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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.

Major disruption with West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services

Major disruption with West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 03:15 BST

Passengers are being warned to check journeys before travelling on Wednesday 4 September due to a major IT incident which is expected to cause disruption with customer information throughout the day

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.

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'.