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Half price train tickets for 'Tyseley at 50' visitors

Half price train tickets for 'Tyseley at 50' visitors

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 11:04 BST

Railway enthusiasts heading to the ‘Tyseley at 50’ weekend can enjoy half price rail travel on West Midlands Railway services to and from the event. On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, Vintage Trains will be opening the doors of their restoration depot at Tyseley for the 50th year in a row.

Milton Keynes station to host special BBC Music Day performance

Milton Keynes station to host special BBC Music Day performance

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2018 13:40 BST

Milton Keynes station will be alive with the sound of an a cappella chorus next week, to mark this year’s BBC Music Day. Local choir, Junction 14 Ladies A Cappella, will be performing a special set at the station as part of the nationwide ‘Platform to Perform' themed spectacle.

Disruption to services due to signalling centre evacuation

Disruption to services due to signalling centre evacuation

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 22:56 BST

There is disruption to train services this evening (18 Sept) due to an evacuation of the signalling centre at Rugby. There are currently no trains to or from London Euston and trains are also affected between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street.

London Northwestern Railway celebrates 180 years since the first train between London and Birmingham

London Northwestern Railway celebrates 180 years since the first train between London and Birmingham

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2018 10:48 BST

London Northwestern Railway has been celebrating 180 years of history this morning (Monday 17 September) by marking the anniversary of the very first train to operate between London and Birmingham. On 17 September 1838, the company known as London and Northwestern Railway, operated the first departure from London Euston.

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Local Mayor visits Bedworth station to support the work of station adopters

Local Mayor visits Bedworth station to support the work of station adopters

News   •   Aug 23, 2018 10:41 BST

Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth, Chris Watkins and Lady Mayoress, Collette Watkins have visited Bedworth station to meet local volunteers who work to improve the experience for rail passengers. Station adopter Stuart Anderson and his team gave a tour of the station to show off their work and share their plans for the future.

West Midlands Railway staff run for organ donation

West Midlands Railway staff run for organ donation

News   •   Aug 06, 2018 11:45 BST

West Midlands Railway staff have joined transplant recipients, donors and other supporters to run in celebration of organ donation. The 3k and 5k Donor Runs took place on Saturday 4 August as part of this years' British Transplant Games.

Update - Service suspended between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham until early evening

Update - Service suspended between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham until early evening

News   •   Mar 19, 2018 12:35 GMT

​Following damage to the overhead line equipment near Sutton Coldfield, trains on the ‘Cross City’ line will only run between Redditch/Longbridge and Birmingham New Street. There will be no trains between Lichfield/Four Oaks and Birmingham New Street until further notice while Network Rail engineers carry out repairs.

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RAFA members travelling between Stafford and Stone

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Stakeholders on a tour of Tyseley Depot

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The first electric test train at Bromsgrove station

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Kenilworth platform sign

Kenilworth platform sign

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Widney Manor Suffragette display - Jan Hemlin and Jan Tilsley

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Station adopters at Widney Manor are celebrating the centenary of the Suffragette movement with a themed display on the station platform....

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Artist Emma Johns talks about her involvement in the National Rail No Boundaries exhibition

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New Marston Vale livery revealed as contract for new trains is signed

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Shot list 00:00:05 - 00:00:32 - Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde, Managing Director, West Midlands Trains 00:00:32 - 00:00:40 - Class 230 u...

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West Midlands Railway staff take part in the British Transplant Games Donor Run 2018

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Staff from West Midlands Railway took part in the 3k and 5k Donor Runs at the British Transplant Games 2018. The event, which took pla...

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Class 196 schedule of finishes

Class 196 schedule of finishes

Documents   •   Jun 19, 2018 10:33 BST

Please note this is not a final document and is subject to some small changes. However, this is how the new interiors might look.

Local Stakeholder Briefing May 2018

Local Stakeholder Briefing May 2018

Documents   •   Jun 05, 2018 14:09 BST

West Midlands Railway stakeholder briefing spring 2018

The West Midlands Railway stakeholder briefing spring 2018 presentation can be found here.

London Northwestern Railway Stakeholder Briefing Spring 2018

Slides from the London Northwestern Railway stakeholder briefing Spring 2018 can be found here

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