Photo courtesy of Prevost.

Photo courtesy of Prevost.

Greyhound Lines Inc. has awarded Prevost a three-year contract for up to 360 motorcoaches.

The contract specifies the delivery of the first 60 coaches in 2017, with the option of delivery for the remaining balance over the next three years.

The contract is the largest in Prevost's history.

Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines Inc. is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across North America with a modern, environmentally friendly fleet. The company employs 7,000 people and carries around 18 million passengers a year. Those passengers travel 5.4 billion miles a year on a fleet of around 1,700 Greyhound vehicles that travel to 48 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico.