New Flyer awarded $9M contract from an Arizona transit authority

Valley Metro RPTA places order for up to 21 XN60 Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses.

WINNIPEG — The Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) in Phoenix, Ariz. has awarded New Flyer a contract for up to 21 60-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses.

The subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., a bus manufacturer based in Winnipeg, said the contract includes a firm order for 10 buses valued at approximately $9 million dollars with an option to purchase up to 11 more over the five-year term.

The 10 XN60 buses will replace RPTA’s current fleet.

New Flyer drive systems include clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, electric-trolley and now battery-electric.

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