National Express Group Plc operates as an international public transport services company. It offers buses, trains, light rail services and coaches in Europe, North Africa and North America. The company also operates midland metro light rail services. National Express Group operates its business through the following segments: UK Bus; UK Coach; Rail; North American Bus; Spanish Coach and Bus; and Central functions. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.