The national transport authority has ordered the first 120 double deckers at a cost of €80 million that will start running next year in Dublin.
🌿🚌120 double-deck battery-electric buses have been ordered by @TFIupdates from @Wright_bus.— Department of Transport (@Dept_Transport) June 13, 2022
These 120 buses are part of a framework agreement for up to 800 zero-emission battery-electric buses over a period of 5 years.https://t.co/zejxi3iVdR#ClimateActionIRL pic.twitter.com/gcm6pWkNOC
Meanwhile Anne Graham, chief executive of the NTA says they’re looking at making 24 hour bus routes in Dublin more frequent – as people struggle to get taxis at night.
Work is now continuing at depots to upgrade the facilities to allow for electric buses