On November 3, 2015 in Volzhskiy city (Volgogradskiy Region, Russian Federation) MAZ 203965 bus came to the city route. This bus works at methane. On the first day of operation journalists were able to test the bus as well as passengers. The representatives of Minsk Automobile Plant described technical characteristics and quality features of the bus.
The exploitation characteristics are directed on increase of ecological and economical indexes. The bus corresponds to the ecological class Euro 5. The balloons for methane are installed on the roof of the bus. They correspond to the fourth highest safety level. The construction is absolutely intrinsically safe. Passenger capacity is 100 persons, there are 26 seats in the bus.The construction of the bus including such elements as low-floor level, additional ramp and kneeling system is oriented to physically challenged people.
The term of operation is 10 years. The citizens can leave their responses concerning bus operation on city routes.