Go-Ahead’s energy bills ‘higher than profits’

One of the UK’s largest transport companies spends more on energy bills than it earns in operational profits. Go-Ahead Group runs a number of rail and bus firms in the UK, with more than 800 trains and 4,600 buses. Group Environment and Energy Manager, Chris Grinsted said: “We spend upwards of £120 million a year […]

London trials first all-electric buses

ELN reporter Tom Grimwood heads to Waterloo to take a ride on London’s first all-electric buses.

London’s first all-electric buses begin trials at Waterloo

Hybrid and hydrogen powered buses have already been a familiar sight on London’s streets for several years but today for the first time they’re being joined all-electric models. Built by the Chinese firm BYD, two new ‘ebuses’ are first joining the 507 route and later the 521 to undergo trials in the Capital. The routes […]

Cameron backs Hinkley plant

The PM has backed the decision to give EDF the go ahead for new nuclear power plants at Hinkley Point in Somerset. Mr Cameron was taking Prime Minister’s Questions ahead of the Budget when he was asked by Green Party MP Caroline Lucas if the cost of building and maintaining the new nuclear plants and […]