Austin’s CapMetro Orders 30 Electric Bus Chargers from NFI Infrastructure Solutions

In Austin, Texas, Capital Metro Transportation Authority (CapMetro) has exercised options to purchase 30 Heliox 180kWh depot overhead chargers from NFI Infrastructure Solutions.

The order includes 90 pantograph dispensers to accommodate CapMetro’s growing fleet of battery-electric buses.

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Andrew Skabowski, Chief Operating Officer, CapMetro said:

“This is just another step forward in our mission to create a clean environment for our community. Sustainability is one of the core values at CapMetro, and through our partnership with New Flyer, we are investing in a sustainable future for all Central Texans.”

This purchase is part of CapMetro’s five-year contract with NFI’s subsidiary, New Flyer for up to 171 battery-electric buses and 427 chargers.

Chris Stoddart, President, North American Bus and Coach, NFI said:

“For 25 years, NFI has supported CapMetro with efficient, safe, and accessible transit solutions, having delivered more than 360 vehicles to CapMetro since 1997. NFI now continues to enable CapMetro’s transition to zero-emission mobility through its reliable, safe, and sustainable infrastructure services.

“By leveraging NFI’s extensive experience in smart charging infrastructure, CapMetro will support zero-emission bus deployment in Austin, ultimately delivering cleaner, quieter mobility in Texas.”

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