Leicester goes electric

Transport Minister, Richard Holden MP’s announcement of further funding for electric buses and a Bus Centre of Excellence took place during a visit to First Leicester’s Abbey Lane depot where he was able to see progress with the depot’s electrification and sample the recently completed first example of the Wrightbus GB Kite Electroliner single-deck electric […]

ADL completes delivery of 74 buses to Arriva

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has completed the delivery of 74 Enviro400 and Enviro200 buses to Arriva UK Bus. There were 47 Enviro400 double-deckers and 27 Enviro200 single-deckers delivered in batches between summer 2022 and early 2023. All are fitted with Alexander Dennis’s SmartPack efficiency technology to reduce carbon and noxious emissions, benefiting local air quality. Each […]

Significant devolution deal announced for Manchester transport

Greater Manchester will get new responsibilities over transport as part of what is described as the city-region’s most significant devolution deal with government. The new Trailblazer Deal includes more influence on regional rail services to deliver a London-style integrated public transport system – the Bee Network – by 2030. The Bee Network aims to integrate bus, […]

Arrival taking action for additional liquidity

Arrival, a market disruptor aiming to manufacture an electric bus, has established a $300million equity financing line with Westwood Capital. The deal provides the company with access to additional liquidity, subject to certain conditions. Additionally, Dr Yunseong Hwang has stepped down from the Arrival Board of Directors, effective immediately as of today (16 March 2023). […]

Zeelo running electric coach taster program

Zeelo is expanding its net-zero commuter bus taster program to independent schools. In a roadshow organised in collaboration with its client RNN Group, students from three colleges have had the opportunity to ride a Zeelo-branded electric Yutong TCe12 between several campuses to attend workshops and seminars to learn the value of emissions-free mass transport. Wilfreda […]

Buses Minister visits Transdev in Harrogate

Transport Minister Richard Holden has toured Transdev’s Harrogate base, seeing the work that was done behind the scenes to keep the Yorkshire spa town on the move following heavy snowfall. Mr Holden, who was accompanied by Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones, visited Transdev’s Academy training centre, before catching a Harrogate Electrics bus to the […]


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