21 Feb '13, 2pm

Bus and Coach News: London boosts Go-Ahead bus performance: The Go-Ahead Group reports “st... #bus #coach #diesel

The Go-Ahead Group reports “strong trading” in its bus operations for the six months to 29 December. Bus operating profit was up by 5.4 per cent, at £37.1million, and the company says it is on target to produce a bus operating profit of £100million by 2015/16. The increase in operating profit came from the group's London business, where revenue was up by 31 per cent at £211.9million (previous year: £181.2million) and operating profit was £20.2million (£17.2million). The improvement is in part down to expansion, with the acquisition of First's Northumberland Park depot, and in part to the Olympic Games. The group's deregulated bus business saw revenue rise by 14 per cent to £169.4million (previous year: £154.5million) but operating profit fell to £16.9million (£18.0million). The company attributes this to higher fuel costs and the reduction in BSOG. Overall the group's six-...

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busandcoach.com 21 Feb '13, 2pm

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busandcoach.com 21 Feb '13, 2pm

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busandcoach.com 21 Feb '13, 2pm

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busandcoach.com 18 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 15 Feb '13, 12pm

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'Best Bus Stop Ever' (Video)

'Best Bus Stop Ever' (Video)

treehugger.com 22 Feb '13, 8pm

The faux-hidden-camera ad below purports to show the "best bus stop ever", with dog sleds and circus performers, and while...

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busandcoach.com 16 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 15 Feb '13, 12pm

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translink.co.uk 22 Feb '13, 6pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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buses.co.uk 21 Feb '13, 12pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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