Tees Valley in the North of England is set to become home to the UK’s first-ever hydrogen transport hub – and it could be operational by 2025.
The UK Government today (17th March) unveiled a £3m “masterplan” in which pop-up trails could see shops, supermarkets, online retailers, warehouse operators and delivery companies using hydrogen-powered transport to move goods and carry out last-mile deliveries.
The plans could also see local transport operators working with the transport research and development (R&D) sector to deliver emission-free hydrogen passenger services, such as on-demand regional buses or zero-emission refuse vehicles.
The Department for Transport’s masterplan sets out a vision for the hub and a blueprint of the infrastructure required to deliver that vision.
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