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West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 12:00 GMT

West Midlands Railway is urging customers making essential journeys to purchase their travel online, using contactless cards or via mobile phone payments.

London Northwestern Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

London Northwestern Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 12:00 GMT

London Northwestern Railway is urging customers making essential journeys to purchase their travel online, using contactless cards or via mobile phone payments.

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Press releases   •   Mar 24, 2020 16:51 GMT

Passengers making essential journeys between Birmingham and Wolverhampton are being warned of disruption this evening following a police incident.

New train timetable: London Northwestern Railway responds to customer feedback

New train timetable: London Northwestern Railway responds to customer feedback

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2020 16:01 GMT

London Northwestern Railway will add more carriages to its busiest services from tomorrow (Tue 24 Mar) following the introduction of a new reduced timetable.

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2020 16:00 GMT

West Midlands Railway will add more carriages to its busiest services from tomorrow (Tue 24 Mar) following the introduction of a new reduced timetable.

London Northwestern Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

London Northwestern Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2020 06:00 GMT

​Pensioners and disabled passengers who are members of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme can now use their local train service for free before 9.30am after London Northwestern Railway lifted ticket restrictions.

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2020 06:00 GMT

​Pensioners and disabled passengers who are members of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme can now use their local train service for free before 9.30am after West Midlands Railway lifted ticket restrictions.

London Northwestern Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

London Northwestern Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2020 07:00 GMT

​London Northwestern Railway is to introduce a new timetable from next week to keep essential workers moving. The timetable reflects the fall in demand for rail travel due to coronavirus and builds resilience as rail workers begin self-isolating.

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2020 07:00 GMT

​West Midlands Railway is to introduce a new timetable next week to keep essential workers moving. The timetable reflects the fall in demand for rail travel due to coronavirus and builds resilience as more rail workers begin self-isolating.

No train service on Abbey and Marston Vale branch lines today

No train service on Abbey and Marston Vale branch lines today

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2020 05:30 GMT

London Northwestern Railway passengers are advised that rail replacement bus services will be in operation on the Abbey and Marston Vale branch lines today (Friday) due to a shortage of available train crew.

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2020 11:27 GMT

The reopening of a former railway line in south Birmingham has moved a step closer after a local passenger train travelled the route for the first time in nearly 80 years.

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2020 14:46 GMT

Passengers using the north end of Birmingham's Cross City Line are being warned that disruption may affect the evening peak following damage caused by a fallen tree.

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2020 05:43 GMT

Due to a fallen tree damaging overhead power cables there is no train service between Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street this morning.

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2020 14:50 GMT

Passengers travelling on the West Coast Main Line between Birmingham New Street and London Euston are being warned to leave extra time for their journeys for the rest of the day due to ongoing signalling and power line problems.

Reduced evening service at London Euston as overhead line repairs continue

Reduced evening service at London Euston as overhead line repairs continue

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2020 16:45 GMT

Passengers at London Euston are being advised to check their journeys on Monday evening as a reduced service remains in operation while overhead line repairs continue.

Marston Vale Line: Service restored between Bedford and Bletchley but disruption continues

Marston Vale Line: Service restored between Bedford and Bletchley but disruption continues

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2020 14:15 GMT

Passengers using the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley are being advised to check their journeys as a temporary timetable is in effect while Network Rail continues repair work on faulty level crossings.

Euston train service disruption Monday

Euston train service disruption Monday

Press releases   •   Mar 08, 2020 16:28 GMT

Train services to and from Euston will be disrupted on Monday as Network Rail engineers repair 10km of overhead power lines. More work tonight means there will be no services in or out of Euston after 2100 today ( Sunday).

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Press releases   •   Mar 08, 2020 08:53 GMT

Train services to and from Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers work to repair hundreds of metres of damaged overhead power cables. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight ( Sunday) Disruption likely to affect Monday morning services.

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 10:00 GMT

​Airline passengers left stranded following the collapse of Flybe are being offered free travel on West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services to help them get home.

Marston Vale Line: Disruption continues until Monday

Marston Vale Line: Disruption continues until Monday

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2020 17:05 GMT

​Rail passengers and road users are being warned of continued disruption because of a fault with three automatic level crossings on the Marston Vale Line in Bedfordshire.