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Leighton Buzzard signalling restored but passengers warned of continuing disruption

Leighton Buzzard signalling restored but passengers warned of continuing disruption

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2020 15:18 BST

​Passengers travelling on the West Coast main line between London, the Midlands and North West are being advised to check before they travel after an overnight signalling failure. Several miles of the signalling system near Leighton Buzzard was left without power in the early hours of this morning (7 October).

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2020 05:50 BST

​Passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys today (Saturday 26 September), following a serious signalling fault which is affecting services via Birmingham Snow Hill. West Midlands Railway has introduced an emergency timetable to provide a reduced, regular service for passengers which will be in place for at least the rest of the day.

Have your say on West Midlands Railway

Have your say on West Midlands Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 09:00 BST

​Rail passengers in Birmingham will be able to discuss this summer’s timetable changes when the West Midlands Railway 'Whistle Stop Tour' visits the city’s Snow Hill station this week.

Additional carriages for busy commuter services to and from Birmingham Snow Hill

Additional carriages for busy commuter services to and from Birmingham Snow Hill

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 13:17 BST

Changes will be made to of some of West Midlands Railway’s busiest commuter trains to and from Birmingham from next week, following feedback from passengers. The biggest timetable shake-up in over 10 years has been good news for many rail passengers with direct services to more destinations, faster journeys on many routes and more seats to and from Birmingham everyday.

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Two Class 172/0s on a test run through Kenilworth station – 28 April 2019

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Royal Shakespeare Company train wrap in action [Video]

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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