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Guildford to deploy electric buses in January 2019, UK [free access]

December 31, 2018

Stagecoach, in partnership with Surrey County Council and Alexander Dennis, has announced plans to deploy nine BYD ADL Enviro200EV electric buses on Guildford Park & Ride services in January 2019. The expected cost of deployment is around GBP3 million, of which GBP1.5 million is being extended by the Department of Transport (DfT).

 

BYD and ADL (in partnership) are supplying the single-decker buses. Each bus will be 10.8 metres long and have a capacity to carry up to 36 passengers. They will be equipped with 324-kW battery, Wi-Fi, USB sockets and audio visual announcement system with LED display. Zenobe will install charging infrastructure at Peasmarsh depot. The buses will be charged overnight at a speed of 80 kW/hr. 

 

(1 GBP [British Pound] = 1.27 USD)