Manchester to get new £56m fleet of electric buses

Bus company Stagecoach has announced it is investing £56m in a new fleet of electric vehicles for the Greater Manchester area. The first of the 105 zero emissions double-decker buses and associated infrastructure will go live from summer 2019, with the new fleet fully in place by early 2020. Stagecoach has pledged to invest £34.6m in the ground-breaking project, which is backed by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham along with Transport for Greater Manchester and other key organisations. The plans depend on a bid for £21... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...