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First Bus in Doncaster kicks off Pride celebrations in 2024 with a dedicated bus design for the city.

  • Today, June 11th saw First Bus unveil it's dedicated bus design to kickstart Pride celebrations in Doncaster
  • The main Pride event in Doncaster will take place on 10 August at Townfields in Doncaster, First Bus will be offering free travel to the event.
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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 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. 
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
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Travelmaster 7-day tickets will not be available for purchase on board a bus using the contactless function from 30th July due to excessive fraudulent use

  • From 30th July, TravelMaster 7-day tickets will not be available for purchase through the contactless function on board a bus. 
  • Cash purchases remain valid to purchase a 7-day TravelMaster ticket.
  • The change is being made to counter fraudulent activity related to the purchase of this ticket using the contactless       payment function. 
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'First Bus Great Expedition' - walking to support Macmillan in Doncaster

  • First Bus Great Expedition challenge across the UK
  • Local team at First Bus in Doncaster took on the challenge and walked 10 miles, equalling 270,000 steps  
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Government funded £2 flat fare initiative extended to October on bus travel in South Yorkshire, some other fares will change from 28th May

  • The Government funded £2 Flat fare remains in place until October.
  • Popular 3 in 7, 5 in 7 and 10 journey tickets offer total flexibility for travel.
  • New Tap on Tap off ticketing technology big switch on in the summer will simplify payments and can help speed up boarding times, journeys, and reliability, and is flexible and accessible for anyone with a physical digital bank or credit card.
  • £300k investment by First South Yorkshire in Tap-on Tap-Off technology to take another important step to pave the way for an all-operator integrated system in the future.