National Apprenticeship Week 2021: The Bus Industry Builds Back Better

Stagecoach Group UK Managing Director Carla Stockton-Jones on the importance of apprenticeships Amongst the terrible human cost of the Covid-19 crisis, the impact on our country’s young people and their prospects is of major concern. Research published last year by the Resolution Foundation suggested that youth unemployment will not return to pre-pandemic levels for at […]

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New Year and New Man for Stagecoach Greater Manchester

Lee Wasnidge to succeed Elisabeth Tasker in 2021 Lee Wasnidge joins Stagecoach’s largest bus company on 04 January 2020; Successor to Elisabeth Tasker has Background in running rail and air services in Greater Manchester at senior level; New MD has extensive customer service and stakeholder management experience, whilst recognising Stagecoach’s major role in supporting the […]

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‘Busy Bus’ App to Help With Journey Planning

Stagecoach Greater Manchester introduces new app to ensure safe social distancing Data and artificial intelligence to help with social distancing; Traffic light indicator enables passengers to consider alternative, quieter routes. The Stagecoach Group is launching a new smartphone “Busy Bus” indicator app. This will help customers plan their journeys as service frequencies increase across the […]

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Stagecoach Greater Manchester Begins Near Restoration of Weekday and Saturday Timetables

Timetables to run at 70% of pre-COVID-19 levels next month – then to 80% of pre-COVID-19 levels by mid June Across England, the Stagecoach Group has today confirmed it will be increasing bus service levels from the 01 June. Its aim is to get the country moving as lockdown restrictions start to ease. Emergency bus […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Measures: Sunday Service Across Stagecoach Greater Manchester Routes

Important information for bus passengers during the Coronavirus situation From the 28 March [this Saturday], further precautions against the Coronavirus pandemic will be taken by Stagecoach Greater Manchester. With the effects of a near total lockdown leading to an inevitable loss of patronage, most of their routes will be operating an enhanced Sunday service.

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Stagecoach Greater Manchester’s ‘Electrification’ of Didsbury Bus Routes

32 all-electric double decker buses go live This week, Stagecoach Greater Manchester is proud to unveil Greater Manchester’s first double-decker electric buses in a £16.5m investment. The 32 electric buses operate on the popular 111 and 43 routes connecting Manchester city centre, Manchester Airport, five hospitals and three universities. 

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