New Flyer to Manufacture 60 Buses for Massachusetts Transit

New Flyer IndustriesWinnipeg-based New Flyer Industries will manufacture 60 Xcelsior transit buses for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

MBTA exercised options for the purchase of the 40-foot buses, which are powered by clean diesel-electric BAE hybrid drives.

New Flyer has delivered 352 heavy-duty buses for MBTA in the last 15 years.

The exercised options were assigned from an existing contract with another U.S. state transit agency.

The 60 buses will be manufactured starting in the third quarter of 2014 and be delivered in the first quarter of 2015.

— Staff