AI’s ‘Aye’ For The 111: Introducing Optibus

Stagecoach Group invests in AI based bus route planning tool Investment will help plan the changes in travel coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic; New AI platform Optibus will help improve service delivery and provide more efficient timetables; State-of-the-art artificial intelligence, advanced algorithms and cloud computing used to make timetables smarter; Major technological transformation will […]

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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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Exact Fare Policy Raises More Than £122k for NHS Charities Together

Stagecoach passengers thanked for supporting major donation to the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Appeal Over £122,000 raised by Stagecoach passengers for NHS charity with £19,271.72 raised by Stagecoach Greater Manchester passengers; Passengers thanked for their support in the exact fare scheme, though passengers still encouraged to use contactless payment wherever possible. The Stagecoach Group has […]

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Gimme (Flexi) 5! Stagecoach Greater Manchester Introduces Flexible Season Ticket

New flexible season ticket offers five days unlimited travel on Stagecoach Greater Manchester buses for the price of four days travel Over the lockdown period, working from home has become the norm for white collar workers. Some of which have previously paid for seven-day, 14-day, monthly and annual season tickets for local buses, trams and […]

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“The Next Train Will Not Be Calling At Un-Fairfield Station…”

Outrage as staffing issues sees cessation of train services at Tameside railway station Prior to seeing its franchise being taken over by the Department for Transport’s Operator of Last Resort, Arriva’s Northern operation was noted for its staffing issues. Tameside’s rail passengers were at the sharpest end of Arriva’s staffing issues, as Stalybridge to Manchester […]

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