RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today it was awarded a contract from Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) to supply four refurbished 35-ft Gillig diesel buses.
To enhance fleet reliability, the buses will be equipped with Cummins ReCon ISL engines and rebuilt Voith transmissions. Other CCW upgrades include interior/exterior LED lightning, new driver seats, new flooring, and ADA cozxmpliant wheelchair ramps.
Additional work includes new brakes and suspensions, steering components, and LED destination signs. Once work is completed, a fresh new paint job and decals will provide the finishing touches.
Upon completion of this comprehensive refurbishment process, CARTA will utilize the buses, along with their current fleet, to effectively service the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County and surrounding areas.
“We are very excited about this contract and the opportunity to work with Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority,” states Jay Raber, Regional Sales Manager, “we believe these buses will be a great addition to their fleet.”
Lisa Maragnano, CARTA’s Executive Director stated, “CARTA is looking forward to working with CCW to provide refurbished vehicles for our fixed route service. These vehicles will be like brand new and are a cost effective, efficient way to replace some of the older diesel vehicles in our fleet.”