Scottish Citylink celebrates the launch of a new fleet of vehicles on Edinburgh and Glasgow route with free coach travel

Free coach travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow on Saturday 18 January and Sunday 19 January Customers must book online in advance to take advantage of offer – www.citylink.co.uk* Offer part of Scottish Citylink celebrations to launch brand new £7million fleet of vehicles on 900 Service New coaches have luxury interior features to further improve customer comfort… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces changes in its Managing Directors for North region

Changes to Stagecoach Managing Directors for Merseyside and South Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and North Lancashire and Midlands Part of Stagecoach’s ongoing business change programme Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a number of moves within its bus businesses in the north of the country, which will see four Managing Directors… Read the full press release

Stagecoach named as a finalist in Northern Power Women Awards

Stagecoach shortlisted in the Large Organisation category Recognition follows initiatives by Stagecoach to build inclusive workforce Stagecoach recently rated as Britain’s top public transport company for diversity and inclusion Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is proud to have been named as a finalist in this year’s Northern Power Women Awards. Britain’s biggest… Read the full press release

Stagecoach: Oxford Tube introduces improved timetable and a brand-new express service

New timetable and express services started this morning 12 express journeys to Baker Street Monday to Friday, between Oxford and London in both directions Significant increase in number of journeys – an extra 13,446 seats each week Up to every 8-minute frequency on Saturdays leaving Oxford Stagecoach, who operates the Oxford Tube, confirmed fares will… Read the full press release

Stagecoach: Sam Greer to succeed retiring Robert Andrew as new Regional Director for Scotland

Sam Greer to take over as new Regional Director for Scotland Follows announcement that Robert Andrew is to retire after 35 years in the transport industry Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has named its new Regional Director for Scotland as Sam Greer. Sam, who has been in the transport industry for 35… Read the full press release

Stagecoach South introduces new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses in Basingstoke

Basingstoke welcomes environmentally-friendly bus fleet Perth, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South has unveiled a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses to the Basingstoke community. A £5.3 million investment by Stagecoach has enabled the rollout of 32 new Euro 6 low emission buses celebrated at a launch ceremony in Basingstoke on Monday 2nd December,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach wins two awards at the National Transport Awards

Winner of Most Innovative Transport Project for employee experience app, Blink Blink implementation part of Stagecoach drive to enhance employee engagement Part of the winning team for Improvements to Bus Services for the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance Perth, Scotland, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach was named in the winning team for two awards… Read the full press release

Stagecoach in search for new graduates to join its Graduate Leadership Programme for 2020

UK’s biggest bus and coach operator on the hunt for new graduates for 2020 Graduate programme offers proven opportunities for future managers and leaders Applications until 31 December 2019 at www.stagecoachgrads.com Perth, Scotland, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is on the hunt for a team of new graduates to join the UK’s biggest bus and… Read the full press release

Stagecoach to invest £80 million on new vehicle orders to help tackle car congestion and air quality

More than 350 new buses and coaches ordered across UK Planned orders include 48 electric buses for Manchester and South Wales Mix of local buses with latest Euro 6 emissions standards and state-of-the-art coaches due for delivery this year Local authorities urged to match private sector investment with measures to tackle road congestion. Perth, Scotland,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach appoints Michelle Hargreaves as new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England

Michelle Hargreaves to take on permanent role following retirement of Andy Campbell Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England. Michelle Hargreaves has been confirmed as the new Stagecoach East Managing Director after taking on the role on an interim… Read the full press release

Stagecoach extends East Midlands Trains services

Contract to run to at least August 2019 More investment in technology, stations and infrastructure to benefit customers East Midlands Trains most punctual inter-city rail operator for past decade Over £200m in payments from Stagecoach to taxpayer over last 11 years Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is to continue its successful track record of running East… Read the full press release

Stagecoach trials world’s first retrospective pricing app to give better value to rail commuters

Hindsight aims to stop people wasting money on train tickets they don’t need Free app developed by British tech start up Global Travel Ventures Limited Technology automatically swaps commuters to available lower-priced tickets, after they’ve travelled Passengers effortlessly get the lowest-priced set of tickets across the week – even if their plans change Perth, Scotland, 2018-Dec-05… Read the full press release

Stagecoach East Scotland driver Ian Field named UK Bus Driver of the Year

Stagecoach East Scotland driver wins Best Bus Driver of the Year Award Stagecoach West driver takes second place Five Stagecoach drivers finish in the top 10 26 Stagecoach staff compete in national finals Perth, Scotland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach East Scotland driver Ian Field, 39, who works at St Andrews garage was one… Read the full press release

ScotRail, Stagecoach and Transport Scotland partner to introduce smart, multi-modal travel in nine locations across Scotland

PlusBus day, weekly, monthly and 3 monthly tickets can now be stored on ScotRail Smartcards and StagecoachSmart cards. Perth, Scotland, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Bus and rail operators have worked together to deliver smart, integrated travel in nine Scottish locations through the multi-modal PlusBus scheme. Train operator ScotRail has worked with bus company… Read the full press release

Stagecoach partners with Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and Fusion Processing to trial autonomous single deck bus

No driver will be required when vehicle is off-highway Technology delivers road safety benefits when vehicle driven in manual mode Bus to be used autonomously within depot environment later this year PERTH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Work is underway to trial the UK’s first full-sized driverless bus. Transport operator Stagecoach confirmed today (23 July… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces new Director appointments to deliver business change programme within its UK Bus Division

New Business Change Director to be appointed Michelle Hargreaves and Darren Roe to take on new roles New UK Bus Managing Director appointments confirmed PERTH, Scotland, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced new Director appointments to help deliver a business change programme within its UK Bus Division. The innovative new programme is designed… Read the full press release

megabus.com set to launch London’s first low-cost sightseeing tour

New megasightseeing.com product to provide two-hour* non-stop tour of London Tickets available from only £1** on every service See up to 50 famous sights across the capital in two hours PERTH, Scotland, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Industry leading transport provider megabus.com is to launch London’s first low-cost sightseeing tour. Tickets for the capital’s new… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports Greener Journeys national campaign to clean Britain’s air

Stagecoach Policy Development Director Liz Esnouf pledges her support for modern, clean buses in the fight for clean air Official guidance directs local councils to be lenient on biggest polluters and penalise buses instead PERTH, Scotland, 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has called for buses to be put at the heart of the UK’s… Read the full press release

Stagecoach has 12 finalists at the 2017 UK Bus Awards

Transport group has 12 finalists at national awards Three Stagecoach employees in the running for top awards Finalists in categories covering bus and the community, unsung heroes and young manager of the year Perth, Scotland, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for a host of top honours at… Read the full press release

Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach continues to roll-out contactless bus travel across the UK

Contactless payments available at seven Stagecoach regional companies, covering more than 3,000 buses Company aims to deliver contactless bus travel across UK by early 2019 PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Millions of Stagecoach passengers now have access to contactless bus travel as Britain’s biggest bus operator continues to roll-out the technology across… Read the full press release

Stagecoach names Paul Thomas as new Managing Director of its East Scotland operations

PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach today (27 June) confirmed that it has appointed a new Managing Director of its East Scotland operations. Paul Thomas, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the bus industry, will take up his new post from 10 July. He will take on responsibility for Stagecoach… Read the full press release

Stagecoach rolls out mobile ticketing across UK

Britain’s biggest bus operator rolls out mobile ticketing across UK Stagecoach Bus app offers day and weekly tickets, journey planning, next-stop information and live bus tracking Thousands of downloads of the app since its launch Tough action needed on congestion to help passengers fully benefit from bus networks PERTH, Scotland, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

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