New Flyer awarded contract for 202 CNG buses

Buses are expected to be delivered by the first quarter of 2014.

WINNIPEG – New Flyer Industries Inc. has been awarded a contract for up to 202 of its Xcelsior compressed natural gas heavy-duty buses by Sun Metro in El Paso, Texas.

The five-year contract contains a firm order for 13 CNG 60-foot buses (26 EUs), and nine CNG 40-foot buses. Additionally, the contract includes four, one-year options for up to 108 60-foot CNG buses (216 EUs) and up to 72 40-foot CNG buses.

Financial details have not been released.

The 22, 40-foot and 60-foot buses are anticipated to begin production in the third quarter of 2013 with an expected delivery in the first quarter of 2014.