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Guaranteed coach seats mean its New Year’s Eve not ‘New Year’s heave’
National Express is ringing in the New Year by carrying record numbers of passengers on its coaches as hundreds of thousands get set to travel.
c2c launches its first ever January sale
Local rail passengers can benefit from discounted travel for the next month as c2c launches its first ever "January sale".
Investment sets wheels in motion for record-year
One of Gillingham’s best-recognised businesses is ringing in the New Year on a high as it reveals millions of pounds worth of investment has put it on the road to a record year.
Smart c2c season ticket holders benefit from advance renewal
Thousands of c2c commuters have the opportunity to switch to the new c2c Smart card and benefit from free tickets this year.
National Express reveals busiest holiday travel days
National Express is revealing the most popular holiday travel days as it gets in gear to do the driving home this Christmas – and New Year.
Coach takes the train strain
National Express has seen a significant increase in coach bookings for locations on the East Coast Main Line as rail disruption threatens to disrupt Christmas travel plans.
c2c publishes Interim Report on December 2015 Timetable Consultation
National Express train operator c2c has today published an Interim Report on its consultation on a new train timetable for December 2015.
Sir Geoff Hurst helps c2c celebrate punctuality hat-trick
England football legend Sir Geoff Hurst today joined staff from c2c as they celebrated their own unique hat-trick, by marking three successive years at the top of the UK’s rail punctuality league table.
National Express coach gets top marks for safety
National Express has come top of the class and been awarded top marks in a safety review.
Durham partners with the National Express Giving Foundation to donate a bus full of Toys for Tots
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, partnered with the National Express Giving Foundation to donate to Toys for Tots during the holiday season.
c2c expands its Commercial team with two new appointments
National Express train operator c2c has made two new appointments as it expands its commercial operations in the company’s new 15-year franchise.
Jumper on the bus for kids charity
Thousands of National Express West Midlands staff will be wearing festive Christmas jumpers as part of their uniform this Friday (12 December) to help raise funds for ‘Save the Children’.
Bus operator gears up for snowy weather
National Express Dundee is preparing for the first big freeze of this winter, as forecasters warn of snowfalls across Tayside towards the end of the week.
Record demand for National Express coaches this Christmas
National Express is today (Wednesday 10 December 2014) announcing record demand for its coaches this Christmas and has added tens of thousands of extra seats to services - while rail disruption threatens to disrupt people’s festive travel plans.
Donations on the menu for Community Café
National Express Dundee is supporting a new community café and food bank which has been launched in the city.
Know your Limit – Leave the Car
National Express Dundee is urging local people not to risk the new drink-drive limit this Christmas and New Year and to take the bus when planning their celebrations.
National Express coach on the road to excellence
National Express coach is on the road to excellence after gaining a four star award.
Post your list on Santa’s Bus!
National Express Dundee is inviting its customers - young and old - to post their letters to Santa on its Christmas Bus.
National Express reveals lost property to encourage travellers to check bags
What do a crab, a prosthetic limb and Justin Bieber all have in common? It may sound like a dodgy Christmas cracker joke but in fact these are just some of the more bizarre items that have been left onboard a National Express coach.
1,000 passengers take advantage of discounted c2c tickets in just three weeks
Over 1,000 rail passengers have already benefited from new ticket discounts introduced by train operator c2c, in just three weeks – outstripping all predictions.
National Express raises Mo’ money for Movember
Local bus operator National Express West Midlands and sister coach company National Express teamed up to support this year’s Movember campaign.
Record investment announced in region's buses
National Express West Midlands has today announced that it will spend more than ever before on new buses for the region.
More than a Millennium of Service
National Express Dundee is celebrating the dedication and hard work of its longest-serving employees.
Christmas shoppers get direct c2c trains to Stratford
National Express train operator c2c is providing over 80,000 seats direct to Stratford and Liverpool Street over the coming weekends to help Christmas shoppers.
c2c staff celebrate Basildon station's 40th birthday
Staff from National Express train operator c2c held a birthday party with a difference today as they celebrated the 40th anniversary of the opening of Basildon station.
Abertay Students get AHEAD with National Express Dundee
National Express Dundee is supporting the efforts of local students at University of Abertay as they take on an Apprentice-style fundraising task.
National Express unwraps its biggest Christmas ever
Festive travellers are in for a treat as National Express today (Thursday 20 November 2014) unwraps its biggest Christmas ever.
Liverpool coach passengers get a blast from the past
Passengers using Liverpool Coach Station were treated to an unexpected blast from the past yesterday (Tuesday 18 November) as a vintage National Express coach rolled up to celebrate the station’s 20th anniversary.
Christmas coach trips are fairy on the tree
A Kent coach company is diversifying with newly-launched Christmas shopping day trips following a bumper year for coach travel.
Ho-Ho-Hop on board the Christmas Bus!
National Express Dundee’s Christmas Bus is on the road, after a successful launch during the city’s recent Light Night celebrations.
National Express announces major four-year deal with Wembley Stadium connected by EE
National Express has consolidated its position as the premier provider of affordable event travel following a major new deal with Wembley Stadium.
c2c starts new franchise at top of rail punctuality table
National Express train operator c2c has again been named the UK’s most punctual rail company, according to the latest figures released by Network Rail.
Eurolines set for a bumper Christmas
Eurolines is getting set for a busy Christmas as it yesterday (Wednesday 12 November 2014) announced it has already taken thousands of bookings - just as European cities gear up for the festive season.
c2c makes new promises to local rail passengers
Local rail passengers will get more cash back if their trains are delayed and double their money if they are ever sold the wrong ticket under new promises from National Express train operator c2c.
National Express goes ‘Beyond the Kingsway’
National Express Dundee has taken a group of people ‘Beyond the Kingsway’ to see parts of the city they wouldn’t normally be able to access.
Major benefits for rail passengers as c2c marks start of new franchise
Local rail passengers can now benefit from free WiFi, new discounted fares and easy new ways to buy tickets as c2c celebrates the official start of its new 15-year franchise.
Demand for coach travel snowballing
National Express is today (Monday 10 November 2014) announcing demand for travel over the Christmas period is snowballing with hundreds of thousands already booked on its coaches - just as cities get into gear for Xmas.
Top award marks a year in business
Bristol's commuter coach service has been recognised with a top transport award, as it celebrates its first anniversary of operations this week.
National Express buses and the BlueMoses support Movember
National Express West Midlands and Birmingham City FC have teamed up to increase local awareness of men’s health issues.
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 help mark the centenary of the First World War.
Bus company’s support for Poppyscotland appeal
War veterans and cadets will be boarding National Express Dundee’s buses this weekend to boost the annual Poppyscotland appeal.
Gravesham politicians launch new coach park and ride
A new coach park and ride facility has been launched in Gravesham putting commuters on the road to an even easier journey to the capital.
Thousands of Essex rail passengers now able to travel with new smart cards
More than 30,000 commuters in Essex can transform how they buy their tickets from today as the new “c2c Smart” card became available for all types of season tickets for journeys into London.
Coach firm teams up with football club for Movember
Two of the best-recognised names in Kent have joined forces in a bid to drive awareness of men's health issues.
Mo’ money for Movember
National Express West Midlands has joined the Movember campaign with the unveiling of its very own Movember bus.
c2c supports London Poppy Day
National Express train operator c2c is supporting Royal British Legion poppy collectors with free travel for London Poppy Day on Thursday 30 October.
National Express Corporation promotes National School Bus Safety Week
National Express Corporation (NEC), a leader in student transportation, has been promoting safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, 20–24 October.
c2c launches consultation on new timetable to tackle crowding
National Express train operator c2c is today launching a three-month consultation with passengers on a proposed new timetable to relieve crowding and improve connections.
Shake off the autumnal blues with Eurolines
Trans-European coach company Eurolines is offering people a fragrant deal to shake off the autumnal blues.
On the road for an Awesome Autumn
National Express is helping customers gear up for an Awesome Autumn as it launches a new website offering hints and tips for fun days out this half term.
National Express gearing up to get The Skills Show on the road
National Express is gearing up to get this show on the road – The Skills Show that is – with a totally unique one-off coach unveiled for the occasion.
c2c and Network Rail release: New entrance opens at Fenchurch Street station
Commuters will now experience an improved journey through one of London’s landmark stations after a new station entrance was opened today as part of Fenchurch Street’s £4m upgrade.
Grassroots initiative sees Tom take to the turf
National Express supports communities at a grassroots level across the UK so it is fitting that the coach company’s managing director this month (Saturday 11 October) launched an initiative to support soldiers on the centre circle of a football pitch.
Dynamic duo Centro and National Express West Midlands scoop top partnership award
A ground-breaking collaboration delivering wide-ranging benefits for bus passengers in the West Midlands has been recognised with a top transport industry award.
Glastonbury festival goers are tea-riffic!
As Glastonbury tickets went sale this weekend (Sunday, October 5) official coach provider National Express revealed festival-lovers this year made record-breaking energy savings equivalent to making over ONE HUNDRED MILLION cups of tea.
Trio of c2c charity coffee mornings raises £1,500
Staff from National Express train operator c2c have organised coffee morning events at three rail stations which raised over £1,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Golden homecoming for Team England
National Express helped give Team England athletes a golden reception to honour their smash hit performance at this summer’s Commonwealth Games.
National Express Recruitment Success
National Express Dundee’s recruitment drive is continuing, as the bus operator prepares to participate in a Jobs Fair at the Caird Hall tomorrow (Thursday 25 September).
First apprentices start on new National Express scheme
National Express is getting the wheels turning on its new apprentice scheme with the appointment of six young starters.
Joy for Julie at top rail award
c2c's Julie Davis, who manages all the rail stations in Thurrock, has won the top individual prize at the railway industry’s most prestigious awards event.
Back to uni' - National Express in gear for record sales
As university campuses across the country spring to life for the new term (Monday, September 22 – Friday, September 26) National Express reveals record-breaking sales of its discounted young persons travel pass have contributed to soaring numbers of student travellers.
Indianapolis public schools recognise Durham driver Rochelle Williams
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, driver Rochelle Williams was recognised by Indianapolis Public Schools for going above and beyond her duties during a school assembly last week.
National Express takes fresh approach to student travel
National Express is taking a fresh approach to affordable student travel at the University of Bristol.
c2c offers cash back to customers
National Express train operator c2c is offering cash back to passengers as an apology for delays caused on the line last week.
Bus safety on the agenda at Safe Taysiders
National Express Dundee is putting safety at the top of the agenda for the city’s young people.
Durham donates bus for 'Operation Backpack' event
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, donated a large school bus for Operation Backpack’s annual school supply drive to encourage local residents in the Detroit area to “stuff the bus” with supplies for low-income students heading back to school.
Historic partnership will help keep Britain’s roads moving
National Express and the Highways Agency have made history with a ground breaking pledge to pool expertise to the benefit of millions of road-users nationwide.
National Express shows city its true colours
National Express has helped Birmingham reveal its true colours this weekend by getting involved in a unique street art festival.
Free seaside special for 650 Barking and Dagenham residents
National Express train operator c2c recently organised a free outing for 650 members of the Reede Road Tenants and Residents’ Association, based in Barking and Dagenham.
Call centre has its cake…and eats it
National Express’s customer contact centre is celebrating after helping its millionth customer in a year and being shortlisted for a top national award for being one of the best places to work in the UK.
Driver to walk bus route in memory of colleague
Up to 50 National Express West Midlands drivers will be walking the 17 bus route on Sunday 7 September to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care in memory of their colleague Paul Fieldhouse.
Special buses welcome Sky Blues home
National Express Coventry is running a dedicated 101 route between Coventry’s Pool Meadow bus station and the RICOH arena on Friday (5 Sept) for the Sky Blues’ first game back.
99 bus refreshed as service marks 80,000 passenger journeys
Today marks the second anniversary of the revamped 99 bus route, which links Tilbury Town railway station with Tilbury Riverside in Essex.
Local cub pack puts rail safety in the picture
Cubs have designed new posters for promoting railway safety which are now being displayed across the c2c network.
Top spot for c2c’s performance again!
National Express train operator c2c has continued its run at the top of the rail industry’s performance table.
Special video release for International Dog Day
National Express is celebrating International Dog Day (Tuesday 26 August) with a special video release created with assistance dog charity Canine Partners.
Dundee Drivers Charity Abseil
National Express Dundee is applauding a group of its employees for rising to their latest charity challenge – a 140 ft abseil down University of Dundee’s Tower Building.
c2c gets in the carnival spirit
A team from National Express train operator c2c took to the streets as part of last weekend’s Southend Carnival, raising over £300 for the Railway Children charity.
Happy Campers raise funds in midnight Moonwalk marathon
National Express Coventry bus driver, Jamie Heggs, has helped to give breast cancer charity Walk the Walk Worldwide a “bra-lliant” lift by raising an impressive £1,850 towards its project and campaign grants.
Bumper Bank Holiday weekend
National Express is all set for a bumper Bank Holiday this weekend as it reveals a surge in demand for coach travel.
Check out Balls to Cancer’s charity donation
National Express West Midlands bus driver, Kevin Maxim, has helped to give local charity ‘Balls to Cancer’ a massive boost by raising an impressive £1,450.
Top marks for coach company
Coach drivers at value commuter coach company The Kings Ferry are celebrating after their services scored top marks for customer satisfaction.
Local coach company driving to a new record
Value coach company The Kings Ferry reveals it is in gear to carry record numbers of passengers this year as rail fare price hikes announced today (19 August) pose a further squeeze to the pockets of train travellers in Kent.
Durham School Services named top corporate sales team
Durham School Services held onto its record of being the top corporate sales team for the Special Olympics Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby.
Telford’s music fans can be at V in 20 minutes thanks to express bus service
Music fans from Telford will have express buses services to the V festival at Weston Park for the first time – beating two hour car parking queues with ‘bus only’ roads and priority entrance.
100 years old and still going strong
There was no telegram from the Queen but this week was the 100th birthday of one of Birmingham’s most recognisable residents.
Pop-up theatre performance thrills at Barking station
Train operator c2c and the Arc Theatre combined to create a pop-up theatre at Barking station on Friday, providing the stage for a new play tackling anti-social behaviour among young people.
National Express unveils enhanced Heathrow Airport network
National Express is today revealing it is adding new services to and from Heathrow Airport equating to over 100,000 extra seats per year.
Durham School Services receives Green Fleet certification
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has recognised three Durham School Services locations with the Green School Bus Fleet certification.
Free c2c train for day out for Tilbury Residents Group
National Express train operator c2c and local community group Tilbury Forum combined to give local Tilbury residents a free seaside day out on Sunday.
Lights out on the buses as the West Midlands remembers
National Express West Midlands joined thousands of local residents to take part in the 'Lights Out' event to commemorate the start of the First World War.
Online war memorial for local railwaymen launched
A new online war memorial commemorating local railwaymen who were killed during World War One has been launched by c2c, and their names will be commemorated at Fenchurch Street station on Monday 4 August.
Bus services will help thousands of West Midlands music fans beat traffic queues to 'V'
Up to 12,000 music fans are expected to travel to the V festival at Weston Park by bus – beating two hour car parking queues with 'bus only' roads and a priority entrance.
Grab a seat on a coach to V Festival
National Express is today (Friday 1 August) announcing it still has available seats on its services to V Festival and is urging festival goers to book now and avoid disappointment.
Express delivery for Community Shield fans
National Express is running direct coach services to the FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium – while those travelling by train face severely disrupted journeys.
Direct solution to August rail disruption
Coach operator National Express is in gear to help tens of thousands of holidaymakers this August as UK-wide disruptions on major rail routes threaten to derail summer travel plans.
It's a gold medal performance from c2c
National Express train operator c2c has topped the podium in the latest rail industry punctuality results.
Dundee driver takes a big leap for charity
National Express driver organises first ever Cash For Kids abseil National Express Dundee driver Ross Murdoch is preparing to take the plunge in the name of charity, having organised the first ever abseil event for Tay FM's Cash for Kids.
Durham School Services in Topeka receives Golden Merit Award
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) awarded Durham School Services Topeka, KS facility the Golden Merit Award for its accident-free performance in safe student transportation.
Jumbo July - National Express in gear for biggest weekend of year for airport travel
Coach operator National Express is in gear for a jumbo weekend - the busiest of the year for travel to airports.
120,000 extra summer holiday seats on c2c
National Express train operator c2c is providing over 120,000 extra seats and will have additional specialist staff travelling on trains, to help families make the most of the summer holidays.
Top cycling stars get a coach with a difference
Some of the biggest names in world sport boarded a National Express coach this weekend (19-20 July) to travel to the Commonwealth Games.
Pupils get a ticket to ride to see top athletes train
National Express has given a group of school children a golden ticket to see some of the nation’s finest athletes train for the Commonwealth Games.
National Express Dundee thanks Passenger Champion
National Express Dundee has applauded one of its regular passengers for her constructive feedback, helping the bus operator to monitor and improve its services.
National Express backs Stacey’s medal bid
A Birmingham-born netball player has had a coach named in her honour as she prepares to fight for a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Minister welcomes major new travel initiative 'by young people, for young people'
Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd MP has welcomed a major new travel initiative which is designed by young people for young people.
Durham School Services donates buses for historical ride
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, recently partnered with the U.
Lake Villa School Bus Team honoured by British Consul General
Giving back is something the team at Durham School Services in Lake Villa embraces wholeheartedly.
West Midlands drivers bussed in to help Commonwealth Games
Over forty bus drivers from the West Midlands have departed for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
c2c begins £90,000 project at West Horndon station
National Express train operator c2c has started a £90,000 project to construct a new walkway to improve pedestrian access to West Horndon station.
Number one spot for c2c
National Express train operator c2c has been named the most punctual train operator in the UK last month, in the latest official industry figures.
National Express backs Max’s bid for glory
A Blackpool pole vaulter has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to drive for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Thousands of extra seats for Tour de France fans
National Express train operator c2c is putting on almost 5,000 extra seats to help people see the Tour de France sweep through London on Monday 7 July.
National Express puts Adrian on the front foot
A South London squash player has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to serve up gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Out in force: National Express extend guaranteed interview scheme for veterans
In time for Armed Forces Day (Saturday 28 June) National Express is announcing that veterans will be guaranteed a job interview for all its vacancies in a move welcomed by one of the UK's last spitfire pilots.
National Express Dundee unveils Black Watch bus
National Express Dundee is showing its support for the local regiment ahead of Armed Forces Day (Saturday 28 June) by unveiling a specially commissioned livery, featuring the Black Watch tartan.
Table tennis star nets free coach pass
A Milton Keynes table tennis star has struck gold after being granted four years free travel on National Express coaches.
Dundee bus projects scoop council OSCAs
National Express Dundee's work alongside Dundee City Council has proved to be a winning partnership, after the bus operator and local authority's joint schemes scooped two awards at the council's second annual OSCAs (Outstanding Service and Commitment Awards) recently.
Free travel on c2c this weekend for current and ex-armed forces
National Express train operator c2c is offering free travel this coming weekend (28-29 June) for current and former military personnel who are taking part in Armed Forces Day.
Walsall Phoenix U7’s kitted out by National Express
Successful under seven's football teams Walsall Phoenix Harriers and Walsall Phoenix Ospreys have been kitted out in new rain jackets, thanks to a donation from the National Express Employee Charity Panel.
National Express puts Leon on the road to glory
A Bristol-born wrestler has had a National Express coach named in his honour as he prepares to grapple for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Longer c2c trains for football fans
National Express train operator c2c is providing longer evening and late-night trains to help football fans get home as part of our special preparations for the World Cup.
Special ALSA fares to Madrid for Prince Felipe's proclamation ceremony
ALSA, the Spanish road passenger transport company has launched special fares for those travelling to Madrid to attend Prince Felipe's proclamation ceremony event on Thursday 19 June.
Fans flock to National Express Open Day
National Express Dundee opened its doors to the public this weekend (Saturday 14 June) and saw hundreds of people come through the gates to visit the garage.
Durham receives Outstanding Organisation Award from Special Olympics
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, has been recognised by Special Olympics Illinois at the Summer Games Reception.
ALSA offers 150,000 seats from €10 to €25 each way
With the arrival of the summer season, passenger transport company ALSA has launched its advanced fares campaign, offering 150,000 seats from €10 to €25 each way on 70 of its most popular routes.
Extra coach seats to Glastonbury
National Express is adding hundreds of extra seats to Glastonbury to ensure festival-goers start their summer on a high note.
First electric car charging points on c2c as £125,000 upgrade of Thorpe Bay is opened
National Express train operator c2c has introduced the first electric car charging points on its network as part of a £125k investment in Thorpe Bay station.
Bus drivers substitute uniform for footy charity
On Friday 13 June 2014 National Express West Midlands drivers will get in the World Cup spirit by ditching their uniform in favour of football kits for charity.
Coach company recruiting for service-leavers
The biggest privately-owned coach company in Wales is today (Wednesday 11 June) pledging to offer guaranteed interviews to service leavers for its driving jobs.
National Express get Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain tour on the road
National Express has unveiled its special Daily Mirror Pride of Britain coach as the UK's largest coach operator gears up for a week-long tour to uncover the nation's unsung heroes.
Coach operators clean up at awards night
Coach firms from across the country have been recognised and commended for their hard work and excellence at the National Express Operator Awards night.
Durham School Services announces new master technician
Durham School Services in Spokane is proud to announce that technician Joseph Marek has earned his master technician certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Baton bearers go for gold in Birmingham
The Queen's Baton Relay baton bearers made the most of a golden opportunity by posing next to National Express's majestic gold coach yesterday (Monday 2 June 2014).
Fans heading in one direction on the coach to Wembley
As fans gear up for One Direction's first-ever gig at Wembley Stadium this weekend (Friday 6 June, Saturday 7 June Sunday 8 June) National Express reveal it's a top-selling event of the year - knocking last weekend's boxing match between Carl Froch and George Groves off the top spot.
Kings Ferry Bristol offers 'bespoke' transport solution
A Bristol-based coach firm is supporting staff at Southmead Hospital Bristol to offer them an alternative to bringing their car to work.
Back of the net! Community initiative will benefit grassroots football and troops to boot
National Express has teamed up with Aldershot Town FC in a unique partnership that will benefit grassroots football and locally-based troops to boot.
Assistance card available for Dundee buses
National Express Dundee is making the Thistle Assistance Card available to customers with mobility or communication difficulties.
Cyclists have their say in safety drive
National Express is fitting its coach fleet with warning stickers after working with the cycling community to improve road safety for cyclists.
New passenger facilities opened at Westcliff station
National Express train operator c2c has opened a new £130,000 upgrade to the passenger facilities at Westcliff station.
Bus driver gets on his bike for charity
National Express Dundee is supporting one of its drivers who is using pedal power to raise hundreds of pounds for Cancer Research.
Bus drivers en route to better health
National Express West Midlands is using old buses to do new things.
Shelby County Schools chooses Durham for student transportation
Durham School Services, a leading provider of student transportation in North America, was recently awarded a four-year student transportation contract with the Shelby County Schools in Memphis, Tennessee.
Thousands of extra seats laid on for the Bank Holiday getaway
National Express is laying on 10,000 extra seats to deal with demand for coach travel this Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 23 - Monday 26 May 2014) as it reveals the top ten most popular destinations to travel to.
New secure bike shelter opened at Upminster Station
National Express train operator c2c has installed a new £125,000 secure bike shelter at Upminster station, which has been opened by Dame Angela Watkinson MP.
100,000 extra seats in c2c Bank Holiday bonanza
National Express train operator c2c is providing 100,000 extra seats for passengers this Bank Holiday weekend by running additional trains and doubling the length of over 300 services.
Support Team England with National Express this summer!
National Express is urging fans to get behind Team England this summer as the final batch of Commonwealth Games tickets goes on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 21 May 2014).
National Express unveils new-and-improved Glastonbury service
National Express - the only coach operator currently selling tickets to this year's Glastonbury Festival is today (Thursday, May 15) unveiling an enhanced UK-wide network of services to and from the iconic event - a move welcomed by organiser and green travel champion Michael Eavis.
Thousands of fares for a fiver this weekend
National Express is offering thousands of coach journeys from a fiver this weekend so people can get away affordably to enjoy the fine weather that is forecast.
Dundee bus engineer named one of Britain's best
National Express Dundee bus engineer George Gray has been awarded a top honour at the recent IRTE Awards (29th April) in Birmingham.
Commuter service celebrates double milestone
A South-West based commuter coach service is celebrating a double milestone having made 10,000 journeys and scoring a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in its first six months of operation.
Driving Mavericks make Bus Top Gun
Eight 'top-gun' drivers based at National Express West Midlands Bordesley Green bus garage recently became the first bus drivers in the whole of the UK to be recognised with new independent professional driving qualifications.
National Express and the Post Office deliver increased customer choice
National Express is today (Monday, May 12) revealing its partnership with The Post Office is delivering great results as it extends the range of tickets on offer ensuring maximum convenience for customers.
c2c launches cash back offer for season ticket holders
National Express train operator c2c is offering cash back as an apology to season ticket holders, after recent punctuality has fallen below our usual high standards.
National Express in tandem drive for cyclist safety awareness
National Express has formed a new partnership with charity Sustrans in a bid to boost cyclist safety awareness.
Sarah's career is in top gear
National Express' Sarah Copley has been shortlisted for a top transport award.
Kings Ferry crowns hospice its charity of the year
Coach firm the Kings Ferry Bristol has unveiled its all-new charity partner of the year and has backed a sporting event with a difference to kick off the partnership.
ALSA begins operations in Tangiers
Passenger transport company ALSA has officially started its urban bus service for the city of Tangiers.
X5 means faster journeys for Broughty commuters
National Express Dundee is getting ready to launch the X5, its new express service between Broughty Ferry and Dundee city centre.
Airport journeys lead to a high-flying Bank Holiday and Easter
National Express is gearing up for a high-flying Bank Holiday with soaring passenger numbers on airport routes and it is adding extra services to cope with growing demand caused by rail engineering works.
Bus company’s cheque for charity chopper!
National Express Dundee has presented a cheque for £250 to Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance.
Tube strike travel advice for c2c passengers
The proposed strike on London Underground from 21:00 Monday 28 April to 21:00 Wednesday 30 April may affect some c2c passengers.
#Win for c2c Twitter team!
National Express train operator c2c's Twitter team has won the international transport giant's global award for delivering excellent customer service.
Durham School Services facilities to receive Fleet Excellence Award
Durham School Services' facilities in Missouri are proud to announce its teams will receive the Fleet Excellence Award for outstanding bus inspections from the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).
Hard work continues at Pitsea over Easter holidays
There will be no holiday for Network Rail and National Express train operator c2c as the replacement of a vital rail junction at Pitsea station continues around the clock during the Easter weekend.
National Express gears up for a bumper Bank Holiday
The UK's largest coach operator is gearing up for a bumper Bank Holiday as it reveals when and where people are travelling this Easter.
Food bank collections launched at c2c stations
National Express train operator c2c has launched a collection for local food banks through its stations to help support local people in need.
UK Coach awarded for excellence
National Express UK Coach has been recognised by its peers for consistently demonstrating industry excellence at this year's UK Coach Awards.
National Express keeps the Easter getaway rolling
National Express is gearing up to make sure holidaymakers can still travel this Easter despite the forecast rail disruption.
c2c finishes the year topping the rail league table
National Express train operator c2c has finished top of the 2013/14 UK rail punctuality league table, according to new figures published today.
It's a marathon effort from c2c this Sunday
National Express train operator c2c is putting on 33,000 extra seats across 100 trains, and providing free travel to all runners, as part of its special preparations for the London Marathon.
Thumbs up for Midland Metro in major tram passenger survey
A major national survey of tram passengers has recorded high satisfaction levels amongst users of the Midland Metro.
National Express Dundee unveils new bus services
National Express Dundee is unveiling a faster bus service between Broughty Ferry and Dundee city centre.
One year on - city2city continues growth strategy
Exactly a year ago, the international coach service provider National Express launched the brand city2city in Germany.
Shows of force catch 450 fare evaders
Almost 450 fare evaders have been caught so far this year in a series of high-profile ticket checking operations at c2c stations.
25% discount for off-peak travel this Easter with c2c
National Express train operator c2c is offering a 25% discount on train tickets during the school holidays this Easter.
Bikes boost for Laindon station
National Express train operator c2c has installed new facilities for bikes at Laindon station in a £30,000 project.
Durham School Services begins new routes
Some Philadelphia residents are noticing changes to the school buses driving through their neighbourhoods.
National Express supports Team England spectators with late night services
National Express is running late night services for Team England fans travelling to Glasgow for this summer's Commonwealth Games.
School bus donated to Brookland Lakeview Empowerment Centre
National Express Corporation, a leader in student transportation donated a refurbished school bus to the Brookland Lakeview Empowerment Center as a way to partner together for the betterment of the community.
One month countdown to Dundee Museum of Transport
National Express Dundee is counting down the days until Dundee Museum of Transport opens its doors to the public on the weekend of 26th and 27th April.
Out on the open road with Eurolines
Value coach operator Eurolines has taken its new advertising campaign to the road and young people are taking a starring role.
c2c’s Julie is up for international award
Julie Davis, the station manager for Thurrock's rail stations, has been shortlisted for an international award for being an outstanding colleague.
Armed Forces Day 100 days to go - National Express discount launch
National Express has today (Thursday 20 March) become the first company in the UK to tie its colours to the mast and support Armed Forces Day by launching a discount to help as many people as possible to fly the flag for Britain's troops this summer.
National Express buses provide big boost to British manufacturing
National Express, one of the country's biggest transport providers, has today (Thursday 20 March) announced the signing of a £100m deal for 600 brand new British built buses.
Southend passengers to benefit from two station upgrades
National Express train operator c2c and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are teaming up to deliver improvements for local passengers using two key stations in the town.
Kings Ferry keeping customers ‘appy
A commuter coach firm is keeping its customers 'appy with an all-new smartphone app.
Bus company welcomes work experience pupils
National Express Dundee is helping to give a taste of working life to local school pupils.
Bob drives for customer satisfaction
A Feltham man has been named as a top driver by the UK's largest coach operator for his outstanding customer service skills.
Stowaway cat has a ‘tail’ to tell
A stowaway cat used up one of his nine lives after curling up for a nap under a 40ft National Express coach.
Arti's stunt is a bit of Eeyore - right
A Leicester woman has won a prestigious company award after making a charity skydive.
c2c offers 25% discount for mid-week off-peak travellers
National Express train operator c2c is offering a 25% discount on off-peak mid-week travel for rail tickets bought online.
Chris is a safe bet
A Willenhall man has been praised for his commitment to safety after scooping a top award with transport company National Express.
Richard awarded for going the extra mile
A Cardiff man has scooped a prestigious award for going the extra mile for his National Express colleagues.
c2c and Network Rail team up to replace crucial rail junction at Pitsea
Network Rail and National Express train operator c2c are teaming up to replace a vital rail junction at Pitsea station during engineering work at weekends and over Easter, undertaking the equivalent of five years' worth of weekend engineering work in just three months.
Safer Travel Police Team swears in Special new recruits
Travel on the West Midlands public transport network is now even safer following the recruitment of 12 new Special Constables.
Kings Ferry gives Gillingham youngsters a head start
A Gillingham-based coach firm is looking to give young people a head start in their future careers by offering free coach travel.
National Express books in with the YHA
The UK's largest coach operator and YHA (England and Wales) have formed a groundbreaking partnership to sell coach tickets in Youth Hostels throughout England and Wales.
Bus travel gets fairer as more fare dodgers are caught
Over fifty thousand buses checked in 2013 as inspector team is doubled Nearly 1 million customers travelling with National Express West Midlands during 2013 had their ticket checked by an inspector as the bus company clamps down further on fare dodgers.
Petermann school bus driver saves a student's life
What started as a routine afternoon for Petermann bus driver, Toni Paugh, changed abruptly as students from Monroe Primary School were loading her bus for the afternoon route home.
National Express boss declares Bruce’s fully reopened
National Express UK Coach Managing Director Tom Stables has paid a visit to Scottish coach operator Bruce's Coaches, which has fully reopened just six months after a fire damaged the depot.
Go Green! Go to Shrek The Musical with National Express
National Express is today unveiling a global superstar as its new green travel champion as it launches a half-term competition (Friday, 14 February - Sunday, 23 February) that will delight families across the land.
Kids for a quid bus ticket extended for half term
Bus 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 Granddad - thanks to the "Kids for a quid" ticket introduced by National Express West Midlands.
National Express 'open for business' as Transport Secretary highlights crucial role of coach
National Express is today (Thursday, 13 February) reiterating it is 'open for business' as the Transport Secretary highlights the crucial role played by coaches in severe weather conditions.
Durham school bus driver saves teen's life
What started as a routine afternoon route for Durham School Services bus driver, Dennis Ziemann, changed abruptly when it was brought to his attention that a student on board his bus was choking.
National Express commits to supporting the South West
National Express is today (Tuesday, 11 February) pledging to meet any extra demand for its services in the South West as the rail disruption looks likely to remain for weeks to come.
c2c hands out 25,000 chocolates in apology to passengers
National Express train operator c2c handed out over 25,000 chocolates this morning to rush-hour passengers arriving in London to apologise for recent delays on the line.
Louis' passion for buses runs in the family
A young bus enthusiast has had a very special wish granted by National Express Dundee - to have a bus named after him.
National Express Corporation honours ASE master technicians
National Express Corporation, a leader in student transportation, is proud to honour 15 employees who were certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) as master technicians.
National Express is stepping up services to the South West
National Express is stepping up its services to the South West in a bid to help stranded rail passengers.
MP welcomes new bus route after community campaign
Pat McFadden, Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East, has welcomed the decision by Centro and National Express West Midlands to re-route the 40 service.
National Express throws Black Cats a lifeline
National Express is throwing the Black Cats fans a lifeline by putting on coaches direct to Wembley to see the Capital One Cup Final.
Restorative justice scheme launched
A scheme putting young people to work repairing vandalism they have caused on public transport has been launched in Birmingham.
National Express is looking for talented tailors to top t'hat
The UK's largest coach operator is looking for talented tailors to try and beat this spectacular hat for the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Cheltenham Festival.
Magnificent Seven pass their tests!
National Express Dundee is welcoming seven new drivers onto its workforce as its recruitment campaign continues.
Wizz Air partnership sees National Express reach new heights
The UK's largest coach operator National Express has taken its hold on the airport services market to new heights following an exclusive tie-up with budget airline Wizz Air announced today (Monday, 3 February).
Santa Bus Drivers present cheque to Cash for Kids
National Express Dundee's group of Santa Bus Drivers are presenting a cheque for £3,000 to local charity Cash for Kids.
As nation braces for 'national sickie day' Paul's attendance is first class
A National Express employee who has not had a single sick day since starting work in 1973 is sharing his secrets as employers brace themselves for so-called 'national sickie day' (Monday, 3 February).
Better bus links launched between city centre and Willenhall
Faster and more convenient bus services between Wolverhampton and Willenhall were officially launched today (Monday January 27) as part of a package of route and timetable improvements.
Enjoy all the fun of the fares with Eurolines
Eurolines has launched a seat sale offering people all the fun of the fare.
Charity Panel provides £17,000 of support
In 2013 the National Express Employee Charity Panel donated almost £17,000 to fifty different charities and community groups around the UK.
Passengers name c2c as London’s best commuter service
Passengers travelling on National Express train operator c2c are the most satisfied commuters in London and the South East, according to the official independent national survey of rail passengers published today.
Dundee buses shine in air quality scheme
National Express Dundee has proved its eco credentials by signing up to a green transport scheme which has just been launched in the city.
Free chocs and jokes are just the ticket to bring New Year cheer on Blue Monday
A team of students from South Essex College helped National Express train operator c2c to lighten the mood on "Blue Monday", by handing out free sweets and jokes at Southend Central and Thorpe Bay stations this morning, accompanied by volunteers from the Samaritans.
Take the National Express for seven times less
National Express has found taking the coach to the airport can be up to seven times cheaper than taking the car, and cost three times less than the train.
Direct solution to rail disruption
National Express is reminding people there is a direct solution to engineering works impacting rail travel in the south west.
New driver Gavin gets the green light
National Express Dundee is in the process of recruiting around a dozen new employees - eight of which have already passed their test to receive their PCV licence.
£5 million investment into Sutton bus travel announced
45,000 households to receive half price bus travel to see improvements made by new buses National Express West Midlands has today announced around £5 million of investment into bus travel between Sutton and Birmingham.
National Express Dundee fare changes from 19 January 2014
National Express Dundee is changing its fares from Sunday 19th January 2014.
c2c remains most punctual train operator
National Express train operator c2c has started 2014 as it finished 2013 by recording first place in the rail industry's punctuality table.
Boxing Day bus services busiest on record
National Express West Midlands has released data that shows buses this Boxing Day were the busiest ever as sale shoppers chose transport as their first bargain of the day.
National Express starts 2014 with a high five
National Express is today (Friday, 3 January 2014) putting thousands of fares on sale for £5 - ensuring people can get their New Year off to a flying start.
Switch to coach and save thousands
A coach company is revealing how people can set the wheels in motion to save money in the New Year.
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