Double acting shock absorbers – front
Steering: Integral power assisted ball and nut 21.6 ratio. Steering wheel diameter 500mm. Tilt/height adjustable column
Brakes: Air=actuated hydraulic dual circuit. Rear-wheel spring actuated park brake
Wheels/Tyres: Two piece disc 16×6.00GS-135=9t. Tyres 8.25-18LT 14PR
Electrical: 24 volt negative earth. Alternator capacity 24V 50 amp. Starter capacity 24V 4.5kW Two 12 volt 400 CCA batteries
Gross Vehicle Mass: 9300kg
Wheelbase: 3750mm
Front Overhang: 1195mm
Rear Overhang: 1600mm
Overall Length: 6.45m
Turning Circle: 13.2m
Front Track: 1745mm
Rear Track: 1660mm
Ground Clearance: 190mm
Tare Weight of Completed Vehicle: 5720kg

This page was last updated on 7 May 2022

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