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  1. July 30, 2014

    Bad US weather and Spanish strikes hit National Express profits

    Half-year profit has fallen a fifth at National Express after the bus and rail operator was hit by freezing weather in the...

  2. June 27, 2014

    National Express retains Essex Thameside rail franchise until 2029

    National Express has won the competition to run the Essex Thameside rail franchise, branded as C2C, retaining the contract...

  1. February 28, 2013

    Pensioner subsidy cut hits National Express

    A cut to government pensioner bus subsidies led to a million fewer over-60s using National Express’s coaches last year,...

  2. February 7, 2013

    National Express wins German rail contract

    National Express has won two contracts to operate German regional rail services, representing a first for UK transport...

  3. October 24, 2012

    Spain’s cutbacks hit National Express

    Shares in National Express fell more than 12 per cent on Wednesday after the group reported deteriorating ­performance in...

  4. February 29, 2012

    NatExpress continues its turnround

    A two-year turnround programme at National Express is nearing completion, with the public transport group boasting margins...

  5. December 20, 2011

    Thrifty customers keep NatExpress on track

    Cash-strapped consumers opting to take public transport will help National Express Group deliver strong profit growth next...

  6. September 13, 2011

    National Express buys US bus group for $200m

    National Express has bet on a recovery in the US school bus market with the purchase of an Ohio-based operator whose 3,300...

  7. May 9, 2011

    National Express grants Elliott peace with honour

    Humiliated adversaries can be dangerous. National Express has acknowledged as much in negotiating a peace deal with...

  8. May 6, 2011

    National Express investors support chief

    Some of the largest investors in National Express have pledged their support for the group’s management ahead of a critical...

  9. May 5, 2011

    Nat Express in truce talks with Elliott

    National Express, the transport group locked in a row with its largest shareholder, is attempting to agree a ceasefire ahead...

  10. May 2, 2011

    National Express prepares for showdown

    Chief executive Dean Finch admits the dispute with shareholder activists Elliott Advisors, the US hedge fund, has been...

  11. April 16, 2011

    Reasons to be wary at National Express

    Less-than-charitable observers of Britain’s transport sector might say that the timing of boardroom bust-ups at National...

  12. April 5, 2011

    Nomura effect gets the laughs

    Chancellor George Osborne was keen to stress his commitment to London’s future as an international financial centre when...

  13. March 31, 2011

    Icap’s Spencer banks on the rise of the machines

    Interdealer broking professionals must be as nervous as 18th century hand weavers confronted with power looms. Electronic...

  14. March 30, 2011

    Nat Express investors face Elliott demands

    Shareholders in National Express are on a collision course with US hedge fund Elliott Advisors, which is demanding a...

  15. March 29, 2011

    Call for shake-up at National Express

    National Express is poised to become a takeover target again after its second-biggest shareholder demanded a boardroom...

  16. February 24, 2011

    National Express upbeat on coach travel

    National Express, the multinational transport operator, says its coaches business is likely to win market share from rail as...

  17. December 23, 2010

    National Express C2C rail franchise extended

    National Express has been handed an extension of one of its two rail franchises in a further sign of a thaw in its...

  18. December 17, 2010

    National Express drives ahead of forecasts

    National Express said that it expected profits for 2010 to come in slightly ahead of the market consensus. The bus and rail...

  19. October 26, 2010

    London bus chief to run Go-Ahead

    Keith Ludeman, Go-Ahead chief executive, is to retire from the train and bus operator in July 2011 after five years at the...

  20. October 19, 2010

    National Express on track to hit targets

    National Express Group reported revenue growth in its core UK operations and said it was on track to achieve its profit...

  21. July 29, 2010

    National Express back in the black

    National Express hopes to restore its dividend at the end of this year after it swung into profit in the first half. The...

  22. June 30, 2010

    National Express may keep control of rail lines

    National Express may be allowed to continue operating two of the UK's busiest rail lines, in a reversal of the previous...

  23. June 30, 2010

    Nat Express may keep control of rail lines

    National Express may be allowed to continue operating two of the UK’s busiest rail lines, in a reversal of the previous...

  24. April 1, 2010

    Stalemate over return of O’Toole to Tube Lines

    Efforts by the company that maintains track and trains on some of London Underground’s busiest lines to recruit the...

  25. March 11, 2010

    On the buses

    Dean Finch has wasted no time as National Express boss, starting the job two months early and hiring an ex-colleague to run...

  26. February 26, 2010

    National Express hurt by loss of East Coast franchise

    National Express said it would press ahead with cost-cutting plans as underlying full-year profits fell 43 per cent.The...

  27. February 25, 2010

    East Coast loss hurts National Express

    National Express said it would press ahead with cost-cutting plans as underlying full-year profits fell 43 per cent.The...

  28. February 15, 2010

    New National Express chief arrives early

    Dean Finch starts as chief executive of National Express today, in a move that is sooner than expected and signals a new era...

  29. February 14, 2010

    New National Express chief arrives early

    Dean Finch starts as chief executive of National Express on Monday, in a move that is earlier than expected and signals a...

  30. February 1, 2010

    Tube upgrade group considers appeal over lost claim for costs

    The company that maintains and upgrades track and trains on some of London's busiest Underground lines could take legal...

  31. February 1, 2010

    Tube Lines considers claim loss action

    Tube Lines made the £327m claim over London Underground’s handling of the preparation for the Jubilee line upgrade The...

  32. December 22, 2009

    NatExpress update presents mixed bag

    National Express yesterday injected a note of optimism into its miserable 2009 when it said that its UK coach arm had...

  33. December 21, 2009

    National Express sticks to full-year target

    National Express on Monday injected a note of optimism into its miserable 2009 when it said that its UK coach arm had...

  34. December 17, 2009

    NatExpress confirms Finch as chief

    National Express ended months of uncertainty yesterday by confirming the appointment of Dean Finch , head of Tube Lines, as...

  35. December 16, 2009

    National Express confirms Finch as chief

    National Express ended months of uncertainty on Wednesday by confirming the appointment of Dean Finch, head of Tube Lines,...

  36. December 16, 2009

    Nat Express rights success sets up debt revamp

    National Expresswelcomed a 90 per cent take-up of its £360m rights issue by shareholders yesterday, as the bus and train...

  37. December 15, 2009

    Nat Express rights success sets up debt revamp

    National Express welcomed a 90 per cent take-up of its £360m ($585m) rights issue by shareholders on Tuesday, as the bus and...

  38. December 12, 2009

    National Express rebels end feud

    National Express’s rebel shareholder, the Cosmen family, has taken up the £360m ($586m) rights issue it campaigned against,...

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