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National Express is giving people a million reasons to celebrate this New Year.
Unexpected arrival in departures leads to Christmas reunion
'Victoria’ is one of the most popular girl’s names in the UK – but for one set of proud parents it holds an extra-special significance.
National Express adds 77k extra seats at Christmas amid soaring demand
National Express is today (Monday, 21 December) announcing tens of thousands of extra seats over the festive period in response to increasing demand during widespread rail disruption combined with the annual Christmas rail shutdown.
Express delivery prompts Christmas appeal
National Express and Transport for London are launching an appeal to trace the family of a baby born in Victoria Coach Station - because kind-hearted staff hope to give the newborn a Christmas present.
National Express keeps Britain flying over Christmas
National Express is adding more than 20,000 extra seats to its airport coach services this Christmas with more coaches than ever before - and it is reporting soaring advanced booking numbers in the wake of the festive annual rail shutdown.
National Express relocating to Liverpool Bus Station
National Express is reaching an exciting new milestone in Liverpool – the coach company is relocating services to Liverpool One Bus Station in January after more than two decades at Liverpool Coach Station.
National Express reveals busiest holiday travel days
National Express is today revealing the most popular holiday travel days as it gets in gear to do the driving home this Christmas.
What’s YOUR most unusual Christmas present?
National Express is on a search to uncover Britain’s most inspiring and unusual presents as the coach company gears up to deliver its biggest Christmas ever.
National Express announces soaring demand on unrivalled Christmas network
National Express is announcing demand for travel on its unrivalled Christmas coach network is soaring on routes hit by rail disruption.
New airport service ready for take-off
Fifteen new jobs will be created with the launch of a new Kent to Gatwick Airport National Express coach service which is set to provide the region with a direct, 24/7 airport link.
National Express unveils unrivalled Christmas network and money-saving tips
National Express today unveils its top festive money-saving tips, revealing an unrivalled public transport network with more coaches running than ever before - including on Christmas Day when no trains are running.
Brighton schoolgirl pulls off masterstroke
A Brighton schoolgirl has pulled off a masterstroke by winning a national drawing competition hosted by one of the biggest names in transport.
Cornish schoolgirl pulls off masterstroke
A Cornish schoolgirl has pulled off a masterstroke by winning a national drawing competition hosted by one of the biggest names in transport.
Is the world’s most famous spy named after a humble bus?
Suave and sophisticated James Bond is unquestionably one of the most glamorous characters of all time - but was the world’s most famous spy named after a humble bus? It’s a question National Express, which reports a spike in passenger numbers on its 007 service, hopes to answer once and for all by turning to the travelling public.
Golden dream team takes sporting careers up a gear
Young gold medallists are taking their sporting careers up a gear after securing the backing of one of the biggest names in UK transport.
National Express miles ahead in customer satisfaction survey
National Express has the best reputation among top UK-headquartered road and rail transport providers reveals an independent new customer survey.
National Express steps up a gear at half-term
National Express is stepping its coach services up a gear this October half-term as it adds thousands of extra seats and low cost fares to its network.
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.
National Express spreads its wings at Gatwick
National Express is spreading its wings at Gatwick Airport with the launch of a new round-the-clock service providing a daily direct link between the airport and Kent.
Helen Grant MP welcomes new commuter coach service
Helen Grant MP has welcomed the launch of a new affordable coach service which will benefit local workers commuting to the capital.
Visit Paris with Eurolines for just £10
Value coach operator Eurolines is announcing it is selling coach tickets to Paris for an incredible £10 one way.
National Express chalks up record advanced bookings on unrivaled university network
National Express has seen record advanced bookings on its extensive network of university services this autumn as thousands of students take advantage of its 24/7 Young Person’s Coachcard.
National Express makes ‘legendary’ Welsh shirt handover
National Express has pitched up to ceremonially handover the England v Wales Rugby Legends match shirt to a Welsh rugby legend ahead of the fixture on Thursday 24 September.
National Express puts on 5,000 extra seats to support Rugby World Cup fans
National Express is putting rugby fans at an advantage after today (Thursday, September 17) announcing it is adding 5,000 extra seats on its national coach network to support fans travelling to attend forthcoming world cup matches.
National Express pitches up to make ‘legendary’ shirt handover
National Express has pitched up to ceremonially handover the England v Wales Rugby Legends match shirt to England team manager and rugby legend Jason Leonard ahead of the fixture later this month (Thursday, September 24).
Wheels turn on charity partnership to help UK families
National Express is turning the wheels on a new charity partnership that is helping families across the UK.
National Express pledges to ‘carry them home’ from the Rugby World Cup 2015
National Express is ready to add thousands of extra seats to services during the forthcoming Rugby World Cup after a surge of bookings from fans looking to travel affordably to the matches.
National Express significantly increases capacity during Bank Holiday rail disruption
National Express has revealed it is adding tens of thousands of extra seats to its coach network to support passengers during significant rail disruption forecast in the last week of August, including over the Bank Holiday weekend.
New Maidstone coach service caters to commuters
Coach company The Kings Ferry today reveals it is launching a new high-calibre commuter service specifically catering to workers in Maidstone.
Creative kids pull off masterstroke
Creative kids have pulled off a masterstroke by inundating National Express with entries for a national drawing competition.
Desperately seeking Yours Truly
Historical – life of an RAF man in the 1940sCharming – a bygone world of dance halls and wholesome pursuits Tantalising – mystery captions, including an unidentified Royal bedchamberMysterious – who is ‘Yours Truly’? National Express is appealing to trace a mystery World War Two RAF man identified only as ‘Yours Truly’ after historical photographs depicting his life stationed abroad were lost by a customer in Cardiff.
National Express extends support of Team England to the Gold Coast in 2018
National Express has announced it will continue its longstanding support of Team England through to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Delivering the gold standard
National Express UK Coach has been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) with a gold award in recognition of excellence in safety.
National Express set to add 4,000 extra seats if planned Tube strike goes ahead
National Express is set to more than double the number of coaches to Heathrow Airport should this week’s 24 hour Tube strike go ahead as planned (Wednesday 5 August - Thursday 6 August).
Distance drivers in it for the long haul
A Shotts bride has made a unique arrival at her wedding foregoing a traditional wedding car and arriving instead in a 40ft long National Express coach.
National Express adding thousands of seats during Bath rail disruption
National Express is adding thousands of coach seats to its Bath services to support rail passengers who are facing weeks of disruption to train services.
National Express calls on UK kids to ‘Colour the Coach’
National Express is calling on children all over the country to enter an exciting new national children’s drawing competition with the chance to get their designs seen by thousands of holidaymakers.
Norwich artist calls on kids to ‘Colour the Coach’
A Norwich artist has been hand-selected by one of the biggest names in UK transport to launch an exciting new national children’s drawing competition offering kids the chance to get their designs seen by thousands of holidaymakers.
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.
Birmingham artist calls on kids to ‘Colour the Coach’
A Birmingham artist has been hand-selected by one of the biggest names in UK transport to launch an exciting new national children’s drawing competition offering kids the chance to get their designs seen by thousands of holidaymakers.
Bristol artist calls on kids to ‘Colour the Coach’
A Bristol artist has been hand-selected by one of the biggest names in UK transport to launch an exciting new national children’s drawing competition offering kids the chance to get their designs seen by thousands of holidaymakers.
Brighton artist calls on kids to ‘Colour the Coach’
A Brighton artist has been hand-selected by one of the biggest names in UK transport to launch an exciting new national children’s drawing competition offering kids the chance to get their designs seen by thousands of holidaymakers.
Coach company gets behind fundraising drive
National Express has taken its support for London’s Air Ambulance to new heights after unveiling a special coach to help the charity drive forward its mission to buy a second helicopter.
Armed Forces Day - National Express discount launch
National Express is today (Friday, June 5) launching a travel discount to help people get out in force and show their support for the UK’s Armed Forces this summer.
Get to Glastonbury direct with National Express
National Express – the only coach operator currently selling tickets to this year’s Glastonbury Festival (Wednesday 24 June - Monday 28 June) is unveiling a UK-wide network of direct services to the iconic event in a move welcomed by organiser and green travel champion Michael Eavis.
UK's largest coach operator National Express adding thousands of extra seats in face of national rail strike
Coach company vows to keep adding services to help cope with demand National Express is adding thousands of extra coach seats to its services this Bank Holiday Weekend - and has vowed it will continue to add as many seats as possible while the country prepares for next week’s national rail strike.
Road to Wembley that bit smoother for Swindon fans
The road to Wembley has just got that bit easier for Swindon fans after coach giant National Express revealed plans for direct services to the League One play-off final.
Birmingham student puts accessible transport into first gear
A Birmingham student is steering accessibility to the top of the agenda after being hand-selected to help driver training at one of the biggest names in UK transport.
Road to Wembley that bit smoother for Villa fans
The road to Wembley has just got that bit easier for Aston Villa fans after coach giant National Express revealed plans to enhance services to the FA Cup Final.
Coach steps up a gear for May Bank Holiday
National Express is stepping its coach services up a gear over the Bank Holiday weekend as it adds thousands of extra seats and low cost fares to the network.
National Express strikes gold at coach awards
National Express has been recognised for providing the gold standard by industry peers after scooping a raft of gongs at the UK Coach Awards.
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.
Eurolines adds extra coaches to support passengers displaced by French air strikes
Value coach operator Eurolines will add extra coaches to help passengers displaced by the French air strikes.
All aboard the Nautical Express
National Express has today (Wednesday, April 1) launched the world’s first hovercoach.
National Express gearing up for a record Easter
National Express is poised for a record-breaking Easter and today (Wednesday, March 25) vows it will add more coaches and extra seats as necessary to support those whose travel plans are derailed by engineering works on significant parts of the rail network.
Bournemouth driver Lorraine is ‘ad-solutely’ fabulous
Bournemouth coach driver Lorraine Barnes is on the road to stardom after being picked from thousands of drivers to star in a TV campaign for one of the biggest names in transport.
Bob’s a coaching superstar
A Sheffield coach driver has fended off competition from thousands of other drivers to bag a starring role in a new TV campaign by one of the biggest names in transport.
Coach boom during Easter engineering works
National Express has added more than 17,000 extra seats to cope with skyrocketing demand for coach during planned rail engineering works this Easter (Friday 3 April 2015 - Monday 6 April 2015).
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.
Scramble for coach during Easter engineering works
National Express has added more than 15,000 extra coach seats to cope with demand for affordable travel this Easter (Friday 3 April 2015 - Monday 6 April 2015).
Minister for Pensions launches National Express ‘Open Apprentice’
To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Minister for Pensions Steve Webb MP has today (Monday 9 March) launched a new National Express scheme specifically geared to help people re-enter the world of work.
National Express keeps wheels turning on Bristol Airport service
Bristol Airport is welcoming the introduction of a new National Express service which ensures the continued provision of affordable transport to and from South Wales following the high-profile withdrawal of coach operator First Group.
Just the ticket for assistance dogs charity
A Birmingham woman whose life has been transformed by a ‘blonde bombshell’ assistance dog is on a mission to spread the word about the charity she credits with saving her.
Key in the ignition for veteran’s scheme
An MP has welcomed a new initiative to support local veterans who have been injured in service which was launched in Manchester by National Express.
The Road to Love
The road to love is more affordable than ever with National Express this Valentine’s Day driving thousands of romance seekers to book a break.
National Express keeps the wheels in motion at half term
National Express has seen a scramble for coach seats for the forthcoming half term as rail engineering works threaten people's travel plans.
National Express day trip tickets offer tourists the easy way out…of London!
The UK’s largest coach operator is today (Monday 2 February 2015) launching the all new One Day Adventures ticket, so Londoners and visiting tourists can make day trips out of the capital to some of Britain’s best attractions and come back - for a discounted price.
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.
Council Leader visits Birmingham Coach Station to mark anniversary
Birmingham Coach Station – the flagship headquarters of multinational transport company National Express - has marked its fifth anniversary with a visit from city council leader Sir Albert Bore.
All the fun of the February fare, while some trains are a February ‘mare
National Express is inviting people to enjoy all the fun of its fares this February as it launches thousands of seats for a fiver.
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