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First Glasgow to introduce revolutionary ‘virtual electric’ buses

Industry news  •  23 October 2014  •  First Glasgow

First Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest bus company, has confirmed that it will invest around £7.4 million in 47 state-of-the-art green vehicles, with additional funding worth £1.3 million for the vehicles secured from the Scottish Government’s Green Bus Fund…

New technology brings seat backs to life on the Glasgow Shuttle

Industry news  •  16 July 2014  •  First Group

With the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games just over a week away, First Glasgow’s award-winning Glasgow Shuttle bus service has introduced new technology…

Firstgroup reveals £20m investment in 109 brand new buses for Glasgow 2014

Industry news  •  3 July 2014  •  Firstgroup

First Bus has announced an investment of £20M in 109 brand new vehicles which will carry customers for the first time at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games…

First Glasgow customers amongst the most satisfied bus users in the UK

Industry news  •  27 March 2014  •  First

The results of a national bus passenger survey published by independent consumer organisation, Passenger Focus, have revealed that First Glasgow customers are amongst the most satisfied in the UK…

First Glasgow reveals future outline of new £20m bus depot and launches employee competition to name new site

Industry news  •  4 March 2014  •  First

The city’s leading bus operator, First Glasgow, has revealed architect’s impressions of the company’s new £20m bus depot and headquarters at Gushetfaulds, in Glasgow’s south side…

Work commences on First Glasgow’s £20m new bus depot

Industry news  •  6 December 2013  •  First Group

New state of the art facility expected to be complete October 2014…

First Glasgow’s zero tolerance approach to vandalism delivers positive results

Industry news, News  •  2 July 2013  •  FirstGroup

First Glasgow confirmed that its zero tolerance approach to combating vandalism has produced some dramatic improvements…

First Glasgow announces £14 million investment in new buses

Industry news, News  •  15 May 2013  •  FirstGroup

First Glasgow has announced a £14.3 million investment in 89 brand new single decker buses.

New App makes bus travel easier for Glasgow customers

Industry news, News  •  8 May 2013  •  FirstGroup

Ahead of the launch of First Glasgow’s brand new bus network simpliCITY, the company is promoting the First Bus App…

First Glasgow confirms changes to its simplicity proposals

Industry news, News  •  18 March 2013  •  First Group

First Glasgow unveiled final plans for SimpliCITY, a new bus network for Glasgow…

Bus services in Glasgow set for major improvement

Industry news, News  •  19 February 2013  •  First Group

First Glasgow revealed plans that will significantly improve and simplify its bus network…

100% Low floor access for First Glasgow’s biggest bus fleet

Industry news, News  •  14 January 2013  •  First Group

First Glasgow is committed to making its bus services accessible to as many people as possible…