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West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2019 16:00 BST

​Rail industry bosses have come together in a ground breaking deal and the first of its kind in the country to drive up standards for rail passengers in the West Midlands.

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2019 12:30 BST

West Midlands Trains has today issued a statement in response to the RMT union, which has declared a dispute with the company in relation to driver-controlled train operation.

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 09:30 BST

​Children at a primary school in Birmingham are feeling the benefit of a West Midlands Railway scheme to install thousands of cycle spaces on the rail network.

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 10:00 BST

An innovative scheme by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway to donate old uniforms to charity has been nominated for two top awards.

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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.

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.

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Ledbury Junction for Poetry BR style sign

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FOLIO Sutton Coldfield - Cross City Heroes plaque

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John Cooper (FOLIO Trustee), Noran Flynn (FOLIO trustee) and Zoe Toft (FOLIO Trustee) with their Cross City Heroes plaque at Sutton Coldf...

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FOLIO Sutton Coldfield as Cross City Heroes

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Noran Flynn (FOLIO trustee), Zoe Toft (FOLIO Trustee) and John Cooper (FOLIO Trustee) at Sutton Coldfield station giving out reading mate...

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Someone at the Door Samba Band - June 2019

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Cross City Heroes winner for Alvechurch - Someone at the Door Samba Band

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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 - 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.

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

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