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JBM Auto bags order for 700 low floor BS-VI compliant buses for DTC

The buses also have features like electronic braking system, public address system and kneeling mechanism

JBM Auto | DTC buses | Delhi government

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

bus, public transport, heavy vehicles, auto
The company will be supplying 700 ''CITYLIFE'' BS-VI buses.

Ltd on Tuesday said it has bagged an order from Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) for supply of 700 BS-VI compliant AC low-floor CNG buses.

The company will be supplying 700 'CITYLIFE' BS-VI buses, equipped with modern features like smartcard ticketing system, real-time passenger information system (PIS), intelligent transport management system (ITMS), automatic bus vehicle location system and CCTV cameras, among others, in the coming financial year, said in a statement.

"... these buses are expected to cater to 50 million passengers per annum, covering around 20 routes across Delhi," it added.

The buses also have features like electronic braking system, public address system and kneeling mechanism, wherein the bus kneels 60 mm towards the passengers' door side to facilitate boarding and alighting of senior citizens, children and the specially-abled.

For drivers, the ergonomically-designed dashboard provides an intuitive and user-friendly system that allows drivers to concentrate on driving without distractions which makes it a truly global product, it added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, January 19 2021. 12:36 IST