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Refuelling Station
The new station replaces a temporary facility
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02 Jul 2019

Bus refuelling station opens

A permanent fuel station for a fleet of buses running on gas produced by food waste has opened in Bristol.

The £960,000 station in Bedminster will serve the city’s 22 biomethane gas-powered buses, providing fuel storage and easier refilling at the pumps.

Biomethane is a natural gas produced by breaking down organic materials such as food waste and manure.

The UK’s first ‘Bio-Bus’ — powered by sewage as well as food waste — launched in Bristol in November 2014.

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