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All Los Angeles Metro Orange Line Buses Become Electric

LOS ANGELES—All buses along the Metro G (Orange) Line are now electric following an $80 million electrification process that began in 2016, officials announced today. The buses were previously powered by natural gas, and the G Line is the first Metro line to be transitioned to 100 percent electric buses. “Five years ago, the Metro Board supported my motion for a plan to use electric buses on the Orange Line,” City Councilman and Metro Board Member Paul Krekorian said. “At that time, there were still many questions about the feasibility of electrification of the fleet. The success of the transformation of the Orange Line has answered those questions. This important moment in the history of Metro brings us that much closer to achieving our goal of a 100 percent zero-emission fleet by 2030.” The first zero-emission bus on the line, which runs from North Hollywood to Chatsworth, was deployed in …

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