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  1. April 8, 2011

    Long-distance lines: Sea of sand is set to be transformed by network

    The scrub-speckled desert that covers much of the United Arab Emirates is reminiscent of parts of the American midwest –...

  2. April 13, 2010

    On the buses

    Brian Souter's Stagecoach has boosted its board by hiring Phil White , former chief executive of rival National Express, as...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. January 23, 2010

    Cobham appoints National Express chairman Devaney

    Cobham has appointed the industrialist John Devaney as chairman, completing a change of management at the defence and...

  4. January 23, 2010

    Cobham appoints Devaney as chairman

    Cobham has appointed the industrialist John Devaney as chairman, completing a change of management at the defence and...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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,...

  10. December 7, 2009

    National Express to unveil new chief

    National Express is close to appointing Dean Finch, the boss of London Underground maintenance company Tube Lines, as its...

  11. December 7, 2009

    National Express closes in on new chief

    National Express is close to appointing Dean Finch, the boss of London Underground maintenance company Tube Lines, as its...

  12. November 11, 2009

    Top shareholder's stance unclear as Nat Express launches cash call

    National Express will launch a £370m-£375m rights issue today, drawing a line under weeks of speculation over the bus and...

  13. November 10, 2009

    NatExpress launches cash call

    National Express will launch a £370m-£375m rights issue on Wednesday, drawing a line under weeks of speculation over the bus...

  14. August 5, 2009

    Five-week deadline for National Express bids

    Stagecoach and the Spanish-led consortium bidding for National Express have five weeks to make an approach for the troubled...

  15. August 1, 2009

    The big stories

    National Express Stagecoach this week threw its hat into the ring for National Express, the bus and rail operator, after...

  16. July 30, 2009

    East Coast rail exit hits National Express profits

    National Express slumped into the red in the first six months of this year as it lost more than £20m on its soon-to...

  17. July 4, 2009

    The big name

    Richard Bowker National Express chief executive Richard Bowker, who resigned as chief executive of National Express on...

  18. FT Alphaville

    July 2, 2009

    UK ends National Express hopes

    The UK transport secretary Lord Adonis on Wednesday signalled the end of National Express’s hopes of running a big rail...

  19. July 2, 2009

    National Express's rail empire hopes end

    The transport secretary yesterday signalled the end of National Express's hopes of running a big rail business after the...

  20. July 2, 2009

    Action leaves company in line of fire

    National Express may as well be walking around with a target sign on its back. Earlier this week it rejected one bid; now...

  21. July 2, 2009

    National Express needs fast train to financial security

    It'll be 42 degrees in Abu Dhabi today, warmer even than London. But no hot seat in the Gulf, running the lavishly endowed...

  22. July 1, 2009

    National Express needs fast train to financial security

    It’ll be 42 degrees in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, warmer even than London. But no hot seat in the Gulf, running the lavishly...

  23. July 1, 2009

    Future of National Express rail business in doubt

    The nationalisation of the Inter-City East Coast franchise marks only the fourth time a UK rail franchise has terminated...

  24. July 1, 2009

    Boasts come back to haunt Bowker

    Richard Bowker’s resignation on Wednesday came after he was brought down by a franchising system that he himself designed...

  25. July 1, 2009

    National Express rail empire hopes end

    The transport secretary on Wednesday signalled the end of National Express’s hopes of running a big rail business after the...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2009

    Embattled National Express chief to go

    Richard Bowker, chief executive of National Express, the struggling UK bus and rail operator, on Tuesday night announced his...

  27. July 1, 2009

    Embattled National Express chief to go

    Richard Bowker, chief executive of National Express, last night announced his resignation from the struggling bus and rail...

  28. July 1, 2009

    Embattled National Express chief to go

    Richard Bowker, chief executive of National Express, on Tuesday night announced his resignation from the struggling bus and...

  29. June 30, 2009

    Only one bus comes into view for National Express

    Wendy Cope famously compared "Bloody Men" to buses, complaining how as soon as one appeared, two or three others inevitably...

  30. June 29, 2009

    Only one bus comes into view for National Express

    Wendy Cope famously compared “Bloody Men” to buses, complaining how as soon as one appeared, two or three others inevitably...

  31. June 17, 2009

    Bowker will have to fight to avoid hitting the buffers

    National Express is suffering from the consequences of an opportunity taken and an opportunity missed. The opportunity...

  32. June 16, 2009

    Bowker must fight to avoid hitting the buffers

    National Express is suffering from the consequences of an opportunity taken and an opportunity missed. The opportunity taken...

  33. May 8, 2009

    National Express given little sympathy

    The likely adverse knock-on effects of making concessions in the dispute over the National Express East Coast rail...

  34. May 8, 2009

    National Express given little sympathy

    The likely adverse knock-on effects of making concessions in the dispute over the National Express East Coast rail franchise...

  35. May 7, 2009

    National Express debt woes persist

    National Express yesterday missed a key opportunity to announce a resolution of its problems over its debt and onerous rail...

  36. May 7, 2009

    National Express debt woes continue

    National Express yesterday missed a key opportunity to announce a resolution of its problems over its debt and onerous rail...

  37. May 7, 2009

    National Express debt woes persist

    National Express on Wednesday missed a key opportunity to announce a resolution of its problems over its debt and onerous...

  38. May 5, 2009

    National Express tries to renegotiate franchise

    The chief executive of National Express said the company was in constructive talks with the government over the future of...

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