ABC delivers T, C model coaches to Calif., N.C.

Posted on June 17, 2014

Orange, Calif.-based Transportation Charter Services recently took delivery of two 2014 Van Hool TX45s from ABC Companies.

The 56 passenger luxury touring coaches are powered by Detroit D13 engines and Allison B500 G5 transmissions and feature REI Elite Entertainment Systems with 15.4-inch monitors, 110-volt outlets and Wi-Fi.

Both coaches are also equipped with a Saucon TDS GPS integrated system that monitors coach performance, safety features and location. One coach is configured with two passenger entrance doors and a traditional European center restroom. Both have safety equipment now standard on Van Hool coaches, including Kidde fire suppression, three-point seatbelts, Smartwave tire monitoring, automatic traction control, lane departure warning, back-up camera and UN ECE-RU66 rollover certification.

Additionally, Louisburg, N.C.-based AT&T Charter service recently took delivery of a 2014 Van Hool CX 45 with a Detroit DD13 engine and an Allison B500G5 transmission.

The ADA accessible luxury coach is equipped with Braun wheel chair lift, Saucon Wi-Fi and TDS, 110-volt outlets at every seat position, an REI Elite entertainment system with 15-inch monitors and Alcoa Dura Bright aluminum wheels.

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