Shuttle service operator, First has been testing the latest electro-diesel hybrid engine on services linking Manchester's rail stations, shopping and business areas. First shuttle bus photo courtesy of British Bus Models.
The free shuttle buses helping to ease Manchester's city-centre congestion could soon help to keep the air clean, too.
Operator First has been testing the latest electro-diesel hybrid engine on services linking Manchester's rail stations, shopping and business areas.
A fleet of diesel minibuses is usually run on the routes by First under contract to Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority.
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