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Bus passengers help combat anti-social behaviour
Hundreds of passengers have taken advantage of an anonymous information hotline to help police and transport chiefs combat anti-social behaviour aboard the region’s buses.
Bus fares frozen into 2010
National Express West Midlands has announced that current bus fares will be frozen for the foreseeable future.
Just the ticket for free Christmas travel
Bus users across the West Midlands could get an early Christmas present next week as National Express gives away over 25,000 free Daysavers and Travelcards.
Walsall says goodbye to the last Metrobus
The oldest serving Metrobus in the West Midlands will make its final passenger journey this week before heading for a well deserved retirement.
Better bus routes for South Birmingham start this weekend
Bus users across South Birmingham are being reminded that service changes come into effect this weekend.
£1000 flies into Compton House
A group of bus drivers in Wolverhampton were jumping for joy this week after raising £1000 from a charity skydive.
Bobbies on the bus
Officers from Perry Barr Neighbourhood Policing Team recently conducted a bus operation in conjunction with National Express West Midlands.
Stourbridge MP recognises 150 years of safe driving by local bus drivers
Stourbridge MP Lynda Waltho has been ‘on the buses’ with National Express West Midlands to recognise employees who have excelled in safe driving.
Dundee City airport welcomes new airport bus link
Airport Manager, Derrick Laing, today (1 September 2009) welcomed the launch of a new, direct city centre to airport bus link, operated by National Express Dundee.
A92 essential road maintenance works from 8 September 2009 - temporary bus diversions
BEAR Scotland will be carrying out essential road maintenance works on the A92 between East Marketgait and Greendykes Road, Dundee from 8 September for approximately 10 weeks.
Severn Area Rescue Association gets helping hand from National Express
Local charity Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) has been awarded funding by National Express West Midlands following a heartfelt application from one its auto electricians, Steve Bradley, who volunteers for the organisation in his spare time.
Schoolchildren travel further, for less with National Express
The National Express West Midlands ‘Term Plus’ Travelcard, one of the region’s most popular bus passes for schoolchildren, is back on sale.
10k 'V' fans expected to travel by bus this weekend
Over 10,000 music fans are expected to travel to V festival with National Express West Midlands this weekend.
Youths arrested for causing £3,000 damage to city buses
Three youths have been arrested for vandalising 14 buses in the early hours of Sunday morning, smashing windows and causing an estimated £3,000 of damage.
Opportunity for bus users to learn about new services
National Express Dundee is holding an information event on Friday 7 August to promote new bus services coming into effect from 16 August.
National Express unveils £5 million fleet of buses for routes 9 and 99
National Express West Midlands has unveiled a £5 million investment in 30 new buses for routes 9 and 99, which connect Halesowen, Stourbridge and Birmingham up to every 10 minutes throughout the day.
Explore Birmingham's green space by bus during National Parks Week
Visitors flocking to Birmingham’s green space in celebration of National Parks Week are being encouraged to consider the environmental impact of car travel and opt for the bus instead.
Travel to the Worstead Festival with National Express
National Express East Anglia is making travel to the Worstead Festival easier for festival-goers.
New era for bus travel in Coventry
People in Coventry today see the dawn of a new era for bus travel in the city which brings together the latest in state-of-the-art technology, vehicles, passenger information and highways improvements to provide one of the UK’s most modern bus networks.
National Express Dundee announce service changes
National Express Dundee has announced a series of service changes in response to customer feedback and the city’s changing travel needs.
Festival goers can now train and bus to Latitude
Travelling by train to the Latitude Festival has never been easier.
National Express Coventry cleans up at Pool Meadow
National Express Coventry has boosted its bus cleanliness by employing additional cleaners at Pool Meadow bus station – and a recent customer poll reveals over two thirds of passengers have noticed the difference.
New bus stops to ease Walsall congestion
Bus passengers in Walsall are to benefit from two new stops aimed at relieving congestion at the town’s busy Bradford Place interchange.
Mayor unveils £3 million fleet of new buses for Walsall
The Mayor of Walsall – Cllr John O’Hare – has unveiled a £3 million fleet of new National Express West Midlands buses for Walsall.
National Express unveil first glimpse of Digbeth art project
National Express is inviting the public to preview a major public art project which will accompany the redevelopment of their Birmingham coach station.
Midland Metro celebrates 10th anniversary
The Midland Metro will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Sunday 31 May by uniting the Mayors of Birmingham, Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Walsall together for a special mayoral tram ride.
All change for bus services 9 & 139 - between Halesowen, Stourbridge and Birmingham
National Express West Midlands has announced a series of improvements to services 9 and 139, including new buses, an improved timetable and new route numbers.
National Express unveils new fleet of buses for Black Country
MP Tom Watson joined National Express today to unveil five new buses in the final stage of a £2million investment in new vehicles for the 404 and 404a service.
Smokers court out - 22 smokers caught on buses
Twenty two smokers have been prosecuted by Birmingham City Council and awarded fines varying from £100 to £250, following major covert operations to catch people lighting up on National Express West Midland buses.
Partnership task force to bring major benefits for bus passengers
A ground breaking task force has been set up by transport authority Centro and bus operator National Express West Midlands (NXWM) to drive forward wholesale improvements to bus services across the West Midlands.
Hop on the bus for Easter days out
National Express is encouraging customers to take advantage of low cost days out on their door step this Easter by offering unlimited off peak bus travel throughout the West Midlands and Coventry from just £7.
National Express employees win big on the Lottery
Thirteen National Express employees from West Bromwich are celebrating after scooping £105,909 in their work lottery syndicate.
New academy set to improve the skills of thousands of Midlands workers
At least 5,000 people a year are set to benefit from a new Midlands Training Academy, officially opened today in Aston by The Rt.
Pupils commit to safer travel on the buses
National Express West Midlands and St John Wall School have come together to produce an innovative 'Code of Conduct' for students using the bus service.
National Express Dundee announces service changes to the 15 and 17 service
Following a review of bus routes in the Whitfield area last year, National Express Dundee is pleased to announce routes 15 and 17 have been reviewed and extended taking into account customer feedback.
National Express statement on new uniform trials
We are investing in a new uniform for our UK-wide employees, and over 150 employees have taken part in a wearer trial.
Minister unveils £2million fleet of new buses for Coventry
Pat McFadden MP Minister for Employment has unveiled a new generation of ‘green’ buses for the City of Coventry at University Square this morning.
National Express engineers first in UK to win Roadworthiness Awards
A National Express West Midlands garage has become the first public transport depot in Britain to be presented with a ‘Roadworthiness Award’ from the Freight Transport Association for engineering excellence.
National Express drivers congratulated for keeping Birmingham moving during snowfall
National Express West Midlands kept Birmingham moving this week despite the worst snow the region has seen for years.
National Express West Midlands announce improvements to Bristol and Pershore Road routes
From 22 February National Express West Midlands will be making changes to bus routes along Bristol and Pershore roads.
New bus services for Coventry
Coventry bus users are to benefit from a new, improved and more frequent network between Canley, Tile Hill South and Solihull from Sunday January 25.
National Express Coventry launches clampdown on smokers
Coventry Environmental Health Officers and National Express Coventry have joined forces to clampdown on people who still smoke on buses.
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