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Date Headlines
15 December 2016
Leeds city centre commuters enjoy luxury bus upgrade
15 December 2016
Greyhound expects more than 850,000 customers this holiday season
14 December 2016
Mo-bros and bus-taches: FirstGroup colleagues raise more than £1,500 during Movember
12 December 2016
FirstGroup launches hunt for finance and engineering graduates
12 December 2016
FirstGroup’s rail and bus operations win at inaugural North of England Transport Awards.
09 December 2016
First Transit announces first North American autonomous passenger shuttle pilot
07 December 2016
Marketing campaign ro raise awareness of faster boarding times when customers switch from cash to mTickets
06 December 2016
Hull Trains announces industry approval to run extra services
06 December 2016
Over £180million bus improvements proposed in new transport plan for Leeds
29 November 2016
FirstGroup employees pledge half-a-million to charity
29 November 2016
First Essex supports Trussell Trust foodbanks in Southend
22 November 2016
Greyhound expects more than 540,000 customers to travel this Thanksgiving
16 November 2016
Tramlink – FirstGroup statement on RAIB interim report
15 November 2016
FirstGroup publishes half-yearly results
10 November 2016
Statement on Tramlink
02 November 2016
Hull Trains to expand fleet with £60 million deal
28 October 2016
Working on buses just the ticket for First recruits
28 October 2016
First Rail Support launches new look at this year's Euro Bus Expo
27 October 2016
Countdown to new trains for the North begins
27 October 2016
First Student signs new contract with Lawrence Public Schools in Kansas
25 October 2016
TransPennine launch £50,000 environmental and community fund for new projects
21 October 2016
First Bus wins employee learning prize
21 October 2016
FirstGroup announced as Rail Supplier for Hull UK City of Culture 2017
21 October 2016
Newly named 500 seat train to mark re-opening of Severn Tunnel
19 October 2016
Over £25,000 raised by Bristol depot open day
19 October 2016
First Potteries announces £1.3m investment in eight new buses
18 October 2016
Call for more drivers to keep wheels on the bus turning
17 October 2016
FirstGroup secures two top prizes at National Transport Awards
17 October 2016
First Student joins campaign to prevent bullying during national school bus safety week
14 October 2016
Kids across Yorkshire and the north east travel for £1 this half term
14 October 2016
First Student safety manager named National Safety Council rising star
13 October 2016
FirstGroup to feature in the new series of BBC insurance fraud documentary.
06 October 2016
First Essex donates bus to local fire service
04 October 2016
First West of England introduces new environmentally friendly buses for University of Bath students
04 October 2016
First Solent hits the accelerator with 17 new premium vehicles worth £3 million for its flagship Eclipse fleet
03 October 2016
First Bus relaunches journey cards to help customers use the bus with confidence
30 September 2016
Great Western Railway and partners scoop top rail industry award
22 September 2016
Greyhound customer website wins British design industry prize
20 September 2016
First York driving down emissions in the city
19 September 2016
Discounted train travel from the moors to the museum, from the shops to the seaside
19 September 2016
'Britain Runs on Rail' - M&C Saatchi and Rail Delivery Group launch new campaign
16 September 2016
Somerset Passenger Solutions wins bus service contract for EDF Energy's Hinkley Point project
15 September 2016
First Glasgow backs call for action on congestion to end threat to city’s bus network
15 September 2016
First Bus win prestigious prize at low carbon champions awards
14 September 2016
First Transit prepares to go back to college
09 September 2016
First Bus drivers celebrate success at UK Bus Driver of the Year Awards 2016
05 September 2016
New trains mark the start of improved services for London and the Thames Valley
02 September 2016
£29.8m bus rapid transit scheme set for launch
01 September 2016
Guilford County Schools in North Carolina continues long-term partnership with First Student
30 August 2016
Train operator teams up with Moorsbus to encourage eco-friendly travel through Yorkshire’s finest scenery
24 August 2016
First Bus drives innovation in bus technology
17 August 2016
University of Alabama extends partnership with First Transit
09 August 2016
TriMet LIFT paratransit operations continues partnership with First Transit
04 August 2016
FirstGroup companies shortlisted for seven National Transport Awards
03 August 2016
FirstGroup team wins top insurance industry award for combatting fraud
26 July 2016
First West Yorkshire launch new low emission buses on Leeds - Bradford corridor
21 July 2016
£2 million Glasgow Airport Express bus fleet takes off
20 July 2016
FirstGroup signs first US commuter rail contract
06 July 2016
New £1m bus investment announced as public urged to leave cars at home for Catch the Bus Week
06 July 2016
First Student donates school bus for New Haven Public Schools summer meals program
06 July 2016
Oregon's Gresham-Barlow School District continues 50-year partnership with First Student
05 July 2016
First West Yorkshire announce £10m investment in 45 new double deck buses
04 July 2016
First Scotland East agrees sale of East Lothian operations to Lothian Buses
23 June 2016
20 Gurkhas from First Essex urge public to get behind Armed Forces Day
22 June 2016
Tri Delta Transit Continues Partnership with First Transit
21 June 2016
First Student location receives perfect score on Kansas State Transportation Safety Review
21 June 2016
Second instalment of GWR £2.2 million community fund up for grabs
16 June 2016
FirstGroup/MTR joint venture to bid for South Western franchise
15 June 2016
Statement regarding Supreme Court case  
09 June 2016
Massachusetts School District selects First Student for transportation services
08 June 2016
Great Western Railway confirms brand new trains for Thames Valley commuters
07 June 2016
South Yorkshire teenagers to benefit from new partnership between First South Yorkshire and the Football League Trust
07 June 2016
New partnership to benefit young people in West Yorkshire
03 June 2016
FirstGroup reaction to Greener Journeys report - "The Impact of Congestion on Bus Passengers"
27 May 2016
First Glasgow engineer scoops top accolade at major industry awards
23 May 2016
More new trains for the North and Scotland
18 May 2016
FirstGroup reaction to the announcement of the Bus Services Bill in today’s Queens Speech
17 May 2016
The Buses of Somerset step in to assist bus passengers after WebberBus ceases operation
16 May 2016
Doncaster Bus Partnership launched with new bus investment
13 May 2016
Ten First Student locations receive ASE Blue Seal of Excellence
12 May 2016
New London-Edinburgh low fares rail service given green light
11 May 2016
New dawn for Doncaster buses
10 May 2016
TransPennine Express’ ‘Where Next Project’ mentorship scheme to showcase Northern and Scottish talent
09 May 2016
£1.4million investment for Hull Paragon Station ready for City of Culture 2017
27 April 2016
FirstGroup announces £70m investment in 305 new buses
27 April 2016
First Transit awarded American Airlines shuttle operations contract at Philadelphia Airport
18 April 2016
Paddington Station’s new ticket hall delights 175th customer
15 April 2016
Record number of First Bus drivers receive top performance award
14 April 2016
First Bristol take up Mayor's challenge to introduce smart technology
14 April 2016
First Student awarded new special education contract in Northern California
14 April 2016
RailAir shortlisted for major coach industry award
12 April 2016
£440,000 donated to Prostate Cancer UK by FirstGroup and its employees as partnership reaches first anniversary
12 April 2016
First Bus shortlisted for ten Scottish Transport Awards
08 April 2016
New Group Head of Environment for FirstGroup
06 April 2016
Nebraska Panhandle Consortium extends contract with First Student
06 April 2016
First Vehicle Services announces unique partnership with Florida International University
05 April 2016
FirstGroup begins connecting the Northern Powerhouse with new services
04 April 2016
First Rail remains an industry leader in Supplier Relationship Management
01 April 2016
Launch of new intercity rail operator signals start of £500m investment into rail operations in the North and Scotland
31 March 2016
TransPennine Express and Angel Trains orders 95 Inter-City rail carriages from UK manufacturer Hitachi
29 March 2016
North West's first guided busway welcomes first passengers
23 March 2016
Green light for First Hull Trains to continue service until 2029
22 March 2016
First Student locations collect thousands of bottles of water for Flint residents
18 March 2016
Scotland’s bus operators to deliver smart ticketing for millions of passengers
11 March 2016
Poo buses, Shaun the Sheep and upcycled brollies – FirstGroup plays leading role in Bristol European Green Capital year
10 March 2016
FirstGroup unites with Prostate Cancer UK to launch new awareness campaign
02 March 2016
Greyhound launches completely redesigned mobile app
29 February 2016
First Bus Reports Growing Sales Of Flexible Multi-Journey Tickets As Numbers Of Part Time Workers Rise
17 February 2016
Guided busway on track for first passengers
17 February 2016
Bus Partnership sees £7m investment to improve public transport in Rotherham
09 February 2016
First Transit Awarded Paratransit Services Contract for METROLift
04 February 2016
Gold standard Investors in People accreditation for First Shared Services
29 January 2016
FirstGroup celebrates the best of the best at awards ceremonies
27 January 2016
First Bus appoints new Finance Director
27 January 2016
FirstGroup train companies score highly in Transport Focus passenger satisfaction survey
20 January 2016
First Transit in discussions to enter Indian bus market
12 January 2016
Major transport operators consider transformational plan for contactless travel on every bus in Britain by 2022
12 January 2016
Aspiring wordsmiths of First Bus writing competition to feature in BBC Radio documentary
11 January 2016
First Aberdeen celebrates achieving Investors in People accreditation
11 January 2016
First Kernow completes purchase of Webbers Coaches’ assets and contracts
11 January 2016
First West Of England Launch Revolutionary Electric Buses
07 January 2016
Appointment of Managing Director designate for TransPennine Express
07 January 2016
Millions get access to smart, multi-operator bus ticketing with delivery of transport group pledge