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Bamford seeks Government backing to build 3,000 hydrogen buses

Jo Bamford, the new owner of bus manufacturer Wrightbus, wants the Government to help fund a programme to build 3,000 hydrogen buses, which, he says, could kickstart the hydrogen economy. Andrew Forster spoke to him

Andrew Forster
01 May 2020


Jo Bamford is often described as the heir apparent to his father Anthony Bamford’s JCB digger empire. But, right now, Jo has his hands full with his own business interests of buses and hydrogen. Last autumn he hit the headlines with the purchase of troubled Northern Ireland bus manufacturer Wrightbus. Less well known is that he is executive chairman of Ryse Hydrogen, a company with big ambitions to produce and supply hydrogen to the transport sector. 

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