Stakeholders sit down and relax with West Midlands Trains

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2018 10:33 BST

​West Midlands Trains has given Rail User Groups a sneak preview of the seating being developed for a brand new fleet of trains.

Do not travel – floods making railways impassable

Press Releases   •   May 27, 2018 20:16 BST

Local train operators are advising passengers not to travel this evening. Flooding across the West Midlands has made many rail lines impassable.

Wembley-bound football fans urged to plan their journeys this bank holiday

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2018 13:22 BST

Aston Villa, Shrewsbury Town and Coventry City fans heading to Wembley this weekend are being urged to plan ahead and check before they travel if travelling to London by train.

Get on the right track to Cosford Air Show

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 08:15 BST

​West Midlands Railway and Arriva Trains Wales are working together to support Cosford Air Show visitors. Customers will be able to take advantage of combined event and rail tickets as well as extra trains.

First electric train travels between Birmingham and Bromsgrove

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2018 13:13 BST

​The first ever electric train has travelled between Birmingham and Bromsgrove.

Extra services on the way for the Chase Line

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2018 12:44 BST

Train users will be able to enjoy increased services on the Chase Line later this month, following investment from West Midlands Railway.

Subway closure signals final preparations for full station works

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2018 16:14 BST

​From Sunday 20 May, 2018, the pedestrian subway at Wolverhampton Railway Station will be closed until summer 2019, as part of plans to develop a new station building.

Kenilworth station to open on Monday

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 16:28 BST

​Kenilworth will get its first train service since the mid-1960s on Monday (30 April) , when its new station opens its doors.

West Midlands Railway lights up the region

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 13:13 BST

West Midlands Railway (WMR) has lit up famous landmarks across the Midlands in its distinctive orange to further showcase its commitment to transforming rail travel across the region.

London Northwestern Railway provides additional service for Marathon runners

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 15:09 BST

​London Northwestern Railway is providing an additional Sunday service for customers travelling to the London Marathon this weekend.

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About West Midlands Trains

West Midlands Trains Ltd. will be running the West Midlands rail franchise from 10 December 2017 until 2025/6.

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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