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VT Class

Above: VT20 off the beaten track of the 46A, at the Kilmacud terminus of the 11 on Saturday 11 February 2006.

The VT Class were delivered in mid December of 2005 with the first of the class, VT1 entering service on Sunday 18th December on the 1010hrs 46A service from Dun Laoghaire to Mountjoy Square. The VT class are entirely allocated to Donnybrook Garage for the 46A group of routes.

The VT class are comprised of a 20 strong fleet of tri-axle Volvo B9TL double-deckers with Alexander Dennis' Enviro 500 bodywork. They are powered by Volvo's D9A-300 engine and have ZF6HP592 automatic transmission with integral retarder. They are fitted with ABS anti-lock brakes, with front disc brakes and centre/rear axle S-cam brakes.