NX Bus Usual Allocations

Below is a chart of all known bus allocations for National Express West Midlands and Coventry bus services, for the benefit of those enthusiasts looking for any ‘unusual or noteworthy’ workings in the region.

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Service
Garage
From
To
Usual allocation
Also commonly used
1AGAcocks GreenFive WaysWright Gemini B7TLALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro200 MMC, Enviro400 MMC
1CVCoventry, city centreChapelfields
1WNTettenhall WoodDudleyADL Enviro400HDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
2CVCoventry, city centreTile Hill
2PNWrens NestMerry HillADL Enviro200Dennis Trident ALX400
2WNWarstonesBushbury HillWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE ADL Enviro400H (Sundays)
2YWBirminghamMaypoleScania OmniLinkADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400 MMC (BYD E400EV Sundays)
3CVArena Shopping ParkUniversity HospitalADL Enviro200
3WBWest BromwichMerry HillScania OmniLink
3AWBWest BromwichBlackheathScania OmniLink
3WNFordhousesCastlecroftWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
3YWBirminghamYardley WoodScania OmniLinkADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400 MMC (BYD E400EV Sundays)
4AGBirminghamSolihull StationADL Enviro200 MMCADL E400 MMC, Scania OmniLink
4AAGBirminghamSolihull StationADL Enviro200 MMCADL E400 MMC, Scania OmniLink
4WAWalsallBlackheathScania OmniLinkWright Eclipse Urban B7RLE, ADL Enviro200 (WB)
4HWA/PNWalsallHayley GreenScania OmniLinkWright Eclipse Urban B7RLE, ADL Enviro400 MMC (PN)
4MWAWalsallMerry HillScania OmniLinkWright Eclipse Urban B7RLE
4WNWolverhamptoni54 Business ParkWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
5AGBirminghamSolihullADL Enviro400 MMCALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro200 MMC
5CVArena Shopping ParkCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEALX400 B7TL
5ACVCoundonCoventry City Centre
5PNDudleyKingswinfordADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
5APNDudleyWall Heath
5WBWest BromwichSutton ColdfieldADL Enviro400Scania OmniLink, ALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TL
5WNWolverhamptonCodsallWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
5AWNWolverhamptonCodsallWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
6CVVictoria FarmTile HillWright Eclipse Gemini B7TLADL Enviro400
6ACVVictoria FarmTile HillWright Eclipse Gemini B7TLADL Enviro400
6PNDudleyStourbridgeDennis Trident ALX400Wright StreetDeck
6WAWalsallSutton ColdfieldDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro200 (WB), (ADL Enviro400 MMC Sundays)
6WNWolverhamptonWobastonWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
6AWNWolverhamptonWobastonWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
6YWBirminghamSolihullBYD ADL E400EVADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
7CVBrownshill GreenBell GreenWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro200, ALX400/B7TL
7ACVCoundonBell Green
7PBBirminghamPerry CommonADL Enviro400Wright Gemini B7TL, ADL E400 MMC
7PNDudleyWollastonWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro200
7WAWalsallCastlefortWright StreetdeckADL Enviro200, (ADL Enviro400 MMC)
7AWAWalsallCastlefortWright StreetdeckADL Enviro200, (ADL Enviro400 MMC)
8APBBirmingham Inner CircleAnti-clockwiseScania OmniLink
8CPBBirmingham Inner CircleClockwiseScania OmniLink
8CVWalsgraveAllesley ParkADL Enviro400
8ACVWood EndAllesley ParkADL Enviro400
8WAWalsallLichfieldScania OmniLink
8WNWolverhamptonWollaston FarmADL Enviro400 MMC
9CVUniversity HospitalFinhamBYD ADL E400EV
9ACVUniversity HospitalFinhamBYD ADL E400EV
9PNBirminghamStourbridgeADL Enviro400 MMCDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400 (BC), Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE (BC)Platinum
9WAWalsallWolverhamptonScania OmniLink, Wright Eclipse Urban B7RLE, Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro400 MMC
10WAWalsallBrownhills WestWright Eclipse Urban B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400
10WBBirminghamQuintonADL Enviro200
10SWBSelly OakQuintonADL Enviro200
10WNWolverhamptonPertonWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400
10AWNWolverhamptonPattinghamWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
10BWNWolverhamptonCodsallDennis Trident ALX400
10APNStourbridge/NortonCircularADL Enviro200
10CPNStourbridge/NortonCircularADL Enviro200
11AAGBirmingham Outer CircleAnti-clockwiseADL Enviro400 MMCWright Gemini B7TL, ALX400 B7TL
11CAGBirmingham Outer CircleClockwiseADL Enviro400 MMCWright Gemini B7TL, ALX400 B7TL
11CVLeamington SpaCoventry City CentreADL Enviro400 MMCALX400 B7TL, Dennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400Platinum
11WAWalsallMerry HillWright Eclipse Urban B7RLEScania OmniLink
11AWAWalsallMerry HillWright Eclipse Urban B7RLEScania OmniLink
11WNWolverhamptonUnderhillDennis Trident ALX400Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE, ADL Enviro200
12PNBirminghamDudleyWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL E400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
12APNBirminghamDudleyWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL E400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
12XCVWarwick UniversityCoventry City CentreADL Enviro400 MMCALX400 B7TL, Dennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400Platinum
13CVWhitmore ParkWillenhallADL Enviro400
13ACVWhitmore ParkWillenhallADL Enviro400
13PNBirminghamOldburyWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL E400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
13APNBirminghamBlackheathWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL E400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
14BCBirminghamChelmsley WoodDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro400
14CVCoventry City CentreCannon Park
14ACVCoventry City CentreWarwick University
14PNDudleyHalesowenDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro 400MMCWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
14APNDudleyMerry HillADL Enviro200
15WNWolverhamptonMerry HillADL Enviro400ADL E400MMC, ADL Enviro400H, Dennis Trident ALX400
15AWNWolverhamptonMerry HillADL Enviro400ADL Enviro400 MMC
16CVKeresley VillageCoventry City CentreADL Enviro400ADL Enviro400, Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
16PBBirminghamHamsteadADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Wright Gemini B7TLPlatinum
16APBBirminghamGreat BarrADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Wright Gemini B7TLPlatinum
16WNWolverhamptonStourbridgeDennis Trident ALX400ADL E400MMC, (ADL Enviro400H)
17AGBirminghamTile CrossScania OmniLinkADL Enviro200 MMC
17CVFensideUniversity Hospital
17ACVFensideUniversity Hospital
17PNDudleyStourbridgeADL Enviro400ADL E400MMC, ADL Enviro400H, Dennis Trident ALX400
17APNDudleyStourbridgeADL Enviro200, Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400
18CVTile HillCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse Gemini B7TLALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro400 MMC
18ACVWestwood Business ParkCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse Gemini B7TLALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro400 MMC
18PNDudleyMerry HillADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
18YWYardley WoodBartley GreenDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400 MMC
19CVWestwood Business ParkCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident 2, ALX400/B7TL
19WAWalsallBloxwichADL Enviro200
19PNDudleyQE HospitalADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
20YWQE HospitalCofton HackettScania OmniLink
20CVNuneatonCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
20ACVUniversity HospitalCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
20BCVBayton Road Ind EstCoventry City CentreWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
20CCVPotters GreenCoventry City Centre
21CVWood EndWillenhallADL Enviro400
21ACVWood EndMiddlemarch Business Park
22WBOldburyBearwoodADL Enviro200
23BCBirminghamBartley GreenADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
24BCBirminghamWoodgate Valley NorthADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
24CVCoventry, city centreTile Hill
24PNFoxyards EstateMerry HillADL Enviro200
25CVCoventry, city centreRugby
25ACVCoventry, city centreBourton
25BCBirminghamQE HospitalADL Enviro400 MMC
25WNWolverhamptonPendeford Business ParkWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400
27WNWolverhamptonDudleyADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
27AWNWolverhamptonDudleyADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
27YWMaypoleCofton HackettScania OmniLink
27ACVCoventryMiddlemarch Business ParkAnything except an ADL Enviro200
28PBHeartlands Hospital / Small HeathGreat BarrScania OmniLink
28PNHalesowenStourbridgeADL Enviro200
29WAWalsallBloxwichScania OmniLinkDennis Trident ALX400, Wright Eclipse B7RLE
31WAWalsallMossleyWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400
32AGShirleyLyndonADL Enviro200Scania OmniLink
32WAWalsallLower FarmWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro400
32WNWolverhamptonNorthwood Park CircularWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400H
33PBBirminghamPheaseyADL Enviro400Wright Gemini B7TL, ADL E400 MMC
33WNWolverhamptonNorthwood Park CircularWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400H
34WAWalsallBilstonScania OmniLink, ADL Enviro200
35WAWalsallAldridgeADL Enviro400 MMC
35YWBirminghamHawkesleyADL Enviro400ADL Enviro400 MMC
36WAWalsallAlumwellADL Enviro200
37WAWalsallWillenhallScania OmniLink
39WAWalsallStowlawnScania OmniLink, ADL Enviro200
40WBWest BromwichWednesburyADL Enviro200 MMC
41AGAcocks GreenQE HospitalWright Gemini B7TLALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro200 MMC, Enviro400 MMC
41WAWalsallWillenhallDennis TridentScania OmniLink
42WBWest BromwichDudleyADL Enviro200Scania OmniLink
43WBWest BromwichBilstonADL Enviro200Scania OmniLink
43AWBWest BromwichBilstonADL Enviro200Scania OmniLink
44WBWest BromwichHarvills HawthornADL Enviro200
45BCBirminghamLongbridgeADL Enviro400Dennis Trident ALX400
45WBWest BromwichWalsallALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TLScania OmniLink
46AGQE HospitalNorthfieldWright Gemini B7TLALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro200 MMC, Enviro400 MMC
46WBWest BromwichGreat BarrScania OmniLink
47BCBirminghamLongbridgeADL Enviro400Dennis Trident ALX400
47WBWest BromwichWednesburyADL Enviro200Wright Gemini B7TL
48WBWest BromwichNorthfieldALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TLScania OmniLink
48AWBWest BromwichBearwoodALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TLScania OmniLink
49WBWest BromwichBearwoodALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TLScania OmniLink
49YWSolihull StationRuberyDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro400, Scania OmniLink
50WNWolverhamptonWednesfieldADL Enviro200
50YWBirminghamDruids HeathADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
51WABirminghamWalsallADL Enviro400Dennis Trident ALX400
52PBBirminghamPerry BeechesScania OmniLink
54WBPerry BarrHamstead VillageADL Enviro200
54WBWest BromwichWorlds End (Quinton)ADL Enviro200
54AWBWest BromwichWorlds End (Quinton)ADL Enviro200
57PNWall HeathStourbridgeADL Enviro200
58AGKingshurstSolihullADL Enviro200 MMCScania OmniLink
59WNWolverhamptonAshmore ParkDennis Trident ALX400(ADL Enviro400 MMC Sundays)
60BCBirminghamCranes ParkDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400ADL Enviro400 MMC
61BCBirminghamFrankleyWright Gemini 2 B5LHDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400
61WNWolverhamptonGoldthorn Park
62WNWolverhamptonComptonADL Enviro200
62AWNWolverhamptonComptonADL Enviro200
63BCBirminghamFrankleyWright Gemini 2 B5LHDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400
65PBBirminghamPerry CommonWright Gemini B7TLADL Enviro400, Scania OmniCity, ADL Enviro400 MMC
66PBBirminghamSutton ColdfieldScania OmniLink
67PBBirminghamCastle ValeWright Gemini B7TLADL Enviro400, Scania OmniCity, ADL Enviro400 MMC
69WNWalsallWolverhamptonWright Eclipse 2 B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro200, ADL Enviro400H
70WAWalsallBloxwichWright Eclipse Urban B7RLEDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro200
70AWAWalsallBeechdale CircularDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro200
71PBChelmsley WoodSutton ColdfieldScania OmniLink
72AGChelmsley WoodSolihull StationWright Gemini B7TLADL Enviro200 MMC, (ADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident YW)
73AGHeartlands HospitalSolihullScania OmniLinkADL Enviro200 MMC
74WBBirminghamDudleyADL Enviro400ALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TL
76YWSolihull StationNorthfieldDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro400, (Wright Gemini B7TL AG)
77WAWalsallSutton Coldfield(any double deck)
79WNWolverhamptonWest BromwichDennis Trident ALX400ADL Enviro400, ADL Enviro400H
80WBBirminghamWest BromwichADL Enviro400
81WNWolverhamptonMerry HillADL Enviro200Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
82WBBirminghamBearwoodADL Enviro400 MMCALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro400Platinum
82WNWolverhamptonDudleyDennis Trident ALX400Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
85CVCoventryRugbyADL Enviro200
85BCVCoventryRugbyADL Enviro200
87WBBirminghamDudleyADL Enviro400 MMCALX400 B7TL, ADL Enviro400Platinum
89WBBirminghamWest BromwichScania OmniLinkALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TL
94BC / PBBirminghamChelmsley Wood(any double deck)
95BC / PBBirminghamChelmsley Wood(any double deck)
96PBKingstandingChelmsley WoodScania OmniLinkADL Enviro200
97BCBirminghamChelmsley WoodDennis Trident ALX400
101PBBirminghamHandsworthADL Enviro400ADL E400 MMC
126PNBirminghamDudleyADL Enviro400 MMC, Wright StreetDeckWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE, Dennis Trident ALX400
529WNWolverhamptonWalsallADL Enviro400 MMCDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400HPlatinum
907PBBirminghamSutton ColdfieldWright Gemini B7TL, ADL E400 MMC
907APBBirminghamSutton ColdfieldWright Gemini B7TL, ADL E400 MMC
934WABirminghamWalsallADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
935WABirminghamWalsallADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
936WABirminghamBrownhillsADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
937WABirminghamBrownhills / Boney HayADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
937AWABirminghamBrownhillsADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
997WABirminghamWalsallADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
X1BCBirminghamCoventryADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
X2BCBirminghamSolihull StationADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
X3PBBirminghamLichfieldADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400Platinum
X4PBBirminghamFalcon LodgeADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400Platinum
X5PBBirminghamRoughleyADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400Platinum
X8WNBirminghamWolverhamptonADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400H, ADL Enviro400 (WB)Platinum
X10PNBirminghamGornal WoodADL Enviro400 MMCDennis Trident ALX400, Wright StreetDeckPlatinum
X12BCBirminghamSolihullADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
X13BCBirminghamChelmsley WoodADL Enviro400 MMCDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400Platinum
X14PBBirminghamSutton ColdfieldADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400Platinum
X15PBBirminghamSutton ColdfieldADL Enviro400 MMC, ADL E400Scania OmniLink
X21BCBirminghamBartley GreenADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
X22BCBirminghamWoodgateADL Enviro400 MMCPlatinum
X30CVCoventryAnsty ParkWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
X51WABirminghamCannockADL Enviro400 MMCADL Enviro400, Dennis Trident ALX400Platinum
1SAGSolihullKing Edwards School
3SCVBlue Coat CoE SchoolCoventry City Centre
6SCVWest Coventry AcademyCoventry City CentreSchool/works service
7SWAAldridge SchoolWalsallDennis Trident 2, Enviro 400School/works service
8SCVCardinal Wiseman SchoolEastern GreenSchool/works service
9SCVGreen LaneCoventry City CentreSchool/works service
10SCVCardinal Wiseman SchoolCoventry City CentreSchool/works service
11SAGArchbishop Isley SchoolWard End
16SCVBlue Coat CoE SchoolKeresley RoadSchool/works service
17SAGSheldon Heath AcademyBirmingham City Centre
21SCVCardinal Wiseman SchoolWillenhallADL Enviro400School/works service
52CVBedworthBlue Coat CE SchoolSchool/works service
57CVWest Coventry AcademyCoventry City CentreSchool/works service
58CVWest Coventry AcademyWhitmore ParkSchool/works service
58ACVTile Hill Wood SchoolJubilee CrescentSchool/works service
59CVEastern GreenWest Coventry AcademySchool/works service
159WAWA GarageSt Francis of Assisi SchoolEnviro400, TridentSchool/works service
701WALeamoreSt Thomas More SchoolDennis Trident, Enviro400School/works service
703WBWalsallSt Thomas More SchoolADL Enviro400School/works service
705WAGillity VillageBarr Beacon Comp SchoolDennis Trident, Enviro400School/works service
710WNHighfields SchoolWolverhamptonDennis Trident 2School/works service
711WNWolverhamptonCompton Park SchoolsDennis Trident 2School/works service
713WNWolverhamptonCompton Park SchoolsDennis Trident 2School/works service
714PN/WNUpper PennCompton Park SchoolsDennis Trident, E400MMCSchool/works service
751WNUpper PennSmestow Comp SchoolDennis Trident 2School/works service
763WNWhitmore ReansThe Kings SchoolADL Enviro400HSchool/works service
772CVExhallBlue Coat CE SchoolDennis Trident 2, Gemini B7TL & ALX400/B7TLSchool/works service
784WNPendefordThe Kings SchoolDennis Trident 2School/works service
785WNPendefordThe Kings SchoolDennis Trident 2School/works service
788WAWalsallBarr Beacon SchoolEnviro400, TridentSchool/works service
794WNBushburyCompton Park SchoolsDennis Trident 2School/works service
807WNWN Garage CircularWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
808WNWN Garage CircularWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
809WNWN Garage CircularWright Eclipse 2 B7RLE
815PBAston StationSutton ColdfieldVolvo B7TL (Gem/ALX400), ADL Enviro400 MMCSchool/works service
822BCKing Edwards Five WaysBirmingham, Colmore RowADL Enviro400, Wright Gemini 2 B5LH, Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLESchool/works service
828PBPerry Beeches SchoolErdingtonScania OmniLinkSchool/works service
829BC/PEBirmingham, Colmore RowSt Pauls RC SchoolDennis Trident 2, ADL Enviro400/MMC, Wright Eclipse 2 B7RLESchool/works service
838PBErdingtonJohn Wilmot SchoolScania OmniLink (AM), Volvo B7TL (PM)School/works service
838APBErdingtonJohn Wilmot SchoolSchool/works service
839PBChester Road, The Bagot ArmsJohn Wilmot SchoolScania OmniLink, ALX400 B7TL, Wright Gemini B7TLSchool/works service
854WNCheslyn Hay High SchoolBrinsfordDennis Trident 2School/works service
855PBSutton ColdfieldBishop Walsh SchoolVolvo B7TL ALX400/GeminiSchool/works service
863YWYardley Wood GarageLight Hall SchoolADL Enviro400Dennis Trident 2School/works service
869PBPerry CommonPlantsbrook SchoolADL Enviro400School/works service
877BCDigbeth, Adderley StreetBlossomfield SchoolsADL Enviro400 MMCDennis Trident ALX400, ADL Enviro400School/works service
878BCSt Thomas Aquinas SchoolRuberyDennis Trident 2School/works service
881WA/WBPalfreyBarr Beacon SchoolEnviro400, Trident, ALX400 B7TLSchool/works service
889BCTudor Grange Academy KingshurstYardleyDennis Trident 2School/works service
891BCColeshill SchoolYardleyDennis Trident 2School/works service
897AGCoventry Road, Wagon LaneLode Heath SchoolALX400 B7TLSchool/works service
FDPBCity CentreFort DunlopWright Gemini B7TLADL E400 MMCSchool/works service

Garage codes:

  • AG (Acocks Green)
  • BC (Birmingham Central)
  • CV (Coventry)
  • PB (Perry Barr)
  • PN (Pensnett)
  • WA (Walsall)
  • WB (West Bromwich)
  • WN (Wolverhampton)
  • YW (Yardley Wood)

Vehicle Identification

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