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- David Cutts, presently Operations Director, to become Managing Director in January
- After 16 years in the role, John Trayner steps back from day-to-day operations
- Go-Ahead London operates a quarter of London’s buses on behalf of Transport for London
- Nigel Featham appointed Managing Director of Go North East in addition to Go North West
- Ben Gilligan becomes Managing Director of East Yorkshire Buses
- Partnership will explore opportunities to bid for bus contracts in Paris
- The French market was identified as a priority under Go-Ahead's new corporate strategy
- Recruitment campaign launched to hire 180 people, bringing total workforce close to 800
- Roles to support ongoing expansion of bus operations in and around Dublin
- Ireland is one of Go-Ahead’s four public transport markets outside the UK
The following press release was issued by Passenger.
The Go-Ahead Group has set out a strategy to increase spending with small and medium sized businesses across all 12 of its UK bus and rail operating companies.
Go-Ahead today welcomes the announcement from the Department for Transport (DfT) regarding extended funding of bus services in England, to be provided by the UK Government.
David Brown, Chief Executive of Go-Ahead has provided a statement on the publication of the national bus strategy.
- Go-Ahead cements its position as the UK’s largest operator of electric buses with new ‘clean, green’ fleet across the North East
- Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Fund helps to fund £2 million move, which takes electric buses to Newcastle and Gateshead
- The move helps Go-Ahead accelerate towards target of operating a ‘net zero’ bus fleet by 2035
- Transport Secretary Grant Shapps hails move as example of industry “actively supporting” Government’s ambitions to end the UK’s contribution to climate change
- Bus and rail services play a critical role in keeping communities connected
- Go-Ahead is supporting local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to remain viable and to grow during the pandemic and in the longer-term
- Go-Ahead’s bus and rail companies have delivered £5 million worth of community investment through volunteering, donations and fundraising in the past five years
- Go-Ahead’s Billion Journey Project is the UK’s largest transport accelerator programme for start-up and scale-up businesses
- Swiftly worked with bus company Go South Coast to improve efficiencies by 15 per cent to enable more reliable and quicker journeys
- Nine innovative companies trialed their technology across Go-Ahead’s bus and rail businesses
- Go-Ahead bus companies have created home activity sheets for children to support parents
- Go South Coast launches online ‘bus school’ with English and art activities
- Buses continue to be at the heart of communities even though fewer services are running