Motorcoach

N.Y., Pa. operators add MCI J4500s

Posted on November 13, 2014

Auburn, N.Y.’s Onondaga Coach added a new J4500 from Motor Coach Industries (MCI).

Onondaga’s new coach features a wheelchair lift and a Detroit Diesel 401-horsepower engine, as well as an Allison B500 transmission, Amerex engine fire suppression and a SmarTire pressure monitoring system.

The 56-seat coach also features a state-of-the-art entertainment system, LED lighting throughout the cabin, and Amaya seating three-point passenger seat belts.

Meanwhile, Olyphant, Pa.-based Tiger Tours took delivery of an MCI J4500, featuring upscale extras such as 110-volt outlets at every seat, chrome mirrors with cameras, wood-grain trim and magazine racks.

Currently, Tiger Tours has six coaches, one school bus, about 15 employees, and a thriving charter business serving area colleges and other clients with trips to New York City, area casinos and other attractions.

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