National Express West Midlands - Articles and news items

Spit kits issued to bus drivers in West Midlands

Industry news  •  16 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

West Midlands Safer Travel Police are catching more offenders using DNA from spit kits that have been issued to bus drivers.

National Express buses go contactless

Industry news  •  7 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

National Express West Midlands bus passengers have been paying by contactless for the first time in a new trial in Birmingham.

UK’s first infotainment system launched by National Express

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Birmingham-based National Express West Midlands has launched the UK’s first on-bus infotainment system, offering films, TV programmes, news and magazines completely free.

National Express invests £8m towards 46 Platinum buses in the Black Country

Industry news  •  8 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

National Express West Midlands has unveiled the first of 46 top-of-the-range Platinum buses for service in the Black Country, west of Birmingham.

Parkeon installs 1,000th CCTV system for National Express

Industry news  •  2 August 2016  •  Parkeon

National Express customers, drivers and staff are benefiting from latest generation CCTV technology, thanks to the operator’s partnership with smart transport systems provider Parkeon, which has delivered over 1,000 systems across the West Midlands and Dundee…

Cleaner buses for the West Midlands after £3m funding win

Industry news  •  1 August 2016  •  National Express

The West Midlands will soon be enjoying better air quality because of cleaner buses. National Express West Midlands (NXWM) has won £3 million of government funding to buy 29 new buses fitted with the latest green technology…

National Express West Midlands to install contactless technology on entire bus fleet

Industry news  •  6 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Contactless technology will be fitted to National Express West Midlands entire bus fleet following a multi-million pound contract for ‘smart’ payment ticket machines.

Midland Metro receives ISO 9001 accreditation

Industry news  •  2 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Midland Metro has been awarded ISO 9001 accreditation which recognises high-quality operations and maintenance procedures.

NXWM and Centro sign £81m deal to transform bus travel

Industry news, News  •  3 July 2013  •  Centro

London-style smartcards and hundreds of new buses form part of a wide-ranging transport package worth more than £80m…

Partnership agreement launches new Sandwell network

Industry news, News  •  23 October 2012  •  Centro

Bus users in and around Sandwell will see a host of improvements thanks to a major partnership agreement…