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Weldmar Hospicecare and First Wessex team

First Wessex joins the Stampede by the Sea

  • Bus operator First Wessex has joined forces with Weldmar Hospicecare as Transport Partner for the Stampede by the Sea art trail 
  • First Wessex’s Jurassic Coaster will take passengers along the trail 
  • Partnership will encourage bus usage as a sustainable travel option to the trail 
Renault Trucks’ electric HGV at Hoeford

First Bus powers up Renault Trucks' electric truck tour

  • First Bus' Hoeford depot in Fareham provided electric charging for Renault Trucks’ electric HGV
  • Renault Trucks’ eHGV ‘The Good Truck’ Roadshow is travelling across Europe to show the range of electric road freight vehicles and availability of charging infrastructure
James Eustace and Neil Chapman

Hovertravel’s Hoverbus has all-new look, thanks to new operator

Hovertravel has awarded First Bus Solent the contract to operate its Hoverbus service, which connects the hovercraft for crossings to and from the Isle of Wight taking passengers from stops across Portsmouth to its Southsea Terminal.

Summercourt EV Charging

Charged up: First Bus opens electric charging to the public

  • The first bus depot in the UK to offer electric charging to the public is now open
  • Purpose built hub in Cornwall offers fast charging for a family car in 30 minutes
  • £1m investment from First Bus to provide the local area with charging infrastructure
First Solent EV outside Fratton Park

Free bus travel for Pompey fans

  • Bus operator First Solent offers free travel for last home game of the season
First Solent EV by Spinnaker Tower

First electric buses hit the road in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

  • The first of Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport’s new electric buses are in service from today
  • £28.6m project with First Bus South, Portsmouth City Council and Hampshire County Council
  • By Summer all 62 electric buses will be in service
Jurassic Coaster X50

Improved punctuality and new bus services for Dorset

New timetables announced for Dorset bus routes

Buses of Somerset single decker

Somerset to get 25 new electric buses in major £14.7m investment

New electric buses will serve communities in the county thanks to a joint funding bid by Somerset Council and First Bus South and huge investment from the bus operator. 

EV bus in Portsmouth Guildhall

New electric buses create a buzz in Portsmouth and Fareham

People in Portsmouth and Fareham were given a sneak preview of new electric buses this week.

IMG 2094

New timetables announced for Buses of Somerset routes

Buses of Somerset has announced network changes for its services in Somerset. The changes, which are part of a twice-yearly network review, come into force on Sunday 14 April.

Land's End Coaster

New services and extra evening journeys for Cornwall

Cornwall by Kernow has announced network changes for its bus services in Cornwall. The changes, which are part of a twice-yearly network review, come into force on Sunday 31 March.

Buses of Somerset

Four at risk bus routes safeguarded after Buses of Somerset & Somerset Council reach agreement

Somerset Council and First Bus South which operates Buses of Somerset have reached an agreement to ensure four routes in the county can continue to run for another year.