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Birmingham runners mark Cross City Heroes win

Birmingham runners mark Cross City Heroes win

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 12:30 BST

Runners in Erdington braved the rain and pulled on their sports gear to celebrate the Run Birmingham group being recognised as Cross City Heroes.

Local Samba band celebrates railway plaque award

Local Samba band celebrates railway plaque award

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 10:05 BST

Local Samba performers have been celebrating their recognition as local community heroes. North Worcestershire based Someone at the Door Samba Band (SATD) have been showing off their Cross City Heroes plaque, as they celebrate their award for contributions to the local area.

Bournville Scouts unveil railway station plaque

Bournville Scouts unveil railway station plaque

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 14:10 BST

Members of 1st Bournville Scout Group have unveiled their Cross City Heroes plaque at Bournville railway station. At a special ceremony, attended by Scout Group leaders, members, the local commissioner and Chairman of Friends of Cotteridge Park, the group celebrated being nominated as a group to have made a significant impact in the local area.

Friends 2 Friends mark Cross City Heroes win at Lichfield Trent Valley

Friends 2 Friends mark Cross City Heroes win at Lichfield Trent Valley

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 10:05 BST

Members of a Lichfield community group for adults with learning disabilities joined the celebrations as a permanent plaque marking their achievements was unveiled at Lichfield Trent Valley railway station. The Friends 2 Friends group were recognised through the West Midlands Railway ‘Cross City Heroes’ initiative, which celebrates contributions to communities along the popular rail line.

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Disruption to Services between Bromsgrove/Redditch and Birmingham

News   •   Oct 23, 2018 05:53 BST

Due to overhead line problem, local stopping trains between Bromsgrove/Redditch and Birmingham are currently suspended until mid-evening today

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

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Hello Dolly flash mob entertains passengers at Wolverhampton railway station

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Local performers from Walsall Operatic Society have been surprising and entertaining passengers with a flash mob at Wolverhampton station...

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Wolverhampton waiting room artwork - April 2019

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A look at the new artwork on display at Wolverhampton station in the waiting room on platform one. The artwork has been produced by stud...

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Royal Shakespeare Company train wrap in action [Video]

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The RSC is reminding commuters that the home of the most famous playwright in the world is on their doorstep. An iconic image from th...

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DfT Community Rail film

DfT Community Rail film

A short video, produced by the Department for Transport, to showcase community rail activities across the rail network.

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West Midlands Trains Business Update - June 2019

In this issue of WMT Business Update: • May timetable successfully introduced • Rail Minister Andrew Jones comes on board the first electric passenger service on the Chase Line • Class 230s enter service on the Marston Vale Line • Cross City Heroes announced

Stakeholder Conference and TIF slides - April 2019

The presentation given to stakeholders at our Stakeholder Conference and Transport Integration Forum on Tuesday 9 April 2019.

West Midlands Trains Business Update - March 2019

In this issue: • Passengers to benefit from a range of timetable improvements being introduced in May • Stepping up revenue protection activities across our network • Staff donate old uniforms to The Salvation Army • West Midlands Mayor praises the work of station adopters and volunteers

West Midlands Trains Business Update - Jan 2019

In this issue: • We are one – what we have achieved in our first 12 months and our plans for the future • Introducing West Midlands Stations Alliance • Lost property charges dropped • We’re searching for you Cross City Heroes • London Northwestern Railway operates most reliable electric trains

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