The company, recently buoyed when it was awarded the huge new rail franchise covering a swathe of southeast
It said it had carried record passenger numbers on both its rail and bus operations during the year.
Go-Ahead raised its final dividend for the year to
It kept its target of raising operating profit in its bus division to
"Our bus operations continue to perform well, driving revenue through initiatives such as smart and mobile-ticketing (m-ticketing) and delivering cost savings. In the year, efficiencies were made in a range of areas including employee productivity and procurement," the company said.
Its rail business is run through
However, it recently won the new super-franchise awarded by the
"Not only does this mean we will retain the routes and customer relationships from the Southern franchise, we will also gain a significant revenue stream from the Great Northern and Thameslink services," it said.
Revenue from its rail operations rose to
Overall net debt at the year end fell to
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