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Seattle & San Fran Trolley Buses

August 6, 2013 in Electric Drive, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

As Many as 530 New Flyer Vehicles with Vossloh Kiepe Drives

New Flyer reports a five-year contract with King County Metro Transit in Seattle for as many as 530 electric trolley buses, with Vossloh Kiepe drives, for King County and San Francisco Muni. The new trolley buses will feature New Flyer’s Xcelsior styling.

New Flyer Hybrids for Nashville

November 28, 2012 in Electric Drive, Fleet Order, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firm Order for Ten Artics with Options for 60 More,
New Flyer Is Also Active on All-Battery Bus Projects 

The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority has placed a firm order for ten 60-foot Xcelsior articulated diesel-electric hybrid buses with Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries. A three-year contract includes two years of renewable options – that could lead to placement of 60 additional vehicles.

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