Ashok Leyland Will Deliver 1282 Buses to GSRTC

In one of the biggest RTC deals ever, Ashok Leyland will deliver 1282 buses to GSRTC. Know about the buses and the deal in detail.

Ashok Leyland Will Deliver 1282 Buses to GSRTC
Representative image of GSRTC Ashok Leyland buses. PC: Jay Solanki

Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland has secured a substantial order for 1,282 fully built buses from the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC).

This is one of the largest bus orders from a State Transport Undertaking for a single OEM and further establishes Ashok Leyland’s prominence in the Indian bus market.

About the Ashok Leyland Buses to Be Delivered to GSRTC

These 11-meter fully assembled diesel buses will showcase Ashok Leyland’s in-house developed iGen6 BS VI OBD II technology, adhering to the stringent AIS 052 and AIS 153 CMVR bus body standards.

The buses will have a robust 147 kW (197 hp) H-series engine, providing superior passenger comfort and safety. This move is expected to reduce the overall cost of ownership as well.

Ashok Leyland will deliver these 55-seater BS VI diesel buses in a phased manner.

Ashok Leyland Buses in GSRTC

The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has maintained a long standing partnership with Ashok Leyland, currently operating over 2600 BS VI buses, including 320 fully built midi buses.

This latest order significantly boosts Ashok Leyland‘s order for State Transport Undertakings to an impressive total of over 4,000 buses. GSRTC holds a special place as a valued and enduring partner, and we take pride in our consistent history of delivering high-performance vehicles to them. These 11-meter fully assembled diesel buses will showcase our in-house developed iGen6 BS VI OBD II technology, adhering to the stringent AIS 052 and AIS 153 CMVR bus body standards.

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Mr. Shenu Agarwal, MD & CEO of Ashok Leyland, expressed delight over winning this significant order, highlighting the company’s reputation for durable, technologically advanced buses.

“We are pleased to have won one of the largest OEM-built fully built bus orders from GSRTC. We take pride in offering unmatched cost-effectiveness and delivering exceptional product experiences, setting the highest industry standards. Our deep understanding of our markets and customers is what sets us apart and has been instrumental in our success in winning these orders,” he said.

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar, President – M&HCV at Ashok Leyland, emphasized their strong association with GSRTC and the delivery of high-performance vehicles.

“GSRTC has had a long association with Ashok Leyland with more than 2,600 BSVI buses already operating successfully in their fleet, including 320 fully built midi buses. This latest order boosts our order book from State Transport Undertakings to an impressive tally of over 4,000 buses. GSRTC has been a cherished long-standing partner, and we take pride in our consistent track record of delivering high-performance vehicles to them,” he expressed.

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