Motorcoach

MCI delivers to Conn., Mass.

Posted on April 27, 2010

[IMAGE]Post-Road-Delivery-001FULL.jpg[/IMAGE] Post Road Stages/Collins Bus Service of South Windsor, Conn. received two MCI D4505 coaches.

 

The two new D4505s carry 55 passengers, and are powered by a Cummins ISM 10.8-liter, 410hp engine and an Allison B500 Gen IV automatic six-speed transmission. Each coach carries a Blaupunkt audio/visual system and one is equipped with a wheelchair lift.

 

[IMAGE]Cape-Cod-Plymouth-Brockton-MCI-Commuter-CoachFULL.jpg[/IMAGE] Meanwhile, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) is in the midst of a significant overhaul to reduce the international tourist destination’s reliance on passenger automobiles, and has used a combination of federal stimulus funds and urban area transit funds to purchase two new 40-foot MCI Commuter Coaches to aid in that effort. 

 

Both coaches are owned by the CCRTA and will be operated by Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Company under an agreement for service beyond Cape Cod to Boston and Logan Airport, providing a vital connection for both residents and visitors while reducing traffic congestion between the city and Cape Cod.

 

Both wheelchair lift-equipped MCI coaches that will be operated by P&B will serve the 34-year-old system that links the Cape Cod towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet and Yarmouth in addition to the Boston/Logan Airport connection. The CCRTA owns and operates the Hyannis Transportation Center in downtown Hyannis and its maintenance facility in South Dennis.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Los Angeles Charter Bus Co. announces expansion into 3 cities

Using advanced API technology to access available buses all over the Los Angeles area, the company has effectively streamlined the booking, tracking, and fleet-management process and has completed thousands of in-state and out-of-state trips.

ABC Companies enhances parts business units, eyes Calif. service center launch

With permitting processes completed and construction underway, ABC targets Q2, 2018, for expected occupancy of its Newark, Calif. facility, with Grand Opening plans to be announced shortly.

IMG releases 2018 Travel Resource Guide

With an easy to use layout and information important in the planning process, such as facility locations, vehicle types and sizes, and the key contacts of the 56 companies that make up the IMG network, the publications is distributed to over 15,000 businesses.

MCI, NFI execs talk new vehicles, service enhancements at UMA EXPO

MCI and parent New Flyer Industries Inc. held a special press event during the UMA 2018 EXPO on Monday, Jan. 8th. to review 2017 and plans for 2018 and beyond.

ABC, Van Hool developing electric coaches with Proterra battery tech.

The new Van Hool CX45E and CX35E models utilize the CX platform and will feature Proterra® E2 battery technology along with a fully-electric drivetrain.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close