Our 100+ Year History

Durham School Services can trace its history back to 1917, to a three-bus company started in the San Gabriel Valley of California. In its early years, Durham specialized in special education transportation. This specialization has helped to nurture a unique commitment to quality service that is still maintained throughout our company today.

Today, Durham operates more than 14,400 school buses and serves more than 340 school districts in 32 states across the country. Durham is part of the National Express School division, which has a strong record of success and decades of experience in pupil transportation. With the support of Nationa​l Express Group, a global leader in transportation, we are confident we can provide exceptional service to your district. We remain continually focused on delivering our service promise─getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn®.

National Express LLC

National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 36 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safetyquality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 22,500 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 33 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students on a daily basis.