Pat Sharman of National Express West Midlands has helped raise a total of over £500 (and counting!) towards Mary Stevens Hospice, after securing a donation of £300 from the National Express Employee Charity Panel.Read More
The region’s biggest bus company, National Express West Midlands, is asking customers and the thousands of people who pass their local travel shops to help them collect old specs for charity.Read More
The 704 bus takes thousands of children to schools in Walsall each year but now its number’s up after an innovative idea from students.
Pupils at Barr Beacon School have voted to change the number on their school bus to reflect the text speak many use to refer to their school.
The School Council made up of 50 pupils voted...Read More
If you're heading to the ICC Champions trophy matches at Edgbaston this month, we have frequent connections to and from Birmingham city centre.
If you're heading into Birmingham on the train from New St and Moor St or travelling into the city centre on our network of buses, look out for the 45 and 47 bus routes which provide a daytime service of...Read More
West Midlands youth groups set to receive thousands
The National Express Foundation, set up to help disadvantaged young people across the region, has announced which community groups will receive its funding this year.Read More
New summer timetables are being introduced on many of our services over the next couple of weeks to speed up journeys.Read More
Over the past few months we have been talking to many of our customers and looking carefully at where traffic problems inconvenience passengers by delaying services. We have also looked at what links we provide, where we need extra buses and where there may be too many buses for the level of demand.Read More
As wll as the changes to North Birmingham services taking place from Sunday 9th June 2013 there are a number of other service changes taking place in Birmingham, Walsall and the Black Country.
We will also be introducing Summer timetables on many of our services in order to speed up journey times.
Changes to Birmingham 45 & 47 (Pershore Road) services:
Monday to Friday, 17th - 21st June 2013 overnight from 21:00 to 06:00.
Summer Road from will be closed fro South Road to Machin Road to allow for bridge works to take place.
From Monday 10th June to Friday 21st June 2013, overnight from 20:00 to 06:00.
Birmingham Road will be closed from Little Green Lane to Monskeaton Road due to resurfacing work.
Between Monday 3 June and Thursday 27 June 2013
- Week nights only between 20:30 and 05:30 hours (not weekends)
Shidas Lane, Oldbury will be closed week nights only (not weekends) between the above dates and times whilst electricity works are carried out.Read More
Starting Saturday 27 April 2013 (until further notice)
For safety reasons whilst scaffolding work is carried out along Vicar Street, Dudley, the following services operating into Dudley will be diverted:Read More