Go-Ahead shortlisted for three Investor Relations Society best practice awards
Go-Ahead has been shortlisted for three awards in the IR Society’s Best Practice Awards in the FTSE 250 category:
Best Annual Report
Best use of digital communication
Best overall communication of company investment proposition
These nominations reflect the work Go-Ahead does to ensure all its IR communication material is engaging and consistent across all platforms – whether it is printed reports or digital channels. It is important to us that anytime, from anywhere investors, analysts and journalists can access information in a way that is convenient to them.
The winners will be announced on 24 November at an event held at The Pavilion at the Tower of London.
Go-Ahead is a leading UK public transport operator, providing high quality services in the bus and rail sectors. Employing around 26,000 people across the country, over one billion passenger journeys are undertaken on our services each year. We are committed to operating our companies in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible way and are proud to have been accredited with triple Carbon Trust Standard for reductions in carbon, water and waste. In addition to the travelling public, our customers include the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and local authorities.
Go-Ahead is one of the UK's largest bus operators. With a fleet of around 4,700 buses, we carry nearly two million passengers every day. Our operations are focused on high density commuter markets. We have a strong presence in London, with around 24 per cent market share, where we provide services for TfL. We operate regional commercial services in Oxford, East Anglia, the south east, southern and north east England.
The rail operation, Govia, is 65 per cent owned by Go-Ahead and 35 per cent by Keolis. It is the busiest rail operation in the UK, currently responsible for nearly 35 per cent of all UK passenger rail journeys through its rail franchises: GTR, Southeastern and London Midland.