New bus for Ekalaka Public Schools
January 18, 2019
Ekalaka Public Schools students are traveling safer now after the purchase of a new bus. The old activities bus, which was fully depreciated, had broken down on multiple trips over the last two years, including during a basketball tournament last year and when the CCHS Bulldogs were traveling home from a football game in Savage this fall. The Ultra Coachliner sits on a Freightliner M2 chassis, is powered by a Cummins diesel engine and sports an Allison transmission.
The Freightliner was a sort of 'middle-of-the-road' option for the district. It was far less expensive than buying a Coach an...