News

300 items found, showing page 10 of 25

SBW StagecoachWebFiles DesktopCarousel

Stagecoach celebrates Scottish Bus Week by encouraging people to ditch their cars and try the bus

  • Community events planned across Scotland 
  • Free journeys being offered on vintage buses 
  • Helping reduce carbon emissions with one full double decker bus taking 70 cars off the road  
IMG 2400

Stagecoach officially opens new customer contact centre in Perth, offering improved customer service to communities across the UK

  • Demonstration of continued commitment to customers and communities served 
  • New centre has created over 60 full-time roles 
  • Improved seven-day a week service with extended opening hours 
  • Marks key milestone in its customer transformation strategy  
CAVForth Autonomous Bus High Res

UK’s first full-sized autonomous bus takes to the roads of Scotland for the first time

  • Live road testing taking place from this week for next two weeks
  • Passenger service planned to go live in late summer
  • Europe’s most complex and ambitious public autonomous bus pilot
  • Over 20 Stagecoach ‘Autonomous Bus Professionals’ being recruited to support the service
SLT

Stagecoach takes major step towards the opening of new Perth customer contact centre as Scottish customers start to use the new service

  • Demonstration of continued commitment to customers and communities served 
  • Scottish pilot begins this week in Perth with full opening planned for May 
  • Improved seven-day a week service with extended opening hours  
Stagecoach Group

New report from Stagecoach sets out pathway to attracting over one million new passengers to the UK’s bus networks through the switch to Zero Emission Buses

  • New report sets out pathway to attracting over one million new passengers to the UK’s bus networks through the switch to Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs)
  • Research makes clear that the costs of the transition cannot fully be borne by passengers, with fare rises to finance the increased costs of greener buses risking a significant reduction in bus patronage
  • Results show that three quarters of people in Yorkshire want to see their local bus company move to ZEBs, whilst 17% would use the bus more if ZEBs replaced local diesel buses
  • Report highlights significant operational and commercial challenges all bus operators face to introducing a full ZEB fleet
  • It sets out a detailed plan for introducing greener buses, with a series of recommendations for industry, government and local authorities to meet the practical challenges and deliver on passenger expectations, including securing a sustainable long-term funding model
Electric bus Manchester

New report from Stagecoach sets out pathway to attracting over one million new passengers to the UK’s bus networks through the switch to Zero Emission Buses

  • New report sets out an ambitious national vision for achieving the introduction of 100% Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) across the UK
  • Independent research shows that over a million new passengers could start using buses if the transition to ZEBs is done right, having a significant impact on modal shift from cars to public transport
  • Research makes clear that the costs of the transition cannot fully be borne by passengers, with fare rises to finance the increased costs of greener buses risking a significant reduction in bus patronage
  • Report highlights significant operational and commercial challenges all bus operators face to introducing a full ZEB fleet
  • It sets out a detailed plan for introducing greener buses, with a series of recommendations for industry, government and local authorities to meet the practical challenges and deliver on passenger expectations, including securing a sustainable long-term funding model
Electric bus Perth

New report from Stagecoach sets out pathway to attracting over one million new passengers to the UK’s bus networks through the switch to Zero Emission Buses

  • New report sets out an ambitious national vision for achieving the introduction of 100% Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) across the UK
  • Independent research shows that over a million new passengers could start using buses if the transition to ZEBs is done right, having a significant impact on modal shift from cars to public transport
  • Research makes clear that the costs of the transition cannot fully be borne by passengers, with fare rises to finance the increased costs of greener buses risking a significant reduction in bus patronage
  • Report highlights significant operational and commercial challenges all bus operators face to introducing a full ZEB fleet
  • It sets out a detailed plan for introducing greener buses, with a series of recommendations for industry, government and local authorities to meet the practical challenges and deliver on passenger expectations, including securing a sustainable long-term funding model
T Bilby & L Horton

Supertram partner with local artist to encourage people to back their community

  • Campaign aims to re-connect the people of Sheffield to their local shops, parks and restaurants 
  • Luke Horton creates four designs to be used on trams throughout the city 
  • Encourages people to leave the car at home and help reduce carbon footprint  
Stagecoach WomensDay 4

Stagecoach breaks the bias on International Women’s Day with increase in female driver applications

  • Target for 40% female leaders by 2024
  • Over a third of women currently in talent development programme, marked as successors
  • Women@Stagecoach launches its first diversity focussed podcast themed around Breaking the Bias
  • All-female driver bus route to mark International Women’s Day
  • 18% increase in female driver applications
thumbnail Image (1)

Stagecoach celebrates diverse range of drivers as part of Bus and Coach Driver Recruitment Week

  • Over 2,500 new drivers have joined Stagecoach in past nine months
  • People attracted to the role from other professions include a hairdresser to the stars, archaeologist and pilot
  • Flexible roles with something for everyone
  • Driver applications up by 32%
  • Driving roles available at depots right across the UK
Barnsley-HIRESb-7815 Driver photography

Stagecoach announce new driver vacancies as part of Bus and Coach Driver Recruitment Week

  • Applications are open for driving roles across all depots in the UK
  • Recruitment events being held across the UK
  • Driver applications up by 32% since before the pandemic
  • 2,250 new drivers employed since May 2021