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West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2019 16:00 BST

​Rail industry bosses have come together in a ground breaking deal and the first of its kind in the country to drive up standards for rail passengers in the West Midlands.

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2019 12:30 BST

West Midlands Trains has today issued a statement in response to the RMT union, which has declared a dispute with the company in relation to driver-controlled train operation.

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 09:30 BST

​Children at a primary school in Birmingham are feeling the benefit of a West Midlands Railway scheme to install thousands of cycle spaces on the rail network.

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 10:00 BST

An innovative scheme by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway to donate old uniforms to charity has been nominated for two top awards.

Have your say at Birmingham New Street

Have your say at Birmingham New Street

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2019 08:30 BST

Another 170 ticketless travellers receive penalty fares at Birmingham stations

Another 170 ticketless travellers receive penalty fares at Birmingham stations

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 09:15 BST

This week's clampdown at Snow Hill and Moor Street follows a similar operation at New Street in August.

Fund to improve Watford railway communities launched

Fund to improve Watford railway communities launched

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 14:26 BST

​A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods near stations including Watford Junction and Bushey has been launched today with bids invited from across communities.

Fund to improve Milton Keynes railway communities launched

Fund to improve Milton Keynes railway communities launched

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 14:25 BST

​A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods near stations including Milton Keynes and Bletchley has been launched today with bids invited from across communities.

Fund to improve Northampton railway communities launched

Fund to improve Northampton railway communities launched

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 14:23 BST

​A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods near stations including Northampton and Long Buckby has been launched today with bids invited from across communities.

Fund to improve Liverpool railway communities launched

Fund to improve Liverpool railway communities launched

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 14:22 BST

​A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods near stations including Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool South Parkway has been launched today with bids invited from across communities.

Fund to improve railway communities in Hereford and Worcester launched
Fund for West Midlands Railway communities open for bids

Fund for West Midlands Railway communities open for bids

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 14:20 BST

A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods across the West Midlands Railway network is inviting bids from communities with innovative schemes from today.

Train bosses to meet passengers on Marston Vale line

Train bosses to meet passengers on Marston Vale line

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2019 14:20 BST

​Passengers using the Marston Vale line will have the chance to discuss the service with London Northwestern Railway managers later this month - aboard the trains themselves.

West Midlands railway lovers can head back in time at Heritage Open Day

West Midlands railway lovers can head back in time at Heritage Open Day

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 13:00 BST

A rare glimpse of railway history will be on offer at a West Midlands Railway station as part of the Heritage Open Days event.

Chance for Chase Line passengers to have their say

Chance for Chase Line passengers to have their say

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2019 16:30 BST

​Passengers using the popular Chase Line between Rugeley Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street will have the chance to discuss the service with West Midlands Railway bosses later this month.

Alliance launched to revitalise station buildings

Alliance launched to revitalise station buildings

Press releases   •   Aug 29, 2019 15:34 BST

​High Street retailers and coffee shops could be offered the chance to set up in the region's railway stations under a scheme being looked at by rail bosses.

Hundreds of ticketless travellers given penalty fares at Birmingham New Street

Hundreds of ticketless travellers given penalty fares at Birmingham New Street

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2019 12:50 BST

​Hundreds of ticketless train travellers using Birmingham New Street station were issued with penalty fares during a cross-industry clampdown.

Major disruption at Rugeley Trent Valley

Major disruption at Rugeley Trent Valley

Press releases   •   Aug 16, 2019 15:15 BST

Passengers are being warned to check journeys before travelling this evening (Fri 16 Aug) as work to repair damaged overhead lines near Rugeley Trent Valley continues to cause disruption.

Car parking charges to be introduced at nine stations

Car parking charges to be introduced at nine stations

Press releases   •   Aug 09, 2019 13:30 BST

​Car parking charges are being introduced at nine stations across the London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway networks.

Disruption between Birmingham and Coventry

Disruption between Birmingham and Coventry

Press releases   •   Aug 09, 2019 12:00 BST

Rail services between Coventry and Birmingham are expected to be disrupted for the remainder of today ( Friday 9 August). Network Rail engineers are repairing 40 metres of overhead cables in a tunnel near Tile Hill.