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Birmingham tops list of "patriotic hotspots" for travel to the capital

Today will be the busiest day for travel to London Photo: PA

Birmingham tops the list of "patriotic hotspots" with one of the busiest coach services to London this weekend.

Figures from National Express show that Birmingham, along with Bournemouth and Bristol, will see the biggest number of people travelling to the city for the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.

Today is expected to be the business travel day, with over 30,000 people expected to travel to London by coach over the Jubilee weekend.

7,000 additional coach seats have been added to cope with the demand.

“The Diamond Jubilee promises to be an historic occasion and one of the busiest travel periods this year."

– Andrew Cleaves, Managing Director, National Express coach

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