World’s first hydrogen-powered double decker buses to begin service tomorrow

The “world’s first” fleet of hydrogen-powered double decker buses will begin service tomorrow in Aberdeen, Scotland.

To be operated by First Bus in a project led by Aberdeen City Council, the fleet showcases the city’s commitment to the transition of green energy from oil and gas as part of its Net Zero Vision.

The buses have been manufactured by Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus and will complement the existing hydrogen fleet that the city already boasts which includes a range of hydrogen and electric vans, road sweepers and cars through a car share scheme.

Aberdeen has already said it plans to make its own hydrogen to fuel the 60-seat double-deckers.

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