Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2019 14:34 GMT

​London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is advising passengers travelling on the network to set off early this afternoon.

Regular train service across West Midlands despite industrial action

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2019 13:48 GMT

A regular train service has been running across the West Midlands Railway network today despite disruptive industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Community Rail Partnership launched for Worcestershire

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2019 12:45 GMT

Rail users in Worcestershire are being encouraged to get involved with their local railway through a new Community Rail Partnership (CRP) for the county.

Flooding: Rail passengers in West Midlands urged to check journeys

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 15:28 GMT

Commuters in the West Midlands are being urged to check their journeys ahead of the evening peak as parts of the network are experiencing flooding.

Travel Advice ahead of industrial action on Saturday

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 09:47 GMT

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway have released plans to run a reduced timetable this Saturday due to industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Industrial Action by RMT union - Frequently Asked Questions

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 09:32 GMT

The following Q&A relates to the announcement by the RMT union that it has instructed its members to take industrial action on Saturdays in November and December 2019.

WMT statement: Industrial action by RMT union

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 12:09 GMT

West Midlands Trains has issued a statement following confirmation of industrial action by the RMT union this Saturday (16 November 2019)

Additional carriages in service between Birmingham and Worcester / Hereford

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 16:12 GMT

​Passengers travelling between Birmingham and Worcester are noticing extra capacity on the route after West Midlands Railway took delivery of additional carriages.

Designs for revamped Perry Barr station unveiled

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 17:00 GMT

​Images showing how the outdated Perry Barr railway station in Birmingham will be transformed as part of the wider regeneration of the area have been released.

Passengers urged to plan travel for Birmingham Christmas Market

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 11:45 GMT

Birmingham’s famous Frankfurt Christmas market opens this week and passengers travelling by train are being advised to plan ahead allow extra time for their journeys.

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Operating train services between London and Northwest and in and around the West Midlands region, West Midlands Trains Ltd. will be running the West Midlands rail franchise from 10 December 2017 until 2025/6.


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