Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries has been awarded a contract for up to 217 heavy-duty 40 foot Xcelsior buses.
The bus manufacturer will deliver the fleet to Omnitrans of San Bernardino, California as part of a $119 USD million deal. The order includes 15 buses with options for an additional 202 buses over four years.
Omnitrans is the lead agency for seven other participating California transit agencies including: Culver City, Elk Grove, Montebello, Torrance, Stanislaus, Sunline Transit and UC Davis.
“We are proud to be given the opportunity to once again build for the City of San Bernardino and its partner agencies on this joint procurement,” said Paul Soubry, president and CEO of New Flyer.