Cyberattack at Major UK Transport Companies Affecting Bus Scheduling Services

March 20, 2023


UK travel company Go-Ahead Group has confirmed that it is dealing with an ongoing cyberattack reportedly affecting software used to schedule bus drivers and services.

The issues became more widespread on Monday, affecting several back office systems, including bus services and payroll software. Firm says software used to schedule bus services hit but Thameslink rail operations not affected. Go-Ahead said it was working with IBM to activate backup systems to ensure its bus services can keep running.

The cyber-attack does not affect its rail business, which runs on separate systems and is operating normally in the UK and abroad.

Incident Date

September 4, 2022

Estimated Cost

Bus scheduling services affected, operations not impacted


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified