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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2020 09:15 BST

​West Midlands Railway has thanked passengers in the region for their co-operation in consistently wearing face coverings on board since their use became mandatory on Monday.

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 11:10 BST

​Navigating the West Midlands railway network has been made easier for passengers with mobility needs after the important opening of new lifts at Lichfield Trent Valley station this week.

West Midlands Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

West Midlands Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 06:00 BST

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being reminded they must wear a face covering when travelling on public transport from today (Monday 15 June).

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to be prepared as face coverings become mandatory on trains

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to be prepared as face coverings become mandatory on trains

Press releases   •   Jun 09, 2020 12:45 BST

​West Midlands Railway passengers are being urged to ‘travel prepared’ and bring a face covering with them when their use becomes mandatory from Monday.

Video: West Midlands Railway urges passengers to wear face coverings on every journey

Video: West Midlands Railway urges passengers to wear face coverings on every journey

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2020 15:00 BST

​Rail passengers are being urged to wear face coverings on every journey as part of a new social distancing campaign launched by West Midlands Railway today.

New-look Kidderminster Station opens to West Midlands Railway passengers this week

New-look Kidderminster Station opens to West Midlands Railway passengers this week

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2020 12:00 BST

The revamped Kidderminster Station building will open to the public on Sunday 7 June, it has been confirmed.​

West Midlands Railway urges customers to avoid the train when planning reunions

West Midlands Railway urges customers to avoid the train when planning reunions

Press releases   •   May 29, 2020 14:15 BST

​West Midlands Railway is urging family and friends arranging post-lockdown reunions to avoid the train to keep space free for people making the most essential journeys.

Phase One of new Wolverhampton Station opens to public

Phase One of new Wolverhampton Station opens to public

Press releases   •   May 22, 2020 15:00 BST

​Phase one of Wolverhampton’s new railway station will open to the public on Monday 25 May. Work on the first of two construction phases has been completed and the building has been handed over to West Midlands Railway, which runs the station.

West Midlands Railway issues vandalism warning after graffiti takes trains out of action

West Midlands Railway issues vandalism warning after graffiti takes trains out of action

Press releases   •   May 19, 2020 12:15 BST

​West Midlands Railway has issued a warning that vandals could be risking public health following a spate of graffiti incidents on its trains.

West Midlands Railway: Only catch the train if you have no other choice

West Midlands Railway: Only catch the train if you have no other choice

Press releases   •   May 14, 2020 15:35 BST

West Midlands Railway is stepping up its messaging on essential travel and social distancing ahead of timetable changes this weekend. Major stations across the WMR network are receiving a makeover to reinforce the need for social distancing.​