This DVD features electric buses of various types in operation on TfL routes in London. London once had the largest trolleybus system in the world, this was closed in 1962, a new generation of electric buses is now coming into service. .The developments in battery technology now make it possible for battery-electric buses to run all day after an overnight charge.
This DVD features routes that have been converted to electric buses in late 2019 and 2020: 94, Acton Green - Oxford Circus, operated by RATP/London United, 100, St Paul's - Shadwell, operated by Go-Ahead London, 106, Finsbury Park - Whitechapel, operated by Go-Ahead London, 134, Tottenham Court Road - North Finchley, operated by Metroline, 212, Chingford Station - Walthamstow St. James Street, operated by Go-Ahead London, 444, Chingford Station - Turnpike Lane, operated by Go-Ahead London, this chapter also features Hydrogen Fuel Cell electric buses operated on the route by Tower Transit before Go-Ahead took over the route, P5, Elephant & Castle - Nine Elms, Patmore Estate, operated by Abellio London. Several different types of electric bus feature in this DVD including BYD/Alexander-Dennis single deckers and double-deckers, Caetano e. City Gold single deckers and Optare Metro-deckers.
Subtitles, no commentary, enjoy the sights and sounds of electric buses in and around London.
Produced by - Bob Hodges Transport DVD's
Running time - 65 Minutes
Format - 16:9 Widescreen PAL (UK)
Released - August 2020