Soviet passenger transport: LAZ 695 N (Lviv Bus factory). Power – 150 hp. Made in 1967. Moscow transport museum

The LAZ-695 is a Soviet/Ukrainian 2 axle urban/suburban bus, which was produced in the Western Ukrainian city Lviv from 1965 to 2002. After the production stop at the main factory in Lviv, the documentation was handed over to the DAZ automotive facility in the Ukrainian city Kamianske, where the production continued up to 2010.

In over 50 years of manufacturing there were built over 250 000 units of various modifications, made the model one of the most widespread buses in the Soviet Union and the LAZ factory the biggest bus manufacturer in Europe in the 1980s.

The bus belongs to the model series 69x, which includes also the LAZ-697 “Tourist” and the LAZ-699.

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