Reading secures £4.7m funding for first battery electric bus fleet

Two of Reading’s most popular bus routes will be served by the town’s first battery electric bus fleet following a successful bid for funding by the Council and Reading Buses. DfT announced that Reading had secured £4.7m from the Zero Emissions Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) fund. The funding will see the delivery of 24 electric […]

Government spends £25 million to boost British-made green bus rollout

The Government says people in Yorkshire, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Hampshire will enjoy greener, cleaner journeys as an extra 117 buses are rolled out thanks to a cash injection of £25.3 million.  It says the latest spending will support British manufacturing around the country. The new buses will be manufactured in Northern Ireland by Wrightbus and […]


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