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Uzbekistan to purchase 100 Mercedes-Benz buses for ?14 million

8 May 2013

Uzbekistan has signed an agreement with Germany for the purchase of 100 Mercedes-Benz Conecto Low Floor buses for €14 million.

The press service of the Toshshahartranshizmat association reported that the Resolution of the Government of Uzbekistan on measures to further update the fleet of buses in Tashkent was approved on May 3.

A contract was concluded with EvoBus GmbH (Germany) for the purchase in 2013 of 100 Mercedes-Benz Conecto Low Floor city buses.

The purchase of the buses and spare parts will be funded through a credit from the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan.

In accordance with the signed agreement, 30 buses will arrive in Tashkent by September 1, 20 buses by October 1, and 50 buses by November 1 this year.

Toshshahartranshizmat also signed a contract for the purchase, in 2013, of 65 ISUZU buses. It has already received 28 buses that run on Tashkent city routes. The remaining buses will arrive in Tashkent before the end of 2013.