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Major disruption to Euston train services

Major disruption to Euston train services

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 06:28 GMT

Due to substantial damage to points and track in the Euston area, there is major disruption to train services today. London Northwestern Railway services will be significantly reduced as a Network Rail works to repair the damage. There is currently no estimation on how long it will take to repair the track and signalling.

Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership receives Government accreditation

Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership receives Government accreditation

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2020 10:38 GMT

The Community Rail Partnership supporting the St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction railway line has received the official seal of approval from Government.

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2020 17:00 GMT

​West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before they travel tomorrow morning as Storm Dennis continues to affect the rail network.

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2020 10:05 GMT

Flooding is affecting several rail routes around the West Midlands. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before strating their journeys as rising water levels continues to block lines.

Passengers urged to check journeys this weekend as Storm Dennis arrives

Passengers urged to check journeys this weekend as Storm Dennis arrives

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 13:30 GMT

Passengers travelling on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway this weekend are being urged to check their journeys with Storm Dennis expected to bring high winds to the UK.

London Northwestern Railway announces online ticket sale as improvement plan launches

London Northwestern Railway announces online ticket sale as improvement plan launches

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 10:32 GMT

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway customers can secure a 20% discount on their travel this half-term as the operators roll out plans to improve performance.

Storm Ciara: Passengers advised not to travel

Storm Ciara: Passengers advised not to travel

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2020 14:49 GMT

Following a number of storm-related incidents across the network, West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers not to travel today.

West Midlands Trains to invest an additional £20m into rail network

West Midlands Trains to invest an additional £20m into rail network

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2020 11:55 GMT

West Midlands Trains will invest an additional £20m into the railway network following a period of poor performance in 2019.

Passengers warned of Sunday travel disruption due to Storm Ciara

Passengers warned of Sunday travel disruption due to Storm Ciara

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2020 13:39 GMT

Passengers using West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services on Sunday are being warned of travel disruption with Storm Ciara expected to bring winds of up to 80mph.

Proposed state-of-the art train depot to bring over 100 new jobs to West Midlands

Proposed state-of-the art train depot to bring over 100 new jobs to West Midlands

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2020 09:30 GMT

​West Midlands Trains has released plans to build a clean, modern, state-of-the-art train depot. The proposed development is part of the company's £1 billion investment programme and will create more than 100 brand new jobs in the Sandwell area.

More compensation for West Midlands Trains passengers as new MD ushers in immediate performance improvements

More compensation for West Midlands Trains passengers as new MD ushers in immediate performance improvements

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2020 09:50 GMT

​West Midlands Trains (WMT) passengers will receive a 10 per cent discount on their travel this summer as compensation for recent poor performance, new managing director Julian Edwards has announced.

Julian Edwards succeeds Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde as MD, West Midlands Trains

Julian Edwards succeeds Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde as MD, West Midlands Trains

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2020 15:00 GMT

Julian Edwards has been named as the new managing director of West Midlands Trains (WMT). Julian has been a director of WMT since 2017 – and more recently the MD of East Midlands Railway during the successful mobilisation and launch of the new franchise. The current MD of West Midlands Trains, Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde, will work alongside Julian until Easter to ensure a smooth transition.

Passengers invited to have their say on new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Passengers invited to have their say on new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Press releases   •   Jan 02, 2020 09:30 GMT

Passengers are being invited to have their say on the new London Northwestern Railway timetable at a series of on-station events in Hertfordshire this month.

Compensation for  West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway season ticket holders in 2020

Compensation for West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway season ticket holders in 2020

Press releases   •   Dec 27, 2019 10:01 GMT

​Season ticket holders on West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services will not have to pay the upcoming national fares rise, the company has confirmed.

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 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.