Featured Bus – May/June 2016

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MAN
Clockwise from top: SL200, 18.310 CNG, SG192, 18.320

Since 1975, ACTION has been home to 283 buses made by MAN Truck & Bus of Munich, Germany (previously known as Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg AG).

The first MAN was a SL200, Bus 410 (1), which was delivered in July 1975 as part of an initial order of ten. The most recent MAN was Bus 502 (2), a A69 18.320 which entered service in July 2012.

The full fleet of MANs is as follows:

  • SL200, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation body (1975-79), 410-449, 451-509, 511-531, 553-567 – 135 buses
  • SL200, Smithfield body (1980-81), 569-579 – 11 buses
  • SL200, Custom Coaches body (1981), 580-584 – 5 buses
  • SG192, MAN/Goppel body (1976-78, 1985), 450, 510, 532, 671 – 4 buses
  • SG192, Commonwealth Aircraft Corportation body (1979. 1986), 533-551, 673 – 20 buses
  • SG192, Custom Coaches body (1986), 672 – 1 bus
  • SL202, Ansair body (1991), 734-735 – 2 buses
  • 18.310 CNG, Custom Coaches body (2008), 374-389 – 16 buses
  • 18.310/18.320 Diesel, Custom Coaches body (2009-12), 390-463, 491-505 – 89 buses

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