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Stagecoach invests in its future pipeline of talent by launching a new and improved graduate leadership programme

  • Stagecoach’s Graduate Leadership Programme relaunched after four years.
  • Nine graduates have joined Stagecoach teams across UK.
  • Across the 2023 graduate cohort, there is a 44% gender split, 33% ethnic background and 44% also qualify as socially mobile supporting the commitment to a more diverse employee population.
Stagecoach unveils its Armed Forces Covenant bus-2

Stagecoach recognised by Armed Forces Covenant with Silver Award

  • Previously awarded bronze by AFC
  • Supported by Stagecoach Armed Forces Employee Network of over 100 employees
  • Recently partnered with AFC to unveil its Poppy branded bus
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Stagecoach launches its first UK-wide corporate ticketing scheme with BT Group

  • Available to all employees at 17 Contact Centres across Scotland, England and Wales
  • Providing a 10% saving on weekly and monthly tickets
Engineering apprentice James Rostill (Nuneaton Depot, Stagecoach Midlands) shows his apprenticeship certificate

Stagecoach recognised in Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for the 2nd year

  • Britain's biggest bus and coach operator recognised for investment in skills development
  • 2nd highest entry of any company in the transport, travel and logistics sector
  • Sector-leading skills investment follows 20-year commitment to apprenticeships
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Stagecoach confirms its ongoing participation in the £2 fare scheme and extends competition to win a year’s free travel!

  • Stagecoach announces extension of £2 fare offer until the end of October 2023 
  • 50,000 bus services per day in England offering single fares capped at a maximum of £2  
  • Operator celebrates the extension of the scheme by continuing free travel pass giveaway – with further prizes to be won each month 
  • Builds on Stagecoach’s continuing commitment to offer value-for-money fares  
  • Offers new incentive for people to move out of cars and onto bus, improving air quality 
Andy Burnham (Mayor of Greater Manchester, fourth from left) with Lee Wasnidge (MD Stagecoach Manchester, third from left) at today's press announcement. 
Full attendees (from L to R):
Cllr Shah Wasir, Rochdale Council (Portfolio Holder for Highways)
Cllr Lucy Smith Deputy Leader, Bury Council
Lee Wasnidge, Managing Director Stagecoach Manchester
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
Ian Humphreys, First Bus
Matt Rawlinson, Diamond
(then onto the front row again)
Cllr Arooj Shah, Leader, Oldham Council
Cllr Neil Emmott, Leader, Rochdale Council
Lorna Fitzsimons, GM Business Board

Stagecoach Manchester awarded three major franchise contracts

  • Middleton, Queens Road and Oldham depots will transfer from 24 March 2024 
  • 87 routes served by fleet of 349 buses and 947 employees  
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Three Stagecoach customers crowned King of the bus!

  • An Exeter, Manchester and West of England Stagecoach customer win free travel for a whole year in the Stagecoach King of the Bus Competition.
  • Competition part of the company’s celebrations to mark the coronation of King Charles III.
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Stagecoach announces appointment of Chief Operating Officer

  • Sam Greer to become Chief Operating Officer of Stagecoach in September 
  • New Asset Management division to be created to drive decarbonisation plan 
Stagecoach unveils its Armed Forces Covenant bus-2

Stagecoach supports Armed Forces Day 2023 with nationwide free travel

  • Free travel for military and ex-military personnel on 24 and 25 June
  • Commitment to Armed Forces highlighted by employee led Veterans Network
  • Free bus travel also available annually on UK Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday
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Stagecoach become the UK's first bus and coach operator to join United Nations Global Compact

  • Stagecoach Joins the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest voluntary corporate sustainability            initiative 
  • Supports further its commitment to transparency through ten globally aligned sustainability principles