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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.

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.

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.

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.

Record numbers of rail travellers using passenger assistance

Record numbers of rail travellers using passenger assistance

Press releases   •   Jul 22, 2019 12:15 BST

Record numbers of passengers are taking advantage of assisted travel across the West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway networks, new figures have revealed.

Railway uniform charity scheme nominated for top award

Railway uniform charity scheme nominated for top award

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2019 13:30 BST

​A charitable initiative which saw West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway staff donate their old uniforms to charity has been nominated for a prestigious award.

Free travel to University of Worcester Open Day under pilot scheme

Free travel to University of Worcester Open Day under pilot scheme

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2019 14:00 BST

​Students considering studying at the University of Worcester can claim free travel on West Midlands Railway services when attending an Open Day under a new pilot scheme launched today.

Have your say on London Northwestern Railway

Have your say on London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2019 09:00 BST

Rail passengers using the West Coast Mainline will be able to discuss this summer’s timetable changes at a series of special events this month.

Local rail operators welcome new accessibility fund

Local rail operators welcome new accessibility fund

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 14:00 BST

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway have welcomed the launch of a new £20m accessibility fund by the Department for Transport (DfT). The DfT has pledged to make money available for station improvements such as paving and raised platform edges.

Station volunteers hailed at Community Rail Conference

Station volunteers hailed at Community Rail Conference

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 12:55 BST

​The crucial role played by community rail partnerships and station adopter groups up and down the country was highlighted at a Community Rail Conference hosted by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway.

Prizes up for grabs for lucky passengers with Resorts World partnership

Prizes up for grabs for lucky passengers with Resorts World partnership

Press releases   •   Jul 05, 2019 13:18 BST

​West Midlands train travellers could see their journeys take them on a different track, with West Midlands Railway, London Northwestern Railway and Resorts World Birmingham ‘paying it forward’ to passengers this month.