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Zoe Sparks driver apprentice2

First Bus announces first ever Bus Driver apprenticeship pilot in National Apprenticeship Week

  • West Yorkshire depots to pilot scheme 
  • 13-month training includes PCV licence and functional skills in English and Maths
Bramley depot poppies

First Bus fleet to ‘wear’ poppies with £3,000 donation to appeal in West Yorkshire

  • First Bus fleet in North & West Yorkshire supports Poppy Appeal
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus introduces improvements to services from 3 September

  • 23 routes in Leeds with more frequency
  • Bradford-Leeds 72 and X6 starts earlier and ends at midnight 
  • 8 routes in Huddersfield with better reliability
Bramey depot EV underway2

Electric transformation of First Bus Leeds depot gets underway

  • Power chargers and infrastructure to be complete by October
  • £29m scheme combining investment and Government funding
Ronnie the Rhino flanked by (left) Freddy the Fox and Leo

West Yorkshire club mascots battle to see who’s the sporting best

  • Ronnie The Rhino finishes in first place
  • Rivals tested in each other’s sports
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus fare changes across West Yorkshire from Monday 3 July

  • Majority of Singles frozen if using Tap on Tap off or MCard
  • Below inflation price rise for Monthly tickets
  • Return fare standardised at £4
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus announces strike action by Leeds drivers is postponed

  • Full return of bus services in Leeds from Tuesday 20 June
  • New pay offer subject to ballot