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First Bus place landmark Yutong Electric bus order from Pelican Bus and Coach

  • First Bus has placed single largest order of Yutong Electric buses with UK importer Pelican Bus and Coach. 
  • Four new depot sites in Taunton, Weston-super-Mare, Basildon and Hengrove will receive these new EV buses and the relevant charging infrastructure. 
  • Upon completion of all these projects, First Bus will operate more than 800 zero-emission vehicles and boast EV charging infrastructure at 16 depot sites across their UK operation.   
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First Bus, partners with George the Poet to release ‘ode to the bus’ poem, as research shows Brits want to connect more in public spaces

  • New research commissioned by First Bus finds that four in five Brits think buses are an important way of connecting with their community, inspiring wordsmith, George the Poet, to create a powerful poem
  • However, nine in ten Brits struggle to make conversation with strangers and four in five would love to be better at making small talk
  • First Bus employs over 14,000 people across the UK which operate a fleet of more than 4,500 buses, delivering journeys for 1 million customers a day
  • First Bus already operates more than 600 zero-emission buses, and is committed to operating a fully zero-emission fleet by 2035