For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, Alex Jensen, CEO of National Express UK, Ireland & Germany, provides insight into her leadership role and vision for the future of the public transport industry, delving into her passion for customer-centric solutions and collaborative efforts…
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An agreement between TfWM and major bus operators ensures the continued operation of bus services, averting potential cuts following the ending of UK government COVID-19 support funding.
With a significant increase in contactless payment usage and a remarkable 340 million journeys made, National Express bus passengers can continue to enjoy stress-free travel while never overpaying.
For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, Rebecca Rathore, Operations Director at Stagecoach Manchester, discusses the challenges and opportunities that she has faced in her career within the transport industry to date, and shares how she aspires to change how the sector is…
Following an 83% increase in passengers on its Manchester-London services, National Express has expanded its service offerings to meet the growing demand for affordable and reliable coach travel.
Following a surge of customers in 2022, National Express plans to grow its UK network by launching 15 new routes throughout spring 2023 and investing in 130 new vehicles.
The new zero-emission buses bring the total number of electric vehicles in National Express West Midlands' fleet to 329, making it the largest fleet of its kind in the UK.
The new and enhanced bus service between Bromsgrove and Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital will provide passengers with enhanced frequency, extended operating hours and affordable ticket options.
These new electric buses will allow National Express to help boost the country's economy by accelerating the decarbonisation of the West Midlands' transport network and supporting skilled jobs in bus manufacturing across the UK.
The UK government aims to help passengers outside the capital save on bus fares, with the launch of its new fare cap scheme across more than 130 bus operators in England.
In addition to improving visibility for coach drivers, the use of a camera monitoring system instead of wing mirrors will help remove blind spots, give improved night vision and reduce the risk of minor collisions.
National Express' Young Persons Coachcard will continue to save a third off all standard and fully flexible fares for people aged 16-26, helping to reduce the pressure of the cost-of-living-crisis.
As part of the new partnership, Uber customers will be able to book affordable and environmentally friendly National Express coach services through the Uber app.
The new investment will allow National Express Ireland to accelerate the decarbonisation of its public transit fleets by procuring zero-emission vehicles, including hydrogen-powered coaches for inter-city coach travel.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, National Express customers will be able to make the overnight journey to Dublin from London twice a week, on Fridays and Sundays.