Go-Ahead Group - Articles and news items

Go-Ahead awarded Outer Dublin Metropolitan Area bus contract

Industry news  •  14 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Go-Ahead Group has been chosen by Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) to operate bus services in the Outer Dublin area.

Go-Ahead launches contactless payments in Oxford

Industry news  •  8 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Go-Ahead has begun accepting contactless payments at its Oxford division, comprising Oxford Bus Company, Thames Travel and Carousel Buses.

Go-Ahead joins with RNIB to improve bus travel for blind and partially sighted people

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  

Go-Ahead has signed up to the RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Bus Charter, to ensure services are accessible for passengers with sight loss. The ‘We’re On Board’ Bus Charter, which sets out 13 commitments, aims to help improve travel for blind and partially sighted people. Go-Ahead has partaken in ‘Swap With Me’ events as […]

New look hybrid buses Go-Ahead in London

Industry news  •  27 April 2016  •  Mandy Parrett, Editorial Assistant

Bus operator, Go-Ahead London, is set to increase its already considerable fleet with 85 brand new Volvo B5LH Euro 6 hybrid buses.

Go-Ahead to operate bus services in Singapore

Industry news  •  23 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A contract to operate 25 bus services in the Loyang district of Singapore has been awarded to Go-Ahead Group by the country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA).

Route 88 latest TfL network to get New Routemaster buses

Industry news  •  24 August 2015  •  Victoria White

Bus route 88 has become the latest on the Transport for London (TfL) bus network to be served entirely by New Routemaster buses…

BYD and ADL form alliance to supply London’s first pure electric bus fleet

Industry news  •  4 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Vehicle manufacturers BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) have signed an agreement to produce London’s first-large scale, zero-emission, single deck bus fleet.

GKN and The Go-Ahead Group using F1 technology to improve fuel efficiency of London buses

Industry news  •  31 July 2014  •  GKN

GKN plc and The Go-Ahead Group have agreed a deal that will help reduce emissions in cities with the supply of electric flywheel systems to 500 buses over the next two years…

Cubic and Southern Railway team up to provide ITSO on Southern and Transport for London Network

Industry news  •  6 November 2013  •  Cubic Corporation

This work is in conjunction with Transport for London’s ITSO on Prestige project…

Statement from the Go-Ahead Group regarding Docklands Light Railway bid

Industry news, News  •  30 August 2013  •  Go-Ahead Group

Go-Ahead Group has advised Docklands Light Railway that its joint venture with Colas Rail has withdrawn from the competition process…

M-Ticketing hits major milestone at Go-Ahead

Industry news, News  •  31 July 2013  •  Go-Ahead

Go-Ahead reached a major milestone this month as its bus companies continued to roll-out mobile ticketing…

Anglian Bus MD to leave the business in July

Industry news, News  •  29 April 2013  •  Go-Ahead Group

Andrew Pursey, Anglian Bus Managing Director, is to leave the company in the summer…

Go-Ahead announces organisational changes in its South East bus operations

Industry news, News  •  13 March 2013  •  Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group has announced it will change its approach to managing Metrobus…

Go-Ahead leads the way with £30m investment in greener buses

Industry news, News  •  22 January 2013  •  Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group is leading the industry with its commitment to make bus travel more carbon efficient…

Industry First: PLUSBUS is the key for Southern’s new smartcard

Industry news, News  •  11 December 2012  •  Go-Ahead Group

Go-Ahead company Southern has taken the first step in smartcard ticketing integration, with PLUSBUS tickets now available…