Every morning, across the country, hundreds of thousands of men, women and children hop on a bus to go to school or to work. There are a few buses, a vanishingly small minority, which are brand new and relatively clean in terms of their emissions. Almost all of the rest however produce dangerous amounts of emissions. Not simply unpleasant and malodorous, but also downright dangerous, to our own health and to the health of our urban population.
However, schoolchildren and their parents who live, or at least commute in London, seem, in this regard at least, to be luckier than most. London is taking the lead in trying to sort these problems out, and recently, Transport for London and the London bus operators have been working very closely with HJS, to clean up their inner-city act. In fact HJS are currently working with TFL to retrofit over 200 buses with SCR systems, to compliment their existing CRT Particulate reduction systems, which are being replaced where their useful life-span has expired, to ensure maximum benefit from the re-fit. … Read More