Stagecoach Launches UK’s First Fully-Electric City Bus Network in Inverness
Stagecoach celebrated the launch of the UKs first fully-electric city bus network in Inverness last week, where they were joined by Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth MSP.
Over 300,000 people take advantage of Stagecoach’s £2 single fares in first week
Stagecoach has announced today (6 January) that over 300,000 bus passengers have taken advantage of the new £2 single fares since the launch of the initiative on 1 January 2023.
Britain’s biggest bus operator Stagecoach to increase number of electric bus fleet by over 80%
Stagecoach has confirmed today (28 November 2022) that it is planning to increase its electric bus fleet by over 80% in the next 12 months as it continues its journey towards being a net zero business.
Government to take control of East Coast Main Line from Stagecoach Group
Stagecoach Group will hand back operation of the East Coast Main Line to the government, the train operator has said. The organisation, which has run the franchise in partnership with Virgin Trains since 2015, said it had been advised an “operator of last resort” would be appointed to run the London to Edinburgh service.
SilverRail signs distribution deal with Stagecoach Group
SilverRail has signed a new partnership with Stagecoach Group. Stagecoach Group is one of the UK’s biggest and most experienced rail operators, carrying over 278 million passengers each year – meaning nearly one in five people in the UK use their services across the country.
Competition & Markets Authority raises concerns over East Coast franchise
The Competition & Markets Authority has raised concerns over the operation of the East Coast franchise, which is due to be handed back to private hands after five years under government control. The organisation reviewed whether competition concerns could arise given the coach and rail services already operated by Stagecoach Group, which is due to take over control of the line alongside partner Virgin Rail.
Stagecoach and Virgin joint venture awarded East Coast mainline contract
A joint venture between Stagecoach Transport and Virgin Rail has been awarded the franchise for the East Coast mainline. The firms have agreed to invest £140 million in the route over eight years, and will pay the government £3.3 billion for the contract. The deal will be finalised pending the successful completion of a standstill period of at least ten days.
New coach-rail services for storm hit communities in South West UK
New coach-rail services are set to be launched to help storm-hit communities in the south-west of England, Stagecoach Group announced today (26 February 2014). The integrated service will provide a seamless link between London and the West Country using a combination of South West Trains rail services and megabus.com coaches.
Contactless payments speed up journeys for Stagecoach rail passengers
Stagecoach Group has started the roll out of contactless payments across its rail companies, making it even easier for passengers to buy their train tickets.
Stagecoach Supertram announces British Transplant Games partnership
Stagecoach Supertram today announced a new partnership with the Westfield Health British Transplant Games. The Sheffield transport provider is one of a number of local businesses supporting the Games when the event takes place in the city from 16-18 August.
Stagecoach invests £3.2m in fleet of Britain’s biggest coaches
Stagecoach has announced a £3.2m investment in a fleet of Britain’s biggest coaches as it continues to meet growing demand for its market-leading inter-city travel service, megabus.com.
Stagecoach to return £340m to investors
Bus operator Stagecoach has proposed returning £340 million to shareholders, following a review of its capital structure. The proposals, which require shareholder approval, are worth approximately a fifth of the company’s market capitalisation.