Canadian Manufacturing

New Flyer wins 28-bus order from London, Ont. transit provider

London Transit Commission replacing old buses that have reached end of life



WINNIPEG—The London Transit Commission has placed an order for more than two dozen new buses with Manitoba-based bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc.

The contract includes 27 of the company’s 40-foot Xcelsior models, as well as a single 60-foot Xcelsior. Both models run on the manufacturer’s clean diesel platform.

Building on a 2014 deal, the new buses will replace a number of older London Transit buses that have reached the end of their lifespan.

The transit provider currently operates more than 200 New Flyer buses across the mid-sized southwest Ontario city.

The Winnipeg-based company did not release the value of the new contract.

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