Rockford Mass Transit District of Rockford, Ill., awarded North American Bus Industries Inc. (NABI) an order for 20 35-foot low-floor (model 35-LFW) diesel buses.
Total contract value is approximately $6 million.
The new low-floor buses will replace 19 of Rockford’s existing 39-bus fleet and will add one bus for service expansion, bringing its total fleet to 40 buses.
All 20 diesel buses will utilize a 2007-certified Cummins ISL 280 engine outfitted with a diesel particulate filter.
NABI will deliver the 35-LFW buses in early 2007.