Electrifying Harrogate

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It has been a sometimes challenging journey, but the Harrogate electric bus project is now fully operational. Transdev Blazefield’s Alex Hornby, Gordon Irvine and Ben Mansfield talk to Andy Izatt about what is a pioneering project

Harrogate Bus Company’s eight Volvo 7900 Electrics are now opportunity charging using pantographs in Harrogate bus station – the first time this technology has been deployed by the bus industry anywhere in the UK.

There has been a lot of interest from decision makers in the Harrogate Volvo Electrics project. JOHN PENN

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