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First Bus announces proposals to cease all operations in Southampton

  • Proposal to withdraw all CityRed services in Southampton from February 19 2023.  
  • Lower customer numbers post-covid, changes in travel patterns, rising costs and an ultra-competitive city market have led to this difficult decision. 
  • Focus is on supporting colleagues and helping all those affected to find alternative roles within First Bus.  
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Making bus a smart choice for more people

Simon Pearson, Chief Commercial Officer at First Bus, comments on customer centricity; what it looks like in practice, and how changing perceptions is central to bus becoming a bigger part of the transport mix.