National Express has announced it will be spending £26 million this year bringing new buses to the streets of the West Midlands, that is equivalent to one every four days.
A million pounds is being spent on a new control room which will open in March, designed to give passengers realtime information on their journies and any delays.
There will also be a new oyster-style smartcard system available as another option to pay for fares. All new additions, but some passengers are concerned about the rise in travel costs.
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A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.
Isolated wintry showers perhaps giving further, mainly slight, snow accumulations inland.