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First Bus Electric Single Decker

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 expected the change will help to improve journey times and reduce waste.
DPD Staff Manager David Scott (L) and First Bus Scotland Commercial Director Graeme Macfarlan (R) announce the new partnership

First Bus and DPD launch inaugural partnership in bid to make Glasgow greener


First Bus Family On Board

First Bus Scotland scoops major sustainability award at 2022 Scottish Transport Awards

  • First Glasgow wins Contribution to Sustainable Transport Award for completion of UK’s largest electric vehicle charging hub
  • Lifesaving First Glasgow drivers Billy Bell and Mark Macduff share Frontline Employee of the Year award
  • First Glasgow receives commendation in Public Transport Operator of the Year category, while First Aberdeen recognised for launch of world’s first hydrogen double deckers in 2021.
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 Glasgow LEZ low emission buses (1)

First Glasgow announces further pay increase for drivers across Greater Glasgow

  • Glasgow’s largest bus operator is announcing an increase in pay for all drivers.
  • First Glasgow is recruiting for new bus drivers across its Greater Glasgow operations.
  • Trainee and part-time positions are also available.
75 at night

First Bus supports Glasgow night-time economy with return of night bus services

  • Return of weekend night bus network
  • 11 routes/corridors served across the city and beyond from evening of Friday 17th June.
  • 6pm PLUS ticket covers travel after 6pm as well as night bus services, starting from only £4.
  • Young Persons (Under 22s) Concessionary Card holders can travel for free on First Glasgow night bus services
  • Night bus network is returning to help boost the night-time economy in the city and to help ease the pressure by recent rail disruption.