National Express West Midlands has today reported a 10% increase in weekend patronage to Birmingham City Centre since the start of the German Market. Nearly 10,000 additional journeys are being made by bus each weekend as people flock to the German Market and its bars.Read More
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited National Express West Midlands in Birmingham today to announce that the company is doubling its apprentices.Read More
Bus and coach operator leads way with guaranteed interviews for service leavers
National Express has announced the region’s first package of benefits for reservists, Armed Forces personnel and their families as part of the company’s commitment to the government’s Corporate Covenant.Read More
The Military Covenant is an important tool to help support our armed forces community. We have worked alongside The Royal British Legion, University Hospital Birmingham, The MoD and other organisations to deliver this package of support. Below is the information of and the contact details for our military covenant.Read More
National Express West Midlands will be operating the following levels of service over the Christmas and New Year holidays:Read More
On behalf of Westfield we will be running some extra late night buses from the Merry Hill Shopping Centre to help shoppers and workers on 4 days before Christmas that the centre is opening until midnight this year.
One additional journey will run to each destination departing from Merry Hill at 0020 on the evenings of Thursday 19th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Monday 23rd December.Read More
We are introducing a number changes to services in the Black Country and a slight route change to service 73 starting from Sunday, 1st December 2013.
Additionally, on the same day, there will be changes to the stopping places of for some of our services at Merry Hill Bus Station and Walsall Bus Station.
From Sunday, 27th October 2013 we are introducing the changes listed below to our services in the Birmingham area and in the Walsall, Pensnett and WestBromwich areas.Read More
From Sunday, 24th March 2013 some journeys on service 97 will be extended to serve Birmingham Business Park, the NEC, Birmingham International Rail Station and Birmingham Airport.
This service will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, giving you the flexibility of travelling when you want - great for shift workers or for catching those early morning flights!Read More
Sunday 8th December 2013 from approximately 07:00.
Roadworks will be taking place on Digbeth, High Street between Oxford Street and Floodgate Street (in the 'from city' direction only).
Sunday 8th December 2013 between 10:45 and 13:00 (approx).
Main Road will be closed between Fillongley Road and Leys Lane whilst the Meriden Santa Fun Run takes place
Sunday 8th December and overnight (20:00-06:00) Monday - Wednesday, 9th-11th December 2013.
Four way temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the roundabout at the junction of Witton Road and Aston Lane. whilst resurfacing work is carried out.
Between Thursday 5 December 2013 and Monday 9 December 2013
Bury Hill Road will be closed between the junctions of Wolverhampton Road and St James Road between the above dates. Services 120 and 121 will be diverted as follows:
Services 120 and 121 towards Dudley:
Normal lines of route to Rounds Green Road, then buses will operate via Shidas...Read More
From Monday, 2nd December to Friday, 20th December 2013 overnight.
College Road will be closed in 2 phases for resurfacing work, as follows:
- Phase 1: Monday to Wednesday, 2nd - 4th December 2013 overnight from 20:00 until 06:00 each night.
The complete island at College Road / Brackenbury Road / Dovedale Road will be closed.
- Phase 2: Wednesday, 4th December to Friday, 20th December 2013 overnight from 20:00 until 06:00 each night.
College Road will be closed from Chester Road to Hawthorn Road in the towards Birmingham direction only.