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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.

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 13:00 BST

A project to enhance the forecourt at the entrance to Watford Junction station is under way.​ The scheme, being run by Watford Borough Council, will include the installation of large freestanding letters spelling out 'WATFORD'.

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.

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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 Railway - Recovery and Inspiration Conference - June 2020

Slide deck from the West Midlands Railway - Recovery and Inspiration Conference held on Wednesday 17 June 2020. A video of the event can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7tab5Wzfak&feature=youtu.be

West Midlands Trains Business Update - June 2020

In this issue: • How the rail industry is working together to beat Covid-19 • Timetables increase – but passengers asked to stay away for now • The new Wolverhampton Station prepares to open to passenger

West Midlands Trains Business Update - April 2020

• How West Midlands Trains is keeping key workers moving during the coronavirus outbreak • Why timetable reductions, enhanced cleaning and social distancing are necessary • Celebrating the vital role of front-line railway workers during the crisis

West Midlands Trains Business Update - February 2020

In this issue: • New West Midlands Trains managing director outlines improvement plans • Plans for new electric train depot to create 100 jobs • New fleet of diesel trains begins on-track testing • Cycling scheme picks up top award

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