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319: Ankai HFF6110GS-2
Padbus 319 Ankai open top
Padbus 319 Ankai HFF6110GS-2 open top after conversion to battery electric.
319: (OM13 OAU) Ankai HFF6110GS-2 O55/21D
This Chinese built bus was a surprise purchase in 2013 as it had been planned to phase out tri-axle open toppers. However, this one is shorter that the other 6 wheelers and has an air-conditioned lower deck for those hot Oxford summers. It replaced Dennis Trident/Metsec-Alexander 310.
In 2019 this bus was converted to battery electric operation by Magtec. Following experience gained in operating earlier battery electric conversions, this bus has been equipped  for opportunity charging via a gantry installed for the purpose at Oxford train station (where all the open top buses are scheduled to wait for 15 minutes between tours).
Repainted 80M diecast.