Stagecoach receives support from communities in South Wales

Stagecoach in South Wales has shared kind messages and appreciation it has received from communities across South Wales.

It includes signs giving thanks to key workers from two young girls whose uncle works as a bus driver in Stagecoach Aberdare depot. The girls showed their signs as he drove past on his shift.

One four-year-old has been making hand sanitiser at home and handing it to drivers as he catches the bus.

A pair of young boys dressed up as their fathers – who work as bus drivers for Stagecoach in South Wales – for National Superhero Day.

All the children were spent special ‘goody bags’ by Stagecoach for their support in lifting staff spirits.

Meanwhile, pictures of buses and rainbows have flooded Stagecoach’s depots. Messages from key workers have been shared on the Stagecoach Wales Twitter profile, including from staff at hospitals and care homes. Cakes have been sent to depots as a thank you for keeping services running.

The pictures and messages are now displayed on the staff intranet and in the depots as well as across Twitter, which continues to help raise spirits during the ongoing public health emergency.

Managing Director for Stagecoach in South Wales Nigel Winter says: “We are extremely grateful for all the supportive messages we have received from the public during the pandemic.

“The kind gestures reinforce how important we are to the local communities and how buses continue to play a vital role in the country’s long-term recovery.”