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Go-Ahead London apprentice

Go-Ahead hires 650 bus and rail apprentices during Covid-19 pandemic

  • Apprenticeship applications double in rail and jump by a third in bus as transport attracts Coronavirus career switchers
  • Despite the challenges of 2020, Go-Ahead has continued to invest in its workforce for the future
  • Recruits include a former airline pilot, a member of the French Foreign legion, a prison van driver and a guitar instructor
Santa Bus Brighton & Hove

Go-Ahead lays on Christmas bus services to support key workers and enable family gatherings

  • Normal services across most routes on Christmas Eve
  • Saturday or Sunday services on Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Special services serving hospitals and airports on Christmas Day
Passengers wearing face coverings on Southern train

Go-Ahead Trading update for the period from 28 June 2020 to 2 December 2020

The Go-Ahead Group plc today announces its trading update for the period from 28 June 2020 to 2 December 2020. The next scheduled update is the Group’s half year results for the six months ending 2 January 2021 which will be announced on 11 March 2021.

Go North East electric bus in Newcastle

Go-Ahead backs 'Net Zero' plan as it launches first fully electric bus fleet in the North East

  • 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
Brighton & Hove bus outside the Royal Pavilion

Go-Ahead pledges to source one third of all its supply chain from boosting local businesses

  • 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
Passengers at Brighton station in front of Thameslink train

Full year results for the year ended 27 June 2020

Results slightly above our revised guidance, with overall financial performance significantly impacted by COVID-19 in regional bus and losses in German rail

Passengers at Brighton station in front of Thameslink train

New GTR contract to run to September 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that GTR’s Emergency Measures Agreement (EMA), which ended on 20 September 2020, has been replaced by an Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement (ERMA).

Go-Ahead Singapore bus

Singapore bus contract extension

The Go-Ahead Group today announces that the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has granted a two-year contract extension to Go-Ahead Singapore to continue operating around 450 buses in the Loyang region of the island.

Brighton & Hove bus outside the Royal Pavilion

Go-Ahead welcomes continuing government support for bus services in England

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. 

JustGo North Lincolnshire

Go-Ahead to launch new ‘JustGo’ ride sharing service across North Lincolnshire

  • Go-Ahead bus company East Yorkshire is launching a demand-responsive bus service in North Lincolnshire next month
  • The scheme, called ‘JustGo North Lincs’ is funded by North Lincolnshire Council, providing a sustainable financial model for demand-responsive transport
  • Passengers in the region can book a bus on demand through a few taps of an app
Passengers at Brighton station in front of Thameslink train

Go-Ahead crowns Swiftly winner of its 2020 innovation programme

  • 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
Passenger using bus app to gauge carbon footprint

Go-Ahead launches new unique AI based technology to help bus customers plan their travel

  • Go-Ahead has developed a unique predictive technology tool to help customers plan the best time to travel on bus services
  • ‘When to Travel’ offers dynamic, colour coded bus timetables that show seat availability on services, giving customers who need to travel the confidence to plan bus journeys
  •  The app and website feature, launching today, helps passengers avoid busy times whilst capacity is reduced to enable social distancing