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Nottingham cuts Link network but retains most of E-bus fleet


Andrew Forster
29 March 2019
Link: service cuts, but most EV buses will remain in service
Link: service cuts, but most EV buses will remain in service


Nottingham City Council says its fleet of electric buses will largely remain deployed, despite cutbacks to the Link bus network on which they are used.

Nottingham City Council owns 58 electric buses, the £15.1m cost of the fleet having been funded by the DfT’s Green Bus Fund and the council’s workplace parking levy. The fleet comprises 13 BYD saloon single deckers and 45 Optare Solo and Versa midibuses.

The vehicles are deployed on the council’s Link network of supported...

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