NTA under fire for ordering new ‘dirty diesel’ buses

The National Transport Authority had promised that it would make a decision by the end of last year on switching to new low-emission buses powered by either gas or electricity

11th February, 2018
Fianna Fáil transport spokesman Timmy Dooley

The National Transport Authority has come under fire for ordering 148 ‘dirty diesel’ buses despite its public pledge to move to low-emission vehicles.

This accounts for around 10 per cent of the existing national fleet of 1,470 diesel buses which are being operated by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus. The National Transport Authority (NTA) had promised that it would make a decision by the end of last year on switching to new low-emission buses...

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