UK Hydrogen Roadshow visits National Express West Midlands

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The first-ever hydrogen double-decker tour of the UK stopped off at National Express West Midlands on Tuesday 19 October to see the progress being made in decarbonising public transport in Birmingham.

The UK Hydrogen Roadshow, a partnership between manufacturer Wrightbus, hydrogen distribution firm Ryze Hydrogen, and hydrogen production company Ineos through its Inovyn subsidiary, set off from London on Monday 18 October on its 600-mile journey to Glasgow ahead of the UN’s COP26 climate conference.

The roadshow bus was greeted by ‘Sylvia’ the bus and Sylvia Broadley, Specialist Energy Manager from Birmingham City Council. ‘Sylvia’ is the first of Birmingham City Council’s 20 hydrogen buses, which National Express West Midlands will place in service later this year.