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Stakeholders sit down and relax with West Midlands Trains

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Lines to & from Euston Reopen Following Wembley Fire

Lines to & from Euston Reopen Following Wembley Fire

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 21:42 BST

At about 9:30pm on Friday 6th April, lines to and from Euston reopened for train services to run at reduced speed following an industrial fire in the Wembley area.

Fire Near the Railway at Wembley Stops Trains to and from London Euston

Fire Near the Railway at Wembley Stops Trains to and from London Euston

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 21:17 BST

Customers are advised to check journey planners and websites before starting any journeys on Friday night or Saturday morning, after a fire near the railway at Wembley caused the Fire Brigade to stop all trains to and from London Euston.

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.

Train Services Restored between Hereford and Ledbury

Train Services Restored between Hereford and Ledbury

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2018 08:18 BST

Following emergency engineering work, trains are now able to run between Ledbury and Hereford.

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.

No trains between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham this morning

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 07:49 GMT

Following damage to the overhead line equipment near Sutton Coldfield, there will be no trains between Lichfield/Four Oaks and Birmingham New Street until further notice. Alternative road transport is being provided between Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield; rail tickets are being accepted on National Express West Midlands buses between Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham city centre.