Whether we see electric powered transport in the future could depend on the success or failure of a pilot scheme started today in Milton Keynes.
Eight battery powered buses are taking over a bus route through the town, using wireless technology to charge up rather than plugging into the mains. But as Elodie Harper reports the groundbreaking trial got off to a bumpy start...
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Strong winds, and any remaining showers should fade during the morning.
Fast trains will not stop at Bedford or Luton stations for two years from May 2018.
It will be cold overnight with a mixture of clear spells and wintry showers. The Met Office have issued a yellow warning for ice.