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Martin Harris, MD Brighton & Hove and Metrobus

Brighton & Hove and Metrobus Managing Director Martin Harris to retire in November 2021

  • Martin has managed two of the UK’s busiest bus businesses (Brighton & Hove Buses and Metrobus) since 2013
  • He has occupied senior roles across Go-Ahead since the mid-1980s
  • His ground-breaking work as Managing Director has focused on community, partnerships, innovation, diversity and inclusion
Go-Ahead London engineer in depot

Go-Ahead takes steps to safeguard transport workers’ mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Southeastern to launch mental health charter for rail operators this month, with the aim to extend to bus
  • Covid-19 pandemic sharply escalates stress, anxiety and isolation among transport workers
  • Go-Ahead is training Mental Health ‘First Aiders’ at every UK rail and bus business
Go North East electric bus in Newcastle

Leave your car at home twice a month for the good of the planet, urges Go-Ahead

  • Switching one in 25 car journeys to public transport would save the UK two million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions
  • Public transport and active travel (walking and cycling) are part of the Government’s Green Ten Point Plan
  • Earth Day (22 April) encourages individuals to think how they can help to Restore Our Earth
Brighton & Hove Bus near the pier

Go-Ahead comment on national bus strategy

David Brown, Chief Executive of Go-Ahead has provided a statement on the publication of the national bus strategy.

Passengers wearing face coverings on Southern train

Go-Ahead Group Half year results for the six months ended 2 January 2021

Three priorities unchanged through the pandemic: to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and customers; to play our role in society; and to protect our business.

Brighton & Hove bus outside the Royal Pavilion

Statement on budget: Go-Ahead Group urges further measures to support green transport

  • Super-deduction could enable investment in green transport technology
  • Support for apprenticeships will be a boost for career switchers
  • Go-Ahead calls for more measures to get people out of their cars
Go-Ahead London engineer in depot

Go-Ahead training mental health first aiders across all its bus companies

  • 10 regional bus companies will each have go-to representatives on mental health
  • Practical training is provided to spot triggers, reassure people in distress, and seek support
  • Initiative developed in response to a UK-wide increase in anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic
Go North East electric bus in Newcastle

Go-Ahead named most admired transport company for community and environmental responsibility

  • Go-Ahead tops table of 11 UK transport companies in independent ranking on community and environment
  • The company received the highest scores overall of all bus and train operators
  • Research is published by Britain’s Most Admired Companies (BMAC) - Britain’s longest running survey of corporate reputation
Apprentice bus driver, Dobbet Donaldson

Go-Ahead invests for rebound in public transport by hiring more than 1,100 apprentices in 2021

  • The Go-Ahead Group sets a goal of hiring more than 1,100 apprentices across bus and rail in 2021
  • Transport operator bucks the economy-wide trend of falling apprenticeship starts
  • Two thirds of Go-Ahead’s apprentices will be deployed on London buses
Metrobus' mobile vaccination bus

Go-Ahead bus is one of the UK's first Covid-19 Mobile Vaccination units

The NHS and Metrobus have launched one of the UK’s first Covid-19 Mobile Vaccination Units in a bus in Crawley, targeting hard-to-reach and vulnerable communities.  

Go North East vaccination shuttle bus

Go-Ahead launches one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services in the North East

Go-Ahead bus company Go North East has today launched one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services.

Go North East electric bus in Newcastle

Go-Ahead tops UK transport industry in cutting carbon emissions

  • The Go-Ahead Group achieves “A minus” rating from the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
  • Emissions down 22% since 2016 despite international expansion in operations
  • Impact of the “beast from the east” storm prompted renewed focus on climate change
  • Rating reflects benefits of Britain’s largest fleet of zero-emission electric buses