Ajit Pawar rolls out Tata 1613 CNG buses for Pune City PMPML

Tata Motors bagged one of their largest order from Pune City transport service provider, PMPML – Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited. Under this order, Tata Motors will provide PMPML with 550 units of their 1613 CNG buses. Today, Mr. Ajit Pawar, Hon. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, rolled out the first bus.

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Speaking about the above picture, Tata Motors says, “Mr. Ajit Pawar, Hon. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at the roll-out ceremony of Tata Motors new 1613 CNG buses for Pune city. Ensuring safe and reliable transportation for passengers, Tata Motors will deliver 550 nos. of 1613 CNG buses for PMPML (Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited). Mr. Pawar in the photograph is seen taking keen interest in understanding the features of a bus on display.”

Ajit Pawar rolls out Tata 1613 CNG buses for Pune City PMPML 3Tata Motors’ 1613 CNG bus is powered by Tata 5.7 SGI Bharat Stage IV. Water cooled, Stoichiometric, Naturally Aspirated, CNG Engine. It generates max power of 128.7 bhp and 405 Nm torque. Transmission is taken care by a G-600 Synchromesh with 6-Speed. Suspension is in the form of – Front – Semi Elliptical Leaf Spring | Rear – Leaf Spring / Pneumatic Suspension. Featuring state of the art hydraulic power steering, the bus has a gross weight of 16.2 tonnes, and a top speed of 70 kmph. Braking is via drum brakes in the front and rear, while ABS is optional. Dimensions of this bus are as follows:

Wheelbase 5545 mm
Front Overhang 1775 mm
Rear Overhang 3325 mm
Overall Length 10645 mm
Maximum Width 2434 mm
Turning Circle Diameter 20400 mm

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