VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 5, 2017 / Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (OTC PINK: GWTNF) (TSX-V: BUS) ("Grande West" or the "Company"), a Canadian bus manufacturer of heavy-duty mid-sized transit buses for sale in Canada and the United States, is pleased to announce it has received a new order from BC Transit totalling approximately $6 million CAD.

The order is for seventeen (17) Vicinity buses for delivery in 2018.

William Trainer, Grande West's CEO stated, "2017 is proving to be an exciting year for our partnership with BC Transit which began nine years ago. During the year we have delivered over fifty Vicinity buses into communities all across BC, and we look forward to continuing the trend with further orders."

Grande West's total firm orders for 2017/2018 delivery are for two hundred fifty (250) buses valued at over $90 million CAD.

About Grande West Transportation Group

Grande West Transportation Group is a Canadian bus manufacturer which designs, engineers and manufactures mid-size buses for transit authorities and commercial enterprises. Grande West's Best-in-Class Vicinity bus is available in 27.5, 30 and 35-foot models powered by clean diesel or CNG designed with affordability, accessibility and global responsibility in mind. It costs significantly less than a regular 40-foot transit bus, burns less fuel and emits less harmful emissions.

The Company has been successful in supplying Canadian municipal transportation agencies and private operators with new buses and is receiving follow-on orders in many Canadian transit agencies. Grande West is Buy America certified, and along with ABG, its' exclusive US distributor, is actively pursuing opportunities in public and private transit fleet operations that would benefit from the Vicinity.

CONTACT

Grande West Transportation
John LaGourgue
Ph: 1-604-607-4000
jlagourgue@grandewest.com
www.grandewest.com

Paradox Public Relations
Karl Mansour
Ph: 1-866-460-0408
karlmansour@paradox-pr.ca
www.paradox-pr.ca

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (collectively "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding the use of proceeds from the Private Placement, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "potential," "possible," and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions, or results "will," "may," "could," or "should" occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Grande West's expectations include uncertainties relating to the receipt of final approval from the TSX-V; and other risk and uncertainties disclosed in Grande West's reports and documents filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time. Grande West's forward-looking statements reflect the beliefs, opinions, and projections on the date the statements are made. Grande West assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or beliefs, opinions, projections, or other factors, should they change, except as required by law.

SOURCE: Grande West Transportation Group Inc.

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