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Buses: Renewable Fuels

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 195021, tabled on 23 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of buses in regular operation are powered solely by renewable fuels.

Answered on

28 November 2018

There are approximately 40,000 buses in regular operation in Great Britain, with 177 powered solely by renewable fuels. 167 of these are powered by biomethane and 10 are powered by hydrogen.

In 2019, a further 20 hydrogen buses are due to enter service in Birmingham and 110 biomethane buses are due to enter service in Bristol. All these buses have received funding from the Low Emission Bus Scheme.

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