Coronavirus community information: National Express

Friday 26th June 2020

National Express is our biggest local private sector employer employing some 350 drivers, engineers and back office staff. They’re doing a big job preparing to keep passengers safe as they resume and increase their services post-Covid. I caught up with Richard Smith about their plans.

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