• When the scheme was launched in February 2002 at Magna Carta School in Egham and Fullbrook School in New Haw, it was first in the South of England to provide dedicated American-style Yellow School Buses.
• A new service to Jubilee High School in Addlestone was launched in March 2003 and Salesian School in September 2004. A further bus will be provided from September 2005, to serve students travelling to and from Fullbrook School.
• First operate the Yellow Buses under contract with Runnymede Borough Council.
• The fares are two thirds subsidised through funding from RBC and the local business community.
• The success
of the scheme has been acknowledged by research on the service undertaken by
the Department for Transport and has attracted the attention of senior government
officials, politicians and national television.