Tashkent suspends operation of Mercedes-Benz buses, produced in 2008–2009

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Toshshakhartranshizmat will stop operation of all passenger buses of the Mercedes-Benz Low Floor brand, produced in 2008 and 2009, starting from 13 October, the company said in a statement.

The head of Toshshakhartranshizmat Mohir Valiev made this decision after the bus of this model catch fire. The decision is directed at ensuring the safety of passenger traffic.

On 12 October, the Mercedes-Benz Low Floor caught a fire due to problems in engine compartment. Nobody suffered in the result of the accident.

Toshshakhartranshizmat noted that the specialists will take measures to identify the buses to be repaired. The company will identify those responsible for the incident and recover damages from them.

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