Stagecoach SW

We move millions of people around Devon every year
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We carried over 30 million passengers across more than 20 million miles.

We move millions of people around Devon every year, allowing them to access education and work, to visit friends and family and to enjoy everything our beautiful county has to offer. Between May 2016 and April 2017 alone, we carried over 30 million passengers across more than 20 million miles.

This means the very nature of what we do creates a positive environmental impact: it enables people to make journeys by bus they otherwise could have made by car. But it’s not just about the journeys our customers make – we take our environmental responsibility seriously in every area of our business. All Stagecoach Bus operating companies are committed to our ‘Shared Future, Shared Responsibility’ Sustainability Strategy. We are investing in cleaner engines, renewable fuels, energy efficient facilities and water and waste recycling initiatives to make our business more sustainable.

In Exeter, our brand new depot opened in September 2016. Built to the highest environmental specifications, it uses modern construction techniques and materials that maximise energy and thermal efficiency. It has high levels of insulation, photo voltaic roof panels, low energy lighting and state of the art workshop heating. We recycle most of our waste, such as litter, used oils, filters, batteries, parts, etc. We even recycle the water we use to wash our buses every night!

The depot also makes the most of the land it is built on as it operates as a shared use scheme with Matford Park & Ride. This is the first of its kind in the country: by day, a section of the site is used as the park and ride car park and by night the same space is used for overnight parking of our fleet. The dual use of the site was considered so radical we, in partnership with Devon County Council, were awarded the 2017 Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) Award for innovation.

It’s not just our depot that’s shiny and new. Since 2015 we have invested over £20 million in new buses for our South West fleet. These are driven by a professional team who have all completed a safe and fuel-efficient driving course. ‘Ecodriver’ is installed on all of our buses and gives drivers real-time feedback on their driving style. All our buses run on low sulphur diesel, with a high-tech additive – Envirox – that helps reduce pollution. Both Ecodriver and Envirox also improve overall fuel consumption.

Of course, our buses need passengers; which is why we are continually investing in customer –focussed solutions to make travelling with us easier and more attractive. Our smartcards, mobile tickets, app, website and – coming very soon – on board contactless payment make travel smarter and more integrated for the millions of customers we carry each year. Smarter solutions mean faster boarding times and less idling so we can keep our passengers moving.

We are already doing so much but we can – and will – do more. We want to encourage other businesses to take this journey with us and embrace a greener, smarter future. This is why we are supporting ‘Grown Green’: because introducing environmental improvements doesn’t have to cost the earth – but can help save it.

Growing green together…

We are already doing so much but we can – and will – do more. We want to encourage other businesses to take this journey with us and embrace a greener, smarter future. This is why we are supporting ‘Grown Green’: because introducing environmental improvements doesn’t have to cost the earth – but can help save it.

Contact

Stagecoach, Matford Park Road, Exeter, EX2 8FD

Opening Hours:

Our switchboard is open from 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

 

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