FirstGroup passenger numbers plummet

FirstGroup passenger numbers plummet

First Group (FGP) swung to an operating loss of £153m in the year to 31 March, as the bus and rail operator grappled with the Covid-19 pandemic and a £187m impairment on its Greyhound coach business. Amid international lockdowns and the closure of North American schools, average passenger volumes nosedived by around 90 per cent in March, traditionally a significant month for trading. 

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