BC Transit Corp. has awarded New Flyer Industries Canada ULC – the Canadian subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. – a contract for eight Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses (eight equivalent units), which will be converted from New Flyer’s option backlog to the firm order backlog.
BC Transit connects over 52.3 million customers in partnership with 59 local governments across 130 communities in the province of British Columbia every year, says New Flyer.
“New Flyer is proud to provide BC Transit with an environmentally sustainable, low emission transit solution as they seek to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of transit throughout the province,” says Jennifer McNeill, vice president of sales and business development at New Flyer. “We are delighted to work with BC Transit on low emission solutions, incorporating the newest in CNG technology and featuring Canadian innovation in motion on B.C. roads.”