Latest news:
Bus News Lead Story: Issue Issue 24 5 Oct 2011

Hybrid launch in Sheffield

A fleet of 21 Stagecoach buses fitted with BAE System’s hybrid electric propulsion system is now in service across Sheffield. The launch of the double deck buses, powered by BAE System’s HybriDrive® Series system, took place on 18 September. This follows the rolling out of similar hybrid electrically powered buses in London, Reading, Oxford, Manchester, Newcastle, Hull and Edinburgh over the past 18 months.

Meanwhile, bus operator London United has reported that its fleet of 27...

Add a comment

Join TransportXtra subscribers and read this article in full...


30 days

90 days

Save 50%

1 Year

Save 75%







+£6 VAT

+£12 VAT

+£18 VAT

An online subscription to TransportXtra works out at less than 24p per day for all the latest issues and transport intelligence
Parking Review


New Transit individual subscriptions

New Transit: Passenger Transport's Big read. Click here to subscribe today Widely read by rail, light rail and bus operators, local and central governments, the city, consultants and suppliers, New Transit delivers comprehensive passenger transport analysis and comment.

New Transit magazine is published by Contact Plus 24 Limited. Please subscribe via their dedicated website.

Not ready to subscribe? Take a 2 week free trial