Kenilworth station to open on Monday

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

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

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.

West Midlands Trains to play central role at 2022 Games

West Midlands Trains to play central role at 2022 Games

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2018 13:31 BST

​As the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast comes to a close, West Midlands Trains has further pledged its support to make the Birmingham spectacle in 2022 a success.

Wolverhampton joins West Midlands Railway family

Wolverhampton joins West Midlands Railway family

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2018 16:51 BST

West Midlands Railway has taken charge of Wolverhampton station, replacing previous operator, Virgin Trains.

Birmingham International Dance Festival announces the full festival line-up, plus new partnerships and commissions

Birmingham International Dance Festival announces the full festival line-up, plus new partnerships and commissions

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2018 17:16 BST

​Award-winning Birmingham International Dance Festival (BIDF) reveals the programme for its sixth festival in 1 – 24 June 2018.

West Midlands Trains to give jobseekers a helping hand

West Midlands Trains to give jobseekers a helping hand

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 13:32 BST

West Midlands Trains has welcomed efforts by the UK rail industry to encourage jobseekers to participate in schemes allowing discounted travel to and from interviews and work. The train operator also says it has more plans in the pipeline to help those seeking employment.

Disruption to services operating between Hereford and Ledbury

Disruption to services operating between Hereford and Ledbury

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2018 16:44 GMT

Network Rail is investigating an issue with the track between Hereford and Ledbury. Trains can continue to run between Birmingham and Ledbury but there will also be some cancellations and delays between Worcester and Ledbury.

Update - Service suspended between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham until early evening

Update - Service suspended between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham until early evening

News   •   Mar 19, 2018 12:35 GMT

​Following damage to the overhead line equipment near Sutton Coldfield, trains on the ‘Cross City’ line will only run between Redditch/Longbridge and Birmingham New Street. There will be no trains between Lichfield/Four Oaks and Birmingham New Street until further notice while Network Rail engineers carry out repairs.