The Free Enterprise System

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USDOT# MC/MX # Full Legal Name
134589 MC-106187 The Free Enterprise System Inc.

The Free Enterprise System is a private charter bus company based in Louisville, Kentucky.[1]

Areas Served

The Free Enterprise System currently operates out of four locations and serves a variety of areas in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky:[2]

  • Louisville, KY (Corporate Headquarters)
    • Areas served: Louisville, KY, Bardstown, KY, Brandenburg, KY, Elizabethtown, KY, Frankfort, KY, Georgetown, KY, Richmond, KY.
  • Lexington , KY
    • Areas served: Lexington, KY, Bardstown, KY, Brandenburg, KY, Elizabethtown, KY, Frankfort, KY, Georgetown, KY, Richmond, KY
  • Indianapolis, IN
    • Areas served: Indianapolis, IN, Anderson, IN, Bloomington, IN, Carmel, IN, Clarksville, IN, Columbus, IN, Connersville, IN, Fishers, IN, Franklin, IN, Greenwood, IN, Kokomo, IN, Lafayette, IN, , Noblesville, IN, Plainfield, IN
  • Chicago, IL
    • Areas served: Chicago, IL, Marion County, IL, Munice, IL, Cicero, IL, Oak Park, IL, Berwyn, IL, Forest Park, IL, Lyons, IL, River Forest, IL, Summit, IL, Evergreen Park, IL, Elmwood, IL, Maywood, IL, Burbank, IL, Bridgeview, IL, Brookfield, IL, River Grove, IL and La Grange Park, IL

Fleet

All-Time Coach

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number Engine Transmission Passenger seats Notes
MCI E4500 21
  • Advertised as platinum coach
  • Intended for elite travel
  • Features:[3]
    • 14 reclining leather seats
    • 3 flat plasma screen TV's (50", 42" and 17")
    • High end electronic systems
    • Public address system
    • Rear state room
    • Other amenities
MCI E4500 26
  • Advertised as corporate coach
  • Intended for executive level travel[4]
2004-2005, 2011-2012,
2023, 2025
The Free Enterprise System 2005-a.jpg MCI E4500
2027 MCI F3500 Allison
2041-2045 MCI E4500
2051-2053 MCI E4500
2061, 2063-2064 MCI E4500
2073-2074 MCI E4500
2079-2081 Glaval Synergy Cummins ISB Allison
2085, 2088 2008 MCI E4500
2091, 2094-2098, 2101 MCI E4500
2824 Eagle
2934 Eagle
21321, 21323, 21326 TEMSA TS 35
22001-22004? 2020 Van Hool CX45 56 4 buses.[5]

All-Time Transit

Fleet Number Range Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Number Engine Transmission Passenger seats Notes
3008 The Free Enterprise System 3008-a.jpg Glaval Bus Concorde
3009 Glaval Bus Concorde
3046-3047 Glaval Bus Concorde
3052 Glaval Bus Concorde
3054 The Free Enterprise System 3054-a.jpg Glaval Bus Concorde
  • Assigned to Northwestern University shuttle
3608-3609 ElDorado MST
21701-21705 2018 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins L9
  • Assigned to Northwestern University shuttle
  • VINs J3189164-J3189168
29701-29722 1997 NABI 416.09 Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
29723-29731 2011 Gillig BRT 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Assigned to Northwestern University shuttle
29732 2011 Gillig BRT HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7 Assigned to Northwestern University shuttle
29748-29758 2003-2004 Gillig Low Floor Various Various
? 2000 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G18E102R2)
Cummins ISC Voith Ex-Hillsborough Area Regional Transit 2015

Services

The Free Enterprise System offers a variety of service types:[6]

  • Airport transfer service
  • Charter service
  • Convention shuttle
  • Corporate charter and shuttle service
  • Dispatch service
  • Fixed-route shuttle and transit service
  • Ground control

External Links

References

  1. Free Enterprise System Website: Louisville, KY Retrieved on June 7th, 2012
  2. Free Enterprise System website: Locations Retireved on June 7th, 2012
  3. Free Enterprise System website: Platinum Coach Retrieved on June 7th, 2012
  4. Free enterprise System Website: Corporate Coach Retireved on June 7th, 2012
  5. busride.com Retrieved on March 23, 2022
  6. Free Enterprise System Website: Services Retrieved on June 7th, 2012