New Flyer gets $223M Mass. bus contract
Will provide up to 725, 40-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses.
The Winnipeg-based company says that under the contract, it will provide up to 725, 40-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses.
The contract, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors in Boston, includes a firm order for 175 compressed natural gas buses and 150 diesel-electric hybrid buses.
Options call for up to an additional 200 clean diesel buses and 200 diesel-electric hybrid buses over the next five years.
The firm portion of the contract is valued at approximately US$223 million with the options valued at approximately US$254 million, New Flyer said.
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