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Adderley Park station closed this afternoon

Press release   •   Jan 16, 2019 14:47 GMT

Adderley Park station will be closed until further notice, following an incident at the station this afternoon.

Trains between Birmingham New Street, Northampton and London Euston are also being delayed or cancelled as a result.

There are currently no trains operating to local stations between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International. 

Passengers for Adderley Park are advised to use local bus services or an alternative nearby station once local train services have resumed.

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway tickets will be accepted on:

  • Virgin Trains services between Birmingham New Street and London Euston
  • Chiltern Railway services between Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone
  • Network West Midlands and Network Express Coventry bus services

West Midlands Railway services on routes via Birmingham Snow Hill are also being delayed this afternoon due to two separate incidents on the line.These have been resolved and trains are running, but with delays and cancellations expected throughout the afternoon.

Passengers are advised to check their train times and follow @lnrailway and @westmidrailway on Twitter for the latest updates.

Any passengers delayed by 15 minutes or more by this disruption can claim compensation through Delay Repay.


About West Midlands Trains

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West Midlands Trains operates both West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services.

  • London Northwestern Railway services operate between Liverpool and Birmingham, and on the West Coast mainline to and from London Euston.
  • West Midlands Railway services operate to destinations across the West Midlands via Birmingham New Street.

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The West Midlands Trains franchise started on 10 December 2017 and will run until 2025/26.

West Midlands Trains operates 1,300 services a day, manages 150 stations and provides over 70 million passenger journeys a year. Over the course of the franchise, West Midlands Trains will be investing £1 billion into the rail network to deliver new trains, improved routes and station upgrades. This will include 400 new train carriages across the network and space for an extra 85,000 passengers into Birmingham and London at peak times.

The franchise is a joint venture between Abellio (70.1% share) and East Japan Railway Company / Mitsui & Co., Ltd (29.9% share in a 50:50 split). Abellio is the international passenger transport subsidiary of the Dutch national railway company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen. In the UK, Abelllio operates ScotRail and Greater Anglia train services, Merseyrail services in a joint venture with Serco and buses through Abellio London. For more information visit

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