Buses: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 26 October 2023.

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Photo of Simon Lightwood Simon Lightwood Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of zero emission buses funded through the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas scheme have been allocated per local transport authority, and per manufacturer.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The following table presents information on the number of zero emission buses funded through the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme by local transport authority. The numbers in this table are not official statistics: they are based on the latest information available and are therefore indicative and subject to change. Where available, information has been provided on the status of the buses and the name of the bus manufacturer has been included.

Local Transport Authority  

Number of buses funded

Number of buses ordered

Bus manufacturer 

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority

30

30

Volvo

Kent County Council

33

5

5 buses manufactured by Volvo. 28 - Irizar

Leicester City Council

116

116

110 – Wrightbus  

6 – Pelican/Yutong

Warrington Borough Council

105

105

Volvo

South Yorkshire Combined Authority

27

27

4 – Alexander Dennis Ltd  

23 – Pelican/Yutong

Norfolk County Council

70

70

Wrightbus

North Yorkshire County Council

39

39

20 – EvoBus/Mercedes 19 – Alexander Dennis Ltd

Portsmouth City Council & Hampshire County Council

62

62

Wrightbus

Blackpool Council

90

0

Bus manufacturer subject to outcome of procurement process by local transport authority or bus operator.

Nottingham City Council

68

24

24 - Pelican/Yutong  

Bus manufacturer for remaining buses subject to outcome of procurement process by local transport authority or bus operator.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

170

170

Volvo

Hertfordshire County Council*

27

0

Bus manufacturer for remaining buses subject to outcome of procurement process by local transport authority or bus operator.

West Midlands Combined Authority

124

0

Bus manufacturer subject to outcome of procurement process by local transport authority or bus operator.

City of York Council

53

53

Wrightbus

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

136

72

57 – Wrightbus

15 – Mercedes Bus manufacturer for remaining buses subject to outcome of procurement process by local transport authority or bus operator.

Oxfordshire County Council

159

159

104 - Wrightbus  

55 – Alexander Dennis Ltd  

1,309

932

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