Government announces plan to create first all-electric bus town

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BBC News has reported on the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps announcement that local authorities are now able to apply to become the UK’s first all-electric bus town. The winning area will receive up to £50 million to help pay for a fleet of electric buses, to improve air quality and reduce emissions. The £50 million fund is part of a total £170 million allocated by the Government in an attempt to improve services and make bus journeys “greener, easier and more reliable.”

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