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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
First Glasgow services travelling through Glasgow city Centre

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

  • Brand new ‘Tap On Tap Off’ fares introduced in Glasgow to make bus travel around the city cheaper and even easier
  • Some fare prices will rise with ticketing updates, but customers should see better value and flexibility overall
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First Glasgow increases entry rate of pay for PCV licence holders as recruitment drive ramps up further

  • Glasgow’s largest bus operator is increasing its entry rate of pay to £12 per hour.
  • First Glasgow is recruiting for new bus drivers across its Greater Glasgow operations.
  • Trainee and part-time positions are also available.
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First Bus to match fund and donate all profits from Hampden Express service to DEC in support of Ukrainian crisis

Passengers travelling to Hampden with First Bus ahead of Scotland v Poland game will be supporting the DEC’s efforts

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 £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.
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First Bus driver reunited with passenger after giving him a second chance at life

The importance of life-saving skills highlighted as passenger suffered cardiac arrest

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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. 

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First Glasgow to implement new pay deal for drivers

First Glasgow’s drive for new recruits took yet another shift in gear with the announcement of a new pay deal that improves pay progression and shift payments for its employees.