First hydrogen buses enter service in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s first hydrogen-powered double decker buses have entered service.

Built by Wrightbus, the three buses will emit only water and will be powered by green renewable wind energy.

Representing an investment of around £4m, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator Translink formed a consortium with Energia Group to successfully bid for part funding from the Office of Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV).

The buses will be operated on the Metro line in Belfast.

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