Jun 24, 2006

Dennis in £25m US bus deal

My comment: I still remember the Toronto Transit Commission's experment with articulated buses. It turned out to be a failure. I hope Go Transit has more success with thier new double decker buses.

DOUBLE-DECKER tour buses for Washington DC form part of orders worth £25 million announced yesterday by Falkirk bus builder Alexander Dennis.

The firm, which nearly collapsed two years ago, will also build vehicles for Go Transit, Toronto's transport authority, and it said orders for its latest "Eco Warrior" green bus had increased by one third to 300. The news coincided with a visit to the plant by Douglas Alexander, the Scottish Secretary and UK Transport Secretary, who congratulated the workforce on their latest successes. Continued

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