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Xplore Dundee reduces fares for 2016
Xplore Dundee is changing its fares from Monday 4 January 2016 which will see the maximum fare for a single journey capped at £2 and discounted Daysavers continue into the next year.
Xplore Dundee – Christmas Services
Xplore Dundee has revealed details of its Christmas services, with buses operating right up until 22:00 on Christmas Eve.
Santa swaps his sleigh for a bus!
Xplore Dundee has been recruiting some very special staff for the Christmas period – requirements for the job include: having a long white beard, wearing a red suit, ability to be jolly at all times and experience with reindeer.
Let Xplore Dundee be your designated driver
Xplore Dundee is urging local people to save their money – and their licence – by letting them do the driving this Christmas.
Dundee drivers get an MOT
Drivers and other employees at Xplore Dundee are being offered free health checks, as National Express’s award-winning Health Bus initiative visits the Scottish garage.
Go Dundee ‘Xplores’ the city’s design highlights
Xplore Dundee is helping local people understand their own city better, as the bus operator once again supports Go Dundee’s Learning Journey.
Free buses for Army Cadets and Poppyscotland
Xplore Dundee is offering free bus travel to war veterans and army cadets collecting for the annual Poppyscotland appeal this weekend.
Beetle drive boosts bed appeal
Dundee bus drivers and Xplore Dundee have helped buy 14 beds for local children who have nowhere to sleep.
Destination Pink this Friday for West Midlands buses
Bus drivers, inspectors and engineers at National Express West Midlands will be wearing pink this Friday (23 October) to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity.
Visionary tram partnership wins top award
National Express West Midlands and Centro have won a prestigious national award for their industry leading Transforming Tram Travel partnership.
West Bromwich walks wonders and raises thousands
National Express West Midlands employees from the division’s West Bromwich garage recently completed a sponsored walk, raising over £5,000 for the local Sandwell Hospital children’s ward, Lyndon One.
National Express Employee Charity Panel donates £3k for third quarter
The National Express Employee Charity Panel recently held their third quarterly meeting and as a result has donated over £3,000 to 15 different charities and groups actively supported by the group’s UK employees.
Bus boost is music to the ears of Scottish charities
The National Express Employee Charity Panel has donated more than £1,000 to Scottish charities supported by its Xplore Dundee employees in the past six months, including a local swimming team, ABF The Soldiers Charity and a unique Wurlitzer organ used for silent cinema screenings.
It's time to Xplore Dundee
National Express Dundee is changing! From Friday 11th September 2015, the local bus operator will be known as Xplore Dundee.
Fast-track to the Food and Flower Festival
Visitors to the Flower and Food Festival at Camperdown Park this weekend (Friday 4th – Sunday 6th September) are reminded to skip the car park queues and catch the bus to the popular event.
New bus ticket cuts price of bus travel for Walsall residents
The cost of getting a bus in Walsall is being cut dramatically as a new ticket gives local residents return journeys for just £2.
Bus travel gives Dundee woman new-found freedom
Despite living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and severe walking difficulties, Belinda Lowe, 50 from Dundee, has been able to regain her independence further afield thanks to the support of National Express Dundee and a TGA Eclipse mobility scooter.
Walsall charity week for Acorn’s Children’s Hospice
National Express West Midlands has successfully held a week full of charitable activities and raised almost £250 for Acorn’s Children’s Hospice.
National Express West Midlands support Neonatal Unit
A team from National Express West Midlands’ Pensnett garage in Dudley has given nearly £700 to Russells Hall Hospital to help fund vital supplies and equipment for babies that require specialist care.
Driver’s fundraising reaches new heights
A Dundee driver is getting ready for his latest fundraising challenge – not content with scaling the University of Dundee Tower Building last year in order to abseil down it, Allan Fordyce is getting ready to climb Britain’s highest mountain - Ben Nevis.
Old meets new at Dundee Motor Show
Visitors to Dundee’s Celebration in the Park this Sunday, 9th August, will get a chance to view the past, present and future of the local bus company.
West Bromwich to Walsall charity walk for children’s ward
Over 25 members of staff from National Express West Midlands will this Sunday, 2nd August, complete a charity walk to help raise money for Sandwell Hospital children’s ward, Lyndon One.
Panel supports over 30 charities in first half
The National Express Employee Charity Panel has donated nearly £8,000 to 32 groups and charities across the UK during the first half of 2015.
Local buses get behind Black Country Festival
The Black Country flag will be flying proudly on buses across the region this month after National Express West Midlands decked 50 of its fleet out in the colours.
Bus company to unveil its new look at Open Day
National Express Dundee to showcase students’ designs on 27 June National Express Dundee’s getting ready to reveal its new branding designed by students of Dundee & Angus College at its Open Day this Saturday (27 June).
National Express welcomes back first female bus driver
National Express Dundee’s welcoming back a trailblazer at this year’s Open Day on Saturday 27th June.
Region's first Platinum buses hit the streets
New buses will have WiFi, more leg room, drivers in suits & faster journeys National Express West Midlands has today joined Solihull and Birmingham councillors to launch a £4 million fleet of new luxurious buses which will give passengers extra leg room, free WiFi, high backed leather seats and next stop announcements as well as faster journeys.
Swim 22 challenge accepted - and smashed!
Midland Metro’s Fred Roberts has this week completed a sponsored Swim 22 challenge to raise money for the UK’s leading diabetes charity, Diabetes UK.
Popular Five for a Fiver ticket extended
National Express Dundee helped thousands of people travel across the city during the Easter holidays.
College students have designs on Dundee buses
National Express Dundee is asking creative students from Dundee and Angus College to come up with a brand new look for its buses.
Opening Partnership for Warwickshire and National Express
Warwickshire County Cricket Club has secured a new deal with leading travel firm, National Express, to become the Official Coach & Bus Travel Partner to the Club and Edgbaston Stadium until at least 2018.
Fun Day funds topped up by Charity Panel
A West Midlands bus driver has secured a £150 donation from the National Express Employee Charity Panel to help top up school funds raised at a local Fun Day.
Nine out of ten passengers satisfied with Dundee buses
A nationwide, independent survey has shown that nine in 10 bus passengers of National Express Dundee are happy with their service.
Egg-cellent Easter offers from National Express
Children in Dundee can travel across the city for just £1.
Passenger satisfaction rises for West Midland bus services
A nationwide, independent survey has shown that around nine in 10 bus passengers in the West Midlands are happy with their service.
National Express commits to becoming a Living Wage employer in the UK
National Express is the first private transport group to make the commitment National Express has today committed to become an accredited Living Wage employer in the UK, the first private transport group to do so.
Region's first new look buses come to the Hagley Road
National Express West Midlands has launched a £5 million fleet of new ultra low emission buses on the number 9 bus route between Birmingham and Stourbridge.
We Heart Discovr Card!
National Express Dundee’s smartcard seems to be capturing the hearts of local people, as almost 150,000 smart tickets have been bought in the past year.
New £1.9million bus and rail interchange takes shape at Cradley Heath
Work is underway on a new £1.
New Managing Director appointed
Elsie Turbyne has been appointed the new Managing Director of National Express Dundee, with immediate effect.
Ten thousand reasons to smile!
National Express Dundee and Radio Tay’s Cash for Kids launched their charity partnership by celebrating the massive £10,000 raised by fundraising drivers during the past year.
Trust in us – National Express ‘most trusted’ ground transportation brand
National Express is the most trusted of all UK road and rail transport providers, reveals an independent new customer survey.
Bus company welcomes Community Café
National Express Dundee is welcoming a brand new community support initiative in Dundee.
Transport bosses announce timetable for record investment
National Express West Midlands and Centro have today announced the timetable for the region’s record £34million investment into new buses, with the first of the new buses due to hit the streets next month.
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