September, 2020
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Upcoming Events

October 29-30 and
November 4-5

Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott
October 8-13,2020

Grand Rapids, MI
November 5-9, 2021

MSBA Leadership Conference
Minneapolis, MN
January 14-15, 2021

Anaheim, CA
March 14-17, 2021
Contact Us
Main Line: 952-435-9060
Fax: 952-435-9066
Parts: 952-443-6346
Toll Free: 866-287-7278

Jamie Romfo
Account Manager

Aztlan Sanchez
Service Manager

Jake Suess
Service Writer/Scheduler

Matt Schedlbauer
Parts Manager

Sam Armour

Todd Telin
Cares Act Bus Funding available
The attached Safe Learning Plan details what expenses the Coronavirus (CRF) funding is eligible for. Included is increased costs associated with transporting students at limited capacities. It is available for eligible expenditures from July 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Jamie or Todd can help get your order in before the deadline of December 30th.
Minnesota Contractor Details COVID-19 Safety Plan
Bluff Country School Bus in Lake City, Minn., was chosen by School Bus Fleet Magazine to outline its school bus safety plan for the 2020-21 school year, which includes requirements for wearing face coverings, students practicing social distancing, and new loading and unloading procedures.
Excelerator Uptime Turbocharged
The Future of Truck and Bus Parts
Contact Matt at 952-443-6356 or to get set up.
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Did you Know?
Did you know that Thomas Built Buses offers corrosion protection features such as Fleetshield Tuffcoat Fuel Tanks for C2 and Transits and Nylon Harness Covering for C2 Chassis? The attached documents highlight the general description, features and benefits as well as how to order these popular options.
Defender Electric Crossing Arm for C2
Ask your parts representative about it today!
952-443-6346 or
Features and Benefits
  • New defender motor is now commonly shared between this crossing arm and the Defender Stop Arm
  • Defender Motor performance improvements include:
  • Longer Life
  • Obstruction detection
  • Self Homing
  • Adjustments at the attachment point of the poly rod
  • No magnet needed for stowed position.
Tel Aviv set to become first city with electric roads that charge public transportation
Electric infrastructure under the road will charge specially-equipped buses. The system consists of a set of copper coils that are placed under the asphalt of the street, according to ElectReon. "Energy is transferred from the electricity grid to the road infrastructure and manages communication with the approaching vehicles," according to the company's website.
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