RE Series School Bus



Durability, serviceability, and maximum uptime. The RE Series is built with the driver in mind to get your passengers there on time, every time. Step through the widest entry door in the industry and into an interior designed for the safety and comfort of up to 90 passengers plus all their backpacks and gear. With optimum safety features, connected technology, and a top-of-the-line Cummins® L9 engine, it’s a bus that drivers love to drive, with easy access that lets mechanics get right to work.

Operating Specifications

Wheel Base
222”, 249”, 276”, 303”
72–90 passengers
31,800–37,000 lb
Front Suspension

Standard Parabolic Taper Leaf: 12,000–14,000 lb

Hendrickson - AIRTEK® Air Over Leaf: 12,000–14,000 lb

Rear Suspension
International® Ride Optimized Suspension (IROS) 21,000–23,000 lb
Cummins® L9
Allison 3000 PTS
Air brakes with ESC
  • Leave No Student Behind® rear safety feature: optional 
  • 16-gauge steel body and 100% steel rub rail for added durability: standard
  • Evenly spaced entry steps—the widest in the industry
  • 21,000 lb International Ride-Optimized Air Suspension: standard (higher ratings available)
  • Visual and audible low fuel, oil, voltage, coolant, and high-temperature alarms
  • Three-piece flat, roped-in windshield and stationary glass for easy replacement
  • Electric passenger door with standard electric vandal lock on entrance door
  • Interchangeable BTI seating with precision, die-formed seat base and seat back