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New Flyer to supply D.C. Metro with 654 NABI buses

Posted on July 19, 2013

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) awarded North American Bus Industries Bus (NABI), a subsidiary of New Flyer, a contract for up to 654 (725 equivalent units or EUs) NABI bus rapid transit (BRT) styled 42-foot and 60-foot transit buses with propulsion system options. The buses will be powered by diesel-electric hybrid and compressed natural gas (CNG).

The contract contains a firm order for 85 NABI BRT-styled diesel-electric hybrid 42-foot buses and options of up to 498 42-foot NABI BRT-styled diesel-electric hybrid or CNG buses, and up to 71 (142 EUs) 60-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses over a five-year contract period.

Production on the firm order is anticipated to begin in the first quarter of 2014. The manufacturer expects to deliver the buses by June 2014. All buses will be manufactured in NABI's Anniston, Ala. facility.

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