NX Travelshops closing from 29th October

National Express will be permanently closing their Travelshops after Friday 29th October 2021, due to the changing ways that passengers are buying tickets and passes and accessing travel information. Over the past few years the retail landscape on the high street has changed dramatically with more and more people buying online or through mobile apps. … Read more

The Green Bus introduce day-out services for summer 2021

Earlier this week, The Green Bus launched two new special services for those looking for a day-out away from the West Midlands. Services X92 and X94 will transport you away to two beautiful locations in the Shopshire countryside, Ludlow and Carding Mill Valley respectively. Service X92 – Birmingham to Ludlow (Tuesdays only) Service X92 leaves … Read more

WMBU Community now closed

Just wanted to post a quick update to say that I have now closed the Community section of this website, and given it a little tidy up. All user data has been completely deleted and purged from the system database, so your personal information is no longer accessible to anyone including myself. The ‘Contact Us’ … Read more

Traveling from Monday 17th May 2021

The following is reproduced from an email sent to West Midlands Network mailing list subscribers Stay safe, plan ahead, keep moving With further easing of Government lockdown restrictions coming from this Monday 17 May, we’ve pulled together some information to help you make the most of the increased leisure activities that will be available, including the reopening … Read more

Advice on travelling safely by bus during lockdown

The first step on the UK government’s ‘roadmap’ to easing of current lockdown restrictions sees schools reopening from Monday 8th March 2021. I thought I’d take this opportunity to remind all about the current advice and guidelines that have been issued to ensure passengers can travel safely on public transport in the West Midlands. Advice … Read more

Swift Go now available on buses

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) launched their new Swift product ‘Swift Go’ last year initially on their Midland Metro tram service. It is now available to use on buses, though at present not all operators are accepting this, which is why there hasn’t yet been a great deal of publicity. The idea is good in … Read more

Merry Christmas to all West Midlands Bus Users!

Just wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! However you are spending Christmas, and with whomever you are spending it, remember to travel safely and sensibly! A reminder of service levels over the Christmas period: Thursday 24th (Christmas Eve) – a Saturday service with some extra early morning journeys. … Read more