Grande West lands Edmonton bus contract

Order is in addition to the City's initial order for six 30-foot buses

October 3, 2016
by PurchasingB2B Staff

VANCOUVER—Grande West Transportation Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of heavy-duty mid-sized transit buses in Canada and the US, has received an additional order from the City of Edmonton totalling about $3.8 million.

The order is for ten 30-foot Vicinity buses for 2017 delivery. This is in addition to the City’s initial order for six 30-foot buses announced September 8, 2016, bringing the order total to $6.1 million.

The contract has forecasted quantities for up to 45 buses, allows the City to increase the number of buses as required and extend the contract for up to five years.

Current total firm orders for 2017 delivery are for 159 buses valued at over $54 million.

Firm orders and options for 2018-2020 delivery are currently at 90 buses.