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New Flyer supplies 33 buses to Long Island, New York transit authority

Nassau Inter-County Express, in Garden City, N.Y, has exercised options under its current contract with New Flyer to acquire 40 and 60-foot compressed natural gas buses



WINNIPEG—Transit bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc., announced Feb. 14 that Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE), located in Garden City, N.Y, has exercised options under its current contract for 40 and 60-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.

The options exercised under this contract include an order for 28 40-foot Xcelsior CNG buses and five 60-foot buses. Once completed, 25 buses will remain on the contract to be exercised at a later date.

The 28 40-foot buses will replace existing buses in the NICE fleet that have reached the end of their useful life, while the five 60-foot buses will be used on NICE’s new bus rapid transit line, scheduled to start service in 2017.

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