Press Releases

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New - service 80 being introduced to the First Bus network linking Killamarsh in North East Derbyshire with Chesterfield

  • First Bus announced it has been successful in being awarded a contract by Derbyshire County Council to run a new bus  service linking Killamarsh with Chesterfield. 
  • The First Bus network in South Yorkshire now provides a bus link between the areas of Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, North east Derbyshire and Chesterfield.
  • The new service 80 starts on Sunday 12th May 2024. 
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GROUND BREAKING EVENT HELD TO ‘SHAPE THE FUTURE OF BUS CAB DESIGN’ 8 March 2024

  • CAB Summit event held at First Bus Leicester
  • Event was led by 'Women in Transport'
  • 30 Organisations attended from the sector
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First Bus in the Potteries donates Christmas Meals to the Hubb Foundation

  • First Bus supports the Hubb Foundation for a second year.
  • Christmas Meals donated for people in need.
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First Bus in Sheffield supports three local foodbanks this Christmas

  • First Bus in Sheffield have donated Christmas meals for Church Food Hub, S2 Foodbank and S20 Food bank.
  • The food was supplied by Asda in Handsworth who also gifted mince pies towards the donation.
  • Sheffield’s Lord Mayor Cllr C Ross was in attendance, along with Clive Betts, MP for the Sheffield South-East.
  • First Bus operate several bus routes in these areas.
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First Bus in Doncaster supports St John's Church & Multibank Foodbank

  • First Bus in Doncaster has donated Christmas meals to St John's Church & Multibank, Balby.
  • The food was supplied by Asda in Handsworth who also gifted mince pies towards the donation
  • First Bus operate several bus routes in these areas.
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First Bus Sheffield launches poppy bus appeal in partnership with Royal British Legion

  • First Bus in Sheffield launched their poppy appeal bus in partnership with the Royal British Legion.
  • The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Colin Ross bought the first poppy as the bus launched the campaign outside the Crucible Theatre.
  • First Bus has a strong affiliation with the Armed Forces, with many veterans working for the business.
  • Royal British Legion with its representatives and military personnel were present for a photo call to start their 2023 poppy appeal.
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First Bus offers free travel for Remembrance Day to veterans and military personnel across South Yorkshire and the Midlands

  • First Bus is offering free travel for all veterans and UK Armed Forces personnel travelling to Remembrance Day activities on 11th & 12th November
  • Veterans and military personnel will get a free return journey by wearing their military uniform or showing the driver their Service ID card
  • First Bus has a strong affiliation with the Armed Forces, with many veterans working for the business
  • Royal British Legion with its representatives and military personnel were present for a photo call to start their 2023 poppy appeal 
Flying Scotsman

First Bus in Doncaster will run a dedicated Park n Ride service to the the Flying Scotsman event on 11 and 12 November

  • Dedicated Park n Ride service every 15 minutes from White Rose Way
  • Dedicated Park n Ride service every 20 minutes from Frenchgate Interchange
  • Adult return fare £3 and £2 for children. Concessionary travel passes will not be accepted on this service. 
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Aircoach launch first ever English routes with new Leicester to Birmingham Airport 24hr service

  • Leicester to Birmingham Airport with a pick up at Fosse Park
  • 16 seats available to book per journey
  • Prices from £9 for a single journey online at Aircoach UK | Aircoach UK 
  • every hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
  • 15kg luggage allowance + a small bag to take onboard 
Doncaster Pride

Travel in style to Doncaster Pride with First Bus and its FREE!

  • Free travel with First Bus to Doncaster Pride on Saturday 12th August
  • Bus services 55, 57, 58 and 73 run from Doncaster Interchange to the event