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Bus Services: Electric Vehicles

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 41596, tabled on 3 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of the public service bus fleet is electric.

Answered on

13 September 2021

As of March 2020, two per cent of buses used by local operators in England were electric.

The latest data on the proportion of buses used by local bus operators is from the Department for Transport Annual bus statistics: year ending March 2020 which was published in October 2020. Information on buses used by bus operators by fuel consumption type, including electric buses, is provided in table (BUS0609b).

The Annual bus statistics: year ending March 2021 are due to be published in Autumn 2021.