MAN A95 (Euro 6) – First Production Batch

MAN A95 (Euro 6) – First Production Batch
SBS Transit Logo - SBS Transit MAN A95 Euro 6 (SG5938A)
SBS Transit Logo – SBS Transit MAN A95 Euro 6 (SG5938A)
Manufacturer MAN Truck And Bus
Bodywork MAN Lion’s City DD (Gemilang Coachworks)
Years in operation 2018 – Present
Operators SBS Transit
SMRT Buses
Go-Ahead Singapore
Tower Transit Singapore
Technical Data
Length 12 metre
Engine MAN D2066 LUH-58
Transmission ZF EcoLife 6 AP 2000 B
Voith DIWA 864.6
Accessibility Low Floor & Wheelchair-accessible
Emission Standard Euro VI (EGR+SCR)

In 2017, as part of the Bus Contracting Model, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) made further purchases of MAN A95 (or MAN ND323F) buses, on top of 122 units procured between 2016 and 2017. This is the fourth batch of MAN A95 buses to be built for the Singapore market.

Under Contract PT337 (Procurement of 250 MAN Buses) which was awarded to ST Kinetics, both Euro 6 MAN A22 buses (100 units) and Euro 6 MAN A95 buses (150 buses) were ordered. An option for 150 more MAN A95 Euro 6 buses under this contract was also exercised by the LTA, cumulating in a total of 250 Euro 6 MAN A95 buses.

The fifth batch of MAN A95 buses, with 111 units under the Euro 6 Double Decker Bus tender (PT322) entered revenue service on 30 March 2020.

These buses are Euro-VI compliant and are bodied by Gemilang Coachworks with the MAN Lion’s City DD bodywork. Also in compliance with new LTA specifications, buses are equipped with a suite of new features, such as Passenger Information Display Systems (PIDS) and two wheelchair bays.

Singapore adopted the Euro 6 (or Euro VI) standards for all new diesel vehicles registered in Singapore from 1 January 2018, representing the latest in emission standards. As such, new buses which were registered from 2018 had to comply with the more stringent emission standards.

Check out the main article: MAN A95 for more technical-related background information on the bus model.

MAN A95 (Euro 6) – First Production Batch

Buses were registered from SG5921Y – SG6171M in numerical order, with the exception of SG5999Z. Registration began on 22 May 2018 and ended on 28 February 2020.

The first of these buses were registered SG5921Y – SG5926J on 22 May 2018 and leased to SBS Transit. All six buses made their revenue service debut on 27 May 2018, operating on Service 851e.

Another 4 buses registered SG5927G SG5930X were leased to SMRT Buses on 1 Jun 2018, of which 2 units made their revenue service debut on Service 920 & Service 922 on 10 Jun 2018.

Go-Ahead Singapore started leasing these buses from 15 March 2019, registered as SG6090M SG6095A, SG6105E & SG6106C. These buses made their revenue service debut on Services 2 & 661 on 25 March 2019.

In March 2021, Tower Transit leased SG6105E in preparation for the commencement of the Sembawang-Yishun Bus Package. The bus was returned to storage by Go-Ahead in March 2020.

Basic Technical Specifications 
Engine MAN D2066 LUH-58, 10518cc
Twin-stage turbocharged & inter-cooled
Power/torque rating of 320 hp (235 kW) @ 1900 rpm / 1600 Nm @ 1000 – 1400 rpm
Emission Standard Euro VI-compliant
MAN PURE DIESEL® Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) process and MAN SCRT Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) exhaust after-treatment process, hence requiring diesel exhaust fluids such as AdBlue. Meets the latest Euro VI emission standard.
Transmission ZF EcoLife 6 AP 2000 B gearbox, six-speed automatic
Voith DIWA 864.6 gearbox, four-speed automatic (SG6029S)
Bodywork MAN Lion’s City DD Bodywork
Chassis built in Germany, MAN’s Lion City DD bodywork supplied and assembled by Gemilang Coachworks, licensed by MAN.
EDS Luminator Ultima Electronic Display Sign (EDS):
Mobitec MobiLED Ultima
Orange LED Matrix design
SG5921Y–SG5945D: 180cm × 26cm size, 216×26 resolution
SG5946B–SG5998B, SG6000Z – SG6171M: 192cm × 32cm size, 200×26 resolution
Gorba imotion LED.e TOPSMART
(Side & Rear)
Orange LED Matrix design, 32×16 display resolution
All EDS units connected to a Luminator Basic controller
PIDS LAWO INFOtainment Passenger Information Display System (PIDS)
Two interior-facing units (29”), one exterior-facing unit (35.8”)
Interior & Exterior Speakers
ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance System:
Mobileye 630 (Former)
– ST Engineering DriveSafe
(previously called I-SAW-U)
TNT Surveillance T-FA Front Alert Camera
AFS Anti-Fatigue System:
– Seeing Machines Guardian
– TNT Surveillance T-DA
Driver Alert Camera
Telematics – TNT Surveillance T-SEEDS telematics system (SBS Transit)
– NEC telematics system (SMRT)
– GreenRoad telematics system (Go-Ahead)
Additional Specifications Masats door systems
rear-mounted air-conditioning unit
iris IRMA MATRIX Automatic Passenger Counting System (Entrance & Exit doors)
USB Charging Ports (with covers)
Vogel Industrie System 750/3 seats
Door movement area sticker
Licensed Capacity Seating (Upper deck): 57 | Seating (Lower deck): 25 | Standing: 57 = 139 total
Not including 2 foldable seats, 2 wheelchair bays

These MAN A95 buses were procured through a Negotiated contract between the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Technologies Kinetics, the local authorised local dealer for MAN Trucks & Buses (presently ST Engineering Land Systems). Under Contract PT337 (Procurement of 250 MAN Buses), both Euro 6 MAN A22 buses (100 units) and Euro 6 MAN A95 buses (150 buses) were ordered. On top of this, LTA exercised an option for an additional 100 double-deck buses, for a total of 250 MAN A95 Euro 6 buses.

Since the start of the Bus Contracting Model (BCM), the LTA has assumed responsibility for the procurement of buses. Apart from Open tenders (such as those for Euro 6 Double Deck buses, Diesel-Hybrid buses and Electric buses), the LTA had also previously purchased buses under negotiated contracts, such as 100 Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses, 176 Volvo B9TL buses, and 122 MAN A95 buses.


New requirements imposed by the LTA for new buses include an enhanced Passenger Information Display System (PIDS) comprising LED text displays, LCD display screens and interior speakers. In addition, an exterior-facing display screen and an external speaker is included. An Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), driver fatigue detection system, high-definition CCTV cameras, and passenger counters at entrance and exit doors of the bus are just some of the additional specifications required by LTA.


The exterior styling of the bus bears mostly similar styling elements from the previous batch of MAN A95 buses, such as the large grey stripe on both sides of the bus, and a large headlamp design likely inspired from MAN Trucks. However, the fog lights have been removed and left as an indentation on the bodywork design. The livery curves on the upper deck and angled livery overlaying the rear windows makes for a more sleek design with minimal structural modifications.

The rear design features a dark area that extends from the upper deck window, subtly reducing the visual presence of large cut-out sections used for the ventilation of rear-mounted components. The placements of the rear Electronic Display Sign has also been shifted upwards. The upper signal lights are located on both sides of the upper deck rear window.

Buses registered SG5946B onwards feature an enlarged front Electronic Display Signage (EDS) at 192cm (width) × 32cm (height), which is 12 centimetres longer and 6 centimetres taller than that installed on older units.


Lower Deck

The lower deck of the bus features 25 permanent seats. Being a low-floor bus, the bus offers step-free access from entry/exit doors until the last row of seats. A staircase behind the driver’s cab connects the lower and upper decks.

Like most double-deck buses in Singapore, the MAN A95 (Euro 6) buses are configured with two doors: an entrance door at the front, and an exit door in the middle. The entrance doors are conventional inward-swinging leaf doors, while the exit doors are outward-swinging sliding plug doors. They are supplied by Masats S.A..

Seats were supplied by Vogel Industries of Malaysia (Model: System 750/3) in sky blue and grey, with priority seats in red. The seat covers are made of a high-friction PVC material that offers greater seating comfort over older bus seats.

As part of new LTA requirements, the bus features two wheelchair bays: one behind the front left wheel well, and the other located opposite the exit door. They each accommodate one passenger-in-wheelchair (PIW), and are also equipped with a USB charging port. Stroller restraint systems were subsequently installed from late 2019.

Priority seats, which are indicated in red seat covers, occupy the first row after the exit door. However, SG5921Y does not have red seat covers for its priority seats.

Grab poles and hand grips are located on both sides of the aisle. All seats also have hand grips to provide commuters with additional support. Metal stanchion poles and handlebars, formerly finished with a smooth reflective coat, now bear a brushed metal finish similar to that first used on the MAN A95 – Lion’s City DD (3-Door) Concept Bus.

Bus stopping bell-pushes are located around the bus cabin, either mounted to stanchion poles or on the pillars in-between windows. Emergency hammers are also located on these pillars.

The seating layout at the rear is similar to the most double-deck buses configured for Singapore, with facing seats in-between wheel arches and more facing seats at the last row, which seats 5 passengers. As with all earlier batches of MAN A95 buses, headrests are not provided for the last row of seats.

Upper Deck

The upper deck of the bus is laid out in a conventional four-abreast seating, and a central aisle running the length of the bus.

Apart from a LED text display at the front of the upper deck, a PIDS display is installed above the staircase.

There are 57 seats on the upper deck. Grab poles run the length of the aisle for commuters moving around the bus. All seats also have hand grips to provide commuters with additional support.

Bus stopping bell-pushes are located around the bus cabin, either mounted to stanchion poles or on the pillars in-between windows. Emergency hammers are also located on these pillars.


The staircase allows for passenger movement between the lower and upper decks of the bus. A seat counter (LED number display) on the lower deck displays the number of available seats on the upper deck.

The staircase is designed with two flat staircase landings (“straight staircase”), a feature common in newer buses by eliminating cornered steps.

Driver’s Compartment

The layout of the driver’s compartment is similar to previous batches of MAN A95 buses before it. However, the yellow fare collection box has been replaced with a turquoise one.

The turquoise display unit on the bottom left is the New Onboard Bus Equipment (NOBE) fare collection system controller. To the right of the NOBE is the Trapeze Common Fleet Management System (CFMS) display unit. The gear selector, door controls and the handbrake lever are located on the right of the driver. CCTV monitors transition between interior and exterior cameras of the bus when the doors are open, assisting the driver with monitoring of the surroundings.

Also new to the MAN A95 (Euro 6) buses is the Driver Anti-Fatigue System as a requirement, with the camera unit and infrared illuminator installed on the top right of the dashboard.

Additional Features

USB Charging Ports

The bus is equipped with USB charging ports (with covers) for all seats, including the two wheelchair bays. A single charging port has room for two USB cables, with an output of 1A and 2.1A.

The charging ports are located in the middle of every pair of seats for the benefit of both seat users. Previously, USB charging ports were mounted along the side panels of the bus, resulting in inconvenience for commuters in aisle seats wanting to use the charging port.

Buses registered SG6000Z – SG6171M have their lower deck USB Ports modified to be at the side panel, instead of underneath the seats.

Passenger Information Display System (PIDS)

New LTA specifications demand the provision of Passenger Information Display Systems (PIDS) for commuters. The lower and upper decks of the bus have one display panel each. A third exterior-facing panel is placed near the entrance door, next to an Electronic Display that shows the bus route number.

On the first day of revenue service, all PIDS panels were non-operational. A limited functionality PIDS was used from July 2018 onwards, with only the next stop displayed. The service destination feature was added onto the interior PIDS in late November 2018, while full functionally for the PIDS started in late March 2019.

In addition, the interior of the bus also features an LED Text Display which was yet to be configured properly in 2018, but intended for showing the name of the next bus stop in addition to the Bus Service Number. They are mounted at the front of the upper and lower deck. Proper functionality commenced in late 2019.

Wheelchair Bay

New LTA specifications also call for two wheelchair bays on new buses in line with providing for an ageing population. They also offer more standing space, as well as room for unfolded prams.

The first wheelchair bay is located behind the front left wheel well, and the other located opposite the exit door. They each accommodate one passenger-in-wheelchair (PIW) each and are also equipped with a USB charging port. Bus stopping bells are located on the adjacent grab poles.

A unique feature of these buses is the aisle-facing foldable handlebar at each wheelchair bay, for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchair. It can be manually deployed and stowed depending on the needs of the passenger.

Each wheelchair backrest contains a foldable seat that doubles as a rear-facing seat for one person. These seats do not contribute to the licensed carrying capacity of the bus.

Buses registered SG6000Z – SG6171M have their wheelchair bay handrail mechanism modified.

Passenger Counter

An automatic passenger counter (IRMA MARIX) is installed above the front and rear doors. Also a new specification required by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), this feature enables the gathering of more accurate passenger loading data.

Miscellaneous: Information Panel

SG5926J is fitted with information stickers at the rear wheelchair bay (opposite the rear exit door). The number of wheelchair bays (one instead of two) and licensed carrying capacity are reflected incorrectly. The information stickers has since been removed in early June 2018.


SG6000Z was featured at ST Engineering Land Systems Singapore Business Night held at Singapore Expo Hall 1 on 30th October 2018 sporting a 1000 Buses for Singapore advert wrap.

Bus Model

On 12 December 2020, Knackstop launched the MAN A95 (Euro 6) die-cast bus model.

Knackstop, a retail arm set up by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), sells a collection of public transport-inspired keepsakes and souvenirs. This is the second die-cast bus model to be put on sale by Knackstop after the MAN A95 bus model.

Main Article: MAN A95 (Euro 6) bus models launched by Knackstop

Major accidents & incidents:
Registration Service Incident Date Description Location Link
SG6062U 88 22 Nov 2023 A 54-year-old passenger was injured after the bus crashed into a tree along Bishan Street 22, resulting in a large part of the upper deck roof getting ripped off. Bus later repaired. Bishan Street 22 [1]
SG5952H 857 6 Jun 2024 Four bus passengers and a pedestrian were taken to hospital after the bus crashed into a trailer making a left turn from Jalan Besar to Ophir Road. Junction of Ophir Road and Jalan Besar [2]

Gallery (Revenue service):

Other MAN A95 Public Buses

MAN A95 (Euro 5)
Batch Number
Registration Engine Gearbox Introduced Bodywork
Demonstrator 1 SMB5888H MAN D2066 LUH-33 ZF EcoLife 6 AP 2000 B 2014 MAN Lion’s City DD / Gemilang Coachworks
Production Batch 1 16 SMB5889E -SMB5904U 2015
Production Batch 2 60 SG5740C – SG5799J 2016
Production Batch 3 121 SG5800M – SG5920A 2017
3 Door Concept Bus 1 SG5999Z 2017
MAN A95 (Euro 6)
Initial Unit
(Production Batch 3)
1 SG2017C MAN D2066 LUH-51 ZF EcoLife 6 AP 2000 B
Voith DIWA 864.6 (SG6029S)
2017 MAN Lion’s City DD / Gemilang Coachworks
Production Batch 1 250 SG5921Y – SG5998B, SG6000Z – SG6171M 2018
Production Batch 2 111 SG6172K – SG6282B ZF EcoLife 6 AP 2000 B 2020
Production Batch 3
(3-Door Batch)
50 SG6283Z – SG6332R 2021

Changes to Bus Specifications:

  • ST Kinetics Integrated Smart Advanced Warning Unit (I-SAW-U) > ST Engineering DriveSafe Intelligent Warning System
  • TNT Surveillance Golden Eye Anti Fatigue System > TNT Surveillance T-Guard (T-DA Driver Alert Camera)
  • TNT Surveillance SAGE R-BASIC telematics system > TNT Surveillance T-Guard (T-SEEDS telematics system)

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40 thoughts on “MAN A95 (Euro 6) – First Production Batch

  • 28 March 2020 at 6:14 PM

    Heard the Euro VI Batch 2 will have tree guards just like the Batch 1 SMB units

  • 28 February 2020 at 2:08 PM

    The second batch of Euro 6 MANA95ND323F (Batch 5) will be registered as SG6172K to SG6282B in Singapore from the 2Q 2020 of.

  • 16 November 2019 at 10:09 PM

    All Buses will end within 9 if the amount of buses is 10,20,30,40,50 and so on in each ten. For example: SG3049, SG1149 SG4039. So It should be SG6169

    • 7 November 2019 at 12:20 AM

      Now currently is on SG6152T. So do guys know the exact ending of the euro 6 registration plate? My answer is SG6170U.

    • 8 January 2023 at 11:52 PM

      West side not so lucky to have all, But the most of MAN A95 are based at BNDEP. Cos SBST like East side very much. So BNDEP alway have the most new buses than other depots. Bias of SBS lor

  • 21 April 2019 at 9:14 PM

    Hope That these buses will deployed in SLBP For Service i want a total of 30 buses in SLBP
    179:4 buses
    192:2 buses
    193:2 buses
    199:2 buses
    241:3 buses
    243W:2 buses
    246:2 buses
    247:6 buses
    248:5 buses

    • 31 October 2019 at 1:11 AM

      SG6147J now on Seletar Depot

      • 20 February 2020 at 2:36 PM

        SG6147J assigned to SBST

        Meanwhile SG6106C returned back to SEDEP Storage

    • 8 January 2023 at 11:54 PM

      Wait long will have, If under BNDEP, sure have


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