Dubai to get 42 new 'Euro 5' buses

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has endorsed the replacement of 42 public buses by modern buses. (Supplied)

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has endorsed the replacement of 42 public buses by modern buses.

These buses are fitted with engines compatible with the European Standards (Euro 5) featuring Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) technologies for curbing pollution resulting from vehicle exhausts.

Dr. Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA’s Public Transport Agency stated that the use of vehicles fitted with Euro 5 compatible engines contributed to conserving the environment through curbing the harmful emissions of fuel and carbon.

The bus fleet of the Public Transport Agency comprises 1300 buses comprising Mercedes, Volvo, Solaris, Vidal, and M.A.N makes which operate 18 hours a day.

 

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