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SMRT places S$100m order for 372 buses

Singapore rail and bus operator SMRT has placed a S$100 million order for 372 buses made by German company MAN, the local distributor said on Friday.

SINGAPORE: Singapore rail and bus operator SMRT has placed a S$100 million order for 372 buses made by German company MAN, the local distributor said on Friday.

Singapore Technologies Kinetics -- the sole distributor for MAN trucks and buses in Singapore -- said delivery of the buses will start in the second half of this year and be completed by end of 2016.

The SMRT order comprises 40 MAN A24 "bendy" buses and 332 MAN A22 12-metre buses.

ST Kinetics, a unit of Singapore Technologies, said it has to date delivered 402 MAN A22 buses to SMRT.

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