250,000th passenger for Simplibus

first_imgStagecoach East Midlands marked its 250,000th passenger on its Simplibus service in Newark last Thursday (28 March).Maria Torres boarded the bus at Newark Bus Station to discover she was the 250,000th passenger to use the service since its launch in September last year.Maria was treated to a bus journey with a difference as the operator had arranged flowers, balloons and a night’s stay at Newark Lodge Guest House.She says: “I was so surprised when I stepped on the bus to find I had won a prize for being the 250,000th customer. I can’t wait to enjoy a night away.”Simplibus, which runs across Newark, has helped increase the number of people choosing to travel by bus by making timetables easier to understand, introducing contactless payments and making bus routes more reliable.last_img

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