Calgary Transit orders 40 Nova LFS buses

SAINT-EUSTACHE, QC, Dec. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Nova Bus is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2-year contract by Calgary Transit with the possibility of extending the agreement for a further three years. In the first year, 40 Nova LFS buses are scheduled for delivery.

With a fleet of almost 1,000 buses providing 95.3 million rides annually on 168 routes, Calgary Transit is a significant new partner for Nova Bus and will help consolidate the company's growing presence in Western Canada.

Making the very most of Nova Bus's know-how and experience, Calgary Transit has selected a 40-feet configuration of Nova LFS, which offers time-tested performance and reliability. The vehicles will be used to both grow their fleet and replace aging, less fuel-efficient buses, enabling Calgary Transit to provide enhanced service to the community.

About Nova Bus

Nova Bus is a leading provider of sustainable transit solutions in North America, including hybrid buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems. The company relies on a team of more than 1,200 experts who are driven by public transit's challenges with regard to mobility, safety, and productivity. Nova Bus is part of the Volvo Bus Corporation, the world's second largest motorcoach and transit bus manufacturing group. For more information regarding Nova Bus' products and services, please visit www.novabus.com.

SOURCE Nova Bus

For further information: For further information: Nadine Bernard, Nova Bus, (450) 974-6053; www.novabus.com

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