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Coach USA, subsidiaries add 51 MCI coaches

Posted on March 18, 2013

Operating a variety of group transportation services ranging from tour and charter to Megabus.com and serving an expanding ridership looking for greener, more affordable transportation, Coach USA is adding 20 MCI J4500 and 31 D4505 coaches across the fleets of three subsidiaries.

Ohio-based Lakefront Lines is taking delivery of 10 J4500s. Lakefront Lines was established in 1964 and has grown to become Ohio’s largest motor coach company. Having logged nearly 4.8 million miles in the last year alone, Van Galder Bus Co. will receive the other 10 J4500s. Van Galder operates a fleet of 36 J4500 coaches used on daily service to O'Hare Airport along with service to downtown Chicago.

The 31 D4505s will go to Short Line, Mahwah, N.J., serving New York City, Eastern Pennsylvania and beyond.

All of Coach USA’s new MCI models come equipped with three-point passenger seat belts, wheelchair lifts, Wi-Fi, 110-volt and power outlets, GPS and Saucon Asset Tracking systems. Electronic stability control, SmarTire and a fire suppression system are standard safety features.

“We depend on coaches that deliver safety, reliability and operational efficiency,” said Coach USA President/CEO Dale Moser. “Our strategy is to offer passengers newer vehicles that are comfortable, good-looking and greener. MCI has been able to offer us all of those qualities to enhance the Coach USA brand.”

Coach USA, which also operates Coach Canada and Megabus.com, the curbside service pioneer, owns over 30 local companies located throughout the United States and Canada, operating tours, charters, sightseeing tours and scheduled bus routes.

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