Over a billion journeys are enabled by Go-ahead trains and buses every year. As one of the UK’s leading public transport providers, we’re passionate about delivering a great experience for our passengers – and we’re on the hunt for innovative businesses to help us get there. Could you be one of them? Huckletree West, London, will be the home of our program and will be the heart of our vision to improve customer experience through transport innovation.

An eight-week scale-up transport innovation programme focused on helping you scale your company with Go-Ahead and our partners. You’ll receive mentoring from industry leaders, access to Go-ahead data, insights from industry experts and the opportunity to network with Go-Ahead leaders and partners. You’ll get under the hood of the UK’s leading public transport provider and gain deep insights into the opportunities and challenges within the bus and rail industry.

Demo Day Two

The Billion Journey Project is the UKs largest privately funded multi-modal transport innovation programme. Following the success of Go-Ahead’s 2nd accelerator programme for 2018, we would like to invite you to our second Demo Day – a culmination of twelve weeks of collaboration with ten innovative scale-ups looking to transform the bus and rail industry. With the ultimate aim of improving the passenger experience across the 1.3 billion journeys that take place on Go-Ahead services every year.

The event will be taking place in White City, West London on the 23rd January with registrations kicking off from 15:30. The evening will feature pitches from the scale-up companies, delicious street food, a keynote speaker and the chance to network with key people in the transport, mobility and innovation sector.

To secure your place at Demo Day please complete the registration via the link below.

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“The Billion Journey Project is the next level of Innovation in the Transport Sector, linking Bus and Rail for the first time with the ability to positively impact one billion passenger journeys , this is not only exciting for Go-Ahead Group but represents a truly unique and exciting opportunity for any business scale up.”

Ian McLarenCFO - Govia Thameslink Railway

“This is a fantastic and unique opportunity for scale-ups looking to break into the Rail and Bus sector to learn from us and for us to learn from them - all for the benefit of passengers.”

David GornallGovia Thameslink Railway


The Companies In Cohort Two

“We are very proud to be backing some of the UK’s most exciting transport start-ups and scale-ups as they continue to grow and thrive. Go-Ahead has an excellent track-record in bringing new technology to consumers, and we’re committed to building on that through the Billion Journey Project, the sector’s largest innovation programme.

“The project supports start-ups with mentoring from industry leaders, access to Go-ahead data, and the opportunity to build invaluable relationships, getting under the hood of the UK’s leading public transport provider. But in return, we get to learn from some of the most dynamic young businesses out there and join them in exploring exactly what the future of transport looks like.

“These are nimble, creative partners for Go-Ahead, who exemplify the very best of small business culture in their ability to disrupt the received wisdom of long-established industries. It’s a hugely exciting programme, and it is critical to keeping Go-Ahead at the tip of the spear when it comes to innovation.”

David GornallInnovation Lead
Billion Journey Project Innovation Cohort Two

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