£100m deal for 550 new buses in the West Midlands

National Express West Midlands have signed a £100 million deal with a British-based firm to build more than 550 new buses for Birmingham & the Black Country.

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  1. Chris Halpin

Hundreds of British built buses for Birmingham

If you take the bus in the West Midlands it could be all change for you by the end of the year. National Express West Midlands has made an £100 million order with British firm Alexander Dennis for around 540 vehicles.

The single decker and double decker buses will be made at a factory in Scarborough, and another in Falkirk in Scotland, supporting more than 2000 jobs. The bus company say the additions to its fleet will have the very latest technology. Chris Halpin reports.

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