employs 14,000 workers in its UK bus companies, but very few women have worked in frontline roles in public transport, an issue common across both bus and rail.
has a clear purpose and strategy covering the short and longer term, and a real focus on improving the passenger experience and contributing to society.
chief executive David Brown said: "I am delighted that Elodie can build on the impact she has already made to the business in the past six months," adding: "Her appointment is testament to her leadership skills and evidence of the strength of talent that we have within Go-Ahead
shares were trading 9.7% higher at 2,066.40 pence each on Thursday morning.
Employees who work at the Queens Road site will be transferred to the Newcastle based Go-Ahead
Group - who will operate in Manchester under Go North West.
At the helm of CDWP is the planning minister has the powers to only give go-ahead
to projects having Rs3 billion worth and it forwards all those with a higher cost to ECNEC for final approval.
"Cutting a new path with technology is something we're proud to do at Go-Ahead
, and we hope to roll out this technology on more and more routes in the future."
Mick Cash, boss of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, said: "While Go-Ahead
have been driving Britain's biggest rail franchise into total meltdown, the cash has been sloshing through the boardroom at obscene levels.
added that Mr Brown has "made it clear he does not wish to be considered for an annual bonus this year and declined a salary increase" in light of the Southern chaos.
has placed an order for GKN Hybrid Power to supply 500 of its Gyrodrive systems to the transport operator.
Against this backdrop, Go-Ahead
is expanding its bus arm and said it was on course to meet its target of PS100m in operating profit at the division by 2015/2016.
UK public transport operator Go-Ahead
Group plc (LSE:GOG) revealed today that it has acquired Northumberland Park bus depot in north-east London for a gross consideration of GBP14.0m in cash.
TRANSPORT firm Go-Ahead
said its bus division continued to drive the business in the face of an anticipated 50% drop in rail profits.
TRANSPORT group Go-Ahead
said it had tabled a pounds 20m local bus service bid as it looks to reinforce its regional footprint.
London Midland rail franchise operator Go-Ahead
yesterday said higher fares and luring cash-strapped drivers away from their cars were behind a hike in profits