Rail

LaFrance Industries awarded Canadian contract

Posted on January 6, 2009

Victoria, British Columbia-based BC Transit, along with LaFrance, S.C.-based LaFrance Industries will use a newly designed eco-friendly seating fabric in an upcoming 2009 BC Transit bus procurement.

The development of the seating fabric coincides with the news of BC Transit’s expansion, a result of increased funding announced by the Province earlier this year. The regional service will increase by seven percent.

The planned procurement for 2009 is 115 new buses which will utilize the Repreve, certified fabric from LaFrance. The current BC fleet is 955 buses.

BC Transit has developed a new image for the future bus procurement, reflective of its primary purpose of “Linking Communities, Businesses and Lifestyles.” The pattern design and colors of blue, green and white are symbolic of the image of BC Transit: new, clean, reliable and bright.

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

More News

Metro-North employees commended for saving colleague’s life

Jeff Ballard, a Brewster Yardmaster took his colleague’s pulse and recognized that he was having a heart attack.

Dozens of teens storm BART train, rob passengers

The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum Station in Oakland aboard a Dublin/Pleasanton-bound train.

Sunrail explores other modes for proposed airport link

The high cost of heavy commuter rail trains is the reason for the debate.

Alstom delivers first metro cars for additional Panama fleet

Alstom will also upgrade the existing signalling and power supply infrastructure, required to run the extended fleet with five cars per train.

New York MTA expects new subway cars to begin service this year

Originally expected to be delivered in 2014, the first car from manufacturers Bombardier Transportation didn’t arrive in New York until September of last year.

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