TfL hybrid bus fleet - fuel economy

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2556
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What is the average fuel economy, in miles-per-gallon (mpg), of London's double deck hybrid bus fleet as recorded at the Millbrook Proving Ground using the route 159 simulation? Please provide a breakdown by bus model (e.g. Volvo BH5, Alexander Dennis Enviro400H and New Routemaster) and emission standard (e.g. Euro 5 and Euro 6).

Answer

Answer for TfL hybrid bus fleet - fuel economy

Answer for TfL hybrid bus fleet - fuel economy

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please see table at Appendix R.

Under the independent Millbrook proving ground test, where all buses are compared in an identifcal way, the New Routemaster - both of Euro V and VI generations - are the most fuel efficient in the fleet by significant margins.

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