Lincolnshire County Council have been successful in securing funding of £230,000 to upgrade 11 buses with green technology. Since May 2011 Stagecoach Lincoln depot have operated dual fuel (diesel & biomethane) Optare Solos. These vehicles are to be fitted with replacement Cummins Westport natural gas only engines.
A Lincoln Dual Fuel Optare Solo
temporary fuel trailer with the existing dual fuel Cummings engines.
The gas storage trailer as pictured above is also to be replaced with a permanent gas refueling point.