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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

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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.
First Glasgow new EV fleet operating the COP26 delegate shuttles

First Bus to invest £35m in green transport for Glasgow and Aberdeen with ScotZEB funding from Transport Scotland

  • First Glasgow and First Aberdeen have been awarded a combined £18.6m in ScotZEB funding and will deliver 74 new electric vehicles across both cities.
  • First Bus will invest a further £16.4m to further increase its zero-emission fleet.
  • Over 40% of vehicles operating out of First Glasgow’s Caledonia and Scotstoun depots will be fully electric and zero-emission by Spring 2024.
  • First Bus will future-proof its Scotstoun and Aberdeen depots with installation of the required electrification infrastructure.
Josh Falconer

First Bus leads the way with green technology apprentice training

First Bus highlights the success of its engineering programme as National Apprenticeship Week 2022 kicks off

Duncan Cameron, Managing Director for First Bus in Scotland.

First Bus announces official appointment of new Managing Director in Scotland

Former MD of First Aberdeen and Operations Director of First Glasgow has now been appointed to succeed Andrew Jarvis as Managing Director for First Bus in Scotland. 

First Aberdeen's Hydrogen Double Decker fleet

Passengers prepared to abandon Union Street altogether if bus access isn’t restored

  • Mobility and accessibility a real concern to customers who view the restriction of access to union street as unnecessary
  • Bus travel is less attractive and people are unwilling to accept a long travel experience for a pedestrianised shopping space.