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M180 could be UK's first e-highway as heavy goods pilot study given green light

05 August 2021

M180 could be UK's first e-highway as heavy goods pilot study given green light

The M180 in North Lincolnshire could become the first electric motorway in the country by 2024.

Cables would be installed over at least 19 miles of the ‘e-highway’ to power electric lorries and reduce carbon emissions.

The scheme would span a significant stretch between the major logistics hubs of Immingham and Doncaster and is seen as another shot in the arm for the area’s transformation from major polluter to green pioneer.

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