Oxford Bus Company
Core Business: Oxford Bus Company (OBC) operates a comprehensive network of services in the city and coaches services taking passengers to London and the airports. With headquarters in Cowley, OBC also operate the BrookesBus service in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, and the popular park&ride service which connects five car parks to the city centre.
Employees/Members: 600 staff
Low Carbon Credentials: Each year, OBC invests heavily in new vehicles for its fleet. Currently it has around 160 buses and coaches. All of its city and park&ride buses are easy access low floor models so that pushchair, pram and wheelchair users are welcome aboard. Its coaches have lifts which allow wheelchair access also. In addition, is has fitted controlled exhaust systems to our fleet which cut out a large proportion of harmful NOx emissions. The average age of its fleet is around five years – half of what government guidelines suggest. It is proud to run the lowest emission bus fleet of its size in the UK. Its local bus fleet consists of around 120 vehicles, over half of which are electric-hybrid buses. This makes it one of the greenest bus companies in the UK.
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