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October 17, 2018

Metrobus boost for Gatwick

Metrobus has increased its bus services to and from Gatwick Airport in its Autumn service review.   Routes 4 & 5, covering County Oak, Langley Green, Crawley, Three Bridges and Pound Hill, have been extended to Gatwick Airport South Terminal, while …

October 15, 2018

Tim Speaks Up

Metrobus’ Service Quality Officer Tim Pinkney was recently invited to Speak Up’s Big Meeting in Burgess Hill to talk about public transport issues with an audience of adults with learning difficulties. Tim said: “It was a privilege to talk about a whol …

October 15, 2018

Crawley driver in national finals

Metrobus Crawley bus driver Margaret Dommett competed against 90 other drivers in the 2018 Bus Driver of the Year finals in Blackpool on Sunday 2 September.  The event saw Margaret facing a gruelling series of theory and practical tests in the competit …

October 15, 2018

Oar-some fun at the St Catherine’s dragon boat race

Metrobus sent the St Catherine’s Hospice bus to the hospice’s annual dragon boat race at Tilgate Park last month.  We ran a children’s activity bus and a dragon egg trail on board and a free shuttle bus.    More than 40 teams took part in the race, mak …

October 15, 2018

Metrobus expands at Gatwick Airport 

Metrobus expanded its customer service operations at Gatwick Airport on 1 October, taking over the adjoining desk previously occupied by Fast Rail Ticketing, after months of negotiations.   The travel shop started selling rail and bus tickets at the en …

October 15, 2018

Electric bus trial on Route 400

Metrobus is trialling a zero-emissions electric bus on Route 400, operating between Caterham, Redhill, Horley, Gatwick Airport, Manor Royal Business District, Crawley and East Grinstead.  The single deck Yutong electric bus will be open to all customer …

October 15, 2018

Metrobus shortlisted for two UK Bus Awards

Metrobus has been shortlisted for two UK Bus Awards: Top Shire Operator and Top National Bus Depot. The Top Shire Operator award covers all areas outside the major UK cities and the shortlist also includes Go South Coast; Oxford Bus Company; Reading Bu …

August 2, 2018

Science bus cause a stir at the Big Bang

Brighton and Hove Buses caused a stir with our science bus at the Big Bang Fair South East science event at the South of England Showground recently.   Brighton & Hove Buses’ Lisa Kearney said the bus was a real hit with the children, who were give …

August 2, 2018

Eastbourne Pride

Our shuttle bus and our rainbow-hued Diversity Bus were both hits at Eastbourne Pride.   Brighton & Hove Buses was the official travel partner of the event, fitting in well with our commitment to equality and diversity.    Martin Harris said: “The …

August 2, 2018

Maiden voyage to the South of England Show

It was Brighton & Hove Buses’ first ever outing to the South of England Show at Ardingly this summer, an annual show attracting around 75,000 people.    The Brighton Beach Bus were both real hits with the crowd, particularly on Saturday when they w …