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Passengers offered first glimpse of new West Midlands Railway train fleet

Passengers offered first glimpse of new West Midlands Railway train fleet

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2019 06:00 GMT

​Passengers in the West Midlands have been offered a first glimpse of the new, state-of-the-art trains which will arrive in the region next year after on-track testing began.

First phase of new Wolverhampton Station nearing completion

First phase of new Wolverhampton Station nearing completion

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2019 15:00 GMT

​A date for the opening to the public of phase 1 of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station will be announced next month (January) as construction nears completion.

Rail passengers urged to check before travelling this Christmas

Rail passengers urged to check before travelling this Christmas

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2019 09:00 GMT

Passengers using London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway services are being advised to check their journeys over the Christmas period as engineering works and reduced timetables will affect journeys on some routes.

Passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new West Midlands Railway timetable

Passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new West Midlands Railway timetable

Press releases   •   Dec 10, 2019 09:45 GMT

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys before they travel when a new railway timetable is introduced this weekend.

Rail passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Rail passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Press releases   •   Dec 10, 2019 09:45 GMT

​Rail passengers using the West Coast Main Line are being advised to check before they travel when a new timetable comes into effect this weekend.

West Midlands Trains to run amended timetable this Saturday

West Midlands Trains to run amended timetable this Saturday

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2019 12:39 GMT

​An amended timetable will be in place across the London Northwestern and West Midlands Railway networks on Saturday. Passengers are advised to check before they travel.

West Midlands Trains reaches agreement with RMT union

West Midlands Trains reaches agreement with RMT union

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 18:28 GMT

West Midlands Trains and the RMT have formulated a settlement agreement covering the role of conductors on the new trains. This will now be subject to a workforce referendum. In the mean time, the remaining strikes have been suspended. However the agreement has come too late to withdraw Saturday’s amended timetable . Passengers are being advised to check before they travel on Saturday

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 12:05 GMT

With another rail strike currently expected this Saturday, 7 December, train companies are warning passengers to plan ahead. As the run up to Christmas attracts more people onto the network, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are concerned that less frequent rail users may not be aware of the industrial action.

New rail timetable to create more reliable Chase Line service

New rail timetable to create more reliable Chase Line service

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 10:50 GMT

​Passengers using the Chase Line between Rugeley and Birmingham will benefit from a more reliable service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into effect later this month.

New rail timetable to speed up journeys from Liverpool to London

New rail timetable to speed up journeys from Liverpool to London

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 10:45 GMT

Passengers travelling from Liverpool to London on London Northwestern Railway can enjoy faster journeys when a new timetable comes into effect this month.

December timetable brings faster journeys from Northampton to London

December timetable brings faster journeys from Northampton to London

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 10:35 GMT

​Northampton passengers will benefit from faster afternoon services to London when the new London Northwestern Railway timetable comes into force later this month.

New rail timetable to bring more reliable service to Coventry and Warwickshire

New rail timetable to bring more reliable service to Coventry and Warwickshire

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 10:25 GMT

​Passengers in Coventry and Warwickshire will benefit from a more reliable rail service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into force later this month.

New rail timetable to benefit passengers in Birmingham

New rail timetable to benefit passengers in Birmingham

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 10:15 GMT

Passengers in Birmingham will benefit from a more reliable rail service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into effect later this month.

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Nov 30, 2019 13:36 GMT

London Northwestern Railway is advising passengers to travel early due to industrial action by the RMT.

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2019 18:00 GMT

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will provide additional compensation to its customers following a drop in train performance since May. West Midlands Trains is in discussions on the best form of compensation and the best way to give this to its customers.

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2019 09:30 GMT

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are warning of a reduced train service this Saturday, 30 November. Passengers are being reminded to check their journeys due to planned industrial action by members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT). Travel between Northampton and Euston is expected to be very badly affected.

Trains run despite second day of industrial action

Trains run despite second day of industrial action

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2019 14:51 GMT

Trains have been running across the West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway networks despite a second day of disruptive industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Passengers reminded to check travel ahead of industrial action

Passengers reminded to check travel ahead of industrial action

Press releases   •   Nov 21, 2019 10:10 GMT

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway passengers planning to travel on Saturday 23 November are being reminded to check their journeys.

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2019 14:34 GMT

​London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is advising passengers travelling on the network to set off early this afternoon.

Regular train service across West Midlands despite industrial action

Regular train service across West Midlands despite industrial action

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2019 13:48 GMT

A regular train service has been running across the West Midlands Railway network today despite disruptive industrial action by members of the RMT union.