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MAN SL200

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MAN SL200
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Overview
ManufacturerMAN
Production1973–1988
Body and chassis
Doors2
Floor typeStep entrance
Chronology
PredecessorMAN SL192
SuccessorMAN SL202

The MAN SL200 was a transit bus manufactured by MAN between 1973 and 1988, and was based on the first generation German VöV-Standard-Bus body design. More than 5500 units were built of the standard left-hand drive version.[1] There were also several right-hand drive chassis versions available for external bodywork, some of which were delivered with the body frame.

History

The SL200 was superseded by the SL202.

Customers

Australia

The SL200 was popular with government operators with ACTION purchasing 151,[2][3] Brisbane City Council 180,[4] the Metropolitan Transport Authority, Melbourne 158[5] and the State Transit Authority 138.[6][7]

New Zealand

The Auckland Regional Council purchased 88 SL200s.[8]

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ACTION

ACTION

ACTION is a bus operator in Canberra, Australia owned by the ACT Government.

Metropolitan Transit Authority (Victoria)

Metropolitan Transit Authority (Victoria)

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), known to the general public as The Met, was a Government of Victoria owned corporate body that operated suburban passenger trains, trams and buses in Victoria, Australia. It was set up under Section 15 of the Transport Act 1983 and commenced operation on 1 July 1983. It was a statutory body set up to manage the trams formerly operated by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board, the metropolitan train operations of the former VicRail, and the operations of the former Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Authority.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-most populous city in both Australia and Oceania. Its name generally refers to a 9,993 km2 (3,858 sq mi) metropolitan area known as Greater Melbourne, comprising an urban agglomeration of 31 local municipalities, although the name is also used specifically for the local municipality of City of Melbourne based around its central business area. The metropolis occupies much of the northern and eastern coastlines of Port Phillip Bay and spreads into the Mornington Peninsula, West Gippsland, as well as the hinterlands towards the Yarra Valley, the Dandenong and Macedon Ranges. It has a population over 5 million, mostly residing to the east side of the city centre, and its inhabitants are commonly referred to as "Melburnians".

State Transport Authority (South Australia)

State Transport Authority (South Australia)

The State Transport Authority (STA) was the government agency which controlled public transport in South Australia between 1974 and 1994.

Auckland Regional Council

Auckland Regional Council

The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) was the regional council of the Auckland Region. Its predecessor the Auckland Regional Authority (ARA) was formed in 1963 and became the ARC in 1989. The ARC was subsumed into the Auckland Council on 1 November 2010.

Source: "MAN SL200", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAN_SL200.

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References
  1. ^ "Übersicht Bustypen MAN" [Overview bustypes MAN] (in German). Dieters Straßenbahn/Bus Seiten. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  2. ^ MAN wins part of order for Canberra buses Truck & Bus Transportation December 1974 page 107
  3. ^ MAN SL200 ACT Bus
  4. ^ Withdrawn bus models Brisbane Transport Buses
  5. ^ MET Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  6. ^ The New MAN Bus Among Ourselves issue 291 September 1982 page 5
  7. ^ TransAdelaide Australian Bus Fleet lists
  8. ^ MAN SL200 Buses Omnibus Society of New Zealand
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