Say hello to Go South West
The recent expansion of bus operations into Cornwall, had lead to a new corporate brand name - Go South West - being created to encompass our Plymouth Citybus and Go Cornwall Bus brands.
We now have significant operational presence across Devon and Cornwall, due to the newly-established Go Cornwall Bus operations. The two companies will now sit underneath the Go South West title, although their current brand identities will remain the same, so no changes for passengers to see.
In April, Plymouth Citybus acquired operations in Cornwall with the start of an eight-year contract to deliver a network of Council-subsidised local bus routes that are essential to local communities but are not commercial viable. The winning of this contract effectively doubled the Go Ahead work force across Devon and Cornwall.
David Brown, Go Ahead Groups' Managing Director commented, 'As the Go-Ahead bus operations in the region cover both Devon and Cornwall, it made sense to create a company called 'Go South West'.
I would like to thank Richard Stevens, Managing Director of Go South West, for his continues hard work. In the past year, Plymouth has received a Queen's Award for Enterprise and a platinum accreditation for 'Investors in People'. I look forward to seeing continued acheivements across the region'.
We are really excited about the launch of Go South West, as but rest assured, as one of our important passengers, you will continue to see your well known and much loved Go Cornwall Bus and Transport for Cornwall brands across the county.