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150 CNG New Flyers for Houston Metro

October 13, 2014 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Agency Expects to Deploy 50 Next Year and 100 in 2016

“We’re in the process,” says Doug Peck, maintenance support director with Houston Metro, explaining that the agency has ordered 50 CNG-fueled New Flyer buses for 2015 delivery beginning this coming spring – and 100 for 2016. updated October 17

NABI 40-LFW Gen III for Houston Metro, CNG-fueled

NABI 40-LFW Gen III for Houston Metro, CNG-fueled

The agency currently operates 438 hybrid electric buses and coaches, with both Allison and BAE Systems drives, he told F&F, out of an overall fleet of approximately 1,240.

Houston's Greenlink CNG buses, operated by Houston Metro, will soon by joined by many more agency vehicles, supplied by New Flyer.

Houston’s current Greenlink CNG buses, operated by Houston Metro, will soon by joined by many more agency vehicles, supplied by NABI/New Flyer.

The CNG buses are part of a larger order including diesels from NABI/North American Bus Industries – now part of New Flyer – reported last year (F&F, September 24, 2013)

Those Greenlink CNG buses visitors see around Houston’s downtown hotels and the convention center? There are six, Peck says, operated by Houston Metro on behalf of a downtown business association.


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Source: Fleets & Fuels interview

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