Go North East and Newport order electric Yutongs

Yutong E12 demonstrator YK66 CBC at the MetroCentre in Gateshead last year when on trial with Go North East. ALAN BROWN

Go North East and Newport Transport have placed the first UK orders for Yutong electric single-deckers, for nine and 15 vehicles respectively.

Go North East is taking the 10.8m E10 for the QuayLink service between Newcastle and Gateshead, with the Chinese manufacturer’s UK agent, Pelican Bus & Coach, due to deliver them for a launch into service in July 2020. They will be truly zero-emission, with electric air conditioning.

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