New Flyer Industries H40LFR
|Years of manufacture||2008 to 2013|
|Propulsion||Hydrogen Fuel Cell Hybrid|
The New Flyer Industries H40LFR is a hydrogen fuel cell hybrid powered low floor bus. The first buses were built for BC Transit to operate and showcase in time for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Whistler, BC.
The hydrogen tanks and fuel cell are located on the roof of the bus. The batteries used for energy storage are located immediately after the front wheel on the door side. On the prototype, they were located on the driver's side immediately before the high floor section.
As of January 2014, this model is no longer in production. It has been replaced in the New Flyer line by the XHE40
- Length: 41'
- Width: 102"
- Height: 132"
- GVWR: 34,000 lbs
- ISE ThunderVolt
- Siemens ELFA 85 kW
- Ballard HD6 150 kW
- Cobasys NiMH 576 V, 340 kW (2008-2010)
- Valance Li3PO4
- Thermo King all-electric
- Whistler Transit System - Whistler, BC
- SunLine Transit Agency - Coachella Valley, CA
Demonstrator and engineering units
Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses
|Fleet number||Thumbnail||Year||VIN||Fuel cell||Motor||Notes|
|9601||2008||2FYF5FX117C032611||Ballard HD6 150 kW||Siemens ELFA 85 kW||
- BC Transit Fuel Cell Initiative Overview, acdcom.com, retrieved on 2009-07-17
|New Flyer Industries|