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New Flyer CNG Buses for Hamilton

February 5, 2015 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

18 Natural Gas-Fueled 60-Foot Xcelsior Buses for HSR

Winnipeg-based New Flyer this week reported a contract for 18 of its Xcelsior brand 60-foot buses, compressed natural gas-fueled, for the city of Hamilton, Ont. – the Hamilton Street Railway. updated February 9

New Flyer Industries has slated delivery of its first CNG buses to Southern California’s Long Beach Transit for this first quarter of 2015 (F&F, July 15, 2014). The 60-foot Xcelsior buses will have 8.9-liter ISL G engines from Cummins Westport and Type IV CNG fuel cylinders from Hexagon Lincoln. New Flyer this week reported a contract for 18 CNG-fueled 60-foot Xcelsior buses for the HSR, the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ont.

New Flyer Industries has slated delivery of its first CNG buses for Southern California’s Long Beach Transit for this first quarter of 2015 (F&F, July 15, 2014). The 60-foot Xcelsior vehicles will have 8.9-liter ISL G engines from Cummins Westport and Type IV CNG fuel cylinders from Hexagon Lincoln. New Flyer this week reported a contract for 18 CNG-fueled 60-foot Xcelsior buses for HSR, the Hamilton Street Railway in Hamilton, Ont.


“For nearly two decades,” states a release, “New Flyer has built transit buses for the City of Hamilton in a variety of models, bus lengths and propulsion systems ranging from diesel, diesel hybrid, and CNG.

“The City of Hamilton operates more than 250 New Flyer buses with this award marking the first time that New Flyer will build their best-in-class Xcelsior model for Hamilton.”

HSR and Union Gas are adding a CNG fueling facility to support the new buses.


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New Flyer, Barry Dykeman, 416-230-1411; [email protected]; www.newflyer.com

Hamilton Street Railway, Doug Murray, 905-546-2424, ext 2804; [email protected]; www.hamilton.ca

Union Gas, Igor Mozetic, 289-649-2077; [email protected]; www.uniongas.com


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Source: New Flyer Industries with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

 

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