23 Mar '12, 4pm

Petrolnews £100million boost for England’s buses: Awards to support 439 low-carbon buses and d... Fuel saving Tips!

Petrolnews £100million boost for England’s buses: Awards to support 439 low-carbon buses and d... Fuel saving Tips!

Awards to support 439 low-carbon buses and details of the Better Bus Areas fund winners combine to see the government spending just over £100million to support buses, £31million more than originally announced. Most of the low-carbon buses will be hybrids, but MAN will be supplying 34 CNG-powered single-deckers to three operators, and there is one grant to support eight battery-electric buses. According to the Department for Transport confirmed orders have been placed with Volvo, ADL, MAN, Optare and Wrightbus for 339 vehicles, leaving 100 orders still to be settled. The money being spent on BBAs - £70million – will be shared between 24 local authorities and will support new bus priorities, integrated ticketing and the expansion of real-time information. Local transport minister Norman Baker says: “This funding means a better deal for passengers and encourages more people t...

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