ABC makes multiple deliveries

Posted on November 5, 2009

[IMAGE]Hola-Bus-.jpg[/IMAGE] ABC Companies recently delivered 3035RE coaches and Van Hool C2045Es and a T2145 to several different operators located throughout the U.S.

Seating 39 passengers, Purcellville, Va.-based Virginia Coach Co.'s two new 35-foot vehicles are built on Freightliner's XBR coach chassis and powered by Cummins ISB engines coupled to Allison 3000PTS transmissions. The operator also specified DVD Video entertainment systems with large LCD monitors, Alcoa DuraBrite aluminum wheels and Amaya Patriot seating. One coach is ADA lift equipped.

ABC also delivered six new C2045Es to Jersey City, N.J.-based Hola Bus Inc., and an additional four to Kingston, N.Y.-based Pine Hill Trailways. Hola's new coaches are equipped with Detroit Diesel Series 60 engines coupled to Allison B500 GenIV transmissions and feature WiFi, computer charging stations and high-end satellite TV entertainment systems.

Meanwhile, Pine Hill's are powered by Detroit Diesel Series 60 engines, linked to ZF Astronic twelve-speed automatic transmissions. All four are ADA compliant. The 57 passenger coaches feature three-point seat belts, WiFi, 110 volt power outlets, Aesys electronic destination signs and an REI Elite entertainment system with oversized monitors.

Rosemont, Ill.'s Bestway Charter Transportation took delivery of the Van Hool T2145, increasing its luxury fleet to eight units. The coach features a 450HP Cummins ISM engine and 12 speed ZF Astronic transmission. The coach is equipped to match the rest of Bestway's upscale fleet with satellite TV, WiFi, multi-monitor DVD system, Hi-Fi audio, full fabric interior and reclining Van Hool Bodyline seats with foot rests.

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