CATA to receive 17 more Xcelsiors

On top of the eleven (11) New Flyer Xcelsior which were already delivered. CATA is slated to received 17 more Xcelsior during the course of the summer months. This units will replaced the remaining Orion Vs left and some New Flyers. In hindsight, it has been reported that the few Orion Vs which are still service, will be retired within the next couple of weeks. The New Flyer Xcelsior, also designated as the XN40 are the first CNG powered Xcelsiors to ever be purchased and delivered. Once all said and done, their fleet numbers will be #1-#28. The powertain which these buses will have is a Cummins Westport ISL-G 280 with a Voith 4 speed transmission.


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