From Ukraine to Perivale: Maksym’s new life at Metroline
15 Apr, 2024

Metroline has played a pivotal part in the stories of many from across the world over the years. For Engineering Mechanic Maksym, it has been a job that has helped build a new life for him and his family after escaping the devastating conflict in Ukraine. Originally from Kherson, a city that has seen significant […]

Metroline Awarded Contracts To Operate Four Franchises In Greater Manchester
28 Mar, 2024

Experienced Bus Operator Metroline will operate the Hyde Road, Sharston, Tameside and Wythenshawe franchises commencing 5 January 2025 Represents a significant addition to the wider ComfortDelGro Group’s growing presence across the United Kingdom, which already includes operations in 23 different towns and cities MANCHESTER, 28 March 2024 –Metroline Limited, a member of global land-transport group […]

Engineering Excellence Embodied – Glen Kelly’s Skills Challenge Success
07 Feb, 2024

Glen Kelly has proven himself one of the rising stars of Metroline’s Engineering team following his exceptional success at the IRTE Skills Challenge. A Coachmaker Based at CELF, Glen won best Bodywork Technician at the 2023 skills challenge, proving himself against engineers from different operators across the country and beyond. The IRTE Skills Challenge is […]

Campaign to Support and Retain Women in the Bus Industry
25 Jan, 2024

Metroline is taking part in the nationwide Women in Bus and Coach initiative, launched to create a national network that encourages, represents, supports and retains women and is backed by Transport for London. Despite progress made in hiring women into bus and coach, women still only make up 10% of employees in our industry. At […]

2023: A year of Electrifying Progress for Metroline
18 Dec, 2023

Having paved the way for zero emissions with 2 electrified garages, the first double deck electric buses in London and end-to-end electric routes, this year saw the electrification of Edgware and the commencement of works at Willesden Junction. With Cricklewood and Perivale set to follow in the near future, landmark electric vehicle orders from Volvo, […]

A New Bus Garage for Brentford
23 Nov, 2023

Since 2004 Brentford Bus Garage has been a key part of Metroline, being the launchpad for buses serving Central London via Hammersmith as well as Heathrow, Hounslow. The aging site dating back to the 1960s has long been in need of modernisation to meet the demands of London’s modern bus network.   In 2022, that […]

Forging future Engineers with Metroline’s award-winning apprenticeships
16 Nov, 2023

Metroline is home to one of the largest and most successful engineering apprenticeship schemes in London, with apprentices going on to become Master Technicians and even Engineering Managers. It’s a success story that it is hoped to be replicated in other areas such as IT and administration. The engineering apprenticeship is a five-year program that […]

Mayor Sadiq Khan Launches London’s 1000 Electric Bus At Edgware Garage
04 Aug, 2023

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visited Edgware Garage earlier to celebrate London’s 1000th Electric Bus. He met with CEO Sean O’Shea, Garage Manager Leroy Webley and the Edgware Team and was shown around the specially wrapped 1000th bus by London Bus Awards nominee Raluca Tilihoi. Speaking about the success of electric buses, the Mayor said, […]

Route 607 to be renumbered to SL8
14 Jul, 2023

The SL8 will be the first bus route to become part of the proposed Superloop express bus network Buses on the route, which is currently route 607, will call at the same stops as now, but some bus stop names will change to better reflect their locations Timetable will be extended to provide more early […]

Awards success for Metroline at the London Bus Awards 2023
14 Jul, 2023

It was a successful night for Metroline at the London Bus Awards 2023, hosted by Transport for London, with 6 shortlisted nominees across 5 categories, and 1 winner at the end of the night. Congratulations to David Gharu from Uxbridge Garage on winning the Award for Actions above and beyond the call of duty , […]

Putting the Me in Metroline
13 Mar, 2023

We love our drivers so much we’ll be featuring them on our new recruitment campaign, highlighting the benefits of working for Metroline! Whether you are looking for a job that lets you save up for a house, has the flexibility to let you look after the kids, or just aren’t ready to retire yet, becoming […]

Upcoming February Recruitment Open Days announced!
02 Feb, 2023

Interested in driving for Metroline? We have a host of Recruitment open day events coming to Edgware Bus Garage over the coming weeks!