Metropolitan Transportation Authority 5987-6125
On November 18, 2015, the MTA board almost unanimously approved the competitive contract of 231 diesel-powered articulated buses totalling US$184.9 million for MTA New York City Transit, which was split between New Flyer for US$109.9 million to build these 139 buses and Nova Bus to build 92 LFS Artic buses 5439-5530. The delivery of these buses began in March 2017 and was completed by December 2017.
Like the 2015-2016 model New Flyer XD60 buses and the 2016-2017 model New Flyer XN40 buses, these buses feature refreshed exterior liveries in blue and gold colors, onboard Wi-Fi, and USB charging ports.
American Seating Metropolitan
|Hanover Full Colour (front)|
Hanover Monochrome (side and rear)
|5987||08/2016||5FYD8YU00GB050060||AY3663||Casey Stengel||Active||Pilot bus. Entered service on October 25, 2016.|
- MTA New York City Transit and Bus Committee Meeting - November 2015 (pgs. 117-118), Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved on November 15, 2015.
- MTA Board - Board Meeting - 11/18/2015 (video time: 0:24:53-0:25:27), mtainfo / YouTube. Uploaded on November 18, 2015, retrieved on October 23, 2016.
- Capital Program Oversight Committee Meeting - January 2018 (pg. 31), Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved on January 19, 2018.