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1894 Walter C. Bersey developed the second electric bus and was responsible for the mail van, which covered about 1000 miles in a 6 months trial.
1895 Started to promote the use of electric buses in London
1896 After successful trials, the London Electric Omnibus Co was formed to introduce the system in London and other cities. Another company, the London Electric Cab Co, was founded to promote the electric cab.