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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.
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.
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
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.
Press releases • Jan 22, 2020 09:30 GMT
Passengers on Birmingham’s busiest commuter train line are being urged to work together to improve the travelling experience as part of a new campaign by West Midlands Railway.
Press releases • Jan 17, 2020 10:28 GMT
British Transport Police has released CCTV images after members of West Midlands Railway staff were attacked at Bournville station in Birmingham.
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.
Press releases • Jan 09, 2020 13:02 GMT
An historic railway tunnel in the West Midlands is being made more reliable for passengers this month. Two million pounds is being invested in Old Hill tunnel in Rowley Regis as part of Britain’s multi-billion-pound Railway Upgrade Plan.
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
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.
Press releases • Dec 23, 2019 09:47 GMT
Following a statement issued by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street statement today (23 December 2019) concerning train performance, West Midlands Trains has issued a response.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.