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McGill’s expands in Renfrewshire

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McGill’s Bus Service is expanding its operations in Renfrewshire with the purchase of Gibson Direct, based in Barrhead. All 27 of Gibson’s staff will be offered employment with McGill’s.

Says McGill’s managing director, Ralph Roberts: “The synergies with McGill’s existing operations in the Renfrewshire area are obvious and will give our customers much better value on our network ticket. The acquisition also fits well with growth targets for our company’s development in Renfrewshire and beyond.”

The addition of the Gibson business follows the appointment last month of Colin Napier as area manager – east, at McGill’s and, says the company, is a further indication of its ambition to become the foremost Scottish independent bus operator. McGill’s currently runs 130 buses.

The takeover will be effective from 8 November.

www.mcgillsbuses.co.uk

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