National Express launches new South Coast services

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National Express has announced plans to increase direct coach services for customers travelling between the South Coast and the West Midlands. From Friday 12 April, it will introduce a new daily service from Bournemouth, calling at Southampton, Swindon and Cheltenham before heading to Birmingham, adding Swindon to its cross-country network.

Network Director for National Express UK and Ireland Ed Rickard said: “With continued investment in our coach network, including the introduction of this new, direct route between Bournemouth and Birmingham, we are making it even easier for savvy travellers to save their money with convenient, great value travel and a guaranteed seat. More and more people are choosing to travel with National Express as a reliable, affordable and sustainable way to get around, and we’re responding by investing in new vehicles and services while delivering a brilliant customer experience for a relaxing, comfortable journey.”