October’s Capital of Festivals: Nottingham

October's Capital of Festivals - NottinghamFor the month of October, the city of Nottingham transforms into the festival capital of the UK. The city, made famous by the legend of Robin Hood, boasts a rich history of hosting festivals. Whether you want to attend a medieval festival, see live music, watch films, go on a roller coaster or simply enjoy Continue reading

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom.Following the publication of the special Eurobarometer “Autocar Services”, it is confirmed that buses have a decent reputation among users in the UK. This study, carried out by TNS UK for the European Commission, analyses the coach services in different European countries. The report includes: the number of users, occasions and Continue reading

Megabus Teams up with Transdev in Yorkshire

Megabus Teams up with Transdev in YorkshireExploring everything that Yorkshire has to offer has just gotten much easier. Megabus recently announced that it will be partnering with Transdev to connect four of its local bus providers in Yorkshire to the Megabus national transport system. This partnership will allow passengers to transfer between Megabus coaches and Continue reading

National Express Partners with Turner Broadcasting

National Express Partners Up with Turner BroadcastingOne of the perks of riding with National Express is having access to an array of quality free entertainment. Whether you’re in the mood for a television series, a film or a magazine to pass the time, there are tons of options to keep yourself entertained throughout the trip. This past summer, the bus provider greatly expanded Continue reading

Stroll through time at the Bicentennial Jane Austen Festival

Stroll through time at the Bicentennial Jane Austen FestivalThis year, the city of Bath celebrates the 200th anniversary of one of England’s literary greats, Jane Austen. Starting on Friday, 8 September, the city will be hosting its annual Jane Austen Festival, and this year will be larger than ever. For nine days, visitors can enjoy an array of activities and events, ranging from Continue reading

National Express Cruises Through Month of Delayed Railways

National Express Cruises through a Month of Delayed RailwaysThis August marks a very tumultuous time for major railways throughout the UK. From the 5th through the 28th of the month, England’s largest railway station, Waterloo has closed half of its platforms due to engineering work. To make matters worse, delays on the route from London Paddington and Bristol Parkway will Continue reading

The City of York Introduces Electric Buses to Combat Air Pollution

The City of York Introduces Electric Buses to Combat Air PollutionBetween being caught up in daily routines and the excitement of holiday planning, it’s often easy to forget about the environmental impact our choices make. Travelling by coach rather than car is one decision that helps decrease the carbon emissions in the air by reducing traffic. Fortunately, cities like York Continue reading

Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017

Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017London’s annual Notting Hill Carnival is probably one of the most anticipated events of the year – not only for Londoners. The streets of the otherwise affluent and highly fashionable district, Notting Hill, will once again be filled with infectious sounds, soca tunes and the irresistible smell of Caribbean street food Continue reading

Half year results look promising: National Express is optimistic about the future

Half year results look promising: National Express is optimistic about the futureLast week, the Birmingham-based transport group National Express shared their half year results, which look highly promising – particularly so for the international endeavours of the company. National Express, which is mainly associated with cheap domestic coach travel by most British Continue reading