May 12 2023

Scottish Transport Minister Kevin Stewart has officially launched the CAVForth autonomous bus service across the iconic Forth Road Bridge near Edinburgh.

The project is led by Fusion Processing Ltd in cooperation with project partners Stagecoach (CPT members), Transport Scotland, Alexander Dennis (CPT members), Edinburgh Napier University and Bristol Robotics Laboratory. It is co-funded by the UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

CPT Scotland Director Paul White was invited to the launch and tried out the service before it went live for the public: