DC Trails adding 15 new Van Hool motorcoaches

Posted on August 9, 2018

DC Trails maintains a late-model fleet of vehicles focusing on the safety and comfort of its riders.
DC Trails maintains a late-model fleet of vehicles focusing on the safety and comfort of its riders.

DC Trails, a Washington D.C. charter and tour bus company, purchased 15 new Van Hool coaches from ABC Companies, including 14 2018 CX45 models and one 2018 TX with a two-door option.

Both the CX and TX models are ADA-equipped and include 110-volt outlets, Allison transmissions, six 15-inch monitors, aluminum wheels, and back-up cameras. The CX45 models are painted Tangerine Mist Metallic and are powered by a Detroit engine. The TX model is powered by a Cummins engine and painted metallic blue.

The company offers a unique combination of both line-run and charter services including tours and group transportation. It partners with many universities to fill its transportation needs, including American University, Georgetown University, and George Washington University to name a few. The TX model will be utilized for American University transportation in which DC Trails operates.

DC Trails maintains a late-model fleet of vehicles focusing on the safety and comfort of its riders. In addition to its very active charter bus service, the company has recently purchased the BestBus line-run service, and operates the Hop-On/Hop-Off Open-Top Sightseeing service in Washington, D.C., as well as the Twilight Monument Tours and Mount Vernon Tours. With over 70 new state-of-the-art motorcoaches, the charter bus portion of the business serves not only the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas, but the entire continental U.S. and Canada.

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

More News

MCI delivers first J3500

Full MCI J3500 production begins in January of 2019 with coaches becoming ready for delivery in February.

Royal Star Hawaii adds 6 new MCI coaches

The first delivery includes two 2019 MCI J4500’s with a 60-passenger seating capacity, while the other four coaches are 2019 D4505 coaches.

FlixBus launches #FlixVR on select routes

The program will run for three months and will be available for no extra charge to passengers who reserve “panoramic seats.”

Peter Pan Bus Lines adds 5 MCI J4500s

The coaches come equipped with wheelchair lifts and feature signature Peter Pan seating by Kiel with made-to-order fabric from Lantel.

Prevost makes 2 key appointments

Guillaume Charron appointed director, pre-owned business transformation, and Carl Boulet as U.S. Service Network Manager.

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


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