The Anonymous Widower

HS2 Trials UK’s First Electric Forklift

The title of this post, is the same as that of this article on Rail Technology Magazine.

This is the introductory paragraph.

In their efforts to lessen their carbon footprint and support the country’s green economic recovery, HS2 are trailing the UK’s first electric forklift on one of its major construction sites in London.

The construction industry is certainly thinking about cutting its emissions.

July 7, 2020 - Posted by | Transport | , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. New? I was driving a Coventry Climax electric forklift in the mid seventies as part of my job.

    Comment by jagracer | July 7, 2020 | Reply

  2. Maybe the first battery outdoor construction type forklift telehandler rather than indoor fork truck or LLOP.

    Comment by MilesT | July 8, 2020 | Reply

  3. There are so many different types,l every manufacturer can be first somewhere.

    Comment by AnonW | July 8, 2020 | Reply


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