Environment
Could British trains use free hydrogen fuel?

Could British trains use free hydrogen fuel?

Rolling stock leasing company director cites Alstom’s trial of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered train in Germany as a potential option for UK railways   Coradia iLint is Alstom’s new CO2-emission-free regional train and alternative to diesel power. It is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell   Hydrogen could provide free fuel for trains in the...
‘A diesel bus emits less NOx than a diesel car’

‘A diesel bus emits less NOx than a diesel car’

Study finds that buses and coaches are cleaner than cars   PEMS equipment fitted to the exhaust system of a bus   Research by the International Council on Clean Transportation has discovered that heavy duty vehicles such as buses and coaches that are powered by diesel engines are far cleaner than cars powered by significantly...
Arriva aims to reach Destination Green

Arriva aims to reach Destination Green

Group-wide environmental strategy aims to empower staff to make small changes that will add up to significant improvements in green performance   Staff are being urged to make their own green commitment   Arriva launched its Destination Green environmental strategy in December last year. It’s an initiative that sets out the group’s green ambitions as...
Gothenburg’s 55 offers vision for green buses

Gothenburg’s 55 offers vision for green buses

Last summer saw the launch of a new bus service in Sweden’s second city – with a fleet of hybrid electric and full electric buses, and an indoor bus stop   The world’s first indoor bus stop at Lindholmen Science Park   By ROBERT JACK “We keep talking about it in France, and here they’ve...
Wrightbus on a greener route

Wrightbus on a greener route

The bus manufacturer is looking to offer a variety of green bus technologies across its vehicle range   Ballymena-based bus manufacturer Wrightbus has confirmed that it is developing a new range of electrical buses, work on which is at an advanced stage with initial trials expected early next year. The range comprises a series of...
Full electric buses could make 'real breakthrough'

Full electric buses could make ‘real breakthrough’

  Dr William Wright believes that full electric buses will soon become a reality in UK cities The next five years could see a real breakthrough for the viability of fully electric buses, according to Dr William Wright of bus builder Wrights Group. Wright made his comments as eight wirelessly-charged electric Wrightbus Streetlite EV vehicles...