01 Oct '11, 10am

SMRT purchases more buses for better service

SMRT purchases more buses for better service

By the end of next year commuters can look forward to a more comfortable ride - as SMRT Buses' passenger carrying capacity will increase by about six per cent. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Kezia Toh By the end of next year commuters can look forward to a more comfortable ride - as SMRT Buses' passenger carrying capacity will increase by about six per cent. This comes with the purchase of 200 MAN A22 buses from German manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus AG, and an additional 40 buses of Mercedes-Benz Citaro O530, that has been in use since last year The newer German model has lower flooring to allow the elderly and less mobile to board and alight easily. It also boasts an electronic braking system, with improved braking response time to help drivers handle tricky road conditions, so passengers stay safe. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comm...

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