At a glance
Go-Ahead is one of the UK's leading public transport providers enabling more than a billion journeys each year on our bus and rail services. At Go-Ahead we place great importance on partnership, adopting a collaborative approach with governments, local communities and strategic partners; developing and operating services that create long term value for all of us.
A world where every journey is taken care of describes our vision and our aspirations at the highest level. We believe that how we behave will benefit all our stakeholders and help us grow and build a business for the long term.
Our Group strategy is to generate value for our investors, by building a sustainable business that meets the needs of our customers and communities. This strategy is underpinned by our strategic priorities.
To run our companies in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible manner.
To provide high quality, locally focused passenger transport services.
To be a leading employer in the transport sector.
To run our business with strong financial discipline to deliver sustainable shareholder value.
- 16% reduction in carbon emissions per passenger journey since 2008
- First company in the FTSE 350 to receive the Fair Tax Mark
- 29,000 employees
- 10.5% employee turnover
- £22m spent on training in past year
- Over one billion passengers a year
- Around three million passengers a day
- 28% of UK rail market
- 24% of London bus market
- 8% of UK regional bus market
- 90% bus passenger satisfaction
- Total revenue £3,481.1m (2017)
- Total operating profit £150.6m (2017)
- Proposed dividend per share 102.08p (2017)
- Go-Ahead was formed in 1987 in the north east
- Listed on the London Stock Exchange within the FTSE 250 in 1994
- Top performing passenger transport operator (95%) in Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index
- First transport company to receive the Carbon Trust triple accreditation