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Weather Update 20 December 2010 10:00
Airports Heathrow Airport Limited arrivals and departures today to and from Heathrow Airport due to adverse weather.
Travel cheats face the spotlight
Frauds who cheat their way into free bus travel will soon find themselves under the spotlight with new security measures by National Express West Midlands.
Safer Travel for Dundee pupils
Pupils at one of Dundee’s largest schools have pledged to travel safe and responsibly on the cities buses as part of a groundbreaking partnership with National Express.
Moving dedication planned for famous transport face
One of Coventry’s most famous faces retires this week after 40 years in the transport industry - and he's set to receive a very moving dedication from his colleagues.
Birmingham bus depot ranks amongst Britain�s best
A Birmingham bus depot is amongst Britain’s best transport operators according to a national shortlist announced today.
National Express Drives Home Success for Papal Visit
One of the biggest vehicle movements seen in the UK in recent times has taken place this weekend (18/19 Sept).
New text number allows bus and Metro passengers to help beat anti-social behaviour
A successful campaign which gives bus passengers the chance to help police and transport chiefs crack down on anti-social behaviour was today (Monday Aug 23) extended on to the Midland Metro tram system.
Festival fans choose public transport to beat traffic at �V�
Around 10,000 music fans will travel to the V festival by bus this weekend – beating an anticipated two hour car park queue through ‘bus only’ roads and priority entrance.
Kittens rescued on Birmingham bus
National Express and ‘Team Cat Rescue’ are appealing for cat lovers to help house five kittens found abandoned on a Birmingham bus.
Birmingham bus manager ranks amongst UK�s top transport talents
A Birmingham bus manager has ranked as one of Britain’s top upcoming transport talents in a list by influential ‘New Transit’ magazine.
National Express clamps down on smokers along 37 route
The Safer Travel Police Team and National Express West Midlands have launched a crackdown on anti-social behaviour and smoking on Solihull buses.
Café sees business boom thanks to bus deal
A family run café in Acocks Green has seen business boom thanks to a free drinks offer launched with National Express West Midlands.
Bus crime down 19% across West Midlands
Crime on and around the West Midland's bus network has plummeted by 19 per cent over the last year, new figures from the Safer Travel partnership reveal.
New Airlinks fleet take off at Gatwick
National Express has invested in a fleet of new buses for Gatwick airside shuttle service under its 'Airlinks' operation.
Changes to fare stages on Dundee buses
National Express Dundee is making changes to its fare stages this weekend in line with new concessionary rules introduced by the Scottish government.
Wolverhampton bus routes to be extended into city centre
National Express West Midlands and transport authority Centro have announced plans to extend several bus services to take customers closer to the city's shopping centre.
'Spooks' technology sends bus crime plummeting
Police armed with ‘Spooks’-style gadgets have cut bus crime in half on one of Birmingham’s busiest routes.
New bus services for Coventry as major roads reopen
New bus services come into affect across Coventry this weekend and existing services will travel closer to the shopping centre as two vital roads into the city reopen.
Mayor takes the wheel at Midland Metro
Councillor Geoff Lewis will become the first Mayor to drive a tram on Friday as he takes control of the Midland Metro.
Blind pensioner celebrates 80th birthday behind the wheel
A blind pensioner had an extra special 80th birthday this week – as she fulfilled her lifelong ambition to drive a car.
Bus and Metro services keep people moving this Easter
National Express is operating bus services across the West Midlands and Dundee during Easter.
Dundee bus drivers swap roads for rivers
Dundee bus drivers are swapping roads for rivers this weekend as they compete head to head in an extreme white water rafting competition.
Halesowen back on the road to Russell Hall Hospital
Halesowen will soon have a direct bus to Russell Hall hospital and Sunday services to Dudley thanks to network improvements by National Express West Midlands.
Phil's on the buses for 60th birthday
National Express arranged a special birthday surprise for Phil Bateman on Tuesday, to mark the 60th birthday of the West Midland's bus maestro.
Stubbing out bus smokers
Solihull Council and National Express West Midlands have joined up to rid the borough of nuisance passengers who continue to light up on buses.
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