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First Bus and Hitachi Europe to drive zero emission agenda forward via strategic partnership
Strategic partnership will support First Bus in its decarbonisation journey, starting with the provision of 148 electric buses over the next 18 months to Caledonia depot. Agreement encompasses battery finance, smart charging software, and on site zero carbon power generation. First Bus and...
School pupils plug in SSE pure electric bus at First Bus official COP26 charging facility
Unique SSE EV Bus tour concludes at First Bus Caledonia garage in time to be charged at one of the official EV facilities for COP26 School pupils joined by Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack MP and Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights Patrick Harvie...
First Bus completes purchase to take full control of Somerset Passenger Solutions
First Bus has taken full control of private coach company Somerset Passenger Solutions (SPS). SPS, which started in 2016 as a joint venture with 50/50 ownership between First Bus and Somerset-based JJP Holdings (JJPH), operates the contract to provide transport for workers employed at the Hinkley...
First Bus announce completion of initial phase of new rapid EV charging hub for new electric fleet
Works are complete on First phase of landmark rapid charging station on First Bus Glasgow Caledonia depot ahead of the city hosting COP26 later this year. First Glasgow completes Phase One of its green transformation with installation of state-of-the-art rapid charging units 22 new electric...
First Bus reinforces commitment to diversity in engineering on International Women in Engineering Day 2021
First Bus announces support to EqualEngineers Pathway Programme and EngineeringUK’s Tomorrow’s Engineers Code Bus operator highlights existing apprenticeship programme and involvement in the annual IRTE Skills Challenge A member of the First Bus team at this year’s IRTE Skills Challenge,...
Work starts on UK's biggest electric vehicle charging station
Work is underway to future-proof First Bus’s Caledonia depot in Glasgow; the UK’s largest bus depot Impressive transformation due for completion in summer 2022, with first phase of works expected to be complete by September this year Phase One of the development will support the arrival of 22...
Arrival and First Bus confirm the start of zero-emission bus trials
Arrival, the company creating electric vehicles using its radical new technologies, today announced that it will begin trials of its zero-emission Bus with First Bus, one of the UK’s largest transport operators. The trials, which will see Arrival buses navigating existing First Bus routes in...
First Bus announces app update to live-track bus capacity
This week we will be launching an update to our mobile app that will enable customers across the UK to live track not only the location of their next bus but also its available capacity, as we continue to develop ways to help customers social distance on board our fleet. First Bus will be the...
National Bus Strategy
First Bus welcomes the publication of the National Bus Strategy, and the customer-focused vision within.
Women at First Bus
International Women’s Day 2021 In celebration of International Women’s Day, here at First Bus we’re highlighting some of the amazing women who work with us.
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