National Express is one of the world's top transportation companies. If you are willing to move and educate yourself their is room for self advancement. Socializing with the Base line management is NOT the way to do that, however.
Stay focused on what your goal is and stay in written contact with the Parent company, so they know about your advancement goal.
Be careful when working with this company. IF you are hurt on the job, they are going to make it hard for you to get compensated.
Document to communicate any safety issues you come across with this companies equipment or facility. Telling someone is not enough and you will find that people will forget or deny any conversations you had with them in regards to a safety issues.
Each market is different. In Syracuse NY, we worked with Adults with Special needs. In other locations National Express transports school aged children.