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Additional trains for Cosford Air Show this weekend

Additional trains for Cosford Air Show this weekend

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 10:05 BST

​West Midlands Railway will be putting on additional train services this Sunday (9 June) for visitors to the annual Cosford Air Show. It comes just weeks after the train operator introduced hourly Sunday train services on the route between Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and Birmingham.

​Railway staff donate over ten tonnes of old uniform to The Salvation Army

​Railway staff donate over ten tonnes of old uniform to The Salvation Army

Press releases   •   Jun 06, 2019 13:05 BST

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway staff have donated over ten tonnes of old uniform to The Salvation Army. It comes following the successful roll out of new uniforms to over 2000 staff at the train operators earlier this year.

A boost for Community Rail in the Heart of England

A boost for Community Rail in the Heart of England

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2019 12:17 BST

West Midlands Railway is playing a key role in an exciting new partnership to support and promote community engagement at railway stations across the Heart of England. The train operator has joined with ten other organisations to form the ‘Heart of England Community Rail Partnership’ (CRP).

Astwood Bank Scouts celebrate Cross City Heroes win at Redditch station

Astwood Bank Scouts celebrate Cross City Heroes win at Redditch station

Press releases   •   May 31, 2019 14:35 BST

Members of 1st Astwood Bank Scout Group have been celebrating their Cross City Heroes win at Redditch railway station. The group has been chosen as one of 24 community organisations to receive a plaque of recognition at local railway stations on the popular Cross City Line between Redditch / Bromsgrove, Birmingham and Lichfield.

Rail passengers reminded of zero tolerance approach to staff abuse

Rail passengers reminded of zero tolerance approach to staff abuse

Press releases   •   May 23, 2019 14:46 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded that there is a zero tolerance approach taken towards the abuse of staff on the rail network. It comes following an incident at Four Oaks station last week (15 May), which resulted in a Birmingham woman receiving a four month prison sentence for assaulting both railway staff and an off duty West Midlands Police officer.

​Rail passengers across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and South Staffordshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

​Rail passengers across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and South Staffordshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across Worcestershire, Hereford and South Staffordshire

Rail passengers using the West Coast Mainline reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers using the West Coast Mainline reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. London Northwestern Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers using the West Coast Mainline.

Rail passengers across Shropshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across Shropshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across the Shropshire and the wider region.

​Rail passengers across Staffordshire and Cheshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

​Rail passengers across Staffordshire and Cheshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

​Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. London Northwestern Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Rail passengers across the North West reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across the North West reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. London Northwestern Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across the North West.

Rail passengers across the West Midlands reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across the West Midlands reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, ahead of major changes being introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be implementing new timetables from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across the West Midlands.

Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 16:05 BST

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, ahead of major changes being introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be implementing new timetables from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers.

Significant improvements for passengers when electric trains are introduced between Walsall and Rugeley

Significant improvements for passengers when electric trains are introduced between Walsall and Rugeley

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 14:22 BST

There will be significant improvements to train services between Walsall and Rugeley this May, as electric trains start operating to the Chase Line. The first electric train carrying passengers travelled on the line today (Friday 10 May), ahead of major timetable improvements to be introduced later this month.

Railway lost property money donated to charity

Railway lost property money donated to charity

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 09:20 BST

Cash left on trains and at stations operated by London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will now be donated to charity. The train operators have handed over the first donation of money found as lost property on the rail network to Alzheimer’s Society - the company's staff-nominated charity partner for the year.

Jewellery Quarter BID becomes the first Business Improvement District in the UK to adopt a station

Jewellery Quarter BID becomes the first Business Improvement District in the UK to adopt a station

Press releases   •   May 08, 2019 12:05 BST

A new community group led by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) aims to bring a new lease of life to the Jewellery Quarter Station. Through a range of projects and activities and with support from West Midlands Railway, the group has set out to improve the attractiveness of the station, making it a more welcoming and friendly place for visitors, residents and workers.

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 08:01 BST

Rail passengers at stations along the West Coast Mainline will be able to find out more about upcoming timetable improvements over the next two weeks. London Northwestern Railway will be hosting a number of ‘Whistle Stop Tour' events at stations, as well as providing senior management on trains across the network to remind passengers of changes to services coming this Spring.

Cross City Heroes to receive railway station recognition

Cross City Heroes to receive railway station recognition

Press releases   •   May 03, 2019 08:50 BST

​Heroic groups from across the West Midlands will be receiving special recognition at local Cross City line stations this summer. 24 local community groups and charities have been given the title of Cross City Heroes, following a competition run by West Midlands Railway and West Midlands Rail Executive.

​Advice for rail passengers travelling this weekend

​Advice for rail passengers travelling this weekend

Press releases   •   May 02, 2019 10:17 BST

London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to plan ahead if they intend to travel this weekend (from Saturday 4 until Monday 6 May). Essential planned improvement work will be taking place at London Euston and also between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street.

Successful test run of the first Class 172/0 via Kenilworth

Successful test run of the first Class 172/0 via Kenilworth

Press releases   •   May 01, 2019 15:54 BST

The first test run of a Class 172/0 has been successfully completed between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton. On Sunday 28 April, the four carriage train, made up of two units cascaded from London Overground, made it’s first through journey between the two stations.

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Press releases   •   May 01, 2019 12:49 BST

Rail passengers at stations and on trains across the West Midlands will be able to find out more about upcoming timetable improvements over the next few weeks. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be hosting a number of ‘Whistle Stop Tour' events at stations, as well as providing senior management on trains across the network.