CHRISTOPHER CARTER can see Stagecoach buses from his window, but an initial road test of the group’s new mobile phone app suggests that they do not exist — and that at this early stage in its existence the fares information is less comprehensive than it should be

This is Broadsands and the Hop12 bus stop nearest to Christopher Carter’s home in Paignton, with Stagecoach South West 15785 (WA61 KLK), an Alexander Dennis Enviro400-bodied Scania N230UD, heading towards Brixham from Newton Abbot. This operates every 10min, while route 120 (Paignton-Kingswear) is hourly.
But the app appears to disagree.

The new Stagecoach Bus app — available free on Apple and Android smartphones — is part of the group’s major investment in its digital strategy, which it says ‘is transforming the journey experience for customers’.

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