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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Mo’ money for Movember
National Express West Midlands has joined the Movember campaign with the unveiling of its very own Movember bus.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Assistance card available for Dundee buses
National Express Dundee is making the Thistle Assistance Card available to customers with mobility or communication difficulties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bus company’s cheque for charity chopper!
National Express Dundee has presented a cheque for £250 to Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance.
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 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.
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.
Bus company welcomes work experience pupils
National Express Dundee is helping to give a taste of working life to local school pupils.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Restorative justice scheme launched
A scheme putting young people to work repairing vandalism they have caused on public transport has been launched in Birmingham.
Magnificent Seven pass their tests!
National Express Dundee is welcoming seven new drivers onto its workforce as its recruitment campaign continues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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