More than 3,000 bus drivers at a central England division of National Express have ended strike action after voting to accept a 16.2% pay rise, the Unite union said on Saturday. Unite said the pay deal at National Express West Midlands also guarantees the implementation of new terms and conditions agreed last year. A National Express West Midlands spokesperson said the company was pleased drivers had voted in favour of accepting the offer and apologised to customers for the recent disruption to services.
More than 3,000 members of Unite employed by National Express in the West Midlands backed walkouts by 71%.
Members of Unite employed by National Express in the West Midlands will launch an indefinite walkout from Monday.