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Tata Motors bags order for 2,700 buses

Posted on Sep 02 2014 | IANS

Mumbai, Sep 2 : Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday said that it has bagged an order of over 2,700 'Urban' buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)- II scheme.

According to the company, it received an order for 487 units from KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) and another for supply of 780 units from HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) for Tata Marcopolo built buses as per "Urban Bus Specifications" under JnNURM - II scheme.

"These orders are part of the over 2,700 orders for Tata Motors 'URBAN' buses received under JnNURM - II scheme," the company said in a statement.

The company said that the 'Urban' buses which boost of a smart new front fascia, have been designed for safety, comfort and convenience for passengers and better operating efficiency for state transport authorities.

"With these orders, Tata Motors reinforces its position as a leading partner to state transportation corporations, in providing them with the right product and service solutions, enabling them to create and maintain a susĀ­tainable public transportation system," said Ravi Pisharody, executive director, commercial vehicles business unit, Tata Motors.

The company added that these buses are fitted with CCTv cameras that can record every movement inside the bus. Wider passage-way for free movement, wider window panes for better visibility along with wider and lower entry and exit doors.

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