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Copyright Graham Cleary
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Copyright Graham Cleary
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Copyright Graham Cleary
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Copyright Graham Cleary
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Copyright Graham Cleary
Copyright Graham Cleary
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Route 7 - August
Route 151 - September
Route 4 & 102 - September/ October
Route 33 - October
Route 29 & 104 - November
Route 1 - December

*Approximately two inches extra leg room between seats.
*A monitor on the staircase which will pan all the cameras on the bus giving information to passengers if there are seats available upstairs.
*Pre-wired for smart card readers both sides of the middle doors.
*A wheelchair emblem in the floor of the wheelchair bay.
*Fire extinguisher re-positioned in the staircase bulk head.
*New larger signage and more bi-lingual signage.
*New sign stating the Company will prosecute anybody interfering with their staff in the course of their duties.
*Heater control unit to be re-positioned over the driver’s head along with a simplified on/off switch.
*Re-positioning of upstairs monitor to right hand side of cab.
*AVL monitors to be positioned where current upstairs monitor is positioned.
*Centre door monitor to be positioned where current AVL monitor is.
*Driver to be able to view all cameras when engine is switched off on upstairs monitor
* Buzzer to sound when middle door is opening or closing at the door itself.
*Side marker lights to be fitted on all vehicles.
*All emergency hammers to be connected to a retractable cable except for the driver’s cab.
*New buses will no longer have the electric power arm in the wheelchair bay and will be replaced again by the old fashioned bar.
*New buses wheel base will be four inches longer with overall length of 10.7 metres.
* Wi-fi fitted to all GT class
* 10 of the new GT class will be fitted with a special buggy bay ( to be tested on  Summerhill & Ringsend routes )


Above feature thanks to Graham Cleary, SIPTU Dublin Bus Design Committe 2012