New York Awards New Flyer Contract for 138 CNG Xcelsior Buses
The New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) has awarded New Flyer of America a contract for 138 heavy duty 40 ft. Xcelsior CNG buses. The contract is a firm order for 138 XN40 Xcelsior buses and is valued at approximately $78 million. New Flyer has also bid to supply the NYCT with 139 60 ft. Xcelsior buses.
NYCT and MTA Bus Company comprise the largest transit agency in North America with over 5,700 transit buses in their fleet and an annual ridership of nearly 670 million. New Flyer began building buses for MTA more than two decades ago and to date has built over 1,900 buses, of which 1,353 are actively in service for MTA today.