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Candidate SII

Candidate SII

High Top
Startrans Bus now offers the Candidate SII steel body shuttle bus, complimenting the successful Senator S II series. This vehicle is available both in shuttle bus and paratransit versions. Having a narrow body width affords operators a more maneuverable vehicle for their fleet service. The new Candidate S II High Top features updated exterior styling and is designed with durability in mind. 10 passengers seats plus 2 wheelchair for the paratransit bus or 14 forward facing seats for the shuttle model.

Low Top
Startrans Bus introduction of the new Candidate SII Low Top at the BusCon show in September 2004 brings about a new chapter in the Startrans line of product development. This vehicle is intended for use as a multi-function school activity bus when properly equipped, as well as for corporate and hotel shuttle services. Its sleek new styling features a low profile, which aids in fuel economy as well as overhead canopy clearance. 10 passenger seats plus 2 wheelchair for the paratransit bus or 14 forward facing seats for the shuttle model.

  • SUBFLOOR - 12-gauge steel superstructure fully welded with floor-level Z-rails, incorporated with chassis-rubber ride capabilities.
  • FLOORING 5/8" marine-grade plywood underlayment with undercoating. Floor covered with 1/8" transit rubber. Formed galvaneal steel heat shields over chassis, catalytic converter, and muffler.
  • SIDEWALLS 1" Polyurethane foam insulation (R-7) enclosed within a fully laminated assembly. Ladder-framed sidewalls are fully welded of 14-gauge steel. Exterior sidewall skins are .024" galvanized steel with baked-enamel paint finish.
  • ROOFING Roof framing is a fully welded assembly utilizing formed steel-hat section crossmembers, as well as heavy-duty steel roll bars welded at the front, rear, and center of the vehicle. Roof exterior skins are of .024" galvanized steel with baked-enamel paint finish.
  • WINDOWS HT 36"x36"; LT 36"x30" T-Slider windows, 31% tinted. Clamp ring-style radius windows. Egress windows installed to meet FMVSS 217 requirements. Operator's curbside window AS-2 rated: 442 square inches of visibility.
  • ENTRY Spacious entry (HT 32"x77.5"; LT 26.5"x75") with doors that operate manually. The 14-gauge steel door frames are fully welded and powder-coated to enhance durability. The door panels are glazed and tempered glass. White step nosing and lighted stepwell standard. Entrance grab rail (left side).
  • LIGHTING Each bus comes standard with six passenger courtesy lights.
  • ELECTRICAL Wiring is color-coded with the number and function designated every 4" on the wire to enable identification and circuit traceability. Only premium components built to meet the Society of Automotive Engineers (S.A.E.) and Underwriters Laboratories (U.L.) requirements are used. Electronic control console switch panel.