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West Midlands Railway urges Snow Hill customers to check journeys ahead of timetable changes

West Midlands Railway urges Snow Hill customers to check journeys ahead of timetable changes

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2020 10:00 BST

​Passengers using West Midlands Railway services via Birmingham Snow Hill are being urged to check their journeys ahead of a new timetable coming into effect next week.

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Press releases   •   Oct 02, 2020 14:55 BST

Rail passengers are being advised to consider very carefully if they need to travel this weekend. Storm Alex is due to arrive from France in the small hours of Saturday morning bringing risks of high winds and flooding.

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2020 05:50 BST

​Passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys today (Saturday 26 September), following a serious signalling fault which is affecting services via Birmingham Snow Hill. West Midlands Railway has introduced an emergency timetable to provide a reduced, regular service for passengers which will be in place for at least the rest of the day.

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers following Snow Hill signal failure

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers following Snow Hill signal failure

Press releases   •   Sep 22, 2020 15:40 BST

West Midlands Railway has thanked passengers for their patience following a second day of reduced services on Snow Hill services due to a signal failure.

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Press releases   •   Sep 21, 2020 16:05 BST

Passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys following a signalling fault affecting services via Birmingham Snow Hill.

Temporary Changes to Snow Hill Train Services

Temporary Changes to Snow Hill Train Services

News   •   Sep 13, 2020 19:31 BST

West Midlands Railway (WMR) is temporarily withdrawing some services on the Snow Hill Lines from Monday 14 September. The company said that the impact of Covid 19 is making it difficult to provide the full timetable. Buses will operate in place of some train services.

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2020 08:00 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands have been given a sneak peek of the brand new electric train fleet which is set to revolutionise travel on Birmingham’s Cross-City Line.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2020 10:30 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to check their journey times ahead of a new, upgraded timetable coming into effect this weekend.

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 09:30 BST

Thousands of extra seats are being introduced on West Midlands Railway services from next month as passenger numbers across the rail network continue to rise.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2020 09:15 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan their journeys carefully ahead of major engineering work over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

Press releases   •   Aug 10, 2020 09:15 BST

​A popular rail line is set for a makeover after dozens of volunteers stepped forward to work with West Midlands Railway to give its stations a new lease of life.

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.