New Flyer locks in 98-bus order from San Francisco transit agency
by Canadian Manufacturing.com Staff
New order is second major contract the bus maker has announced this week
WINNIPEG—The U.S. subsidiary of Canadian bus maker New Flyer Industries Inc. has secured a 98-bus order from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Part of an 2014 contract, the transit system will exercise options to buy 54 XDE40 as well as 44 XDE60 Xcelsior diesel electric hybrid buses from New Flyer of America Inc.
Valued at approximately $92 million, the new order is the second major agreement the bus maker has reached this week. It locked in a $78M contract with the New York City Transit Authority March 15.
The company noted that the SFMTA operates the eighth largest transit system in the United States, carrying more than 225 million passengers annually.