World’s first hydrogen-powered double decker buses arrive in Aberdeen

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker buses have arrived in Aberdeen today.

Showcasing the Scottish city as a trailblazer in hydrogen technologies, the buses will undergo several weeks of final testing around the streets of Aberdeen, along with training for drivers, before going into service next month.

First Aberdeen, part of the multinational company First Group, is to run the 15 buses along one of its most popular service routes, Service 19 (Peterculter to Tillydrone).

“We are very proud to bring the world’s first hydrogen-powered double-decker buses to Aberdeen as it shows the city continues to be at the forefront of developing green technologies,” Aberdeen City Council Co-Leader Councillor Jenny Laing said.

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