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Passengers at Brighton station in front of Thameslink train

Go-Ahead Buses and Trains Get WiFi Friendly

  • Go-Ahead’s provision of onboard WiFi has been certified for safety and family-friendly content
  • The Wifi Friendly scheme was launched by David Cameron, in partnership with The UK Council for Child Internet Safety
  • Free WiFi is available onboard Go-Ahead buses and trains across the country
Regional bus story

Go-Ahead buses keep communities connected this Christmas

  • Go-Ahead will keep families and friends connected over Christmas with a comprehensive festive bus timetable.
  • Vital services will continue throughout festive break, with buses travelling to key sites including Heathrow, Gatwick and local hospitals across the UK
  • The Isle of Wight’s Southern Vectis will run buses on five routes on Christmas Day
Young passenger on Hedingham bus

Go-Ahead adds life-saving defibrillators to Plymouth bus fleet

  • UK-first pilot scheme sees defibrillators fitted to Plymouth commuter services
  • Ground-breaking partnership with Hearts Together will train drivers and provide instructions for passengers
  •  Defibrillators raise cardiac arrest survival rates from 6% to 74%
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Waterloo bus garage wins international green energy award

  • London’s largest bus operator comes out on top against projects from Chile and Sweden
  • Landmark site in Lambeth was the UK’s first all-electric bus garage
  • The introduction of Go-Ahead London’s electric buses has prevented the emission of 2,500 tonnes of CO2
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Go-Ahead’s Chatty Bus scheme tackles poor mental health

  • Go-Ahead’s bus companies are promoting initiatives to stop the stigma around mental health for Mental Health Awareness Week
  • Go-Ahead is seeking to highlight the role of buses in tackling loneliness and poor mental health
  • The company is encouraging its bus colleagues to focus on wellbeing across the UK​​​​
  • The chatty bus campaign, first launched in January, was welcomed by the then minister for loneliness, Mims Davies
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Go-Ahead rolls out UK’s first geo-location zero-emission buses

  • Next generation electric buses will operate in a zero-emission mode when in Brighton’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone, using geofencing technology[1]
  • Buses run on battery power and have a fully electric drive train, recharged by Euro 6 diesel generator when outside the Zone
  • These extended range buses will run on one of Go-Ahead’s most popular routes in Brighton, served by up to 24 buses every hour
  • Brighton & Hove Buses has the highest number of bus journeys per head [2]outside of London at 67.5 million journeys last year
Brighton & Hove Bus near the pier

Go-Ahead sets goal to double female representation across bus operations

LONDON – The Go-Ahead Group today launches a campaign to encourage more women to apply for jobs in the bus industry – including driving buses, maintaining vehicles and managing depots.

PickMeUp

Britain’s largest demand-responsive bus service celebrates a year of success

OXFORD, 25 JUNE – The UK’s largest demand-responsive bus service[i], today celebrates its first anniversary in Oxford.

Southampton's Air Filtering Bus

Go-Ahead expands air-filtering bus fleet following trial success

The Go-Ahead Group (LON: GOG) is to expand its landmark “air-filtering” bus programme following a successful 100-day pilot and 9,000 miles covered in Southampton.

Young passenger on Hedingham bus

Go North West begins operating bus services

We’re delighted to announce that as of today, Sunday 2nd June, Go North West (GNW) bus services from Queens Road depot are in operation.

Apprentice bus driver, Dobbet Donaldson

Trial of on-demand bus service 'Go Sutton' launches today

A brand new form of public transport has launched today in Sutton, with the start of a 12-month ‘on-demand’ bus trial.

PickMeUp

Britain's largest demand-responsive bus service to expand after passing 100,000 journeys mark

More than 100,000 journeys have been made on PickMeUp, Go-Ahead Group’s ground-breaking on-demand ride-sharing service since it launched in June 2018.