Electric Bus Arrives In Dorchester

The first fully-electric public bus service in southern England was launched today in Dorchester.

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Westcountry's first electric bus arrives in Dorchester

Dorset has become one of the first places in the country where electrically powered buses are running regular trips. They help connect residents in Prince Charles's model community of Poundbury with Dorchester town centre.

They cost more to buy than diesel buses, but are cheaper to run. Here's a report from our environment correspondent Duncan Sleightholme.

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