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#AYearOfBuses 297: Platinum Birmingham – Walsall

#AYearOfBuses 297: Platinum Birmingham – Walsall

Today on #AYearOfBuses, it’s the 997 – the West Midland’s highest-numbered bus route.

…and quite possibly, one of the highest-numbered bus routes in the country? We’re certainly struggling to think of any higher!

The 997 is one of National Express West Midland’s Platinum-spec premium bus routes, featuring 4G WiFi, high-backed seating, next stop announcements and more. It links Walsall with Pheasey, Perry Barr and Birmingham city centre, and was one of the very first Platinum routes to be launched.

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Matt Harrison

Matt Harrison MCIM is a communications and marketing expert with over 12 years' experience, specialising in public transport. As Founder of Transport Designed, Matt is on a mission to celebrate and work with the most forward-thinking and innovative transport brands on the planet.

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