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New Flyer of America opening $30 Million bus parts factory in KY

Sept. 30, 2018

Sherperdsville, Kentucky. New Flyer of America, a subsidiary of NFI group which owns  MCI International, New Flyer/America and two other entities opened a new $30 Million facility here in Kentucky, expecting to employ over 550 employees.  The main mission of the factory is the manufacture of motorcoach and transit bus parts and components. The 300,000 sq. foot factory will be a state of the art addition to one of the largest bus manufacturer companies in the world which began in 1930. NFI also owns New Flyer of Canada which is where the MCI J-4500 is assembled (in Winnipeg, Manitoba). 

New Flyer of America opens Kentucky manufacturing plant

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Ma DOT BusPlus Western Tier Albany run ending

Sept. 21, 2018

Sept. 30, 2018 will be the last day of BusPlus Mass DOT subsidized Peter Pan service from Springfield to Albany, NY and return. (Originally two busses: one in each direction daily.) This ends a three year run where bus service was provided under state partnership to Springfield, Northampton, Deerfield, Greenfield, Shelburne Falls, Charlemont, North Adams, Williamstown, Troy, and Albany. Details of the contract change are not available. 

There will be a “bump bid” from Miles down effective Oct. 1, 2018 in Springfield division. 

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