Manchester is bouncing back – buses reach pre-pandemic passenger levels

Buses reach pre-pandemic passenger levels in Manchester, according to the Go-ahead Group. The Group’s Manchester operator, Go North West, is the first Go-Ahead company in the UK to reach pre-pandemic levels The company is now operating nine out of every 10 buses that ran pre-Covid, and over the last few months it has seen a […]

Go-Ahead Group sets out new business strategy for the ‘next billion journeys’

The Go-Ahead Group has set out a new strategy aimed at delivering profitable growth and a sustainable future for the business in a dynamic market for public transport. The strategy follows a business review led by Christian Schreyer, Group Chief Executive. The company will reinstate its pre-COVID dividend policy of paying a dividend to shareholders […]

Go-Ahead marks International Womens Day by showcasing inspirational women in transport

In a video released today, a cross-section of women from across Go-Ahead’s companies business discuss why they love working in transport, and the exciting opportunities they have to progress their own careers in bus and rail.  The video features women from different countries in a variety of roles – with a range from newcomers to […]

Go-Ahead’s carbon cutting initiatives gain top marks from CDP

The Go-Ahead Group has received an ‘A minus’ rating from CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) for the second year in a row – the highest score of any UK public transport company. CDP is an international, expert group that reviewed more than 13,000 companies worldwide for its 2021 rankings. Go-Ahead has reduced CO2 emissions […]

Go-Ahead buys its first zero emission hydrogen buses

The Go-Ahead Group has signed a contract to buy its first hydrogen powered buses, as part of a deal which could become the largest of its kind in Europe. Brighton & Hove and Metrobus has ordered 20 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from Wrightbus, the Northern Irish manufacturer, for deployment on the Fastway routes in the […]

Go-Ahead promises to spend at least £250m with small businesess each year

The Go-Ahead Group is promising to increase spending with small and medium sized businesses across all 12 of its UK bus and rail operating companies. In a programme aimed at helping small businesses bounce back from the pandemic, the firm says it will spend at least £250 million with SMEs each year from 2022. A […]

Bus company promotes swifter journeys as passengers abandon cash

The bus company Go-Ahead is reporting that three quarters of its passengers now pay digitally when they board regional buses – with an increasing number ‘tapping on’ and ‘tapping off’ when they make a journey. It says they are adopting bank cards, smart watches, phones and smart cards to pay for their journeys. As well […]


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