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Metrotrans Announces First Contract Award From Coach USA

GRIFFIN, Ga., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Metrotrans Corporation (Nasdaq: MTRN) today announced that it had received a contract from Houston, Texas-based Coach USA (Nasdaq: TOUR) for 5 Classic units.

In announcing this contract, Michael Walden, President and CEO of Metrotrans Corporation stated, "Metrotrans and Coach USA expect that this will be the first of many contracts as they expand the working relationship between these two aggressive, growth oriented, publicly held corporations."

John Mercadante, President and COO of Coach USA commented, "Coach USA's strategy requires association with high quality coach manufacturers and we believe Metrotrans will be a significant supplier of Coach USA's future requirements for small and mid-size buses."

Coach USA is the largest provider of motor coach tour and charter services and one of the largest providers of motor coach commuter and transit services in the United States.

Metrotrans Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes shuttle and mid-sized touring buses through company operated sales centers and independent distributors in the United States, Europe, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Republic of China.

SOURCE Metrotrans Corporation
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/CONTACT: D. Michael Walden, Pres. & CEO, or Terri Hobbs, EVP, both of Metrotrans Corporation, 770-229-5995; or Bernadette McLaughlin of Desmond Towey & Associates, 212-888-7600 or fax, 212-888-7686/

(MTRN TOUR)

CO: Metrotrans Corporation; Coach USA ST: Georgia, Texas IN: AUT TRN SU: CON

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