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Work to make Pitsea station accessible for all complete
Passengers at Pitsea station have step-free access between the station entrance and all platforms for the first time, following the completion of a major improvement scheme by Network Rail.
Official opening of £2.2m upgrade for Colchester station
The Mayor of Colchester Councillor Helen Chuah has officially opened the newly upgraded Colchester North station.
It's A Christmas Number 1 for c2c
c2c named the most punctual train operator over the last 12 months with 96.
22 December Predicted As Busiest Day for Christmas Travel
Press release 21 December Great Christmas getaway starts this Thursday 22 December Predicted As Busiest Day for Christmas Travel National Express has today reported that Thursday 22 December will be the busiest day for its coaches on the roads this Christmas.
Eurolines announce last minute seats for passengers affected by Eurostar disruption
Eurolines announce last minute seats for passengers affected by Eurostar disruption 21 December 2011 (3pm): Eurolines has today announced limited, last minute availability on services to Brussels for people affected by industrial action on the Eurostar.
Train Naming Ceremonies Mark West Anglian Route Timetable Upgrade
To mark the completion of its service upgrade and improved West Anglia timetable, National Express East Anglia (NXEA) has named two of its new Class 379 trains in ceremonies at either end of the West Anglia route at London Liverpool Street and Ely stations.
Additional Stops at West Ham in New c2c Timetable
National Express train operator c2c is introducing a major improvement to the timetable from Sunday 11 December with a 200% increase in peak stops for rail passengers at West Ham station, providing much improved direct links with London Underground and Docklands Light Railway services at this busy interchange.
Brian Simpson visits Birmingham for insight into coach industry
Press release 1 December 2011 Brian Simpson visits Birmingham for insight into coach industry The Chair of the EU’s influential Transport Committee visited Birmingham Coach Station last week to discuss the role of coach across Britain and Europe.
Get a festive 50% off coach travel with National Express
Press release 1 December 2011 Get a festive 50% off coach travel with National Express Book a coach journey with National Express this month and you’ll receive a festive 50% off your first trip in 2012.
More Seats For West Anglia Route Passengers In Timetable Upgrade
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is introducing a new timetable for its West Anglia network commencing on Sunday 11 December 2011, increasing seating capacity on the West Anglia route by almost 20% through the addition of 5,500 more seats at peak travel times.
Extra Colchester Town Trains For Christmas Shoppers
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is running additional train services for Christmas shoppers visiting Colchester on busy Sundays in December.
Stansted Express and Moneycorp Launch Express Travel Money Service
Stansted Express in partnership with Moneycorp has launched a new Travel money service.
Official Opening For New Transport Interchange At Audley End Station
c2c Celebrates Highest Punctuality Score this Year
On Sunday 4 December Santa will be travelling with National Express East Anglia from Southminster to Wickford and back on the 11.
Santa Takes the Train on a Visit to Southminster
On Sunday 4 December Santa will be travelling with National Express East Anglia from Southminster to Wickford and back on the 11.
c2c Twitter Follower's Celebration Cab Ride
National Express train operator c2c recently ran a competition in which a special prize was offered to their thousandth follower to sign-up on twitter.
c2c's Twitter Success
National Express train operator c2c has recently begun using twitter to give customers up-to-the-minute train service information and early indications show the use of the social networking tool has proven very successful.
Official Opening for £1.5m Upgrade of Brentwood Station
Councillor Tracey Chapman, Cabinet Member for Highways & Transportation at Essex County Council has officially opened the newly upgraded Brentwood station.
Jingle all the Way on the Panto Train
There is sure to be family-fun aplenty on National Express East Anglia’s special ‘Panto’ train running on Saturday 19th November.
Kirby Cross Station Blossoms
National Express East Anglia, Parker’s Garden Company and local station adopter Tim Ward have worked together to transform the station garden at Kirby Cross, Essex.
Partnership with School Delivers New Shelter for Ingatestone
National Express East Anglia and the Anglo-European school in Ingatestone have officially unveiled a smart new waiting shelter at Ingatestone station, Essex.
Great Bus Travel Savings for Colchester Rail Commuters
Colchester rail commuters will soon benefit from 25% off bus tickets thanks to the Station Travel Plan promotion to encourage travel by bus.
Extra seats on c2c train services for the 'Big Beach Bang'
c2c will be providing extra carriages on services to and from Shoeburyness on Saturday evening, 5th November 2011 for a key local firework display.
National Express has announced it is launching a new coach travel discount for its over 60...
National Express has announced it is launching a new coach travel discount for its over 60 and disabled passengers from 1 November 2011.
National Express Celebrates Investors in People Awards
Train operator National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is celebrating after receiving three further ‘Investors in People’ Awards.
c2c launches search for its 2011 'Community Champion'
National Express train operator c2c is launching a search amongst its thousands of customers in East London and Essex to identify the c2c commuter 2011 ‘Community Champion’ with a reward for the winning nominee of a complimentary annual season-ticket for 2012 with c2c, and the opportunity to work with the train operator in championing their particular community interest or local charity.
Norwich Station Team Celebrate Accreditation
Simon Wright MP popped into National Express East Anglia’s Norwich station to present Station Manager Anita Stuart with a ‘Secure Station’ award.
Spooky Fun on the Harwich Train
There is sure to be family-fun aplenty on Sunday, 30 October on the Mayflower Line as the Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership present their latest themed train – the ‘Halloween’ special on the 16.
c2c's Brian Lees celebrates 30 not out
c2c Engineer Brian Lees is celebrating his 30th anniversary of working in the rail industry.
National Express helps NORCAS
Train operator National Express East Anglia (NXEA) has found a way to make old, used items help a Norwich-based charity.
Station Adopters Honoured at 2011 Awards Ceremony
Station Adopters from across the National Express East Anglia (NXEA) network were honoured at the train operator’s annual awards ceremony this year held in Norwich, on Friday 14 October.
c2c's Ian Colston reaches finals of Train Driver of the Year
National Express train operator c2c’s Ian Colston has reached the finals of the ‘Train Driver of the Year’ category at the Railstaff Awards 2011.
National Express Gets on Track to Help the Railway Children
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is supporting the Railway Children charity with a donation following the company’s annual employee survey, where a contribution is made to a charity on behalf of the staff participating in the survey.
National Express supports Breast Cancer Care as Fashion Models take the train to the catwalk!
Train operator National Express East Anglia has supported Breast Cancer Care by sponsoring train travel for models from their region attending the charity’s annual fashion show and the rehearsals preceding it.
Record-breaking c2c Top National Punctuality Chart Again
National Express train operator c2c has topped the national punctuality chart with another four-week period of industry-leading performance.
Mayor of Cambridge Names a New Class 379 Train 'City of Cambridge'
The Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor Ian Nimmo-Smith has officially named one of National Express East Anglia’s (NXEA) new Class 379 trains ‘City of Cambridge’ in a ceremony at the City’s rail station.
Official Opening of c2c's New £1.5m Southend East Station
The Mayor of Southend-on-Sea, Councillor David Norman today officially opened the new and upgraded Southend East station.
National Express and Norfolk Partners Win Community Rail Award
National Express East Anglia, Paston College and the Bittern Line Community Rail Partnership have won a Community Rail Award.
c2c Short-listed for National Transport Award
National Express train operator c2c which operates train services from London Fenchurch Street to East London and Essex, has been short-listed in the Transport Operator of the Year category at the National Transport Awards 2011.
Witham Station New Entrance and Extended Footbridge Opens
The new second entrance to National Express East Anglia’s Witham station is now open, providing improved access for commuters using this busy gateway.
c2c is the best 'Suburban and Metro Operator 2011'
National Express train operator c2c which operates train services from London Fenchurch Street to East London and Essex last night won the National Rail Award for the best ‘Suburban & Metro Operator 2011’ at a ceremony held in London.
The best of Oktoberfest by Coach...
Press release 9 September 2011 The best of Oktoberfest by coach….
National Express and Norfolk Partners Shortlisted for Community Rail Awards
National Express East Anglia has been shortlisted twice for the Community Rail Awards 2011, both times for Norfolk based projects.
c2c is Top of the Pops Again
National Express train operator c2c has once again topped the rail industry punctuality charts, meaning that for 6 of the last 7 months c2c has hit the number 1 spot amongst franchised rail operators in the UK.
Travel discount helps students get on the road to University
With almost 400,000 new students making the trip to University next month, National Express has relaunched its popular Young Person Coach Card – offering 30% off all journeys for the next three years.
Extra Train Services for the Chappel Beer Festival
National Express East Anglia is providing additional train services for the Chappel Beer Festival.
National Express Team Support Toby's Dream
Toby Hawkbridge is a young lad with a dream – to walk.
Brian gets on his bike for 'Help for Heroes'
National Express East Anglia train driver Brian Skeet is undertaking a mammoth 92 mile charity bike ride in aid of ‘Help for Heroes’ this Sunday 28 August.
c2c Takes Dagenham to the Seaside for an East End Day Out
National Express train operator c2c is continuing an East End tradition in organising the annual summer excursion to Southend-on-Sea for Dagenham’s Reede Road Tenants and Residents Association on Saturday 27 August.
c2c's Marion Transforms the Visitor Experience in Tilbury
Marion Bridge of National Express train operator c2c has brought about a transformation since coming to work at Tilbury Town station, for in a few short years she has improved the visitor experience for tens of thousands of tourists who pass through the nearby London Cruise Terminal each year.
Bank holiday bargains by coach
Brits contemplating a last minute break for the Bank Holiday can still pick up a bargain to Europe with Eurolines.
Clacton Airshow Takes to the Skies
National Express East Anglia is providing extra train services to the Clacton Airshow on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August.
Passengers Benefit from Early Arrival of all 30 of NXEA's New Class 379 Trains
All 30 of National Express East Anglia’s new Class 379 trains are now in service ahead of schedule, following the delivery of the last two of the trains from Bombardier Transportation.
New day service to Dublin introduced for summer holidays
A summer coach service to Dublin has been introduced from Birmingham and London offering return trips from £47 – including luggage, booking fee and taxes.
Extra Train Services for the Cromer Carnival
National Express East Anglia is providing extra train services to the Cromer Carnival on Wednesday 17 August.
c2c Supports Southend's City Bid
National Express train operator c2c named a train “Southend – City-on-Sea” on Friday 5 August, in support of the campaign for recognition of Southend as a city.
Colchester Station Blossoms
National Express East Anglia’s Colchester station is blossoming thanks to a joint initiative between the train operator and Colchester-in-Bloom.
c2c Timetable Trial Success
Proposed timetable improvements by National Express train operator c2c have been welcomed by customers, following the company’s successful one day trial of its planned December 2011 timetable changes yesterday, 2nd August.
Continental coach travel booms as passengers choose value
44% increase in coach passengers to Paris in June 2011 vs.
Lowestoft Air Festival Takes off!
National Express East Anglia is providing extra trains between Norwich and Lowestoft for the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 August.
National Express Train Presentation Award Success
National Express East Anglia’s Train Presentation team has received a prestigious Investors in People Silver Award.
c2c Asks Customers How We Can Do Even Better
As an industry-leading provider of train services with record levels of punctuality, National Express train operator c2c is always looking at ways to further improve the service it offers their customers.
Customer Improvements Unveiled at Diss Station
New, integrated customer information screens (CIS) and help-points have been unveiled at Diss station today as part of a series of customer improvements introduced at the South Norfolk station by National Express East Anglia (NXEA) over recent months.
Londoners are Britain's savviest travellers
Londoners are Britain’s savviest travellers according to figures issued by National Express – with bargain hunters snapping up over 100,000 of the company’s cheapest coach seats in just four weeks - more than any other city.
Community Day is a Real Team Effort at Great Bentley
National Express East Anglia held a successful community day at Great Bentley station on Sunday 24 July.
c2c's Suzanne Linggoood Completes a 'Full House'
Suzanne Linggood of National Express train operator c2c is a familiar face to the thousands of customers who travel on the c2c network every day, and it’s hardly surprising as Suzanne has just completed the unusual feat of working at every one of the 26 stations on the c2c network, during her 17 year career with the Essex-based train operator.
Information at your fingertips with the new National Express iPhone app
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) has launched a new way for customers to obtain train running information with the introduction of a free iPhone App providing live updates of train services on the NXEA network.
c2c Turns Lost Property into Cash for a Good Cause
National Express train operator c2c has donated over £3,000 to the local Essex based charity ‘Down Syndrome Extra 21’.
Stansted Express First Class Customers Benefit From Hospitality Service
National Express East Anglia has joined up with No.
Visit seven European capitals by coach for 1p per mile
Young people travelling Europe on a budget this summer can visit at least seven capital cities for less than 1p per mile, thanks to an ‘under 26’ coach pass from Eurolines.
c2c's John is on his bike again to raise funds for Heart Foundation
John Giffen of National Express train operator c2c has taken part in the London to Southend bike ride to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
National Express introduces £9 coach fare across Britain
This summer National Express has introduced a flat rate £9 fare across the whole of Britain.
Wifi now available on Eurolines London to Paris service
Travellers can now access the internet between London and Paris for the first time, thanks to free wifi installed on Eurolines coaches.
Eurolines UK and Eurotunnel Le Shuttle sign deal to carry contintental visitors to London for summer
Leading coach company, Eurolines UK and Eurotunnel Le Shuttle, have signed a deal to carry sports fans travelling from across Europe to London for the 2012 Games.
National Express rolls out Icomera Wi-Fi on Stansted Airport Coach services
Free award winning Wi-Fi internet access on coaches between Stansted Airport and London Icomera, the world's leading provider of continuous connectivity solutions for transport, has been installed by National Express Group to enable passenger Wi-Fi on its coach services between Stansted Airport and the City of London.
Appointment of Managing Director Dundee
National Express is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Smith to the role of Managing Director Dundee with effect from 1 June 2011.
Discount on Nationwide Coach Travel
National Express is offering a 25% discount on its coach services for travel any time this year.
Royal Wedding Fever Hits the South Coast
Coach services travelling from the South Coast to celebrate William and Kate’s big day are outselling the rest of the UK according to the UK’s leading coach company, National Express.
c2c tops the punctuality table in February
National Express train operator c2c, was the best-performing train operator in the country in February with 96.
New carriages bring 11,000 more seats for commuters
Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond yesterday officially launched a fleet of 30 new trains which will provide 11,000 more seats a day for commuters.
Minister of State for Transport opens £1m train driving simulator
Work completed on £400k investment in new car park at Diss station
Work to increase car parking capacity at National Express East Anglia’s (NXEA) Diss station through a £400k investment to construct an additional 60 space surface car park has been completed.
Charlotte Bindley of National Express is named Young Rail Professional of the Year
The achievement of National Express employee Charlotte Bindley has been recognised by her industry peers at the Rail Business Awards 2011.
c2c wins prestigious Golden Whistle Award
National Express train operator c2c Rail has won the national award for the handling of “Managing Disruption” at the prestigious rail industry Golden Whistle Awards.
Ben Rule of National Express Receives rail industry accolade
National Express East Anglia’s (NXEA) Deputy Operations Director Ben Rule has won the inaugural ‘Outstanding Individual Operator’ award at the rail industry’s prestigious ‘Golden Whistle Awards’.
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