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Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 09:30 BST

​Passengers using Tamworth station are being advised there will be no lift access at the site from July 20 while essential improvements are carried out.

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2020 09:30 BST

Teenagers in Worcestershire are being invited to get creative to help to warn others about the dangers of trespassing on the railway - and win prizes along the way.

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 10:25 BST

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, West Midlands Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 10:25 BST

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, London Northwestern Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 12:45 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains is adding thousands of extra seats to its timetable from next week as demand for train travel continues to increase amid the easing of lockdown measures.

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2020 09:30 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director to oversee the implementation of two brand new train fleets as well as the maintenance of the existing fleet.

London Northwestern Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings
West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2020 09:15 BST

​West Midlands Railway has thanked passengers in the region for their co-operation in consistently wearing face coverings on board since their use became mandatory on Monday.

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 11:10 BST

​Navigating the West Midlands railway network has been made easier for passengers with mobility needs after the important opening of new lifts at Lichfield Trent Valley station this week.

London Northwestern Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

London Northwestern Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 06:00 BST

​Rail passengers using London Northwestern Railway services are being reminded they must wear a face covering when travelling on public transport from today (Monday 15 June).