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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Bus drivers' charity effort is just the ticket
Underprivileged children in Dundee have received a donation from National Express.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
£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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Smart students choose the smartcard!
National Express Dundee is celebrating the success of a student smartcards pilot project, involving young people at Dundee College.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MPs unveil £3.9m investment into local bus travel
MPs Ian Austin and Pat McFadden teamed up today to unveil £3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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