Option for 50 BAE-Drive Units Adds to 62 Previously Ordered,
Among the 112 Are Allison Parallel as Well as BAE Series Drives
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority – SF Muni – is operating 112 hybrid electric buses from New Flyer Industries, 89 of them with series drivetrains from BAE Systems. The agency exercised an option for 50 of the 40-foot vehicles late last year, adding to 62 previously ordered and deployed. updated January 15
“We are bringing state-of-the-art new hybrid buses to Muni’s riders, investing in the infrastructure needed to make Muni a better means of transportation by improving transit performance and reliability,” Muni transportation director Ed Reiskin said in a New Flyer release.
All of the vehicles were delivered in the second half of 2013. The initial order included 23 buses with parallel drivelines from Allison.
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Source: New Flyer Industries with Fleets & Fuels follow-up