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Ralph Roberts makes no secret of his fondness for Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses, which he believes is a quality, heavy-duty vehicles well-suited for the meteorological climate in the Glasgow area. STEVE HODGSON

Gareth Evans talks to Ralph Roberts, Managing Director at McGill’s about the latest development at the Scottish independent operator – including DRT and ticketing, which he describes as the next big revolution

Ralph Roberts, has spent his working life around machinery and operations of one kind and another.

The 55-year-old remains firmly down to earth – some might say that is a typical trait of someone with an engineering background. As a journalist, I know Ralph can be relied upon for a straight answer, something that many people respect him for.


Ralph started in the industry as a Scottish Bus Group engineering management trainee with Eastern Scottish in the Edinburgh area in 1979. […]

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