Note to whom it may concern: As a member of the Philippine Bus Enthusiasts Society (PhilBES) and its junior and affiliate group, the Philippine Bus Photographers Association (PBPA), both of which are communities/groups of bus and coach enthusiasts and amateur photographers, that focus on bus companies’ history, technical specifications of vehicles, and other related subject matter, that is based in the Philippines, I would like inform you that the number plate of the bus on this photo has been blurred out to prevent it being used as evidence by any agencies, whether be it privately-owned or government-owned, to apprehend the said vehicle or the operating company of the vehicle on the photo at times when the said vehicle may be involved in any motoring mishap, incident, or accident. This is to prevent the involvement of myself, and/or any members of the groups stated to any such cases or the hassles and possible dangers presented with being involved at such cases. I would also like to stress out that I am NOT a part nor am I affiliated or connected in any way with any bus companies inside or outside the country. At times when you may experience any of employees of the operating company of the bus on the photo behave in an offensive manner; such that of reckless driving, lack of manners towards the passengers, incorrect and excessive charging of fare, and any other offenses they may commit, I do advise you report them to their respective managements for further action.
However, despite the limitation I stated earlier about the use of my photos, any person is free to download and use any of my photos to any general or civilian use such as advertisement and other promotional use, school works, or personal interests about the subject.
Shot Location: EDSA-Cubao cor. New York Ave. (Pablo P. Reyes, Sr. Street), Quezon City, Philippines
Date Taken: May 19, 2012
Operator: ES TRANSPORT
Fleet Number: 47052
Classification: Air-Conditioned Provincial Operation Bus
Seating Configuration: 2×2 Seats
Seating Capacity: 49 Passengers
Coachbuilder: Xiamen Golden Dragon Bus Company, Ltd. (Golden Dragon)
Body Model: Golden Dragon XML6129E5G "Grand Cruiser"
Air-Conditioning Unit: Dependent Overhead Unit
Chassis Manufacturer: Forta Automobile Industry Company, Ltd.
Chassis Model: Forta FZ6120G5
Layout: Rear-Mounted Engine Rear-Wheel Drive (4×2 RR layout)
Suspension: Leaf Springs Suspension
Engine Manufacturer: China Yuchai International, Ltd.
Engine Model: Yuchai YC6G270-20 (G46MB)
Cylinder Displacement: 476.061 cu. inches (7,803 cc / 7.8 Liters)
Cylinder Configuration: Straight-6
Engine Aspiration: Turbocharged and Intercooled
Max. Power Output: 266 bhp (270 PS – metric hp / 199 kW) @ 2,400 rpm
Peak Torque Output: 796 lb.ft (1,080 N.m / 110 kg.m) @ 1,400 – 1,600 rpm
Type: Manual Transmission
Gears: 6-Speed Forward, 1-Speed Reverse
* The specifications may be subjected for verification and may be changed without prior notice…
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