One route is withdrawn and two have been allowed modifications, although two further changes were blocked The Competition Commission (CC) has provisionally allowed FirstGroup to withdraw one bus service and modify two other services in Glasgow, but has ruled against other requested changes from the operator.
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Driver is hailed for his quick thinking and heroic actions when he came across a car accident Bus Driver Steven Godfrey, 41, from Bonchester Bridge (just outside Hawick) has been awarded a ‘Superstar’ award by First Scotland East, after he came to the rescue of a middle aged couple involved in a road traffic accident.
The concession rate to be reduced from 67% to 60% of adult fare, with a further reduction to 58% to follow Transport Scotland and the bus industry have signed up to new fare reimbursement arrangements which include a phased reduction in the reimbursement rate over the next two years.
Transport Scotland (TS) has announced its £13.2m Kessock Bridge project will see extensive resurfacing and upgrading works carried out on the 30-year-old bridge between February and June 2013 and between February and June 2014. The structure carries the A9 trunk road north from Inverness to the Black Isle across the Beauly Firth.
First Glasgow, the city’s biggest bus operator, has announced its bus fleet is now made up entirely of low floor buses.
Former bus conductor MSP harps back to SBG days & criticises First’s closure of its East Lothian operation East Lothian’s MSP Iain Gray has announced his intention to bring a Private Members Bill to the Scottish Parliament to strengthen regulation of the bus industry.
McGill’s, Scotland’s largest privately-owned bus company, has announced it has agreed a deal to acquire Dumbarton-based Loch Lomond Bus Services Limited which trades as McColl’s, for an investment of around £3m.
Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown has revealed the government is providing a further £2.5m for the Scottish Green Bus Fund.
A letter from a part-time coach driver to the Scottish Transport Minister has seen a response ruling out an imminent law change on the subject of alcohol aboard coaches.
Launch is most recent of £4m investment in East Scotland fleet improvements Stagecoach has further enhanced its environmental credentials with the introduction of hybrid dieselelectric buses in Aberdeen.