BUSES' MAINTENANCE * UK
* UK - First employee’s maintenance invention saves thousands
London,EN,UK -Transport Engineer -21 Jan 2013: -- First Aberdeen engineer, Denis Noble, has saved the bus operator thousands of pounds, having invented equipment that helps maintain the company's 32 bendy buses... Until Noble's invention – essentially, an oil storage tank with a pump – First used a contractor to repair and maintain the turntable rams in the middle section of a bendy bus, which keep the vehicle aligned... However, the cost of taking the buses out of service, transporting them off-site and paying for repairs was proving expensive, he explains... Duncan Cameron, First Aberdeen's director and general manager, predicts that Noble's invention will save the company more than £15,000 a year...
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