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UK’s first full size autonomous bus carries passengers for the first time as part of the testing process in major milestone for innovative project

  • 22 passengers experienced the UK’s first full-size autonomous bus for the first time as part of the testing process  
  • When launched, it will be the first registered service of an autonomous bus in UK 
  • Capacity for around 10,000 journeys across the Forth Road Bridge every week 
  • Co-Design Panel invited to try the service, and offer feedback ahead of its official launch 
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Stagecoach searches for new graduates to join its UK wide team

  • UK’s biggest bus and coach operator on the hunt for new graduates
  • Graduate programme offers proven opportunities for future managers and leaders
  • Applications open until 27 February at https://employers.sanctuarygraduates.co.uk/stagecoach/#benefits
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Transition to new management team as Stagecoach looks to next phase of growth

  • New structure reflects evolution of business from global listed plc to UK private company
  • CEO Martin Griffiths to retire from Stagecoach; CFO Ross Paterson also decides to step down
  • Ray O’Toole becomes Executive Chairman and Bruce Dingwall appointed CFO
  • Carla Stockton-Jones continues to lead the day-to-day operations of the business
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Over 300,000 bus journeys made using new £2 single bus fares on Stagecoach services in first few days of national initiative

  • Services on the South Coast and in South Lancashire amongst those seeing the highest number of travellers  
  • Stagecoach bus services in England offering single fares capped at a maximum of £2  
  • Builds further on Stagecoach’s continuing commitment to offer value-for-money fares  
  • Offers new incentive for people to move out of cars and onto bus to improve air quality
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Stagecoach employees walk almost 9000 miles to raise money for charity partner Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

  • Over £1000 raised by Stagecoach employees 
  • Driver David Hunt walked 1000 miles in a month 
  • Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity one of Stagecoach’s partnership charities  
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Stagecoach offers single bus fares for £2 as part of national initiative

  • Bus services in England to offer single fares capped at a maximum of £2 as part of national government initiative
  • Builds further on Stagecoach’s continuing commitment to offer value-for-money fares
  • Offers new incentive for people to move out of cars and onto bus to improve air quality
  • Government initiative reflects pressure on the costs of running bus services
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Stagecoach gets customers into the festive spirit with community activity taking place up and down the country

  • Santa buses, Santa’s grottos, local charity support and prize giveaways taking place
  • Range of activity across England, Scotland and Wales
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Stagecoach celebrates the achievements of its female talent

  • Two female leaders added to Women in Hospitality, Transport & Leisure’s Women to Watch
  • Stagecoach aims to achieve 40% female leaders by 2026 as part of its Diversity and Inclusion plans
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Supertram confirms new fares from 2 January 2023

  • Cost of some tram tickets increasing from January, with discounts available on online and app tickets
  • Steps taken to protect passengers with below inflation increases
  • Changes reflect rising costs of running tram services
  • Fares pay for day-to-day running of services, continued investment and other customer improvements
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Stagecoach helps Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity children to enjoy a festive day out

  • Bus transport provided by Stagecoach to help children with complex, lifelong illnesses and their Roald Dahl Nurses to enjoy a festive day out at Clarence House
  • Part of Stagecoach’s Giving for Good initiative which supports communities and good causes across the country
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Stagecoach confirms plans to increase electric bus fleet by over 80% as new report details "year of progress" on company's journey to net zero

  • Britain's biggest bus operator to increase number of e-buses from 184 to 343 in next 12 months 
  • UK's first all-electric bus city networks set to go live in Inverness and Perth in 2023 
  • 32% reduction in carbon emissions per passenger journey in 2021-22
  • Stagecoach greener public transport services help customers avoid c20,000 tonnes of CO2
  • 100% renewable electricity used across the business