NEW DELHI: Tata Motors today announced that it has secured an order from the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) for the supply of 1,350 units of Tata LPO 1618 diesel bus chassis.
Developed for inter-city and long-haul travel, the Tata LPO 1618 complies with BS6 emission protocols, offers good performance, excellent passenger comfort and best total cost of ownership (TCO).
Tata Motors won this order after a competitive e-bidding process conducted through the government tender process and the bus body will be supplied in a phased manner.
Rohit Srivastava, Vice President and Business Head, Passenger CV, Tata Motors, said, “Our mission is to make public transportation more effective and efficient and we are grateful to the Uttar Pradesh government and UPSRTC for once again giving us the opportunity to supply a modern fleet of bus bodies.”
"The Tata LPO 1618 is designed after considering high quality and low maintenance factors. We look forward to starting supply as per UPSRTC guidelines," he added.
Tata Motors has been at the forefront in providing advanced bus and public transport solutions to various cities and states in India. Till date, more than 58,000 buses have been supplied to various public and government transport companies.
Several thousand buses continue to successfully ply on Indian roads connecting cities and towns to remote areas, allowing people to travel comfortably.