The Bucharest Transportation Department (RATB) signed a contract with Daimler Chrysler group in September for another 500 Mercedes Benz Citaro buses which will be used in the Romanian capital city, a press release of the German company shows. DaimlerChrysler did not give any other details regarding the contract but Bucharest officials told that the order amounts to 105 million euro.

The first 50 busses will be delivered in December this year and the rest will arrive by 2009.

At the end of 2006 local authorities acquired a first batch of 500 buses of the same type, the last of which were delivered this summer.