Transport Minister Norman Baker has just launched the country's largest fleet of electric buses in Nottingham.
The city council has spent more than £1.6 million on eight zero-emission electric buses, 4 of which will run on centrelink, the free city centre shuttle run by trent barton.
Norman Baker MP, said: "Nottingham's dedication to providing a sustainable and accessible public transport network has really impressed me.
"I have visited the city on a number of occasions and I am pleased to be back to launch the city's new green bus fleet."
The brand new buses are a much greener method of travel than diesel-powered buses, and will help the city council meet its target of reducing the city's carbon emissions by 26% by 2020.
Jeff Counsell, Managing Director, said “trent barton are proud to be part of yet another ground-breaking development in Nottingham’s World Class public transport city”
Did you know... over 11,000 people use centrelink every week for FREE travel between Broadmarsh and Victoria Centre bus stations, via the Old Market Square.