Northern Ireland orders 20 hydrogen buses

Northern Ireland has ordered 20 hydrogen buses from Wrightbus as the country takes steps to decarbonise its public transport.

The Northern Ireland government is investing around £66m in 145 zero and low emission buses – a move that will be fundamental in creating cleaner and greener transport to positively impact the climate emergency and air quality.

The buses will be deployed between Metro in Belfast and Foyle Metro services in Derry in 2021/2022.

Announcing the funding, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon said, “Cleaner, greener, sustainable transport is key to protecting our environment and fighting the climate crisis.”

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