All News

41 items found, showing page 3 of 4

New Hydrogen fleet outside Marischal Sqaure

Scottish bus operators to save up to 220 minutes per day on some routes as they wave goodbye to concession paper receipts

  • Concessionary ticket users will no longer receive a receipt for their journey from 20th February.
  • All contributing bus operators will be making the change across their wider businesses throughout Scotland.
  • It is hoped the change will help to improve journey times and reduce waste.
First Bus Electric Vehicle Single Decker

First Bus Scotland commits £35 million to electric bus investment

  • 74 new electric vehicles on route to Glasgow and Aberdeen
  • Glasgow bus fleet soon to be 40% electric
  • Aberdeen fleet set to be 50% emission free
First Bus x Aberdeen FC - AFC Christian Ramirez (l), First Bus Scotland MD Duncan Cameron (r)

First Bus to give Aberdeen FC fans FREE matchday travel to home games during 22/23 season

The offer means Aberdeen fans across the city can travel to games easily and free of charge

38 , 75

Scottish men over 55 don’t feel guilty about choosing their cars over bus

  • First Bus data reveals Scottish men are less environmentally conscious than women when it comes to transport
  • 35 - 44 year olds (70%) are the most frequent car users
  • Over 55 year olds (41%) don't feel guilty for choosing to use car over bus
New Hydrogen fleet outside Marischal Sqaure

First Aberdeen introduces new ticketing options that reflect customers’ post-pandemic travel needs

  • Wide range of ticket options introduced to make bus travel easier across the city
  • Some fare prices will rise with ticketing updates, but most customers will see better value and flexibility overall
Janette Bell, MD First Bus UK

First Bus encourages women across Scotland to join as recruitment events aim to #BreakTheBias

  • First Bus Scotland is holding recruitment events across the country to shine a light on the opportunities for women to excel in the business
  • Traditional perceptions and stereotypes amongst the biggest challenges for First Bus to overcome
First Glasgow new EV fleet operating the COP26 delegate shuttles

First Bus to invest over £10.5m in green transport for Aberdeen with ScotZEB funding from Transport Scotland

  • First Aberdeen has been awarded a share in approved ScotZEB funding and will deliver 24 new electric buses across the city.
  • First Bus has committed to spend a further £16.4m across its King Street depot in Aberdeen and Scotstoun depot in Glasgow.
  • 30% of First Aberdeen’s fleet will be made up of zero-emission vehicles by Spring 2024.
  • First Bus will future-proof its Aberdeen depot with installation of a new electrification infrastructure.