News

241 items found, showing page 17 of 21

Southeastern Class 395s aerial shot

Southeastern Direct Award Contract Extension

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed a 12-week extension to the current Southeastern franchise, from 6 January 2019 to 1 April 2019.

Regional bus story

Go-Ahead awarded Dublin Commuter Routes

The Go-Ahead Group, one of the UK’s leading public transport operators, is pleased to have been announced as the preferred bidder for a commuter bus tender in Dublin by Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA), building on the company’s commitment to bring improvements and investments to the capital’s public transport services.  

Go Ahead

Go-Ahead reveals industry-first supply chain sustainability charter

The Go-Ahead Group has today announced its Sustainable Procurement Charter, the industry’s first comprehensive supply chain policy that establishes minimum criteria in core areas of corporate social responsibility.

Teenage passenger on Go East Anglia Hedingham bus in Essex

Go-Ahead’s Buses Win Record Score For Passenger Satisfaction

Go-Ahead Group (LON: GOG) has been crowned England’s best bus operator, with more than nine in 10 customers endorsing the company’s services, according to independent figures from Transport Focus.

Full marks from Ofsted for Go-Ahead’s apprenticeship scheme

Go-Ahead flies the flag for new skills at National Apprenticeship Week

  • Go-Ahead has set a target to recruit over 1,000 new apprentices, across the rail and bus network, by the end of 2019
  • Go-Ahead is the only public transport operator registered as an approved provider delivering apprenticeships across both bus and rail
  • 65% of new apprentices at Go-Ahead London have come from BAME backgrounds and one-in-five of the positions have been filled by women
Full marks from Ofsted for Go-Ahead’s apprenticeship scheme

Go-Ahead Group sets target to recruit over 1,000 apprentices

5 March 2019 –The Go-Ahead Group announces today that it will double the number of apprentices in its ranks over the course of 2019, as its bus company Go-Ahead London opens the doors of a new recruitment and training academy in South London.

Southern Customer Service representative at Brighton station

Go-Ahead teams up with TfL and ViaVan to roll out demand responsive service in London

London, 20 February 2019 – The Go-Ahead Group is working with Transport for London (TfL) and ViaVan, Europe’s leading provider of on-demand transport, to launch a year-long trial of a new responsive transport service across the borough of Sutton.

Regional bus story

Go-Ahead agrees terms with FirstGroup to purchase Manchester bus depot

The Go-Ahead Group is pleased to announce it has agreed terms with FirstGroup to purchase the Queen’s Road bus depot.

Teenage passenger on Go East Anglia Hedingham bus in Essex

30 new electric buses in 2020 secures The Go-Ahead Group’s position as largest operator of electric buses in the UK

LONDON – The Go-Ahead Group is delighted to announce that Brighton & Hove Bus and Go North East have been named by Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani as recipients of funding for a new wave of ultra-low emission buses.

Chatty Bus (50)

Go-Ahead pledges to reduce loneliness with new “chatty” bus campaign

LONDON – One of the UK’s largest public transport operators is increasing its efforts in the fight against loneliness and social isolation with the launch of a new “chatty bus” campaign across its operations, encouraging passengers to talk to someone new every day.

HeroImage-02

Go-Ahead urges passengers to get active for the first and last mile of their journeys

Go-Ahead is encouraging people to start the year in a healthy way, and consider taking exercise for the first or last mile of their journeys, in partnership with active travel experts RunFriendly and the University of Leeds.