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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rail passengers in the South East to benefit from smart ticketing
The Government is investing £2.
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.
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.
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.
Customer improvements at Basildon station completed
National Express train operator c2c has completed a £450,000 project to improve passenger facilities at Basildon station.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
£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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
£450,000 overhaul of Basildon station begins
National Express train operator c2c has today started a £450,000 project to improve Basildon station.
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.
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