Stagecoach Group is to trial the UK’s first budget sleeper coach service from next month.
The new pilot service, to be operated between London and Glasgow, will offer passengers their own sleeping berth and standard seat, as well as an onboard toilet, free Wi-Fi, refreshments and an overnight pack containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, a bottle of water, an eye mask and a luggage label. Each berth has a reading light and curtain for extra privacy, as well as a duvet, pillow and blanket. The coaches are also fitted with CCTV and each berth is equipped with a button to alert the driver in the event of an emergency.
The services will be operated by megabus.com on three specially-modified articulated coaches fitted with 24 berths and seats. The most expensive fares will be no more than