Go-Ahead Group reaches 1100 zero emission bus milestone

The Go-Ahead Group, a leading provider of public transport services, proudly announces a significant achievement in sustainable public transport with the introduction of an additional 201 zero-emission buses to its fleet at regional bus companies, including Plymouth CityBus, Go Cornwall Bus, Go North East, Pulhams Coaches, Salisbury Reds, Southern Vectis, East Yorkshire Buses, and Brighton […]

Gender Equality: Go-Ahead to recruit 1,500 female drivers by 2035

The Go-Ahead Group has launched a new initiative to attract and recruit 1,500 new women drivers across its bus operations. With the ‘Go-Ahead Women’ initiative, the company is embarking on a mission to achieve 50% gender equality by 2035, marking a significant step in the traditionally male dominated transport sector. Recognising the need for greater […]

Safety checks on electric buses after third fire in a month

Bus operator Go-Ahead is checking around 380 electric buses after one was involved in a fire in south-west London. The BBC reports the bus caught fire at Putney bus garage on Wednesday morning. No-one was injured and the cause is being investigated. A letter to staff from Go-Ahead says a “precautionary” check of about 380 […]

Go-Ahead mobilises Manchester’s first Bee Network buses

The first Bee Network buses left depots in Bolton and Wigan this morning, marking the start of a new era for public transport in Greater Manchester. A fleet of 320 buses will operate 50 routes – the first piece in place of a network eventually intended to span buses, trams, trains and bikes across the […]

Chief People Officer at The Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group has appointed Carolyn Ferguson as the group’s Chief People Officer with oversight over all aspects of human resources. Ms Ferguson has worked for Go-Ahead since 2001 and is described as a highly experienced governance and management professional. She has been Go-Ahead’s Company Secretary since 2006 – a position she will retain in […]

Go-Ahead targets career switchers with commitment to hire 1,100 apprentices this year alone

Go-Ahead has set a target to hire 1,100 bus and rail apprentices in 2022. It is encouraging applicants from all ages and career backgrounds. The announcement comes in advance of National Apprenticeship Week, a government-led initiative that highlights the positive impact of apprenticeships across the UK. The group is the biggest provider of apprentice training […]

Go-Ahead and Arup join forces to create ‘blueprint’ for integration of public transport with active travel

The Go-Ahead Group, one of the UK’s largest public transport operators, has teamed up with engineering and consultancy firm Arup, to create a blueprint which better integrates public transport with walking, cycling, micromobility and digital services, enabling quick and easy connections between sustainable modes of transport. Published today, the Future Mobility Hubs report presents a […]

WSP hires rail expert to run transport and infrastructure business

The engineering professional services consultancy WSP has appointed Charlie Hodgson as Managing Director of its UK Transport & Infrastructure (T&I) business. He joins from The Go-Ahead Group where he was Managing Director of Rail Development and Chairman of their Nordic and German businesses. Go-Ahead is one of the UK’s leading public transport companies and listed […]


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