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Electric Vehicles: Buses

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 62721, tabled on 25 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 25 October 2021 to Question 59787, Electric Vehicles: Buses, how many electric buses are in service in Newcastle as a result of that funding.

Answered on

28 October 2021

Nine electric buses are currently in service on Go North East’s Newcastle and Gateshead services. These buses were part funded by £1,330,005 in funding from the Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme.

In March 2021, the Department awarded £1,270,005 in funding from the Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme to Go North East for a further nine electric buses. These buses are expected to enter service on Go North East’s services in Newcastle and Gateshead in 2022.

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