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Carousel Buses route 102, between High Wycombe and Heathrow Airport, has seen a 130% increase in passenger numbers since the Government's £2 fare cap was introduced on January 1st.

Ten million Go-Ahead passengers benefit from £2 nationwide bus fare cap

  • Promotional ticket sales reach £20 million since scheme began in January
  • Passenger numbers up by 130% on one Carousel Buses route
  • Go-Ahead launches a prize competition to encourage more passengers onto buses
  • National low fares scheme has been extended until the end of June
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More women behind the wheel: female bus drivers up by 20% at Go-Ahead

  • Female-focused recruitment campaigns yield hundreds of applicants
  • Award-winning apprenticeship scheme enhances diversity
  • Higher pay rates and attractive sign-on packages enhance appeal of driving jobs
  • One in eight bus drivers across Go-Ahead’s network are women
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“One single to the farm, please!” A sheepish looking passenger boards local bus in Brighton & Hove

When Martine Patey, Go-Ahead Group's Brighton and Hove bus driver set off to Eastbourne for her first ever Rail Replacement bus duty on Sunday morning, she wasn’t sure what the day would hold. One thing’s for sure, she didn’t think she’d be wrangling a sheep on the A27.