Details of First Aberdeen's Annual Fares Review, which will be implemented from March 30, include:-
Adult Off Peak FirstDay ticket reduced from £4.10 to £3.80
During fresher's week students term ticket is £300 (a £50 discount)
All other student tickets frozen
All children's tickets frozen (including single tickets)
Park and Ride tickets frozen
First Family Weekend ticket frozen (reduced by 25% in October 2013)
Late night services fares frozen
Stage 3-5 Single Adult ticket increased by 10p to £2.10.
The "Travel Trio" promotion Services 11 and 20 will end.
Council leader Barney Crockett said: “The arrival of these buses in Scotland is absolutely wonderful news. We will have the world’s largest fleet of hydrogen fuel cell ...
There are still those "out there" who doubt the long term results of the Fearnley Turnaround policy. But the recent Passenger Focus survey suggests that ow Public is responding with growing enthusiasm. These headlines are from a First Bus press release and are, therefore, skewed in favour of the Company.
86% of passengers said they were satisfied with their overall journey
(a rise of 5% compared to 2013)
First has seen an increase in score in 34 of the 35 variables measured
93% of passengers in Suffolk were satisfied with their overall journey
(second highest amongst operators in England)
Greater Manchester recorded a 31% increase in value for money scores to 71%
Nationally an overall 10% increase in value for money scores
Nationally an overall 9% increase in punctuality scores
Nevertheless the change is mighty impessive.
Well done, First. And there is, we are told, further improvement in the pipeline and even better "stats" since the survey was taken.