The Green Bus

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The Green Bus Logo.jpg
The Green Bus school bus 381 Volvo Olympian Northern Counties Palatine II R381 LGH in Birmingham 2 November 2008.jpg
Northern Counties Palatine 2 bodied Volvo Olympian in Birmingham in November 2008
Parent Ian Mack
Founded 2005
Headquarters Birmingham
Service area Berkshire
Merseyside
Surrey
West Midlands
Worcestershire
Service type Bus services
Fleet 41 (October 2013)
Website www.thegreenbus.co.uk
Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident 2 on route 50 in Birmingham in February 2013

The Green Bus[1] is a bus company based in Birmingham operating services in Berkshire, Merseyside, Surrey, the West Midlands and Worcestershire.

History[edit]

The origins of Green Bus can be traced to 2001 when King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham commenced operating a bus service to transport its students. In September 2005, it became a separate company.[2] It soon began operating services serving other schools within the Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI. By 2013 it was operating 55 school bus services in Berkshire, Merseyside, Surrey, the West Midlands and Worcestershire.[3]

In August 2010 it began operating services during Aston Villa and Birmingham football clubs home matches. In September 2011 The Green Bus commenced operating commercial passenger services.

Services[edit]

As at October 2013 The Green Bus operated routes 50 and 50A from Birmingham to Maypole and Redditch.[4] It also operates services to Birmingham and West Bromwich Albion football clubs during home matches.[5]

The Green Bus will commence operation of route 22 on March 3rd 2014. It will serve Birmingham Town Hall, Harborne, Bartley Green, Halesowen, Colley Gate and Merry Hill.

Fleet[edit]

As of February 2014, the fleet consists of 41 buses [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 5456298 The Green Transport Company Limited
  2. ^ Company History The Green Bus
  3. ^ Schools & Services The Green Bus
  4. ^ Local Bus Services The Green Bus
  5. ^ Football Bus Services The Green Bus
  6. ^ Fleet Information The Green Bus

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