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Walsall man wins Bus Driver of the Year

Walsall man wins Bus Driver of the Year

A Walsall man has been crowned National Express West Midlands’ Bus Driver of the Year. Stephen Bate from Brownhills now goes through to the 50th anniversary National Bus Driver of the Year Competition in Blackpool in September.

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From Trams To Trenches - National Express commemorates staff who died at the Somme

From Trams To Trenches - National Express commemorates staff who died at the Somme

National Express West Midlands is marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme (1 July 2016), in which 49 West Midlands transport workers died, by reprinting a book that tells their story. 

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Operation Goliath a giant success in targeting bus crime

Operation Goliath a giant success in targeting bus crime

A high-profile police operation targeting anti-social behaviour on the West Midlands bus network has seen a drop in crime.

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Fathers and sons

Fathers and sons

Rob and Chris Stone, Stephen and Larry Male in Walsall paint shop.

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National Express model driver makes model bus

National Express model driver makes model bus

National Express West Midlands bus driver Gary Woodward has lovingly created a 14-inch model of the number 17 bus he drives every day from Small Heath to central Birmingham. 

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West Midlands Congestion is "a disease"

West Midlands Congestion is "a disease"

Buses at Moor Street in Birmingham Road congestion is “a disease” which has brought average traffic speeds to below 10mph in Britain’s busiest cities and reduced some bus routes to walking pace, a new report warns today.

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National Express Master Driver May 2016

National Express Master Driver May 2016

National Express has teamed up with IAM RoadSmart (formerly the Institute of Advanced Motorists) to train and certify its world-class bus drivers. The industry-leading Master Driver scheme means National Express is the only bus company to train its expert drivers using an IAM RoadSmart-accredited course. 103 drivers are now certified Master Drivers

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National Express - driving up employment

National Express - driving up employment

National Express West Midlands launched phase two of their hugely successful Routes to Work programme on Thursday 19 May in Acocks Green in south Birmingham. Over a hundred local jobseekers were bussed in from JobCentres to learn about attractive careers with the bus operator - one of the largest private companies in the West Midlands.

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National Express travel shop on Corporation Street opening Wed 18 May

National Express travel shop on Corporation Street opening Wed 18 May

National Express is moving its Birmingham city centre travel shop to Corporation Street.

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Crime down on West Midlands buses

Crime down on West Midlands buses

Travelling on public transport in the West Midlands is now safer than ever after new figures show crime has fallen by 70% per cent in the last eight years.

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