Electric double decker trial

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/0557
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In June you announced that a purpose-built fully electric double decker would be trialled from October. Please tell me how the trial is progressing.

Answer

Answer for Electric double decker trial

Answer for Electric double decker trial

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The trial is due to commence in March. This is slightly later than planned due to longer than expected lead times for the bus manufacturer to obtain the relevant UK certification documents and to ensure the installation of charging equipment at the garage by the bus operator.