The new scheduling software will enable First Bus' operating companies to improve the service and operational efficiency of 4,000 buses across the UK, enhancing services for over one million daily passengers.
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Following the launch of its Scottish coach network on 8 August 2022, FlixBus has expanded its daily routes to include the city of Dundee, serving more customers and locations than ever before.
As part of the new network, FlixBus will work in partnership with McGill's to provide daily service to and from Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Aberdeen four times a day.
As part of the Scottish government’s continued efforts to tackle air pollution across the country, Low Emission Zones will be introduced across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.
First Bus’s completed depot will allow 150 electric vehicles to be charged at one time, supporting its growing electric fleet in Glasgow, as well as other businesses during the day when its buses are out on service.
In line with its commitment to provide Scottish-based coach travel, FlixBus has collaborated with McGill's Buses to add a new route from Manchester to Glasgow - further expanding on the bus companies' existing partnership.
The Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has called for four tests to be applied when determining bus recovery funding in Scotland to enforce transparency and better protect vulnerable communities who depend on the bus network.
First Glasgow's Caledonia bus depot is set to become the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging hub, with Phase One of the transformation now complete.
First Bus has recently announced that its Caledonia depot is to become the UK’s largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging hub, marking a significant step towards the bus operator’s net zero targets, as well as the UK’s wider ambitions. Andrew Jarvis, Portfolio Managing Director, takes a deeper look at the project.
First Bus is hoping to transform the Glasgow depot into the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging hub, with the first phase of the project scheduled to be completed this year.
New tram lines could soon be built in Edinburgh while an overhaul of Glasgow’s transport network is on the cards with light rail, metro, and bus rapid transit systems all slated for development.
Temporary free access to bike-share services in Glasgow and Edinburgh has been put in place as COVID-19 lockdown measures ease.
The project aims to provide improved connections between major places in Glasgow, and public spaces, walking routes, new pedestrian crossings, and electric car and bike hire stations will also complement the project.
The new buses are said to be a statement of intent for the city’s transport, as they look to join the electric revolution to help meet their target of net zero emissions by 2030.
The arrival of new subway trains in Glasgow highlights the latest development in the £288 million subway modernisation project across the city.