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Bus boost for app users

Talking about the app, Judy Giles, Head of Marketing for First UK Bus, said: “As one of Britain’s biggest bus operators we are always looking at new ways to improve our customers’ journey experiences and encourage more people to use our service.

"We are proud to be officially launching this app nationally, which I believe is an exciting development for commuters in the UK.”

Marc Reddy, Regional Commercial and Business Growth Director, says, “Designed to be a personal timetable for your pocket, the app offers customers access to a wealth of information at their fingertips."

New app will help bus passengers

A bus company is launching a mobile phone app to help passengers plan their journeys.

First Bus says the free Bus App, which is now available to download from app stores, will make it even easier for customers in Hampshire while on the move.

Using Global Positioning System (GPS), it helps find local bus stops, bus route maps, service updates and real-time bus departure information.

The app, which has been trialled in Hampshire since October 2012, has already attracted more than 50,000 downloads.