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Nottingham Moves to Complete Electrification of Transit Fleet

Nottingham City Council will use £1.5m of government funding to purchase additional 11 electric-buses, bringing zero-emission fleet up to 50 vhiecles.

Published: 10-Feb-2014

Nottingham City Council will fully-electrify its bus fleet after winning an additional £1.5m of government funding.

The local authority will use the money to purchase 11 more electric buses, taking its zero-emissions fleet up to 50, of which eight are already in operation. The ambitious fleet plans were developed after the council initially secured around £4m of funding from the government's Green Bus Fund.

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer said the new buses would mean cleaner and more efficient journeys for passengers.

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