417 Bus Line Ltd. is a family operated business since 1958 founded by Jean-Paul Laplante. Over the years, the company continued to grow by purchasing school buses and coaches.They have also acquired Lalonde Bus Lines, Autobus Matte, Autobus J & N Larocque, McHugh Bus Line and most recently Autocar Trilium. Today, 417 Bus Line Ltd. is owned and operated by Yvon, Marc, Mario and Gilles Laplante, the four sons of Jean-Paul Laplante who has since passed away.There are 24 coaches (54/56 pass.), 2 mini-coaches (28 pass.), 2 mini-coaches (26 pass.), 140 school buses & 50 mini-van on special transportation with over 240 employees.