England’s first hydrogen double-deckers launched

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched what are England’s first hydrogen double-deckers. The 20 new Wrightbus-built buses join more than 500 electric buses in London’s core fleet. The new hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are first being introduced on route 7 between East Acton and Oxford Circus, operated by Metroline. Their gas cylinders are manufactured […]

Greater Manchester coaches to get CAZ funding

Funding is to be made available to Greater Manchester-registered coaches to help operators upgrade for the region’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Greater Manchester has secured over £120m in government funding to support local businesses upgrade to cleaner, compliant vehicles. Coach operators in the area are now eligible for £32,000 towards the replacement of a vehicle. […]

Police informed over school transport contract issues

Nicola Richards, MP for West Bromwich East, has said she is informing the police over issues with school transport contracts at Sandwell Council. Nicola raised concerns over reports that Sandwell Council’s cabinet was due to sign off a reduction in the number of SEND (special educational needs and disability) transport contracts awarded from 20 to […]


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