The order is for the company’s Tata LPO 1618 diesel bus chassis that has been developed for intercity and long-distance travel, the company said in a statement.
“Making public transport more effective and efficient is our mission and we are thankful to the Uttar Pradesh State Government and the UPSRTC for once again giving us the opportunity to supply a modern fleet of bus chassis. The Tata LPO 1618 is a proven work horse with its robust build, quality engineering and low maintenance. It is designed and engineered to deliver best-in-class productivity with high uptime and optimal total cost of operations. We look forward to commencing supplies as per the guidance of UPSRTC,” said Rohit Srivastava, Vice President & Business Head, CV Passengers, Tata Motors.
The automaker has won the big following a competitive e-bidding process conducted via the government tendering process and the bus chassis will be supplied in a phased manner.
Tata Motors said it has supplied over 58,000 buses to multiple state and public transport undertakings till date.