CNG ENGINED LIAZ BUSES TO NIZHNY NOVGOROD
Likinsky Bus Factory (LiAZ), part of the GAZ Group, has supplied 100 urban, low-floor LiAZ-5292 buses to Nizhny Novgorod. The buses have a lenth of12m and a carrying capacity of 108 people. The LiAZ-5292 buses are intended for routes with intensive passenger traffic.
The 5292 model has become the most popular large passenger capacity bus, during the updating of the bus fleets of big cities. Around 4000 low-floor LiAZ-5292 buses operate in the transport fleet of Moscow.
The vehicles have automatic transmissions, ABS systems and power steering. The buses are equipped with anti-vandal seats with an abrasion resistant cladding material. The equipment of the buses also includes a set of three route signs and cabin indicator, video surveillance systems with cameras against vandalism, kneeling systems (body tilt) for easy entry and exit of passengers, ramps and GLONASS system.
The buses delivered to Nizhny Novgorod are equipped with 286 hp YaMZ gas engines, which comply with Euro-5 ecological standards. This is not the first supply to Nizhny Novgorod of CNG engined buses. The city had purchased 144 gas-operated LiAZ 5256 and 5293 buses in 2015, within the scope of a fleet standardisation programme.