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30 March 2023 #Bus and Coach

First Bus has confirmed that Leicester will house the Britain’s next electrified bus depot, adding to its sites in York and Norwich, as part of a plan with government to deliver additional net zero investment. The announcement comes after the

06 October 2022 #Bus and Coach

First Bus has awarded a contract to repower specialist Equipmake to convert 12 of its older Optare Versa electric buses based in York. Conversion work with Equipmake’s Zero Emission Drivetrain is already underway on the first Versa, with the rest

16 December 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

The Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK partnership has supplied 12 electric double deck buses to bus operator Xplore Dundee, where they will cut emissions along one of Scotland’s most polluted streets. Built at ADL’s factory in Falkirk utilising

30 September 2021 #Bus and Coach

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK have supplied five Enviro 400 EV zero emission double deck buses for the new Stourton park & ride service in Leeds – the UK’s first solar-powered park & ride. The electric buses are

08 April 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

First Bus has placed an order for 91 double-deck and 35 single-deck electric buses from the partnership between Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK. The order, part-funded by the Scottish Government through its Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme, is

25 March 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

A plan to make every bus in the city of Coventry all-electric by 2025 has been backed by West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). Approval from the WMCA Board means that £50 million Department for Transport Coventry will go to the

07 January 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Coventry and Oxford are set to become the UK’s first all-electric bus cities, according to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. The cities could be awarded up to £50m each to introduce all electric bus services, replacing up to 500 buses and

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