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.
Some changes have been made where there are few passengers travelling so that extra buses can be added to areas where they are needed to improve reliability or to serve new developments.Read More
We will be operating to the following service levels over the Easter weekend.
- Good Friday 18th April - Saturday service except:
Coventry services: 18/18A/19, 20/20A/20E, 21 & 27/27A
(Please see below for timetables)
- Saturday 19th April - normal service
- Sunday 20th April - normal service
- Easter Monday 21st April - Sunday service
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.
Please click on 'read more' to see the list of current diversions.Read More
Sunday 27th April 2014, Sunday 11th May 2014 and Sunday 18th May 2014
Saltwells Road (between Cradley Road and Halesowen Road) and Cole Street will be closed on the above three Sundays whilst resurfacing work is carried out.Read More
Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th and Friday 18th April 2014
Gospel End Street will be closed on the above dates (3 days).Read More
Sunday to Thursday, 13th - 17th April 2014 AND Sunday to Thursday, 20th - 24th April 2014, overnight from 20:00 until 06:00.
Sandpits /Parade will be closed from Clement Street to Charlotte Street for resurfacing in 2 phases.