First Bus’s completed depot will allow 150 electric vehicles to be charged at one time, supporting its growing electric fleet in Glasgow, as well as other businesses during the day when its buses are out on service.
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First Glasgow's Caledonia bus depot is set to become the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging hub, with Phase One of the transformation now complete.
First Bus has recently announced that its Caledonia depot is to become the UK’s largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging hub, marking a significant step towards the bus operator’s net zero targets, as well as the UK’s wider ambitions. Andrew Jarvis, Portfolio Managing Director, takes a deeper look at the project.
The new buses are said to be a statement of intent for the city’s transport, as they look to join the electric revolution to help meet their target of net zero emissions by 2030.
First Glasgow plans to invest millions in more low-emission vehicles, with additional funding granted from the Scottish Green Bus Fund.
First Glasgow and trentbarton have become the first operators to use the system, with one vehicle equipped in Glasgow and one in Nottingham.
First Glasgow and Glasgow City Council are committed to improving the city’s bus services, deploying Euro VI technology vehicles that offer more comfort and are more eco-friendly.
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