Grande West to attend CUTA Vancouver Transit Show

VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSXV: BUS; OTC PINK: GWTNF)October 27, 2016: ("Grande West" or the "Company"), a Canadian manufacturer of heavy-duty mid-sized transit buses for sale in Canada and the United-States, is pleased to announce it will be participating in the upcoming Canadian Urban Transit Association's ("CUTA") Transit Show.

CUTA will hold its one day Transit Trade Show in Vancouver on November 8th 2016. As Canada's largest transit and bus exhibition, the show attracts senior transit system decision-makers, public officials from all levels of government, industry stakeholders as well as key technical professionals. Visitors will enjoy over 60,000 square feet of products, vehicles and services from manufacturers and suppliers from around the world at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Grande West will showcase its 30 foot Vicinity bus in a premier location at the convention. The Company's senior management and members of its operational team will be available for discussions and tours of the bus. To pre-register as a guest, please RSVP with Jennifer Mykolenko at jmykolenko@grandewest.com or by calling 604-607-4000 by Monday, October 31 at 10:00AM.

William Trainer, President and CEO of Grande West stated, "The CUTA Conference is an excellent opportunity to continue to build on our long term partnerships with Canadian transit agencies. We created the Vicinity to assist in rightsizing fleets across the country and are excited to exhibit in our home town." 

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 Vicinity bus is available in 30 and 35 foot models 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 most Provinces across the country. Grande West is also receiving orders in the much larger US market from private operators, while working towards a 'Buy America' certification in order to supply federal and state transit authorities.

For further information please 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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For further information: 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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