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

3 and 7 day capping now on Swift Go

Swift Go, the flexible travel smartcard from TfWM, is now even more flexible with the introduction of 3 and 7 day fare capping. Reasons to choose Swift Go Even better than the flexible ticket you’ve been asking us for New! Great value for your travel with 3 & 7-day capping Multi operator use (All trams … Read more

Diamond launch new “Tap And Go” flexible fares

Today (4th August 2021) Diamond Buses have introduced a new innovative way of ensuring passengers get the best value for the journeys they make. “Tap And Go” works in a similar way to using an Oyster card when travelling on the Underground and Overground trains in London, where you ‘tap’ your card on entering a … Read more

Bus fares reduced from Monday 19th July 2021

NX Bus previously announced that they intended to reduce the price of their tickets and passes following the ending of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England. This was originally due to happen on 21st June 2021, but was temporarily shelved when the Government announced a delay. It has today been confirmed that these price reductions will … Read more

NX Bus cutting fares from June 2021

National Express West Midlands announced yesterday that daily and weekly tickets will be reduced in price from Monday 21st June 2021, when all current lockdown restrictions are expected to be lifted by the UK Government. Express & Star reported yesterday: The price of a peak day ticket will be cut from £4.60 to £4 and … 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

Diamond Bus also freezes fares for 2021

Following NX Buses announcement last week, Diamond Bus are the latest West Midlands operator to announce that they will not be increasing any ticket prices next month. Diamond have always been committed to providing passengers with great value fares, in 2020 we also tried to keep many of our prices frozen where possible and even … Read more