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National Express is ringing in the New Year on a high
National Express is ringing in the New Year on a high as figures reveal poor weather and soaring mobile phone sales helped contribute to a bumper Christmas for coach travel.
c2c gift appeal brings Christmas cheer to local care home
Employees from National Express train operator c2c based at Laindon railway station have organised a hugely successful Christmas gift appeal for the residents of Evelyn May House, a local residential care home for people with dementia.
Bus loads of food donated to local foodbank
National Express staff, based at their head office in Birmingham, have collected hundreds of pounds worth of food items, toiletries and other groceries for a local foodbank.
Stock Transportation acquires student transportation division of Perry Rand Transportation Group
Stock Transportation Ltd, a leader in student transportation in four provinces, recently announced that it completed the asset acquisition of the student transportation division of Perry Rand Transportation Group Ltd in Nova Scotia.
Two years at the top for record-breaking c2c
National Express train operator c2c is celebrating after clocking up two successive years as the most punctual train operator in the country - and local celebrity baker Jo Wheatley joined the record-breaking company to hand out cakes to passengers.
Travelling all the time at the young age of 99
At 99-years-old Basil Croft has travelled further than most on life's proverbial journey.
The five days of Christmas are busiest for travel
Five days is the most common length of time to visit family members at Christmas suggests data revealed by National Express today (Monday, December 16).
Coach service boost
National Express is giving residents in Bath an early Christmas present with the announcement that four new fast London services are being improved and extended.
Cardiff coach station has its very own 'Paddington Puss'
We've all heard of Paddington Bear but Cardiff coach station has its very own 'Paddington Puss' after a member of staff stepped in to offer a loving home to a castaway cat.
Free Santa special train for Barking community group
500 local residents from Barking were given a free trip to Southend on c2c's "Santa Special" train on Saturday.
Fare and squares with Eurolines
Eurolines is reminding people there is still chance to take advantage of value coach fares and explore stunning markets and medieval squares for less this Christmas.
Kids for a quid bus ticket extended for Christmas
Festive ticket gives grandparents stress free and good value days out Children can now travel across the region for just £1 per day with Nan and Grandad - thanks to the "kids for a quid" ticket introduced by National Express West Midlands.
Late night shopping services added to festive bus timetable
National Express West Midlands has today announced its Christmas and New Year services and is reminding customers to use the new app to ensure they make the most of their time at the shops.
Christmas deal gets you ho ho home for less with National Express
National Express has teamed up with some of the high street's biggest names this Christmas to offer a range of festive deals.
Still chance to get discounted theatre tickets before the curtain falls on the deal
National Express is reminding people there is still chance to take advantage of an online opportunity to enjoy discounted theatre tickets over the festive season before the curtain falls on the deal.
Santa takes a busman's holiday!
It's that time of year again, when Santa takes a busman's holiday - literally! He's swapping his sleigh for a double decker and driving some of National Express Dundee's services for the next few weeks, right up until Christmas.
National Express gears up for 'Tremendous Tuesday'
The UK's largest coach operator National Express is gearing up for 'Tremendous Tuesday' (Tuesday, December 3) - the date most people book their Christmas coach travel online.
New commuter service sails past the 2k mark
Bristol's new coach commuter service has hit the ground running during its first month of operations making well over 2,000 passenger journeys.
Night Owl set to fly through Douglas
National Express Dundee's 5N night bus will, from today (Friday 29 November), serve the Douglas area en route to Broughty Ferry.
Bus business boost at new-look Stack
The opening of a number of new shops at Dundee's Stack Leisure Park has had a positive effect on passenger numbers for local bus operator National Express Dundee.
120,000 passengers could travel for free with c2c "Golden Ticket" giveaway
National Express train operator c2c has given away free travel for up to 120,000 rail passengers this morning with a "Golden Ticket" giveaway gift for rush hour commuters.
National Express Corporation announces 2013 safety poster winner
For the third year National Express Corporation (NEC) has held its safety poster contest.
Special services for shoppers in c2c's Christmas timetable
National Express train operator c2c is providing more seats and direct trains to Stratford for Christmas shoppers at Westfield as part of its special timetable changes in the run-up to Christmas and New Year.
Bavarian beer boosts Birmingham buses
National Express West Midlands has today reported a 10% increase in weekend patronage to Birmingham city centre since the start of the German Market.
National Express partnership has Christmas all tied up
National Express has Christmas all tied up with services throughout the festive season for those customers travelling to see friends and family, as well as those fancying a festive break abroad.
All new commuter service nominated for award
A newly launched coach commuter service is already in the running for a top sustainable transport award just weeks after the wheels started turning for the first time.
Coach Tracker wins top industry award
National Express' groundbreaking online coach monitoring system has scooped a top industry award for improving coach travel for customers.
National Express expands its university timetable
The UK's largest provider of direct university coach services has expanded its academic timetable.
Memorial football match raises £460 for Great Ormond Street Hospital
A group of employees from National Express train operator c2c have presented a cheque for £460 to Great Ormond Street Hospital in memory of a late colleague.
Enjoy Continental Christmas cheer for less
Eurolines is running a special offer so shoppers can make the most of Europe's stunning Christmas markets for less.
Paul awarded for his healthy service
A Leeds Coach Station employee has taken the meaning of a 'healthy career' to new heights having never had a sick day since starting his job four decades ago.
National Express keeps Britain flying over Christmas
National Express is the only means of reaching the UK's biggest airports on Christmas Day by public transport and soaring advance bookings for its direct coach services prove travellers are already in the mood to get away for some festive fun.
National Express Dundee supports Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance
National Express Dundee has donated nine bags of foreign coins to Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance.
Bus company gears up for Dundee's Christmas Light Night
National Express Dundee is getting ready for a rush of customers joining the festivities at Dundee's Christmas Light Night this Friday (15th November).
Southampton selected for pioneering affordable transport scheme
Southampton has been selected by a major UK transport operator as the pilot city for an affordable travel scheme that could be rolled out across the country.
National Express launches region's first Military Covenant
Bus and coach operator leads way with guaranteed interviews for service leaversNational Express has announced the region's first package of benefits for reservists, Armed Forces personnel and their families as part of the company's commitment to the government's Corporate Covenant.
c2c donates £500 to local community centre
National Express train operator c2c has donated £500 to support the opening of a new community centre in Vange.
John Gilbert re-elected President of the Eurolines organisation
John Gilbert has been re-elected President of the Eurolines organisation at this year's annual conference held in Lisbon.
c2c signs up to support the UK's Armed Forces
National Express train operator c2c has signed up to the Government's flagship policy encouraging UK business to support the Armed Forces.
Commuter service ready to launch
A brand new coach commuter service launches today (Monday, November 4), providing commuters with a convenient, quick and green link between North Somerset and north Bristol.
National Express drives forward support for The Royal British Legion
National Express is driving forward a major package of support for The Royal British Legion to mark the UK's Remembrance Period.
MPs support National Express partnership with The Post Office
National Express and the Post Office have joined forces to launch the sale of coach tickets at over 11,000 Post Office branches nationwide, a move which has been widely welcomed by MPs at a Parliamentary Reception at Westminster's Portcullis House (October 30).
National Express kick off week-long The Skills Show coach tour at Old Trafford
National Express today (October 28) kicked off a week-long coach tour encouraging young people to show off their undiscovered talents and highlighting the career options available to them at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium.
West Midlands buses are first to wear poppy
National Express West Midlands has teamed up with The Royal British Legion to become the first company in the region to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day 2013.
National Express on the hunt for the UK's best friends
National Express is looking for tales of friendship up and down the land in a bid to find Britain's best friends.
National Express carries the nation's unsung heroes
For a second year running National Express has transported the Pride of Britain award winners to the annual televised awards ceremony in London.
Eurolines asks - what makes you lucky?
They talk about the luck of the Irish and now value coach operator Eurolines is asking people 'what makes you lucky?' for a chance to win return coach travel to the Emerald Isle.
Cheer on Team England with National Express
National Express is urging fans to come and cheer on Team England next summer as a second batch of tickets to the Commonwealth Games go on sale today.
c2c leads the way in train punctuality
National Express train operator c2c has once again been named the most punctual train operator in the UK, in the latest official industry figures published today.
National Express keeps Britain moving over Christmas
National Express is the only national passenger transport company with services scheduled to run throughout Christmas and New Year - ensuring people can still make a Christmas getaway.
Durham promotes National School Bus Safety Week
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, is promoting safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, October 21- 25.
New online system is just the ticket for c2c's customers
National Express train operator c2c has launched a new ticket booking facility on its website, enabling customers to beat the queues and buy weekly and monthly season tickets online for the first time.
It's no joke Dave raises £1,000 for Birmingham Dogs Home
Earlier this week a wise-cracking National Express West Midlands bus driver who has raised funds for Birmingham Dogs Home by going sixty days without telling a joke presented the charity with £1,000.
All is fine on the 539
A pair of Scottish coach drivers have been recognised as the best in the business by National Express.
Coach Tracker shortlisted for prestigious award
National Express’ industry-leading online coach monitoring system has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
National Express helps drive forward UK's largest careers event
National Express has joined forces with The Skills Show in a bid to help drive forward the careers of young people across the country.
Norwich students to get new capital connection
National Express is set to launch a London-bound coach service from The University of East Anglia providing the institution with a new direct transport connection to the capital.
Awesome autumn fares from Eurolines
Value coach operator Eurolines has introduced a range of affordable fares for autumn travellers.
Hundreds of sign-ups for Kings Ferry commuter coach service
Hundreds of people have already registered for the new Kings Ferry commuter coach service which is set to launch next month.
3,000 people take a look behind the scenes at bus garage
Open days at National Express West Midlands Acocks Green and Yardley Wood garages attracted over 3,000 local people who saw how a bus garage works, vintage buses and live music.
c2c stars recognised in annual RailStaff Awards
Eleven individual members of staff and two teams from National Express train operator c2c have been heralded for their efforts at the annual RailStaff Awards, with Southend Central employee Ashley Cosker winning the national Outstanding Customer Service Award.
Dundee schoolchildren learn about bus behaviour
National Express Dundee has gone back to school to remind local kids about the best way to behave on and around buses.
Get Glastonbury travel in the bag early with National Express
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury festival go on sale this weekend (October, Sunday 6) and National Express is offering eco-conscious festival-goers a greener way to reach the festival.
National Express - Post Office partnership delivers unbeatable convenience
National Express and the Post Office have joined forces to launch the sale of coach tickets at over 11,000 Post Office branches nationwide.
Leigh's Les retires with a lifetime achievement nomination
c2c's Les Thorington, a familiar face to passengers at Leigh-on-Sea station, has been nominated for a Lifetime Achievement industry award the week after his retirement.
Discovr the 'smart' way to travel...
National Express Dundee is the first bus operator in Scotland to launch a smart ticketing system which offers commercial products on the National Entitlement Card, as well as its own smartcard.
National Express launches coach tracker app for iPhone
National Express has launched a simpler way for passengers to track their coaches with the introduction of a free iPhone app - providing 24/7 tracking and live service updates.
Saturday services boost for Camperdown Leisure Park
Outer Circle buses now serving cinema and ice rink all day Saturday National Express Dundee is extending its Outer Circle services to Camperdown Leisure Park at the weekends.
Charity bus gets free makeover
Staff at National Express West Midlands paint shop have volunteered their time and skills to give a community radio charity bus a total body makeover.
National Express expands the academic timetable
As the academic year gets underway, National Express is preparing to give students a lesson in affordable travel by expanding its university services.
Extended coach service offers trio of benefits to residents
National Express today (Tuesday, September 24) revealed it is extending a popular coach service to serve Luton town centre in a move offering residents invaluable commuting links, a frequent airport connection and the most affordable means of travelling to London.
c2c highly commended in rail industry Oscars
National Express train operator c2c has been "Highly Commended" in the Passenger Operator of the Year category at the National Rail Awards, the rail industry equivalent of the Oscars.
£3.4 million upgrade of Fenchurch Street station begins
National Express train operator c2c and Network Rail have begun a £3.
Pack more into your journey with National Express
National Express is lending a helping hand to passengers by extending its already generous luggage policy.
'Talking Buses' hit the roads in Dundee
National Express Dundee's Service 5 now equipped with audio/visual next stop announcements Passengers on National Express Dundee's Service 5 are now benefitting from audio and visual announcements of the next stop.
Top sales team for 2013 Special Olympics Illinois duck derby
Durham School Services made a splash at the 2013 Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby last month, where Durham employees joined together and were recognised as the top corporate sales team by selling 2,522 rubber duckies to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.
Hear ye! Hear ye!
Hear ye! Hear ye! National Express is proclaiming its support for the 2013 British Town Crier competition by slashing the cost of travel to the event in half.
Eurolines' service remain steadfast during French strikes
Eurolines is reassuring passengers its London to Paris service is running as normal during the transport disruption in France today (10 Sept).
Don't 'bat'tle with traffic and car park costs
Cricket fans travelling to Edgbaston on Wednesday don't have to stump up for parking or get caught out in huge traffic jams, they should catch the bus.
Young volunteers stock Coventry food bank
Young people took to the streets of Coventry to collect groceries to help the city's Central Foodbank.
Alsa launch "Kilos and Kilometres" initiative
Alsa, the road passenger transport company, has launched a "Kilos and Kilometres" initiative to encourage non-perishable food collections amongst its 6,000 employees and which will be delivered to the Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL).
Here comes the bride - in a 40ft National Express
A Kidderminster bride made quite the entrance to say her vows this weekend (Saturday, August 31), forgoing the traditional horse-drawn carriage to arrive at her wedding in a 40 foot National Express coach.
Rail passengers in the South East to benefit from smart ticketing
The Government is investing £2.
New hospital bus service is just the tonic for north Coventry families
Residents, staff and patients living in parts of north Coventry are to get a new bus service to University Hospital from next week.
c2c provides Sunday seaside special for Reede Road residents
Over 300 residents from Dagenham's Reede Road Tenants and Residents' Association ignored the aftermath of the rain last weekend to enjoy a free day trip to Southend on Sunday.
Say 'bonjour' to Paris for less
Value coach operator Eurolines has launched fares to Paris from just £19.
Bus drivers' charity effort is just the ticket
Underprivileged children in Dundee have received a donation from National Express.
Top spot once again for c2c!
National Express train operator c2c remains the most punctual train operator in the UK according to new official statistics announced today.
Popular landmarks have new home
UK shoppers were left rubbing their eyes today after a great landmark switcheroo.
Keep the kids 'bus'y this bank holiday for a quid a day
Summer ticket gives grandparents stress free and good value days out Children can now travel across the region for just £1 per day - thanks to the "kids for a quid" ticket introduced by National Express West Midlands.
Last chance to nominate your c2c Community Champion
Local residents have their last chance to nominate a local hero who deserves to be rewarded, as the deadline for the Community Champion competition run by National Express train operator c2c approaches.
Bank Holiday getaway by coach
Tens of thousands of Brits are set for a big Bank Holiday getaway by coach this weekend in a bid to make the most of the summer sunshine.
Cheer on Team England at the Commonwealth Games with National Express
National Express - the UK's largest coach operator - is running services from all over the country to Glasgow next summer, so fans can travel to see our amazing athletes compete live.
12k West Midlands music fans beat traffic queues by catching bus to �V�
Over 12,000 music fans will travel to the V festival at Weston Park by bus this weekend - beating two hour car parking queues with 'bus only' roads and priority entrance.
New supermarket boosts bus passengers
7% rise in passengers on National Express Service 28/29 serving Asda Myrekirk National Express Dundee has seen a significant jump in passenger numbers following the opening of the new Asda supermarket in Myrekirk Road.
Customer improvements at Basildon station completed
National Express train operator c2c has completed a £450,000 project to improve passenger facilities at Basildon station.
Head to the Fringe
There's still time for culture vultures to head to the Edinburgh Festival with affordable coach travel from National Express.
National Express appoints surprisingly-fast Leeds senior ambassador
National Express is to name one of its surprisingly-fast coaches after its surprisingly-fast senior ambassador from Leeds.
A hands-on role for Ron
One of Bournemouth's most familiar faces has been chosen as an ambassador for coach company National Express.
National Express appoints Leicester ambassadors
National Express has appointed a retired couple from Leicester who love travelling to sample its coaches for a year.
Back to school bus boost for Harris Academy
It's all change for pupils of Harris Academy when the new term starts next week (Friday 16th August), but National Express Dundee is reassuring kids, parents and staff that its buses will continue to serve the relocated school.
Green water initiative keeps c2c trains bright white
National Express train operator c2c has started using recycled water in a green initiative to keep its trains dazzlingly white.
Lion's share of glasses found on the region's buses
The region's biggest bus company, National Express West Midlands, has donated a thousand pairs of glasses it has found on its local services to charity.
Free travel wallets for people travelling with National Express
National Express is helping people get their holidays off to a flying start with a great travel wallet giveaway as its airport services take off in a big way.
Centro chairman welcomes new fleet of 33 National Express Coventry buses
Passengers in Coventry are to benefit from a fleet of 33 brand new buses being rolled out as part of a ground breaking deal between National Express Coventry and transport authority Centro.
Put a Cork in it - for less
Eurolines has reduced its fares to Ireland allowing people to get away to the Emerald Isle for less.
All-in-one ticket set to make waves
National Express has joined forces with a hovercraft operator and a bus company to offer passengers all-in-one tickets to the Isle of Wight.
CEO Duke accepts Contractor of the Year award
It has been a little more than two years since David A.
Portsmouth coach driver fronts national employment campaign
A Portsmouth-based National Express coach driver is fronting a UK-wide campaign to help forces leavers get jobs on civvy street.
Mayor unveils children's bus adverts
The Mayor of Wolverhampton joined the winners from National Express West Midlands 'class pass' art competition to unveil their winning posters this week.
Hot tickets - affordable fares encourage summer spontaneity
National Express is inviting people to find their free-spirited side this summer with thousands of low-cost fares which afford the freedom to be spontaneous with travel choices.
National Express teams up with Billy Elliot the musical
In a move that will have theatre lovers jumping for joy, National Express is linking up with the internationally award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to offer discounted theatre tickets to customers travelling to see the show by coach.
c2c's hot performance run continues
National Express train operator c2c has retained its position at the top of the latest rail punctuality league table, despite the difficult conditions of the summer heat wave.
Sky-high demand for airport services
National Express has seen demand for its airport services soar this year as hundreds of thousands more people opt to transfer to the airport by coach.
National Express supports training team trek
The National Express Employee Charity Panel has given a £500 boost to funds already raised by the group's UK bus operational training team.
National Express helps young people get their careers on the road
National Express has helped a group of disadvantaged young people get their careers on the road by laying on a trip to Parliament as the highlight of a high-profile job-seekers initiative.
It's a diamond service for c2c passengers this weekend
National Express train operator c2c is putting on extra seats this weekend to help local passengers get to and from the Diamond League Anniversary Games event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Renfe and Alsa launch the first ticket to combine rail and bus
Renfe extends its destinations in Alicante with a ticket combining rail travel to Valencia and Alsa bus travel to Denia and Jávea Offers trips combining AVE and Euromed with buses to travel from Madrid and Barcelona Alsa and Renfe have launched an all-in-one ticket combining rail and bus travel to extend the offer of AVE and Long-Haul services to holiday destinations with no rail connection.
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!
National Express train operator c2c is providing 28,000 extra seats this weekend as passengers flock to the seaside to take advantage of the warm weather.
Cool bus travel is a breeze
To help customers cope with the current heat wave National Express West Midlands bus drivers are opening all the windows on their vehicles before they leave depot to ensure that they are cool by the time the first passengers board.
city2city is connecting Hamburg, Bremen, Hanover and Münster on two new North Germany routes
From 18 July, 22 city2city coaches will be travelling around Germany with 350 departures per week.
National Express award creates a Takeley buzz
Takeley Primary School and its resident bees are buzzing louder than ever this summer after receiving a £300 donation from the National Express Employee Charity Panel.
Keep the kids 'bus'y during the hols for a quid a day
Summer ticket gives grandparents stress free and good value days out Children can now travel across the region for just £1 per day - thanks to the "kids for a quid" ticket introduced by National Express West Midlands.
Passenger numbers rise with the barometer for National Express Dundee
Bus operator sees 19% rise in passengers and revenue during heat wave National Express Dundee has seen a surge in customers making the most of the current heat wave and heading for Broughty beach.
Transport Minister welcomes Dundee's 'green' buses
Local bus firm National Express Dundee's investment also flies flag for Scottish manufacturing Scotland's Transport Minister Keith Brown has today praised National Express Dundee's investment in eco-friendly Scottish buses for the city.
Express delivery for Community Shield fans
National Express is playing a blinder by running direct coach services to the FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.
Grant awards strengthen community partnerships
Midlands students studying at Birmingham's newest university are set to benefit from financial support for their studies, thanks to a new programme of student bursaries supported by the National Express Foundation.
Full steam ahead at coach station ahead of rail disruption
Just days before major engineering works bring trains in Nottingham to a halt, National Express is reminding residents help is at hand for people whose travel plans are derailed.
Support affordable travel urges MP
Bath MP Don Foster is urging residents to help secure extra coach services to London permanently by trying out National Express' new seasonal express coaches to the capital.
We DO like to be beside the seaside
As Britain continues to bask in the baking sunshine National Express reveals trips to the seaside are soaring.
Have you got what it takes to join VSquad?
Voluntary Action Coventry (VAC) is offering young people in the city the chance to do something different this summer by joining together to help the local community.
£75,000 bike scheme at Upminster station begins
National Express train operator c2c has begun installing a new secure cycle facility at Upminster station, more than trebling the capacity for cyclists to park their bikes at the station.
£81 million partnership will transform bus travel in the West Midlands
National Express West Midlands and Centro sign £81m Partnership Plus agreement to transform bus travelLondon-style smartcards and hundreds of new buses form part of a wide-ranging transport package worth more than £80 million set to transform bus travel in the West Midlands.
Durham buses to transport citizens to Rangers ballpark
Durham Charter Services will partner with the Texas Rangers on Saturday, July 6, to provide shuttle services for hundreds of West, Texas, residents to enjoy a baseball game at Rangers Ballpark.
c2c shortlisted for two international awards
National Express train operator c2c has been shortlisted for two prestigious international awards in the inaugural European Rail Congress Awards.
Eurolines launch new daily services to the heart of Disneyland Paris
Eurolines UK has launched daily services to Disneyland Paris in a move that will delight people seeking affordable transport to the world-famous attraction.
Durham mechanic takes second place at state competition
Durham School Services, a national leader in student transportation, is proud to announce that one of its Texas mechanics finished among the state's top performers in the Texas Association of School Bus Technicians best-tech competition in June.
Next stop Birmingham's biggest youth jobs fair
The three MPs responsible for organising Birmingham's biggest Youth Jobs Fair and the events sponsor National Express West Midlands today called on young people looking for work in the city to make the most of the event on Friday 5 July at the Matthew Boulton Campus of Birmingham Metropolitan College.
Operators recognised by National Express
Operators from throughout the UK were recognised for their outstanding service to National Express at this year's annual award ceremony.
c2c remains the most punctual train operator in the UK
National Express train operator c2c has retained its position as the most punctual train operator in the country, according to new figures published by Network Rail today.
National Express first to sign Government's new Corporate Covenant
National Express has been announced as the first company to sign the Government's groundbreaking new pledge to support the Armed Forces as it reveals it will offer guaranteed interviews for service leavers with PCV licences.
Andalusia promoted as a destination on Alsa coaches
Andalusia will be promoted as a destination on 40 Alsa coaches which operate in the northern half of Spain.
Nine out of 10 give Midland Metro thumbs up in new survey
Passengers using the Midland Metro have given the service two thumbs up in a new survey carried out by transport watchdog Passenger Focus.
National Express delighted to pre-qualify for Crossrail
In response to Transport for London's announcement today regarding the Crossrail bidding shortlist, National Express Chief Executive Officer Dean Finch said: "We're delighted to have pre-qualified for such a prestigious project.
Broughty pupils' eco-designs hit the hybrids
Two of National Express Dundee's new 'green buses' are bearing posters designed by schoolchildren from Broughty Ferry.
Dundee's Outer Circle back by popular demand!
National Express Dundee is listening to its customers and adding services and new routes to its network.
One in ten get to Glastonbury with National Express
The wellies and tents are packed as thousands of people across the UK prepare to make the trip to Glastonbury and record numbers are choosing National Express to get them there.
Durham to provide services for Hardin County Schools
Durham School Services, a national leader in student transportation, has been awarded a contract to operate bus routes for Hardin County Schools in Savannah, Tennessee.
The bus that's been at the same stop for four years!
Yes it's true! A National Express West Midlands bus has been at the same bus stop for the past four years.
National Express lends a hand
National Express lent a hand to a group of Brownies at a unique event last week (June 22).
Coventry Myton Hospice cash boost
Myton Hospice in Coventry has received a £500 cash boost, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a 20-strong team of staff from National Express Coventry.
Half price coach travel on Armed Forces Day
National Express is reminding people it has halved the cost of coach travel to Armed Forces Day in Nottingham on 29 June - so people can support our brave servicemen and women.
Durham employees pay it forward
Many employees at Durham School Services in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, had their lives turned upside down last October when Hurricane Sandy devastated their community.
c2c passengers say 'nobody does it better'!
Rail passengers say National Express train operator c2c is the most popular and most punctual rail franchise in the country, according to the official national survey of passengers released today.
Big increase in Nottingham travel connections
National Express is to vastly improve affordable travel connections in Nottingham as it announced today (June 19) that an extra 44 daily coach services are to serve the city.
National Express makes donation to Mary Stevens Hospice
Pat Sharman of National Express West Midlands has helped raise a total of over £500 (and counting!) towards Mary Stevens Hospice, after securing a donation of £300 from the National Express Employee Charity Panel.
Don't get caught out on parking
Cricket fans travelling to Edgbaston this weekend don't have to stump up for parking or get caught out in huge traffic jams, they should catch the bus.
On the look out for specs
The region's biggest bus company, National Express West Midlands, is asking customers and the thousands of people who pass their local travel shops to help them collect old specs for charity.
c2c team swap the train track for the race track!
A team from National Express operator c2c completed a 5km race around London's Hyde Park in aid of local south Essex charity Havens Hospices.
Eurolines offers alternative during French transport chaos
Eurolines is offering people a reliable way to travel to France amid the current French transport chaos.
Take the coach to watch 'le Tour'
In good news for British cycling fans dreaming of a second successive British champion taking to the Tour de France podium this year, Eurolines is inviting people to get on the coach to watch the famous bike race in Paris.
Enjoy free tea and biccies on National Express
National Express is inviting senior citizens to have a sit down and a cuppa.
Durham driver honoured by school district for saving student's life
In addition to safely operating their school buses, drivers at Durham School Services must be ready to respond to a variety of situations every day.
Eurolines offer reliable coach services in face of widespread strikes in France
Eurolines is reassuring people there is still a way to travel to France reliably in the wake of widespread transport strikes which are causing misery to travellers.
Alsa is the first company to obtain AENOR certification
Alsa obtained the certification for Road Safety Management Systems complying with the international standard ISO 39001, awarded by the Spanish Association for Normalisation and Certification (AENOR).
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The 704 bus takes thousands of children to schools in Walsall each year but now its number's up after an innovative idea from students.
Wardens are watching for bad bus behaviour
National Express Dundee is reaffirming its partnership with Dundee City Council's Anti-Social Behaviour Team.
Alsa sign agreement with the Real Madrid Foundation
Emilio Butragueño travelled to the Moroccan city to sign the collaboration agreement with the Spanish Transport Company Alsa The Real Madrid Foundation has a new partner for its socio-sports school in Marrakesh thanks to a partnership agreement signed with the Spanish transport company Alsa, the operating company that has provided urban transport in this Moroccan city since 1999.
Alsa and the Spanish Network of Youth Hostels sign agreement
Alsa, the Spanish company providing passenger transport by road and the Spanish Network of Youth Hostels (REAJ) today signed an agreement aimed at promoting youth hostels, hostel traveller cards and the use of public transport by coach.
c2c backs Leanne Jarvis to be 'The Voice'
National Express train company c2c is backing Leanne Jarvis, daughter of train driver Dave, in the live finals of the BBC One show 'The Voice'.
28 days of prizes as c2c launches new Facebook page
National Express train operator c2c is giving away a top prize every day for the next 28 days to mark the launch of its new Facebook page, providing local customers with great deals and ideas for places to visit.
National Express supports Armed Forces Day
National Express is putting on a show of support for the armed forces by halving the cost of travel to the national Armed Forces Day event taking place in Nottingham on 29 June.
c2c passengers donate £1,600 to London's Air Ambulance
Commuters from east London and south Essex have generously donated almost £1,600 to London's Air Ambulance in a collection drive at Fenchurch Street.
We're going on a Hybrid Hunt!
National Express Dundee is kicking off a brand new 'Hybrid Hunt' competition with Radio Tay - with £250 cash and a year's worth of free bus travel up for grabs.
North Somerset commuters to get a royal service
North Somerset is getting brand new coach commuter services offering thousands of car users a stress-free journey to work.
Go green at Glastonbury with National Express
Thousands of festival-goers travelling to Glastonbury with National Express will have other revellers green with envy.
...And the winner is!
A mother of three has realised her childhood dream of becoming a published fiction writer after being announced as the winner of a UK-wide short story competition.
120k ready for bank holiday getaway
National Express is putting on thousands more seats to cope with extra demand as people prepare for the Bank Holiday getaway.
Investment is the key to driving forward success say The Kings Ferry
A Kent coach company is driving forward business success.
Stock awarded CSAP contract for safe and reliable student transportation
Stock Transportation, a leader in the Canadian school bus industry, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a five-year student transportation contract with the Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial (CSAP).
Young Firefighters Association win in Wednesbury
Wednesbury Young Firefighters Association recently secured a £500 donation from the National Express Employee Charity Panel, thanks to the company's very own Keith Pritchard.
Stock driver uses training to save life of choking student
Stock Transportation drivers are trained to do a lot more than simply drive a school bus.
The Kings Ferry wins top sports fixture contract
The Kings Ferry has scored a winner after being awarded contracts to take thousands of fans to the UEFA Champions League Final.
14,000 more seats every week for c2c passengers
National Express train operator c2c is doubling the length of more than fifty off-peak trains each week, creating more than 14,000 extra seats for passengers.
Durham collecting emergency supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims
Durham School Services, a national leader in student transportation, is collecting donations across the Midwest for the Oklahoma tornado victims, and will transport those emergency supplies later this week to the areas affected by the devastating storm.
National Express revamps popular coachcard
National Express is ringing in the changes with a host of improvements to its coachcard that is already saving seniors millions.
National Express goes full steam ahead
National Express ticket sales at two major UK coastal cities are sailing full steam ahead following the withdrawal of First Group's Greyhound services from Portsmouth and Southampton.
Ryanair partnership is flyaway success
National Express is further strengthening its position in the airport market as its recent link-up with Europe's biggest low-cost airline, Ryanair, proves a flyaway success.
Durham invites Wayne County school bus drivers to compete in skills competition
Durham School Services, a national leader in student transportation with a local bus facility in Northville, Mich.
Smart students choose the smartcard!
National Express Dundee is celebrating the success of a student smartcards pilot project, involving young people at Dundee College.
Extra c2c trains to help festival goers dance the night away
National Express train operator c2c is putting on two extra late night trains on Saturday 25th May to help passengers attending the 'We are FSTVL' dance music event in Upminster to get home.
Senior executive team take to the road
National Express' senior executive team has taken to the road for a special week-long tour to meet frontline staff - by coach of course.
Jobs boost for Luton
National Express is on the look-out for people looking to drive forward their careers in Luton.
New charter contracts have Durham serving Cowboys Stadium and Rangers Ballpark in Texas
Durham Charter Services is now operating shuttles to Cowboys Stadium and Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, through separate agreements with Blue Star Operations and the Texas Rangers.
National Express Dundee launches nine new hybrid buses
Travelling around Dundee is about to become a cleaner and greener experience, with the launch of National Express Dundee's nine hybrid-electric double-decker buses.
Hamstel primary school designs new murals for Southend East station
A group of children from Hamstel primary school have designed a new mural that is impressing passengers at Southend East station on a daily basis, and have been rewarded with a special trip on their own private train.
Award-winning marketing team bring make a splash at Luton Airport
The award-winning marketing team at National Express has brought a splash of colour to London Luton Airport.
100k use Notts coaches ahead of rail disruption
Demand for National Express coach services in Nottingham is growing fast as passengers prepare for severe disruption to the city's train services.
Show of force catches over 160 fare evaders
More than 160 fare evaders have been caught following a series of high-profile ticket checking exercises at c2c stations in east London and south Essex over the past two weeks.
Completely committed to customers - on and off the coach
National Express is on track to get a million unique visitors to its online coach monitoring service during its first full year of operation.
Community initiative at Tilbury Town station is a blooming success
Tilbury Town station has been given a spring makeover by National Express train operator c2c and local Tilbury group One Community Development Trust in a project to provide flowers at the station.
New ticket barriers installed at Southend East
National Express train operator c2c has become the first train company in the South East to install ticket barriers at every station following the completion of a £530,000 project at Southend East.
Smartphone 'app' provides real time information boost
Passengers can keep track of hundreds more buses at the touch of a button following a major boost to real time information on a free smartphone application.
Broughty pupils hop on the hybrids
One of National Express Dundee's new 'green buses' is making a whistle-stop tour of Broughty Ferry primary schools this week.
Bank Holiday fares starting at under a fiver while airport ticket sales are flying
National Express is helping people take full advantage of the long Bank Holiday weekend with low cost fares which are available at the click of a button on its website.
A1 is on the road
The new National Express A1 airport service is now fully operational.
Festivals for Families
It's never too early to become a music lover - as rising sales of children's coach tickets to festivals are proving.
Coaching the Athletes
National Express is preparing to get athletes and supporters travelling to the 2013 Leeds Half-Marathon off to a flying start.
Expanding Eurolines network makes it easier to Split to Croatia
The Eurolines network is expanding with the launch of new and increased frequency services to Croatia (May 1).
National Express Dundee supports Cash For Kids Day
One of National Express Dundee's brand new hybrid double deckers is hitting the road today (Friday 26 April) to help raise money for local charity Cash for Kids.
Rubbish 'Bus'ters hit local services
Cleaners are making sure passengers get a rubbish-free ride by blitzing buses as they wait to get back on the road.
May Day Getaway
National Express is ready to put the spring back in people's step with its services to the UK's most famous May Day celebrations.
National Express at the front of the crowd
National Express is taking centre stage this summer as it celebrates 20 years serving the UK's biggest and best-loved music festivals.
FA Cup goers get extra time with National Express
National Express is running return services to the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium - and has added in extra time for fans to celebrate to boot.
More trains and extra seats for London marathon passengers
National Express train operator c2c is putting on extra services and longer trains to help passengers watching or participating in the London Marathon this Sunday.
Half a million fares for a fiver or less
National Express is helping people take advantage of the longer spring days with half a million new low cost fares.
Spring has sprung - for National Express Dundee!
Eagle-eyed motorists and passers-by might have noticed a splash of green around National Express Dundee's East Dock Street premises - the company's brand new hybrid electric buses are brightening up the garage despite the persistent cold and wintry weather.
Julie's just top
A Milton Keynes woman is helping to drive first-class standards at National Express after scooping a top award for excellence in customer service.
c2c makes £750 donation to Essex Wildlife Trust
National Express train company c2c has handed the Essex Wildlife Trust a cheque for almost £750 at Leigh-on-Sea station.
Job joy for Luton
National Express is on the road to creating scores of new jobs in Luton.
Sharing the Like
'Like for like' National Express is ahead of the game, becoming the UK's first public passenger transport company to be 'liked' by 100,000 people on Facebook.
Easter charity special train raises over £1,300
National Express train operator c2c joined forces with Essex-based charity Havens Hospices to run a special fundraising train on Easter Saturday - the "Havens Express".
National Express coaches keep Britain moving during cold snap
National Express has helped to keep Britain safely moving during the recent cold snap - with virtually all coach services running as scheduled.
Newly refurbished toilets open at Barking Station
National Express train operator c2c has reopened the newly refurbished toilets at Barking station for passengers after a £65,000 overhaul.
National Express invites people to "Take us on a Journey"
It's not too late to put pen to paper and apply for award-winning women's author Jenny Colgan's short story competition.
A hot holiday opportunity for c2c passengers this Easter
National Express train operator c2c is giving away £1,000 towards a holiday to four lucky passengers who let the train take the strain this weekend.
Daysaver deal kicks off for National Express and Dundee FC
The bus operator and football club are offering an exciting Daysaver deal for season ticket holders on match days.
c2c train named in honour of Southend United's Wembley adventure
National Express train operator c2c has backed Southend United's march to Wembley - by naming a train in honour of the Blues.
On the road to fighting crime
The UK's largest coach company National Express is teaming up with police in Birmingham to get the wheels in motion to improve community safety.
Eurolines is seeing green
Eurolines is seeing green with the launch of specially-liveried coaches to raise awareness of affordable coach travel to the Emerald Isle.
c2c's Georgi named outstanding colleague of the year
Georgi Shopov, a cleaning supervisor for c2c, has been named most outstanding colleague at National Express' annual staff awards.
c2c passengers get on their bike for Red Nose Day
Local Southend residents Malcolm and Jules Karmy had a commute with a difference for Red Nose Day - when they left their season tickets at home and rode a tandem the 40 miles to work instead! The intrepid couple, from Ashburnham Road, Southend, decided to replicate their usual journey on c2c by cycling from station to station.
Catch the bus to work and pay for your next family holiday!
As Britain braces itself for the next Budget, National Express Dundee reveals that the average city centre car commuter in Dundee could save almost £8000 a year if they used the bus.
All night bus boost for workers and job seekers
Shift workers, job seekers and even holiday-makers are set to benefit from a new, 24 hour bus service linking some of the region's biggest employers.
409's just the ticket for birthday-boy David
Most kids want an X-Box or the latest expensive computer game for their birthday but for one coach-mad schoolboy only one thing would do - a trip on the National Express.
c2c announce special timetable to take Southend United fans to Wembley
National Express train operator c2c has announced details of its special timetable for Sunday 7th April, when Southend United play at Wembley.
Hop on the coach for less this spring
National Express is inviting people to get loved up this spring - with a little help from the world's largest Easter bunny.
MPs unveil £3.9m investment into local bus travel
MPs Ian Austin and Pat McFadden teamed up today to unveil £3.
c2c staff raise £400 for the Railway Children in race around London
A group of employees from National Express train operator c2c have raised £400 for the Railway Children charity after completing a charity race around London.
c2c launches £20,000 smartphone programme to improve information for passengers
National Express train operator c2c has issued 100 smartphones to key frontline staff in a £20,000 programme to help ensure customers can always get the latest service information from c2c employees.
New comfort with friendly prices - city2city coaches start on April 2nd
Largest European coach service provider hitting the road in Germany Better by bus: Most modern fleet of coaches delivers new standard of comfortable travel Five times daily intercity connections between nine major cities Launch offer: 10,000 tickets for 5 Euros Regular ticket prices from 8 Euros Ticket costs 40% lower than regular rail prices From April 2nd 2013 it will be: Better by bus.
National Express Dundee service changes lead to 53% passenger growth
Recent changes to National Express Dundee's services have already improved performance, according to early figures.
A Good Friday for National Express
National Express is on track for a Good Friday - and a Happy Easter - as strong advance ticket sales reveal.
Praise for c2c at National Railway Industry Awards
Thorpe Bay station and local c2c employee Michael Pead have both been recognised at one of the rail industry's leading national awards ceremonies, the Rail Business Awards.
Eight c2c stations receive security stamp of approval
Eight stations run by National Express train operator c2c have been re-accredited under a government-backed scheme for providing a safe and secure way of travelling on the railway.
Just the ticket
A Portsmouth team which has clocked up more than a century selling coach tickets has scooped a national award.
And the South West is off... to the races
Giddy-up! For the first time this year National Express is laying on coaches from the south west to Cheltenham Festival.
Upwardly mobile - Mobile visits to nationalexpress.com top million mark
Record numbers of thunder-thumbed travellers are using mobile devices to book affordable travel reveals the UK's largest coach operator.
Bus and Botanic's blossoming relationship
Dundee bus operator National Express is teaming up with the city's Botanic Garden to promote the attraction as a prime visitor destination.
Huge sprout in passengers to Brussels leads Eurolines boom
Journeys to Paris and Amsterdam also up Eurolines is leading the way in affordable travel to Europe with record numbers choosing to explore the continent in 2012 on its coaches.
Friday rush hour timetable introduced by National Express Dundee
National Express Dundee is improving the reliability of its buses, with a number of service changes which come into effect from Sunday 17 February.
New 99 bus service celebrates 15,000 passengers
The 99 bus service operated by National Express rail operator c2c and Ensignbus has reached its 15,000th passenger just four months after starting operation - exceeding all expectations for the revamped service.
Students logging on for a bargain
It has long been said that students love a bargain and soaring sales figures at National Express are proving the old adage true.
Installation of new ticket barriers begins at Southend East station
National Express train operator c2c has begun work on installing new ticket barriers at Southend East, the last remaining station without ticket barriers on the c2c route.
National Express Dundee hearts hybrids
National Express Dundee is sharing the love this Valentine's Day by revealing its brand new fleet of hybrid buses.
One man's rubbish is another man's treasure
The big spring clean has started early for National Express, as staff pass on unwanted shoes and trainers to a good cause.
National Express Dundee and Dundee College pilot smartcard travel
Bus travel in Dundee is getting ready to take a step forward, with the launch by National Express of smartcard travel.
National Express appoints Chris Hardy to lead UK rail bids
National Express is pleased to announce that Chris Hardy has been appointed Business Development Director, leading our bids for new UK rail franchises.
New buses are just what the doctor ordered
National Express West Midlands has today unveiled eight new buses that will operate on the 222 route from Dudley to Brierley Hill via Russells Hall Hospital.
Major revamp of Barking station toilets begins
National Express train operator c2c have begun a two-month project to overhaul the toilet facilities at Barking station.
1,200 jobseekers use the bus to get to interviews in January
Figures released by National Express West Midlands have revealed that over 1,200 jobseekers in the region made the most of free bus travel in January.
Low fare finder reveals a million reasons to travel with National Express
The UK's largest coach company is offering a million reasons to choose affordable coach travel.
Bus advertising is childs play
National Express West Midlands is launching an exciting new competition offering schoolchildren the chance to get their drawings seen by millions of people.
National Express invites people to 'Take us on a Journey'
National Express has teamed up with major UK publishing house Little Brown and award-winning women's author Jenny Colgan to capture the journeys dreams are made of.
Passengers name c2c the most popular and punctual rail franchise in UK
Rail passengers have today named c2c as the most popular and most punctual rail franchise in the UK, in the official National Passenger Survey of all train companies.
Clean sweep of buses across the region
Cleaners are making sure passengers in the West Midlands get a rubbish-free ride by blitzing buses as they wait to do the return legs of their routes.
c2c launch search for their 2013 community champion
A lucky commuter has the chance to win a free season ticket for themselves and £5,000 for a local charity or community group from National Express train operator c2c.
Dundee drivers success with 'spit kits'
Bus drivers in Dundee are equipped with 'mini DNA kits' to help police track anyone who spits at them or fellow passengers.
Sweet apology from c2c
National Express train operator c2c has given away 20,000 chocolates to commuters this morning, as an apology for the poor service provided last Thursday morning.
Second generation grant for Girls Brigade
Martin Morton, a Girls Brigade officer and member for the last 20 years, has secured £250 of funding towards his group, 21st Girls Brigade in Yardley, Birmingham.
c2c celebrates 10,000th Twitter follower milestone
A woman from Grays has won a Kindle Fire HD and enjoyed a special VIP train ride sat next to the driver, simply for following National Express train operator c2c on Twitter.
National Express staff celebrate New Year with charitable success
Three colleagues at National Express West Midlands have started 2013 as winners, securing £450 of funding towards the charities and community groups that they support.
£450,000 overhaul of Basildon station begins
National Express train operator c2c has today started a £450,000 project to improve Basildon station.
Get to Stansted three times less with National Express
National Express is laying on thousands of extra seats this January to cope with demand from travellers affected by engineering works on the Stansted Express train line.
Kent coach company helps take the sting out of 'back to school'
National Express is helping take the sting out of that 'back to school' feeling by offering commuters in Kent free travel for up to two months.
Sliding doors premiere at Shoeburyness station
National Express train operator c2c has fully re-opened Shoeburyness station following the completion of a £700k refurbishment project.
Bonne année! Beat the January blues with Eurolines
Take advantage of Eurolines fantastic daytime fares to Paris and Lille and grab yourself a bargain break to help beat the January blues.
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