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D&G buys South Lancs

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D&G Bus and existing shareholder Julian Peddle have purchased the remaining shares of Martin Bott and David Stewart of Green Triangle Buses of Atherton, which trades as South Lancs Travel. David Reeves, managing director of D&G Bus also takes control of SLT. He says: “South Lancs Travel have a fine pedigree and some excellent core work, along with a modern fleet. Many of their staff have been with the company for a number of years, and I am looking forward to getting to know them and working with them”.

Bott and Stewart will remain with the company as consultants. They started the business in 1998 with four buses. Today the company runs 48 vehicles with over 100 staff.

In August this year D&G sold its 30-vehicle operation in Staffordshire to Arriva.

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