New Flyer announces additional 110 buses for Washington
By PLANT STAFFGeneral Manufacturing Transportation articulated buses manufacturing new flyer washington Xcelsior
New buses provides increases passenger capacity to 115 people.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — New Flyer of America Inc. has received a new order for three Xcelsior buses from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
The subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., a Winnipeg-based bus manufacturer said the order brings the total of 25 forty-foot Xcelsior clean-diesel buses, 75 forty-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses, and 10 sixty-foot articulated Xcelsior clean-diesel buses. The order converts 110 buses from the option backlog to firm orders.
The new order for articulated buses replaces older, end-of-life vehicles and provides higher passenger capacity, up to 115 people.
New Flyer has delivered nearly 1,400 buses to WMATA since 2001, including electric hybrids, zero-emission battery-electric, and low-emission compressed natural gas.
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