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Project ID: 11953
Funded under: FP5-GROWTH
Country: Spain

CNG fleet expansion

TMB, Barcelona's main bus operator realised trials with 70 CNG buses. The demonstration was realised in partnership with utility supplier Gas Natural. It involved the development of refuelling infrastructure and specialised maintenance workshops, as well as the acquisition of standrd 11m buses from MAN and IVECO. trials compared the CNG bus performance on hilly and flat routes in comparison with diesel buses that would be replaced if the trials suggested satisfactory operation.

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TMB - Transports de Barcelona
C/60 num 21-23, Sector A, Pol Ind Zona Franca
E 08040 Barcelona
Spain
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