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Scotland MD Duncan Cameron with Jenny Gilruth MSP

First Bus celebrates completion of UK's largest rapid EV charging hub at flagship Glasgow depot

Glasgow is now home to the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) rapid-charging centre as First Bus completes the major transformation of its flagship Caledonia depot.

Metrodecker EV in York with Minster behind

First Bus celebrates new Zero Emission Mission Milestone after ZEBRA bid success

First Bus and their four local authority partners celebrate funding bid success for four regions through the DfT's ZEBRA scheme to land a further 125 electric buses

First Bus Electric fleet COP26

First Bus to invest £35m in green transport for Glasgow and Aberdeen with ScotZEB funding from Transport Scotland

  • First Glasgow and First Aberdeen have been awarded a combined £18.6m in ScotZEB funding and will deliver 74 new electric vehicles across both cities.
  • First Bus will invest a further £16.4m to further increase its zero-emission fleet.
  • Over 40% of vehicles operating out of First Glasgow’s Caledonia and Scotstoun depots will be fully electric and zero-emission by Spring 2024.
  • First Bus will future-proof its Scotstoun and Aberdeen depots with installation of the required electrification infrastructure.