Gong Shuttle goes greener as hydrogen bus trial starts in Wollongong

Kate McIlwain
Updated December 10 2023 - 7:44pm, first published 7:00pm
Minister for Transport Jo Haylen will hold a doorstop with Minister for the Illawarra and the South Coast, Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Jenny Aitchison, Member for Wollongong Paul Scully and Director of Premier Coaches John King to announce the trial of a new hydrogen bus in the Illawarra. Picture by Adam McLean.
Minister for Transport Jo Haylen will hold a doorstop with Minister for the Illawarra and the South Coast, Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Jenny Aitchison, Member for Wollongong Paul Scully and Director of Premier Coaches John King to announce the trial of a new hydrogen bus in the Illawarra. Picture by Adam McLean.

Wollongong residents will be able to spot the state's newest hydrogen bus in action this week, as it enters service on the popular free Gong Shuttle loop from Monday.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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