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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press releases • Mar 25, 2018 08:18 BST
Following emergency engineering work, trains are now able to run between Ledbury and Hereford.
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.
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.
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.
Press releases • Mar 02, 2018 12:30 GMT
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) and West Midlands Railway (WMR) are advising passengers to travel early to avoid delays. Ticket restrictions have been lifted to help travel early. Severe weather is affecting all LNR and WMR routes. The train companies say passengers can expect disruption and cancellations for the remainder of the day.
Press releases • Mar 02, 2018 06:02 GMT
Customers encouraged to check before they travel with reduced services on Birmingham's Cross City Line, to and from Worcester and Hereford, and between St Albans and Watford.
Press releases • Mar 01, 2018 09:30 GMT
Vivarail, the designers and manufacturers of the Class 230 D-Train, has entered into an agreement with West Midlands Trains to build three new D-Trains for use on the Marston Vale line between Bedford and Bletchley.
Press releases • Jan 15, 2018 10:50 GMT
West Midlands Trains is getting behind a government drive to encourage more young people to get into engineering. The engineering industry estimates it will need 186,000 skilled recruits each year to 2024. The company is investing £70 million in train maintenance facilities. The extra facilities will be needed to support £700 million worth of new trains on order for the two networks.
Press releases • Jan 03, 2018 09:14 GMT
The railway between London Euston and the northwest has reopened on time after a successful programme of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year. As part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan, work was carried out from London to Lancaster and across the West Midlands as tracks were renewed, signals were upgraded and whole bridges replaced over Christmas Day, Boxing Day and into the New Year.