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. The agreement with Alexander Dennis will support 2,000 British jobs at the bus builders' Scarborough, Surrey and Falkirk sites.Read More
Travel on the West Midlands public transport network is now even safer following the recruitment of 12 new Special Constables.Read More
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.Read More
Community group leaders from across the West Midlands who benefitted from grants from the National Express Foundation have today come together to urge others to apply for funding.Read More
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.Read More
From 27th April 2014 a new bus network will be launched in South Birmingham following a full review of the existing network, as a result a number of service changes will be taking place in South Birmingham.
The new network aims to improve reliability and punctuality and to encourage more people to travel with National Express West Midlands
There are a small number of changes taking place in the Black Country area from Sunday, 27th April 2014.Read More
Service changes to services 70, 71 & 72 from 6th April 2014
These services will have some minor timetable changes with extra buses throughout the day in order to reduce waiting times and overcome the effects of traffic congestion between Sheldon and Solihull.Read More
from Monday, 17th February 2014
From Monday, 17th February for approximately 16 weeks, it will be necessary to close Patshull Avenue to vehicles at its junction with Wobaston Road to allow for the construction of a dual carriageway along part of Wobaston Road.
We will be operating to the following service levels over the Easter weekend.
- Good Friday 18th April - Saturday service
- Saturday 19th April - normal service
- Sunday 20th April - normal service
- Easter Monday 21st April - Sunday service
Tuesday 22nd April will be normal service.Read More
Please click on 'read more' to see the list of current diversions.Read More
Tuesday 15 April 2014 (between 18:00 and 23:00 hours)
Stafford Street (between The Inhedge and Dudley High Street), Dudley High Street and Vicar Street will be closed on the above date whilst carriageway repairs are carried out. Services 27A, 205, 222, 243, 246 and X96 will be diverted as follows:
Services 27A and 222 towards Dudley:
Normal lines of...Read More
Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th and Friday 18th April 2014
Gospel End Street will be closed on the above dates (3 days). Services 27 and 27A will be diverted as follows:
Normal line of route to Gospel End Road, then buses will operate via Netherby Road and Ettymore Road to Dudley Street, resuming normal line of route.
Emergency road closure starting Tuesday 8 April 2014 until Tuesday 15 April 2014 (8 days)
Long Lane, Blackheath has been closed one-way (from Blackheath) until the above date whilst emergency gas repairs are carried out.
Services 53, 140 and 241 towards West Bromwich or Quinton:
Normal lines of route to Birmingham Road (Market Place island), then buses will operate...Read More