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Come rain or shine National Express helps keep South West moving
National Express is ready to keep the South West moving (December 27) as flooding continues to cause widespread rail disruption in the region.
c2c raise £1,500 for Essex Wildlife Trust
National Express train operator c2c has raised more than £1,500 for the Essex Wildlife Trust after introducing a series of new green fund-raising initiatives.
c2c complete a year of number ones
National Express train operator c2c has been named yet again as the most punctual train company in the UK over the past year - a position it has now held for all of 2012.
From rail to road - National Express say Scottish passenger numbers soar
Expected widespread Christmas rail disruption has contributed to soaring passenger numbers in Scotland say National Express (December 19) as thousands of travellers turn to coach for the great holiday getaway.
c2c's green trains are powering Christmas dinner for South Essex
National Express train operator c2c's trains are returning enough power to the National Grid to cook dinner for every household in south Essex this Christmas! A new enhancement to the regenerative braking system on c2c's trains, which returns electricity to the National Grid via the overhead power lines when the trains brake, has increased the amount of energy saved by 24% compared to previous levels.
Beat the rush on c2c season ticket renewals
Regular commuters with National Express train operator c2c can renew their annual season tickets from today and beat the January queues.
Extra c2c trains to Stratford for Christmas shoppers this weekend
National Express train operator c2c is announcing more services to Stratford this weekend to help south Essex residents get to Westfield for their Christmas shopping.
Success for Chalkwell station in Railway Heritage Awards
Chalkwell station has been recognised in the prestigious National Railway Heritage Awards for the recent modernisation project that restored the station to its 1930s art deco glory.
Barking residents get a festive day out on the 'Santa Special' to Southend
A group of almost 300 parents and children from Barking enjoyed a special day out with c2c on Saturday - on board the Santa Special train to Southend! Organised by National Express train operator c2c and the Abbey Parents United group, the special train took local families from Barking who rarely get a holiday on a day trip to Southend, to allow them to do some Christmas shopping and enjoy a day by the seaside.
National Express' Christmas bookings up 94% on routes affected by rail disruption
National Express' Christmas bookings are up 94% on two of the major routes directly affected by the rail disruption on West Coast Mainline (WCML).
New senior management changes in Business Development and UK Coach
National Express is pleased to announce that Andrew Cleaves has agreed to become our International Development Director.
c2c's search leads to rover's return
Stunned c2c customers got a surprise on Wednesday morning when a passenger with a difference boarded their train - a Staffordshire Bull Terrier! The dog hopped on the 07.
Benfleet passengers get Christmas travel advice
More than 150 passengers at Benfleet station got Christmas travel advice from c2c managers yesterday as part of the preparations for the Benfleet bridge replacement.
Kids go free to Lakeside on c2c this Christmas
Children will travel for free this Christmas when they head to Lakeside for Christmas shopping, National Express train operator c2c has announced today.
Advance Christmas bookings up 50% on routes affected by rail disruption
With just one month to go until Christmas, National Express is reminding people to plan their festive travel ahead, by booking early.
c2c retain top spot for train punctuality
National Express train operator c2c has retained top spot in the rail industry's league table for train punctuality, it was announced today.
c2c staff raise £900 in football ground charity challenge
Six employees from National Express train operator c2c have raised over £900 for a local Senior Citizens Club following a public transport odyssey round all 13 of London's football league grounds.
c2c appeal for information to help create a war memorial for railway workers
National Express train operator c2c is appealing for information from local residents to help create a memorial to railway workers from the London, Tilbury and Southend railway who were killed during the First and Second World War.
c2c cab ride for Southend primary school brothers
National Express train operator c2c gave two young brothers the chance to celebrate half-term with a difference when they won the opportunity to ride with the driver of a c2c train in their school raffle.
£100,000 facelift for Upminster station
National Express train operator c2c has started a £100,000 project to update Upminster station.
c2c and Network Rail celebrate a new UK record for train punctuality
National Express train operator c2c and Network Rail are celebrating after their teamwork led to another UK record for train punctuality, announced today.
Six c2c local heroes recognised in National Rail Staff Awards
Six employees from National Express train operator c2c are celebrating after they were recognised for their efforts helping passengers and staff over the past year by being shortlisted in the industry’s National Rail Staff awards.
c2c trains break one million mile barrier
Staff at National Express train operator c2c are celebrating today as a train became the first to clock up one million miles serving passengers in south Essex and east London.
c2c named UK's best rail company
National Express train operator c2c has triumphed at the National Transport Awards by being named "Rail Operator of the Year", one of the most prestigious awards in the rail industry.
Barking station manager wins prestigious rail award
c2c Station Manager Stephen Jessup-Peacock has won one of the most prestigious employee awards in the rail industry after winning the Frontline Employee of the Year award at the National Transport Awards last night.
c2c and Network Rail announce plans for improvement works over Christmas
The rail bridge at Benfleet station will be replaced by Network Rail this Christmas in a major engineering project which will enable c2c services to continue running as normal next year.
Second phase begins on Shoeburyness station improvement project
National Express train operator c2c has begun the second phase of a £700,000 improvement project at Shoeburyness station this week to improve access and facilities for passengers.
c2c passengers give generously for London's Air Ambulance
c2c passengers have raised more than £825 for London's Air Ambulance after a charity collection at Fenchurch Street station today.
New UK record for c2c announced on day National Express submits its franchise bid
National Express train operator c2c has set another UK record for train punctuality, it was confirmed today - on the same day that the company submitted its bid for the next Essex Thameside franchise.
The passenger now arriving on platform one is retiring after 32 years
National Express train operator c2c made it a retirement day to remember for regular Southend East commuter Graham Meakin by surprising him with the best seat on the train - next to the driver! c2c and Graham's wife Jacque Meakin organised the surprise to mark Graham's final journey to work after 32 years commuting every day to Fenchurch Street station on c2c and its British Rail predecessor.
More seats on c2c to help local residents salute Team GB's athletes
National Express train operator c2c is to add more than 11,000 extra seats to its train services on Monday to help local residents in Essex and East London get to the Olympics and Paralympics victory parade in central London.
c2c winning streak continues
National Express train operator c2c has once again topped the table for train punctuality - and matched its own UK record for the number of trains on time.
Orsett girl flushed with success in c2c door design competition
Budding graphic designer Rachael Dowsett, 12, from Orsett, has won a competition by National Express train company c2c to design a new-look door for the toilet on one of c2c's trains.
c2c to provide 500,000 extra seats during the Paralympic Games
National Express train operator c2c will provide more than 500,000 extra seats for passengers during the Paralympics and has published today a day-by-day guide for passengers to the extra services that are being operated.
c2c help Barking youth organisation in funding crisis
National Express train operator c2c has made a £1,000 donation to Barking-based youth organisation Charis Project - but the charity is still in financial difficulty and is appealing for more donors to come forward to help.
c2c staff present £1,000 charity cheque to Southend RNLI
Staff from local train operator c2c have handed a £1,000 cheque to Southend RNLI to help fund a new boathouse following a fund-raising walk and donation from the company.
Games travellers lead to new records for c2c
Passenger demand broke records for National Express train operator c2c during the Games, with almost two million passengers using its services over the Olympic period.
Leigh-on-Sea station gets a facelift for the Games
National Express train operator c2c has completed a facelift of Leigh-on-Sea station ahead of the mountain bike event at Hadleigh Farm this weekend.
c2c record breakers strike gold again
National Express train operator c2c has struck gold again by setting a new UK record for train punctuality, according to the latest statistics published today.
Military personnel to get free travel on c2c trains during the Games
National Express train operator c2c is delighted to announce today that military personnel will get free travel on c2c trains for the duration of the Games.
c2c fires starting gun on extra capacity for the Games
National Express train operator c2c is providing more seats for passengers in Essex and east London from today as our improved service levels for the Games begin.
c2c's new Thorpe Bay 'smart station' opened by James Duddridge MP
National Express train operator c2c completed the refurbishment of Thorpe Bay station today, with the new-look station officially reopened by local MP James Duddridge.
New "Baby on board" badges for mums-to-be with c2c
National Express train operator c2c has today launched a 'baby on board' badge scheme to give mothers-to-be a more comfortable journey during their daily commute.
c2c set new UK record for train punctuality
National Express train operator c2c has set a new UK record for train punctuality in the UK it was announced today – and staff celebrated with former Record Breakers host Cheryl Baker.
c2c to provide one million extra seats during the 2012 Games
National Express train operator c2c has today confirmed it will be providing more than one million additional seats during the three weeks of the 2012 Games, as it publishes a day-by-day guide for passengers to the extra services that are being operated.
More than nine out of ten passengers satisfied with c2c services
91% of passengers are satisfied with the service provided by National Express train operator c2c, according to the latest official passenger survey figures announced today.
Paul Furze-Waddock joins National Express
National Express Group has today announced that Paul Furze-Waddock will be joining the company as Commercial Development Director from October.
Keep calm and take the train with c2c this Jubilee weekend
Longer trains and a passenger guide to celebration events near Fenchurch Street station are just part of National Express train operator c2c's preparations for the Diamond Jubilee weekend.
c2c train named by Chelsea Pensioners in tribute to Diamond Jubilee
Chelsea Pensioners David Donaghey and Marjorie Cole today named a c2c train "Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012" at London Fenchurch Street as part of c2c's contributions to the celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
c2c's free rail ticket scheme for job seekers gets MPs' backing
A scheme offering free rail travel worth up to £600 to job interviews and for new job starters by National Express rail company c2c has been backed by four local MPs.
c2c officially most punctual train company of the year
National Express train operator c2c has been named the most punctual rail company in the UK, according to the latest punctuality performance results published by Network Rail this morning.
#MDonthemove - National Express MD undertakes unique Twitter tour of Britain
National Express’ Managing Director, Andrew Cleaves will embark on his second week long coach tour of Britain from Monday to experience the company’s customer service first hand.
Get creative with c2c
National Express train operator c2c is on the hunt for a budding Picasso, Hockney and Banksy – or at least any would-be artists who want the chance to show off their talents on a very unusual ‘canvas’.
New UK punctuality record for c2c
National Express train operator c2c has once again set a new UK punctuality record for a franchised train operator according to official rail industry figures released today.
Louis is c2c's Community Champion
Tireless community worker Louis Olusina has been chosen as Community Champion for 2012 by National Express train operator c2c.
c2c's Peter completes half a century on the rails
c2c’s Peter Garnett – a familiar figure at Benfleet station - is retiring after 50 years of working in the rail industry.
National Express East Anglia nominated for 5 rail business awards
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) has been nominated for five prestigious Rail Business Awards.
c2c nominated for Rail Business Awards
National Express train operator c2c, Britain’s highest performing train operator, has been nominated for two Rail Business Awards.
c2c sprints in to help local running club
c2c’s Paul Atherfold is celebrating after recently securing funding of £250 from the National Express Employee Charity Panel to be donated to the Yaxley Runners and Joggers – youth section.
Official opening for new £2.2m Marks Tey Station
Councillor Penny Channer, Deputy Cabinet Member for Highways & Transportation, Essex County Council has officially opened the new and upgraded Marks Tey station today, Friday 27 January.
c2c new alliance builds on industry leading performance
National Express train operator c2c, Britain’s highest performing train operator with an annual average punctuality of 96.
National Express completes £150k station upgrade at Bury St. Edmunds
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c2c's Trevor blows final whistle after 48 years on the rails
c2c’s Trevor Capps – a familiar figure at London Fenchurch Street station - is retiring after over 48 years working in the rail industry.
c2c's Cassie the Recycling Queen
c2c’s Group Station Manager Cassie Sutton has set in motion a recycling revolution at the Essex and East London train operator.
c2c is recognised for Excellence with 4 Star Award
National Express train operator c2c - Britain’s highest performing train operator - has been awarded 4 stars in the British Quality Foundation’s Recognised for Excellence (R4E) programme.
It's just the ticket as National Express invests in new ticket machines at Norwich
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) has invested £45k in installing three more new ticket collection machines at Norwich station, increasing to four the number of available machines from which customers can collect pre-paid, advance booked tickets.
Andrew Williams is c2c's new Olympics champion
National Express train operator c2c - Britain’s highest performing train operator - has appointed Andrew Williams as the company’s new Olympics Project Manager.
Stansted Express tickets direct to your mobile or smartphone
Stansted Express, the fastest way between Central London and Stansted Airport has launched a new and convenient ticketing option via its website offering customers the opportunity to purchase tickets which can be sent direct to their mobile telephone or smartphone via a text message.
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