Liverpool City Region pantograph trial

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Richard Sharman attended the launch of the Volvo 7900e trial in Liverpool to find out how the city and Stagecoach will assess the new technology

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram at the launch with partners from Merseytravel, Volvo, Stagecoach, Liverpool City Region, ABB and invited guests. RICHARD SHARMAN

The stunning backdrop of Mann Island in the city of Liverpool was the location for the launch of the Liverpool city pantograph trial.

The trial, which sees Merseytravel partner with Stagecoach Merseyside to operate the Volvo 7900e on routes 82 and 86 between Liverpool One Bus Station and Liverpool John Lennon Airport via Garston, will operate for a period of eight weeks from Monday, 13 August 2018. […]

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