Contrac Cobus Industries COBUS 3000

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Contrac Cobus Industries COBUS 3000
Contrac Cobus Industries COBUS 3000
Contrac Cobus Industries - COBUS 3000
(Second Generation)
Years of manufacture 1978-present
Length 45 feet 3 inches
Width 118 in
Power/Fuel Diesel, CNG
Contrac Cobus Industries COBUS 3000
Contrac Cobus Industries - COBUS 3000
(Third Generation)

The Contrac Cobus Industries COBUS 3000 is a flagship model, and was introduced in 1978. This model went into service at Zurich International Airport and is still running today.

Four generations of this bus have been produced:

  • First Generation: 1978-1989
  • Second Generation: 1990-1996
  • Third Generation: 1996-2004
  • Fourth Generation: 2005-present

Specifications

Dimensions

  • Length: 45 ft. 3 in.
  • Width: 118 in.
  • Height: 10 ft. 2 in.
  • Wheelbase: 23 ft. 4 in.
  • Turning Radius (curb): 40 ft. 5 in.
  • Turning Radius (swept): 45 ft. 4 in.

Engine

  • Cummins BG-230 Turbocharged 230 hp

Transmission

HVAC

  • Thermo King

Capacity

  • up to 132 passengers without bags, 108 with bags
A COBUS 300 manufacturer's plate.

Operators

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China

  • Beijing Capital International Airport (Air China)

References