New Flyer Industries Inc., the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in Canada and the United States, announces that the City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada awarded New Flyer a contract for 18 (36 equivalent units or EUs) heavy-duty 60-foot Xcelsior compressed
natural gas (CNG) buses.
For nearly two decades New Flyer has built transit buses for the City of Hamilton in a variety of models, bus lengths and propulsion systems ranging from diesel, diesel hybrid and CNG. The City of Hamilton operates more than 250 New Flyer buses with this award marking the first time that New Flyer will build their best-in-class Xcelsior model for Hamilton.
“We greatly appreciate the confidence the City of Hamilton continues to have in New Flyer product and are excited to now deliver our Xcelsior model to them for the first time,” says Paul Soubry, New Flyer’s President and Chief Executive Officer.