Stagecoach supports the expansion of the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals’ global feeding programme

PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Support by Stagecoach Group for the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals has helped add more than 200 schools to its global feeding programme over the past 12 months. Stagecoach donated £70,000 to the charity’s ‘Feed Our Future’ campaign last year, with a further £30,000 of support coming from Chairman Sir… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports Perth’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021

Transport group supports bid for 2021 prestigious title Exciting opportunity to boost City’s wider economic ambitions Perth should pull together to promote city’s young talent PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Britain’s biggest bus operator, Stagecoach, announced today (16 February) that it is backing Perth’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021…. Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces appointment of new Managing Directors of its bus operations

PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ —Bus operator Stagecoach announced today (31 August 2016) that it has appointed two new Managing Directors of its bus operations. Edward Hodgson, currently Managing Director of megabus.com Europe, will also take on the position of Managing Director, Stagecoach South, from 1 October 2016. This follows the promotion of… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains reaches halfway point in its fleet refurbishment programme

Virgin Trains fleet refurbishment programme milestone achieved LONDON, 2016-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ —  Refurbishment programme part of £40 million investment pledge to improve current fleet Virgin Trains will pass the halfway point in its fleet improvement programme on the east coast when the twenty-third train to be completely refurbished rolls out of Craigentinny, Edinburgh,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach joins forces with the Freight Transport Association to develop training course to further improve safety standards

New inspection training course aims to further improve safety standards and vehicle reliability PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to develop a bespoke training course which aims to further improve safety standards and vehicle reliability. The new inspection training course will be… Read the full press release

Stagecoach launches ‘Pledge to help’ initiative in partnership with Mental Health Action Group and Anxiety UK

• ‘Pledge to help’ developed in partnership with Mental Health Action Group and Anxiety UK • Enhanced training and awareness programmes to boost confidence in bus travel • New support line for employees as part of drive to break down barriers • Stagecoach initiative backed by Transport Minister Andrew Jones Perth, Scotland, 2016-May-20 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Doncaster Bus Partnership to introduce revised bus network alongside new, lower-priced multi-operator tickets

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The newly-formed Doncaster Bus Partnership – a voluntary agreement between First South Yorkshire, Stagecoach, Arriva, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive and Doncaster Council – will also introduce a revised bus network alongside new, lower-priced multi-operator tickets from Sunday 15 May, following public consultation last year. This latest investment… Read the full press release

TV personality Ferne McCann achieves bus driving qualification as part of Stagecoach campaign to attract more female bus drivers

• This Morning presenter passed bus driving test after training with Stagecoach • Star backing campaign to attract more female bus drivers Perth, Scotland, 2016-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — TV personality Ferne McCann has successfully achieved her bus driving qualification after training with Stagecoach as part of a campaign to attract more female bus… Read the full press release

Research reveals bus travel costs are 55% cheaper than same commute by car

Bus passengers save on average more than £90 per month by leaving car at home Biggest annual savings of more than £5,500 found in Cambridgeshire Stagecoach survey of around 35 key commuter routes in England, Scotland and Wales   Perth, Scotland, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New national research has found commuters can save around… Read the full press release

Major transport groups completes roll-out of smart, multi-operator ticketing in England’s biggest city regions

NEWS RELEASE ISSSUED ON BEHALF OF STAGECOACH, FIRSTGROUP, GO-AHEAD, ARRIVA AND NATIONAL EXPRESS • Seamless bus travel now in place in all nine major city regions in England • System covers more than a third of the 26,000 buses outside London • Significant private investment in partnership with transport authorities • Initiative delivers easier, cheaper… Read the full press release

Stagecoach launches transformational new responsive website to meet customer needs

New, fully mobile site, designed to meet customer needs Improved journey planner allows passengers to search for journeys and buy tickets online New fare calculator, personalised timetables and ‘search for your nearest bus stop’ option Improved accessibility for users with visual impairment Perth, Scotland, 2015-12-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Millions of Stagecoach bus passengers… Read the full press release

Stagecoach, Merseytravel and Arriva form ‘Bus Alliance’ to increase passenger journeys

Perth, Scotland, 2015-12-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is part of a new formal ‘Bus Alliance’ with transport body Merseytravel and operator Arriva which aims to grow the number of fare paying passengers, improving customer satisfaction and driving up investment for the benefit of all who use bus services. The alliance has ambitious growth targets… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports new campaign to improve transport accessibility for young wheelchair users

Disabled children’s charity Whizz-Kidz focuses on better independence and confidence Get On Board report finds challenges remain despite significant investment in accessibility Stagecoach joins new national Accessible Travel Alliance to help make a lasting difference PERTH, Scotland, 2015-11-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach, Britain’s biggest bus and coach operator, is backing a new campaign to… Read the full press release

Bus engineering apprentices recognised at Stagecoach’s 11th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards

Recognition for outstanding UK Bus apprentices PERTH, Scotland, 2015-10-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 11th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Nine bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at a ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash… Read the full press release

Stagecoach invites bus and rail passengers to nominate their favourite member of staff for the 2015 Customer Service Champions Award

• Customer Service category part of Stagecoach Group Champions Awards • Cash prizes for passengers who enter winning staff member • Awards also recognise success in safety, environment, health, innovation and community • Customer nominations can be made by visiting www.stagecoach.com or emailing champions@stagecoachgroup.com PERTH, Scotland, 2015-2-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach Group has launched its 2015 Champions Awards… Read the full press release

Stagecoach study: bus remains 60% cheaper than commuting to work by car despite falling pump prices

Stagecoach survey shows bus users save average of more than £1,200* a year by leaving car in driveway Annual savings could almost pay household gas and electricity bills for a year Survey of around 40 key commuter corridors in England, Scotland and Wales PERTH, Scotland, 2015-2-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Catching the bus is… Read the full press release

Stagecoach to keep passengers connected this Christmas by running coach services throughout the festive season across the UK and mainland Europe

megabus.com to serve more than 30 towns and cities on Christmas Day across UK and mainland Europe Scottish Citylink to run special Hogmanay services in Scotland Oxford Tube services to operate on Christmas Day PERTH, Scotland, 2014-10-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach will keep passengers connected this Christmas by running coach services throughout the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices recognised at its 10th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards

• Praise for outstanding UK Bus apprentices PERTH, Scotland, 2014-10-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 10th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Nine bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at a ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received… Read the full press release

Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for host of top honours at the 2014 UK Bus Awards

Transport group has 10 finalists at national awards Two Stagecoach companies nominated for Operator of the Year Four Stagecoach employees in the running for top awards Finalists in categories covering innovation, marketing and putting passengers first PERTH, Scotland, 2014-10-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for a host of… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announced changes to the management structure of its UK Coach division for the expansion of its coach operations in UK and Europe

Focus on expanding both megabus.com and Scottish Citylink operations in the UK and Europe Perth, Scotland, 2014-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach has announced changes to the management structure of its UK Coach division to deliver further expansion of its coach operations in the UK and Europe. From 1 July 2014, Elizabeth Esnouf, current… Read the full press release

Stagecoach upgraded its energy management system to cut energy consumption at its bus depots in UK

• System helps save 55,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions in the past 10 years • £2.2m investment saves more than £7.8m in energy bills Perth, Scotland, 2014-04-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach has cut energy consumption at its bus depots in the UK following the introduction of an upgraded energy management system. The Perth-based transport group… Read the full press release

Finalists announced in the 2013 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel

2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four pioneering sustainable travel schemes from the UK and Belgium have been selected as finalists in the 2013 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel. Each finalist is now one step closer to winning a share of the £30,000 prize fund, when the ultimate winners are announced on 20 June 2013. The Awards,… Read the full press release