Super Five Transport

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Super Five Bus Transport Incorporated
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Super Five bus in Maramag terminal, Bukidnon province
FoundedMay 5, 1987; 32 years ago (1987-05-05)
HeadquartersTambo, Brgy. Hinaplanon, Iligan City, Philippines
Service areaNorthern Mindanao
Zamboanga Peninsula
Service typeIntercity coach service
Destinations
Fleet100+ units (Yutong & Higer)
OperatorSuper Five Bus Transport Incorporated
CEOPaul Padayhag

Super Five Bus Transport Incorporated, also known as simply Super Five or Super 5, is a bus company based in Iligan City, Philippines. It operates bus transport services in northern Mindanao with its main hubs in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan.

History[edit]

Super Five Transport was established on May 5, 1987 by Mr. Paul Padayhag of Iligan City. It first served the Cagayan-Iligan-Pagadian route using Filipino-made Mercedez Benz buses. Years later on they served the Cagayan-Iligan-Ozamiz-Dipolog and Cagayan-Valencia-Wao routes.[1]

Despite a history of serious financial setbacks and several temporary unit confiscations by the authorities due to some violations, the company still managed to compete with its fiercest rival in the region, Rural Transit.

Fleet[edit]

A Higer bus of Super Five

The first bus units of Super Five came from Nissan Diesel and Mercedes Benz. During the 2010s, however, they altogether decommissioned those units and replaced them with those from Chinese bus manufacturers Yutong and Higer, making them the first company in Mindanao to have units from Chinese bus manufacturers.

The company is also the first in Mindanao to use diesel-electric hybrid buses for their fleet, which they bought from Higer in year 2018.

Fleet composition to date:

  • Higer KLQ6123K
  • Higer KLQ6125A
  • Higer KLQ6112H
  • Higer KLQ6115HZ
  • Yutong ZK6119H2
  • Yutong ZK6122H9
  • Yutong ZK6107HA
  • Yutong ZK6127H

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