HC Deb 04 November 1993 vol 231 cc341-2W
Dr. Liam Fox

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what funds he has allocated for trials of clean fuels on local bus services.

Mr. Freeman

I have today allocated funds totalling £100,000 in 1993–94 to local authorities for four such trials. The projects to be supported are as follows:

Local authority/bus operator Fuel £000s Number of buses
Hampshire/Southampton Citybus CNG 42.5 6
Avon/Badgerline LPG 16 2
Warwickshire/Midland Red South LPG 16 2
Berkshire/Reading Buses CNG 25.5 4


CNG—compressed natural gas

LPB—liquefied petroleum gas

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