Stagecoach has almost doubled driver numbers in the Ashford area over the last five years. With over 325,000 passenger journeys made each week on the 21 routes operated from the Ashford depot, Stagecoach is on target to increase its driver team from 50 to 100 by the end of this year, with 96 currently employed.
Phil Medlicott, managing director of Stagecoach in Kent and East Sussex, said: “We have worked closely with Ashford Borough Council and Kent County Council and, whilst most of our depots in Kent are experiencing growth, Ashford has taken the lead.”
Bus services in Ashford are shared between Stagecoach East Kent, Arriva Kent & Sussex and National Express.
Stagecoach East Kent can be contacted on 08702 433711 or 08456 00 22 99