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Ashok Leyland bags an order for 3,019 buses from KSRTC

Ashok Leyland bags an order for 3,019 buses from KSRTC
CarTrade Editorial Team CarTrade Editorial Team Tuesday 25 July 2017, 23:21 PM

The KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) has placed an order for 3019 buses from Ashok Leyland. This is one of the largest orders from the state transport undertaking for a single OEM (original equipment manufacturer).

 

The size of the order is about Rs. 650 crore, which would be achieved in the current financial year and would help Ashok Leyland in advancing its leadership position in buses and other commercial vehicles. The buses will then fulfil the needs of KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation), NWKRTC (North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation), BMTC (Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation) and NEKRTC (North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation).

The buses included in the order are the 210” WB, fully built Karnataka Saarige bus on 210’ WB chassis, fully built Rajahamsa bus on 222” WB, fully built non-AC sleeper coaches on 222” WB chassis and fully built Midi-bus on 205” WB chassis.

Speaking about the order they received, Vinod K. Dasari, managing director of Ashok Leyland, “We are very happy to receive the confirmation of this order from KSRTC. Our ability to bring value to customers like KSRTC, is a testament to our superior technology and innovation, combined with low costs.”

 

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