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Stagecoach expands budget coach service to southern United States

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New budget coach services out of Atlanta, Georgia, to 11 major cities Over 70 locations now served across the United States and Canada More than 13 million customers benefit from great value travel deals Successful low-cost coach provider has created more than 500 jobs Stagecoach Group announced today (25 October 2011) that it is expanding the North American network run by its market-leading budget coach operator to the southern United States. Low-cost coach services will start running out of a new hub in Atlanta, Georgia, to 11 cities in the states of ...

Britain's first budget sleeper coach service hits the road

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Overnight service with beds to run between Glasgow and London New service offers budget fares, free wi-fi, toilets and on board refreshments Britain’s first budget sleeper coach service starts running between Glasgow and London from this evening (21 October 2011). The new pilot service is operated by Stagecoach Group’s market-leading budget coach provider and offers fares ranging from £1 to £40. Passengers have their own berth, which is equipped with a reading light and curtain for extra privacy, as well as a duvet, pillow and blanket. ...

Important information about National Express and Eurolines connections

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The BUPA Great Birmingham Run Many roads in Central Birmingham will be totally or partially closed for this event between 2:00 and 16:00 on Sunday 23rd October 2011. Diversionary routes and congestion on the roads will most likely affect our Coach Services until late afternoon. Some of our services may therefore incur delays coming into Birmingham Coach Station from the south via the M5, M40 and M42 routes into Central Birmingham. There may also be delays on services coming in from the north via the M5 and M6 routes. Birmingham Five Ways and Bearwood stops will also be clo...

Hull gets on board as bus use soars

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Passenger numbers on Hull buses shoot up 30% in past nine years Increase is equivalent of cutting more than 3.5m car trips from the city’s roads Strong partnership with Hull City Council key to success Hull has seen one of the biggest rises in public transport use in the UK over the past nine years, according to figures released today. The figures show that bus operators Stagecoach East Midlands and East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) have seen combined passenger growth of 30% on their services in Hull since 2002-03 as more people ditch the car for convenient, go... expansion in the USA

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Stagecoach has expanded its network in the United States and Canada to operate out
of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston. The expansion brings to 64 the total number of locations covered in North America from the company’s six key hubs.As part of the latest expansion, Omaha residents can now travel to Chicago; Des Moines, Iowa; and Iowa City, Iowa, and a new route has been established between Memphis and St Louis, offering one daily departure. Dale Moser, President and Chief Operating Officer of in North America, said: Our latest expansion ...

Cheltenham Open with National Express

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A major highlight of the British Racing Calendar with 3 days of racing and 80 trade stands in The Open Shopping Village. This historic race has a great atmosphere in the grandstands, bars and restaurants and with top class racing it's this autumn's hot ticket for a great day out. All National Express coaches are scheduled to ensure you arrive in plenty of time for the first race. Their return coaches will be ready after the last race to take you back home. Packages and travel only options available to book using the specially prepared journey planner Venue: Cheltenham ...

Double success for Stagecoach at top bus industry awards

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Stagecoach and Alexander Dennis awarded inaugural Green honourLondon employee named Bus Engineer of the YearStagecoach is celebrating a double success at the 2011 Route One Operator Excellence Awards after winning two top honours.The Perth-based transport group and Scottish vehicle manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) were jointly awarded the inaugural Green Award at the Birmingham ceremony, after leading the UK on the introduction of state-of-the-art green hybrid-electric buses which produce up to 30% less carbon emissions than conventional diesel vehicles.And Stage...

Biggest busway beats the queues

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Stagecoach is running services on the world’s longest busway after the successful opening of the multi-million-pound public transport link. The revolutionary new link offers a reliable, fast and frequent service seven days a week between Huntingdon, St Ives and Cambridge, giving locals a high-quality alternative to the long queues and uncertain journey times on the notoriously congested A14. Stagecoach, one of two operators providing services on The Busway, is using a £3 m fleet of 20 luxury buses fitted with small rubber guide wheels. “The Busway is a visionary pro...

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