Stagecoach Group plc has issued its half-year results for the six months ended 31 October 2012.
Chief Executive Sir Brian Souter said:
"Our success is built on strong partnerships across our bus and rail networks. We are delivering a better service for passengers, growing our business sustainably and helping support local communities and the economy.
"We see good potential ahead to grow our transport operations in the UK and North America, and we believe the outlook is positive."