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Oh, we do want to be beside the seaside!
Coastal Getaways Are Top Choice As Brits Embrace Staycations.
She's electric - National Express launches zero-emission future
National Express West Midlands is making good on its promise never to buy another diesel bus.
National Express Announces New Coach Business
National Express has today (6 July 2020) announced a new coach hire business operating across the corporate and private hire travel sectors.
National Express coaches back on the road
National Express’ iconic white coaches will be back on the road from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 July) following an 86 day break.
Service increase for Xplore Dundee
Xplore Dundee is getting ready to increase bus service levels from Sunday 28th June.
National Express coach services to start up again with enhanced safety measures
New Covid-19 secure measures include reduced vehicle capacity, temperature screening, additional UV filters in air conditioning systems and use of aerosol based disinfection or ‘fogging’ Free amends on bookings for all customers First services will start on Wednesday 1 July The UK’s largest coach operator will restart services on its national network of intercity routes at a reduced frequency on Wednesday 1 July, with significant new measures in place to allow customers to travel in confidence.
Bus engineer Katie in UK top 60
National Express bus Engineering Development Manager Katie McGrath has won a spot at the national finals of a women in transport award.
A vintage birthday for Pauline
A 90-year-old Birmingham lady got a surprise “flypast” from a vintage bus at her lockdown birthday party.
Clampdown launched following rise in spitting incidents on the buses
People caught spitting at bus drivers or passengers are increasingly likely to be caught and face long jail sentences, transport and police bosses have warned.
VE Day 75 - National Express West Midlands pays tribute
The National Express bus division is joining the nation in marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day celebrations this Friday (8 May 2020).
Man claiming Covid-19 jailed after spitting at bus driver
A man has been jailed after he spat at a Birmingham bus driver and told her that he had Covid-19.
Bus and coach industry pays tribute to key workers
The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) along with operators is today (Tuesday 5 May 2020) thanking everyone in the bus and coach industry for the work they are doing during the Covid-19 outbreak to keep key services running.
Rainbows across Dundee buses
Despite the recent dry weather, rainbows have been breaking out on buses across Dundee.
Buses carry rainbows
Despite the recent dry weather, rainbows have been breaking out in the windows of National Express buses across the West Midlands and Coventry.
NHS heroes get free travel
NHS workers can now travel to work for free on all National Express West Midlands and National Express Coventry buses.
Full suspension of Coach Services with Effect from 5 April 2020
National Express will fully suspend its national network of scheduled coach services with effect from midnight Sunday 5 April 2020.
New free shuttle bus service for NHS and social care staff launched
West Midlands ring and ride minibuses are being redeployed as free shuttle buses for NHS hospital staff and key workers supporting social care services across the region.
Latest Advice from National Express: Only Travel if Essential
The National Express timetable will be reduced as of Tuesday 24 March after which it will run a limited network of coach services.
Latest Travel Advice from National Express
National Express is advising passengers to check online before they travel as it introduces an extensive reduction to its timetable with effect from 00:01 Tuesday 24 March 2020.
Peak time travel restrictions lifted to help concessionary pass holders get to the shops
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram and bus passes will be lifted during the early morning rush hour to make it easier for the region’s older citizens and disabled people to get their shopping.
Plymouth man crowned as Coach Driver of the Year
A National Express coach driver from Plymouth has beaten the best in the business to be crowned ‘Driver of the Year’ after a thrilling racing event.
National Express Purchases Largest Coach Operator on the South Coast
National Express has completed the purchase of Fareham-based Lucketts Group.
New 'Dublin Express' coach airport service will take off in March
Dublin Express - a new high-frequency, cross-city network of Airport coach services - will start carrying passengers from Tuesday 3 March 2020.
National Express reveals that #TDFR is the West Midlands’ favourite seat
National Express West Midlands has unveiled that #TDFR (Top Deck, Front Row) has officially been crowned by customers as their favourite seat on the bus.
Hop on the bus for half term!
A long weekend break is approaching for city schools, and Xplore Dundee has a half-term treat in store.
Scotland’s Bus industry gathers to set out Vision for 2030
Bus companies across Scotland, including Xplore Dundee, are getting together to set out a Vision for 2030 for Bus highlighting the importance of buses in tackling the climate emergency.
National Express Coach expands abroad for the first time
Three year Dublin Airport deal for UK’s largest coach operator National Express Coach has expanded its network of scheduled airport coach services outside of the UK with a contract award in Ireland.
National Express 82 and 87 are back in town
National Express West Midlands 82 and 87 services are bringing better access to the city centre for thousands of people.
National Express ranked top transport brand for UK consumers in YouGov’s Buzz Ranking list
National Express has been ranked as the number one UK transport brand for consumers, according to YouGov’s annual Buzz Rankings list, which measures the British public’s perception of brands.
Kick-start 2020 the right way with cheaper than ever coach travel
Anyone who purchases a one-year National Express coachcard online between Monday 27 January and Sunday 2 February will get 30% off the full price, making 2020 coach travel cheaper than ever.
Coach Company sees surge in sales ahead of weekend’s rail disruption
National Express is reporting a surge in travellers planning ahead and choosing coach to beat this weekend’s ThamesLink rail disruption.
National Express Coventry to extend route 20 into Nuneaton from 27th January 2020
From Monday 27th January 2020, National Express Coventry is introducing a bus route extension for customers travelling to and from Nuneaton.
National Express West Midlands to hold bus network events next week
Ahead of changes to National Express West Midlands bus routes in West Dudley, Wolverhampton and Staffordshire, the bus operator is holding customer information events in Dudley and Stourbridge.
National Express celebrates a cracking end to the twenty-tens
27th December was the busiest single day in company history with over 78,000 passenger journeys More coach passengers than ever before on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day Over 30,500 seats were added to the coach network to cope with rail disruption caused by RMT strikes and a whopping 386 rail engineering projects.
New Year – New Buses
The New Year is bringing new buses for customers of Xplore Dundee.
National Express Bus raises over £9,300 for charity
National Express Bus has raised over £9,300 for eight different charities during 2019.
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We’re looking forward to welcoming you back on board from 1 July. We’ll be operating a reduced timetable initially, bu…