OXFORD Tube has announced Rob Hough as its new operations manager.

Mr Hough, from Thame, has been working with Stagecoach in Oxfordshire for 10 years.

For the past 12 months he has been assistant operations manager at the Oxford depot.

In his new role he will oversee a fleet of 26 coaches and 88 drivers.

After starting as a driver, Mr Hough moved up to Oxford Tube operations controller and later gained experience around the country.

Martin Sutton, Stagecoach in Oxfordshire managing director, said: “We are delighted that Rob will be leading the Oxford Tube operation from next month.”