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Stagecoach Named Britain's Cheapest Bus Provider

Thursday May 8 2014


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STAGECOACH has been named as Britain's best value major bus operator for the third successive year.

Analysis published by transport specialists TAS1 found that Britain's biggest bus operator provides regular passengers with the lowest cost weekly travel.

Stagecoach - which operates an extensive network of local services in Barnsley - carries 48 million passengers every year across the country.

Research found that its weekly travel is on average 12 per cent lower than the next cheapest operator.

Martin Griffiths, Stagecoach's chief executive, said: "Rising costs and public sector cuts all put pressure on prices, but we will continue to work hard to keep fares down and get more people back on board the bus."

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Reply Posted by nobody on Thursday May 8 2014 at 17:28
Also voted the most annoying by car owners.

Reply Posted by lauren on Thursday May 8 2014 at 17:53
Cheapest yeah right 1.90 per bus ride I can remember when I use to get on bus 80p.

Reply Posted by Laurens Dumb on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:14
My Grandad can remember the War but its not something I would want back!

Reply Posted by Truth sayer on Thursday May 8 2014 at 19:13
How can you moan about the price when it's officially the cheapest in Britain. I remember when a pint was under a pound... Times change and you have to move on.... I think they call it inflation.

Reply Posted by Joe blogs on Friday May 9 2014 at 00:18
Nobody - that's because you and most car drivers don't no the rules of the road what a D£&@ !!!!!!

Reply Posted by Fred Bloggs on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:13
And Bus Drivers do? Stopping opposite junctions, leaving there bus with the engine running to have a fag and make telephone calls, waiting outside peoples homes where its not a timing stop, breaking the speed limit to keep ontime.

were all guilty, thats why they nailed Jesus to a cross

Reply Posted by Joe blogs on Friday May 9 2014 at 00:20
80p when was that the 90s lmfao

Reply Posted by Mr X on Friday May 9 2014 at 07:52
Is this an advert?

Reply Posted by Mr Z on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:11
Nope, its a story. Above that theres a picture and what seems to be actual adverts all over the page. But its certainly not a advert. Thanks for your comments tho. pointless but thanks

Reply Posted by d on Friday May 9 2014 at 12:14
cheapest yeah r8 it cost me 1.90 to town and its gone up twice in less than a year. Answer this how much does it realy cost for people to go to town a bet its dnt cost a pound in petrol then excuses start we've cost etc my arse

Reply Posted by e on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:09
Its a business, Why should they travel around south yorkshire for free? I think that unless you live on Sheffield Road, £1.90 is too cheap. Also Petrols free. Havnt you heard. Shell wrote to Stagecoach and said 'Hi, theres loads of whinging tw@ts that live in Barnsley so you can have your petrol for free"

Even though busses run on Diesel ! lolz


Reply Posted by niki on Monday May 12 2014 at 15:15
Certainly not the cheapest and the most unreliable bus service going. Tates is cheaper and better

Reply Posted by Niki's dumb on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:10
Read the story... MAJOR bus company. Tates isnt a major bus company. thats why there cheaper.

Reply Posted by anon on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:18
Cheaper fares, poor wages. I know!

Reply Posted by anony on Monday May 12 2014 at 17:14
If your getting a poor wage you have to wonder if you have valuable skills. If you have then your not using these valuable skill's, If you dont have valuable skills then your worth what your getting paid.

Its all relative. If your worth more go out and get it. If your not, cut your cloth to suit.


Reply Posted by T C on Monday May 12 2014 at 15:30
Well ya know what to do keep travelling with tates

Reply Posted by anon on Monday May 12 2014 at 15:39
Cheap fares, due to poor wages!

Reply Posted by busman on Monday May 12 2014 at 16:06
Its a business and im sure the aim of the game is to make money.... When are the scrubbers round here going to realise that people dont work for free and that its not their god given right to get everything in life without having to work. Get a Job, pay the fare. OR Buy a car, insure a car, tax a car, MOT a car, service a car and THEN Complain!