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Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2019 14:34 GMT

​London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is advising passengers travelling on the network to set off early this afternoon.

Travel Advice ahead of industrial action on Saturday

Travel Advice ahead of industrial action on Saturday

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 09:47 GMT

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway have released plans to run a reduced timetable this Saturday due to industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Industrial Action by RMT union - Frequently Asked Questions

Industrial Action by RMT union - Frequently Asked Questions

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 09:32 GMT

The following Q&A relates to the announcement by the RMT union that it has instructed its members to take industrial action on Saturdays in November and December 2019.

WMT statement: Industrial action by RMT union

WMT statement: Industrial action by RMT union

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 12:09 GMT

West Midlands Trains has issued a statement following confirmation of industrial action by the RMT union this Saturday (16 November 2019)

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London Northwestern brand being brought back to the UK Rail Network

London Northwestern brand being brought back to the UK Rail Network

News   •   Nov 30, 2017 16:17 GMT

​Abellio, JR East and Mitsui have today announced that London Northwestern will replace London Midland’s west coast services for the next West Midlands rail franchise, which starts on 10 December.

Merseyrail’s Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde appointed Managing Director of West Midlands Trains

Merseyrail’s Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde appointed Managing Director of West Midlands Trains

News   •   Nov 30, 2017 16:17 GMT

Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde has today been appointed as Managing Director of West Midlands Trains, which will take over the next West Midlands franchise on 10 December. He joins from Merseyrail where he has been MD since 2015.

West Midlands Trains' Top Team Announced

News   •   Nov 30, 2017 16:17 GMT

​Following last week’s announcement that Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde has been appointed Managing Director of West Midlands Trains (WMT), his top team for the franchise has now been announced.

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New staff uniforms - 2019

New staff uniforms - 2019

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Partners officially open The Calm Corner at Crewe station - June 2019

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The Calm Corner at Crewe station

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Lost property money is donated to Alzheimer's Society - May 2019

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West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway staff with Emma Bould from Alzheimer's Society (centre right), handing over the fir...

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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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Scotty at Milton Keynes wins prestigious 'Employee of the Year' award

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Satish 'Scotty' Kakkad, chief booking office clerk at Milton Keynes station, has received the prestigious ‘Employee of the Year’ award in...

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West Midlands Trains Business Update - October 2019

In this issue of WMT Business Update: • Bids fly in for £1.7m fund for community projects • New scheme to revamp disused station buildings • Funding for three new stations in Birmingham • Rail Minister praises quick-thinking WMT staff

West Midlands Trains Business Update - August 2019

In this issue of WMT Business Update: • Managing our major May timetable changes • Major investment in cycling facilities • Staff uniforms win top award • Celebrating our Cross City Heroes

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.

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