These units were built by Mercedes Benz in Brazil and are powered by a 160 bhp diesel motor coupled to a 5 speed manual gearbox.

Metro uses its fleet of MBs in Launceston where they have put in years of reliable service. Despite having manual transmissions they are popular with the Launceston drivers. A number of units have been sold and have gone to the mainland.

No.351 in the white, red and brown Metropolitan
Transport Trust colours

The MBs were renumbered into the 2xx
series and here is 204 in the current green and white
Metro colours.

Back to the Metro interchange.