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West Midlands Railway to run additional trains as schools return

West Midlands Railway to run additional trains as schools return

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2021 09:15 GMT

West Midlands Railway will introduce a small number of additional services on routes via Birmingham Snow Hill from next week as school pupils prepare to return to the classroom.

Landmark luggage bridge to be reinstalled at Worcester Shrub Hill

Landmark luggage bridge to be reinstalled at Worcester Shrub Hill

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2021 15:30 GMT

​An historic luggage bridge which was removed from Worcester Shrub Hill station last year will soon be replaced with an identical-looking replica built with stronger modern materials.

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2021 11:15 GMT

Rail passengers in Staffordshire are being advised of an upcoming road resurfacing project at Lichfield Trent Valley which begins next week.

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2021 10:00 GMT

​Passengers making essential journeys will be welcomed back onto the Stourbridge Town branch line next week following the completion of improvement works.

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2021 09:15 GMT

​Cannock Railway Station has become the region’s first to receive much-needed improvements driven by the West Midlands Stations Alliance.

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2021 16:30 GMT

Work to construct a major cycling facility with more than 100 spaces at the new Wolverhampton station will get under way later this year, it has been confirmed.

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2021 11:00 GMT

​One of the best-loved train services in the West Midlands – the Stourbridge Town branch line – is getting a makeover.

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2021 09:00 GMT

An historic railway station in Shropshire is on track for a host of improvements thanks to a community grant​ from train operator West Midlands Railway.

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2021 10:15 GMT

​A network of community volunteers who work to improve railway stations in Worcestershire have been given formal accreditation from the Department for Transport.

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2021 09:15 GMT

​A major scheme to install an eco-garden at one of Birmingham’s busiest inner-city stations has been given the go-ahead thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway.

Platform changes at Birmingham New Street during 18-month signalling upgrade

Platform changes at Birmingham New Street during 18-month signalling upgrade

Press releases   •   Jan 12, 2021 12:30 GMT

​Passengers at Birmingham New Street are being urged to check their platforms throughout 2021 while major work takes place to improve future journeys.

West Midlands Railway unveils amended timetable to keep key workers moving

West Midlands Railway unveils amended timetable to keep key workers moving

Press releases   •   Jan 11, 2021 09:30 GMT

​West Midlands Railway will begin running an amended timetable from next week in order to keep key workers moving during the current national lockdown.

Dozens of murals to be installed at Cannock station under improvement scheme

Dozens of murals to be installed at Cannock station under improvement scheme

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2021 11:00 GMT

Dozens of murals depicting the beauty of Cannock Chase are being installed at the town's railway station as part of a major improvement scheme.

Reminder for West Midlands Railway passengers ahead of Wolverhampton lift improvement works

Reminder for West Midlands Railway passengers ahead of Wolverhampton lift improvement works

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2021 12:45 GMT

​Passengers are being reminded about work starting next week to overhaul a lift which serves one of Wolverhampton station's busiest platforms.

No train service between Great Malvern and Hereford following flooding

No train service between Great Malvern and Hereford following flooding

Press releases   •   Dec 24, 2020 09:20 GMT

Rail passengers are being warned not to attempt to travel between Great Malvern and Hereford this morning (Thu 24 Dec) due to severe flooding of the railway.

No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

Press releases   •   Dec 23, 2020 20:33 GMT

Passengers are being urged not to travel between Great Malvern and Hereford this evening (Wednesday 23 December) due to flooding. Trains are unable to operate along the route, and road access between Great Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury and Hereford is also restricted due to flooding, so rail replacement buses are unable to operate.

Christmas Travel Window refunds confirmed for West Midlands Railway passengers

Christmas Travel Window refunds confirmed for West Midlands Railway passengers

Press releases   •   Dec 22, 2020 08:00 GMT

Train operator West Midlands Railway has confirmed the refund process for customers whose Christmas journey plans have changed following the latest Government advice.

Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Coventry

Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Coventry

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2020 05:09 GMT

Rail passengers are being urged to check their journeys before travelling today (Tuesday) due to a train derailment at Coventry.

Rail passengers to benefit from new lift at Wolverhampton station

Rail passengers to benefit from new lift at Wolverhampton station

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2020 16:10 GMT

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being advised about work starting next month to renew the platform 1 lift at Wolverhampton station.

Snow Hill Line passengers offered chance to quiz West Midlands Railway bosses

Snow Hill Line passengers offered chance to quiz West Midlands Railway bosses

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2020 09:00 GMT

Passengers who use West Midlands Railway services via Birmingham Snow Hill are being offered the chance to have their questions answered as part of a new online Q&A.