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Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos and autumn timetable to keep Cross City line passengers moving

Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos and autumn timetable to keep Cross City line passengers moving

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 12:27 BST

A fleet of four specialist trains and a new and improved timetable will help keep customers moving on the Cross City line this autumn.

Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos help keep passengers on the move this autumn

Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos help keep passengers on the move this autumn

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 12:23 BST

Four specialist trains are working 24 hours a day to blast leaves off the line and keep passengers and freight moving.

Security roadshow heads to Birmingham Snow Hill

Security roadshow heads to Birmingham Snow Hill

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 09:15 BST

Commuters at Birmingham Snow Hill are being encouraged to consider safety and security on railway this week, as an interactive roadshow heads to the station. London Northwestern Railway’s revenue and security team will be joining colleagues from the British Transport Police, Network Rail and others for the event, which is taking place on the station concourse.

Great Malvern to become the home of innovation during annual technology festival

Great Malvern to become the home of innovation during annual technology festival

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2018 09:05 BST

Great Malvern station will become ‘The Innovation Station’ next week, as part of this year’s Malvern Festival of Innovation. West Midlands Railway is an official travel partner for this year’s celebration, with visitors encouraged to use regular ‘innovation shuttles’ to and from the event.

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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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09/09/18

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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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Wolverhampton station demolition begins

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Demolition at Wolverhampton station starts on 28/09/18, for work to begin on the new transport interchange

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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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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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