Thursday, October 28, 2010

Paua shell bus

One of the more striking bus liveries around is this one of a trolley bus in the Go Wellington fleet. The paua is a delectable NZ shellfish, and the shells are polished and made into jewellery and ornaments, widely exported.

For those into bus technical specifications, here you are:-
* Make: Designline
* Model: City Bus
* Year: 2007
* Submodel: Trolley
* No of seats: 45

* Assembly type: NZ Assembled/Built
* Country of origin: New Zealand
* Gross vehicle mass: 18 tonnes
* Tare weight: 12,580 kg
* No of axles: 3
* Wheelbase: 6,740 mm

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