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New Flyer awarded up to 75 articulated buses in Central Florida

Firm order for 25 vehicles and options to purchase up to an additional 50.


ST. CLOUD, Minn. — New Flyer of America Inc.has been awarded a contract for up to 75 articulated transit buses by the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority.

The subsidiary of Winnipeg-based NFI Group Inc. said the order for compressed natural gas Xcelsior sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses includes a firm order for 25 vehicles and options to purchase up to an additional 50.

The new, low-emission buses will service the greater Orlando area.

This order follows the City of Albuquerque Transit Department in New Mexico exercising an option for an additional 10 clean-diesel, sixty-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This second order is in addition to 10  buses ordered in December.

The contract includes options for an additional 10 Xcelsior buses.

The order will be used to enhance the city’s five-door, 132-passenger buses designed for high capacity transit.

 

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