Pupil Transport/Shuttle Series™

When Your Cargo Is Precious

The choice is easy—trust an Allison to reliably get kids to and from school. Nearly all large school buses in the U.S. are equipped with an Allison, and thanks to superior reliability and durability, a growing number of school systems around the world rely on us.

Typical vehicles that use a Pupil Transport/Shuttle Series transmission:

  • Class 5-8 School Bus
    • School Use
      • School Bus
    • Non-School Use
      • Church Bus
      • Private Academy Bus
      • Prison Bus
      • Work Bus
      • Poultry Bus
  • Class 5-7 Shuttle Bus (up to 33,000 lbs GVW)*
    • Airfield Bus
    • Airport Shuttle
    • Casino Bus
    • Dedicated Handicap Shuttle
    • Hotel Shuttle
    • Rental Car Shuttle
    • Retirement Community Shuttle
    • Scenic Tour Bus

*Buses requiring PTO must use Bus Series models. All shuttle applications greater than 33,000 lbs GVW require B 300 or B 400 transmissions. Revenue-generating/FTA transit bus applications are excluded from Pupil Transport/Shuttle Series usage.


  • Shift Energy Management
  • High-density start/stop calibrations
  • Oil Level Sensor
  • Prognostics
  • FuelSense® 2.0

Applicable Transmissions


1000 PTS, 1350 PTS, 2100 PTS, 2200 PTS, 2300 PTS, 2350 PTS, 2500 PTS, 2550 PTS


3000 PTS