Nottingham City Transport has adopted biogas to meet tough new emission standards and hopes never to buy another diesel. ALAN MILLAR finds out why it is following this course and how it plans to make it work

NCT’s 53 Scania N280UD gas double-deckers will have Alexander Dennis Enviro400 City bodies painted in a new livery style with more prominent route colours.

If Nottingham City Transport has its way, it will never buy a single Euro6 diesel bus for its 335-vehicle fleet. It hopes that its 181 Euro5s will be its last new diesels and that it can switch over steadily to compressed biogas starting with 30 double-deckers coming in the spring of this year.


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