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New Flyer CNG Buses for ABQ Ride

October 14, 2015 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Albuquerque Awards Contract for as Many as 83 Xcelsior Vehicles

New Flyer of America is to supply as many as 83 heavy-duty 40-foot Xcelsior buses, compressed natural gas-fueled to the City of Albuquerque’s ABQ Ride, the manufacturer said Tuesday.

Albuquerque's ABQ Ride has a new logo and look for its CNG buses.

Albuquerque’s ABQ Ride has a new logo and look for its CNG buses.


The contract, valued at approximately $44 million, includes a firm order for 20 CNG-fueled XN40 vehicles, with options for an additional 63 XN40 buses over five years.

ABQ has approximately 230 buses in its fleet, New Flyer says, “135 of which have been built by New Flyer since 2004.” The new contract represents ABQ’s second for CNG buses.

New Flyer CNG bus operated by ABQ Ride

New Flyer CNG bus operated by ABQ Ride


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Source: New Flyer of America with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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