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Service 67 outside York train station

First Bus electrifies university routes as rollout of new zero emission buses continues

  • 10 vehicles introduced on 66 and 67 services alongside campus shuttles
  • £3m investment by First Bus
First North & West Yorkshire directors 'switch on' York Electric fleet with Cllr Claire Douglas (right)

First Bus ‘switch on’ new all-electric fleet in York as zero emission transformation gathers pace

  • £23m investment in greener public transport in York
  • Fully electric fleet to be completed by the end of 2023
  • Depot power charging installation continues
  • Thousands of tonnes of CO2 emissions saved every year
Bramey depot EV underway2

Electric transformation of First Bus Leeds depot gets underway

  • Power chargers and infrastructure to be complete by October
  • £29m scheme combining investment and Government funding
First Bus x Wrightbus ZEBRA

Over £18million investment sees First Bus order 44 new electric buses for York

  • Total investment of £18.4m by First Bus and Government funding secured by City of York Council
  • 24 single-decker and 20 double-decker buses
  • Buses will save nearly 2,700 tonnes of CO2 every year
  • First vehicles expected to arrive in 2023  
  • UK-built buses will secure green jobs in the UK
  • Largest ever UK EV bus order outside of London