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Displaying specifications for AEC Reliance 470 3HMU2RA [Athol Hedges] 1

Chassis AEC Reliance 470 3HMU2RA
Body Athol Hedges
Body Type Rigid
Fleet No's 6 (was 306)
Total Built 1
Delivered 1961
Withdrawn 1 1975
Engine AEC AH470c underfloor-mounted
Gearbox 4 speed fully-automatic
Air-Conditioning 2 No
Destination Signs 2 Rollers
Passengers 3 Seating: 42 | Wheelchair: 0 | Capacity: 69
Dimensions Length: 33 ft | Width: 8 ft | Height:
This was a demonstration bus.
This was a dmonstration 'ping-pong' bus, that it went back and forth to the dealers, and the reason for this too-ing and fro-ing was to test the new technology (for Brisbane that was), the automatic transmission, the air suspension and the medium-weight Reliance chassis withan engine that was considered to be powerful enough for a flat city, but suffered from having a head-gasket problem.
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AEC Reliance 470 3HMU2RA [Athol Hedges] 1 Fleet Lists

1 Dates listed are from when the first of that type of make of bus was first withdrawn, up to the last of that make
2 Varying suppliers may have provided this equipment, so vayring makes/models may be different from bus to bus of this make
3 The total seating capacity maybe less when wheel-chair passengers occupy the seating area of the bus.