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New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

Press releases   •   Aug 10, 2020 09:15 BST

​A popular rail line is set for a makeover after dozens of volunteers stepped forward to work with West Midlands Railway to give its stations a new lease of life.

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Press releases   •   Aug 01, 2020 14:27 BST

Emergency engineering works will take place on Saturday 1 August from 2100 hours until at least 1000 hours Sunday 2 August. Services to and from London Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers repair overhead power cables in the Wembley area. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight (Saturday). Disruption likely to affect Sunday morning services.

Rail Minister opens new accessible station facilities at Tring

Rail Minister opens new accessible station facilities at Tring

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2020 11:00 BST

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris was the guest of honour at a ceremony to mark the completion of £5.8m in accessibility improvements at Tring station.

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Marston Vale Line

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Marston Vale Line

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2020 14:10 BST

​Rail services will resume on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley from next month, operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has announced today.

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Abbey Line

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Abbey Line

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2020 14:00 BST

​Rail services will resume on the Abbey Line between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey from next month, operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has announced today.

West Midlands Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

West Midlands Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

Press releases   •   Jul 28, 2020 09:30 BST

Passengers with hidden disabilities can travel with confidence on West Midlands Railway – with the help of a sunflower.

London Northwestern Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

London Northwestern Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

Press releases   •   Jul 28, 2020 09:30 BST

​Passengers with hidden disabilities can travel with confidence on London Northwestern Railway – with the help of a sunflower.

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on London Northwestern Railway

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2020 11:00 BST

​A powerful new cleaning tool in the fight against the spread of coronavirus has been unveiled by London Northwestern Railway this week.

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on West Midlands Railway

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on West Midlands Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2020 11:00 BST

A powerful new cleaning tool in the fight against the spread of coronavirus has been unveiled by West Midlands Railway this week.

Get free cycle safety checks at West Midlands Railway stations this summer

Get free cycle safety checks at West Midlands Railway stations this summer

Press releases   •   Jul 21, 2020 10:20 BST

Cyclists across the West Midlands are being invited to ​check their bike safety and have their cycles security marked at a series of railway station workshops this summer.

London Northwestern Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

London Northwestern Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2020 09:32 BST

London Northwestern Railway is reassuring customers who require assistance when travelling that help is still available on the rail network despite the impact of coronavirus.

West Midlands Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

West Midlands Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2020 09:30 BST

West Midlands Railway is reassuring customers who require assistance when travelling that help is still available on the rail network despite the impact of coronavirus.

Accessibility boost for West Midlands Railway passengers as lifts open at Stechford

Accessibility boost for West Midlands Railway passengers as lifts open at Stechford

Press releases   •   Jul 14, 2020 09:30 BST

Passengers using Stechford station in Birmingham are celebrating as the opening of new passenger lifts at the site this week marks the conclusion of a £3.9m upgrade scheme.

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 09:30 BST

​Passengers using Tamworth station are being advised there will be no lift access at the site from July 20 while essential improvements are carried out.

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2020 09:30 BST

Teenagers in Worcestershire are being invited to get creative to help to warn others about the dangers of trespassing on the railway - and win prizes along the way.

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 13:00 BST

A project to enhance the forecourt at the entrance to Watford Junction station is under way.​ The scheme, being run by Watford Borough Council, will include the installation of large freestanding letters spelling out 'WATFORD'.

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 10:25 BST

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, London Northwestern Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 10:25 BST

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, West Midlands Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 12:45 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains is adding thousands of extra seats to its timetable from next week as demand for train travel continues to increase amid the easing of lockdown measures.

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2020 09:30 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director to oversee the implementation of two brand new train fleets as well as the maintenance of the existing fleet.