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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.

Positive artwork installed to brighten up Tamworth station

Positive artwork installed to brighten up Tamworth station

Press releases   •   Aug 08, 2019 13:24 BST

​Artwork and photographs with positive messages of wellbeing have gone on display at Tamworth station to help create a brighter more welcoming space for passengers.

Train honour for Watford Junction legend Vic Hall

Train honour for Watford Junction legend Vic Hall

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2019 15:04 BST

​A railwayman who has been helping passengers in Watford for more than 50 years had a train named in his honour - on the day he finally hung up his whistle.

Celebration will mark 180 years of Tamworth station

Celebration will mark 180 years of Tamworth station

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2019 09:00 BST

A grand celebration marking 180 years of Tamworth railway station is being held next week by London Northwestern Railway. The station was originally opened on 12 August 1839 by officials from the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway and has continued to serve passengers ever since.

Chance for Northampton rail passengers to have their say

Chance for Northampton rail passengers to have their say

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 09:15 BST

Officials from London Northwestern Railway will be on hand to answer questions at Northampton station on Wednesday 7 August as the 'Whistle Stop Tour' rolls into town.

Revamp plans unveiled for popular University station

Revamp plans unveiled for popular University station

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2019 10:42 BST

​One of the West Midlands' busiest railway stations is set for a major redevelopment to improve facilities for passengers. University Station in Edgbaston is used by 3.3 million passengers a year - vastly more than the 400,000 it was designed for in the 1970s.

Demolition of Kidderminster station begins ahead of rebuild

Demolition of Kidderminster station begins ahead of rebuild

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2019 10:24 BST

​Work to demolish the existing station building at Kidderminster Station has begun ahead of major upgrade works at the station - half a century on from when it was originally constructed.

Cross City Line Disruption

Cross City Line Disruption

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2019 05:52 BST

Due to a track fault, there are no services running on the Cross City Line this morning berween Redditch or Bromsgrove to Birmingham New Street.

Chance for Worcester rail passengers to have their say

Chance for Worcester rail passengers to have their say

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2019 13:06 BST

Officials from West Midlands Railway will be on hand to answer passengers' questions at Worcester Foregate Street station on Thursday 1 August as part of the 'Whistle Stop Tour'.

Check before you travel this Friday

Check before you travel this Friday

Press releases   •   Jul 26, 2019 06:23 BST

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before they travel today ( Friday 26 July). This is due to emegrency enginnering repairs needed as a result of yesterday's hot weather and many trains starting the day out of place on the network.

Hot weather advice – Do not start new journeys!

Hot weather advice – Do not start new journeys!

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2019 15:40 BST

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are advising passengers not to start new journeys as high temperatures are affecting the rail network.

Hot weather update: London Northwestern Railway

Hot weather update: London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2019 10:42 BST

Passengers are advised to check their journeys before travelling as London Northwestern Railway will run a significantly reduced service in and out of London Euston today due to heat-related blanket speed restrictions imposed by Network Rail.

Hot weather update: West Midlands Railway

Hot weather update: West Midlands Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2019 09:55 BST

Services in the West Midlands Railway network are running a full service today despite the hot temperatures.

Updated: Passengers urged to check journeys as London Euston services reduced due to extreme heat

Updated: Passengers urged to check journeys as London Euston services reduced due to extreme heat

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 14:26 BST

​Passengers using London Northwestern Railway services are being advised of a reduced service to and from London Euston on Thursday (25 July) as extremely high temperatures hit the country.

Rail passengers in West Midlands warned to check before travelling in extreme heat

Rail passengers in West Midlands warned to check before travelling in extreme heat

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 14:20 BST

Rail passengers across the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys before travelling on Thursday as extremely high temperatures hit the region.

New station for Wolverhampton moves a step closer

New station for Wolverhampton moves a step closer

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 13:52 BST

​A project to build a new transport interchange at Wolverhampton hit new heights this week with the completion of the roof on phase one of the new railway station.

England cricket legend Ian Bell unveils Edgbaston rail partnership

England cricket legend Ian Bell unveils Edgbaston rail partnership

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2019 15:33 BST

​Five-time Ashes winner and Warwickshire CCC batsman Ian Bell MBE has unveiled West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway as Edgbaston Stadium’s official 2019/20 rail partners.