Giles Fearnley - Articles and news items

First Bus becomes first nationwide public transport operator to offer Barclays Pingit as mobile payment option

Industry news  •  19 November 2014  •  First Bus

First Bus, the UK’s leading bus operator, has become the first nationwide public transport company to offer Barclays Pingit as a mobile payment option…

Glasgow 2014 drives forward with First Bus contract for Commonwealth Games travel

Industry news  •  1 May 2014  •  FirstGroup

Glasgow 2014 revealed that First Bus has become the latest addition to the Games Sponsor Family…

Record bus passenger satisfaction scores for FirstGroup

Industry news  •  26 March 2014  •  FirstGroup

Managing Director of FirstGroup’s Bus Division, Giles Fearnley, has welcomed the results of the latest Bus Passenger Survey published by independent watchdog, Passenger Focus…

First UK Bus welcomes Better Bus Area funding

Industry news  •  15 October 2013  •  First Group

First UK Bus is a key partner in two new areas to receive funding from the Department for Transport…

FirstGroup announces £76m bus order

Industry news, News  •  14 February 2013  •  FirstGroup

FirstGroup revealed that its bus division has ordered 464 new vehicles worth £76m for delivery in the 2013/14 financial year…

Ticketing Supplement (free to view)

Issue 6 2011, Supplements  •  9 January 2012  •  

Transport for London gets ready to open up option for contactless bank card ticketing (Shashi Verma, Director of Fares & Ticketing, Transport for London)
ITSO – determined to deliver (Michael Leach, CEO, ITSO Limited)
Groundbreaking bus ticketing technology at the heart of First UK Bus’ growth strategy (Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of FirstGroup’s bus division, First UK Bus)
LASSeO: helping to deliver electronic services for the public sector using the full potential of smartmedia (Mick Davies, Chairman, LASSeO Ltd)

FIRST UK BUS launches mobile site

Industry news, News  •  22 September 2011  •  FirstGroup

FIRST UK BUS, has launched a new mobile website designed to give customers accessing First bus information from smart phones…

FirstGroup announces £160m bus order

Industry news, News  •  30 March 2011  •  FirstGroup plc

FirstGroup has revealed that its bus division is to order £160m of new vehicles over the next two years from UK bus manufacturers…