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Translink invests in zero carbon 30 January 2020

Transport: Translink buys its first hydrogen–fuelled buses (via BBC)

  
Hydrogen

 
By John Campbell

Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator, has bought its first hydrogen–fuelled buses.

The company said it is a first step towards investing in zero carbon technology, to combat climate change and improve air quality.

The £4m investment in three buses is being supported by the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles.

The buses have been built by Ballymena–based Wrightbus and the hydrogen is produced by windfarm operator Energia.

Infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon said the pilot project represented “a significant first step to tackling the climate emergency”.

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