Successful six months for Go-Ahead as focus on high quality services continues.David Brown, Go-Ahead's Group Chief Executive said:
"I am pleased to report a good set of results for the first half of the financial year. The bus division performed very well in the period, despite significant fuel cost headwinds. The deregulated operations continue to benefit from our effective localised management structure and we have made
"Overall, our rail business performed robustly, delivering solid revenue growth in the first half. We remain committed to operating in the UK rail market and welcome the key recommendations set out in the Government's review of rail franchising carried out by Richard Brown. We remain on the shortlist to bid for the Thameslink franchise and we urge the Department for Transport to begin the tender process within the coming months to ensure that the Thameslink programme is delivered on schedule."