28 Mar '13, 10am

Bus and Coach News: First gas bus goes on trial in Wales: Newport Transport this week bega... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: First gas bus goes on trial in Wales: Newport Transport this week bega... #bus #coach #diesel

Newport Transport this week began an eight-week trial of a CNG-powered MAN. Scott Pearson, Newport’s managing director, says: “We know that bus operators across Wales are finding it a challenge to operate services and keep fares low because of the rising cost of fuel. Gas buses offer the potential to experiment with new alternatives to these traditional fuel sources that are more economical and also better for our customers in terms of their experience in the vehicle.” It is thought to be the first CNG bus to run in Wales which, unlike England and Scotland, has offered no support for low-carbon buses.

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