LiAZ 5256 is a high-floor, large-class bus produced by the Likinsky Bus Plant. The development of the LiAZ-5256 high-capacity bus began in the late 70s from the LiAZ Design Bureau together with VKEIA in Lvov. The first prototypes were built and tested on bus routes in Moscow in the early 80s. Produced in small batches since 1986. Serial production began in July 1989.
LiAZ 5256.00 - modification with a Kamaz 740 engine and manual transmission. Produced from 1989 to 2000 inclusive. On early models, the rear headlights are horizontal.