Hungarys Volan opens tender to buy buses, seeks to secure EUR 25.4mn credit.

By bne IntelliNews January 8, 2013
Hungary's state-owned regional bus company Volan is seeking to secure a HUF 7.4bn (EUR 25.4mn) credit and has launched a tender to buy 114 new buses and 132 used buses, MTI news agency reported, citing the Public Procurement Gazette. The deadline for submitting bids is January 15 and Volan will hold talks with approved candidates on March 11. The purchase of new buses includes 46 articulated low-floor buses, 35 long non-articulated low-floor buses and 33 regular-length non-articulated low-floor buses. Bidders in the tender for used buses will lease and maintain buses in nine communities in the Budapest metropolitan area.

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