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Video: Stourbridge Town branch line reopens following track upgrade

Video: Stourbridge Town branch line reopens following track upgrade

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2021 17:15 GMT

Passenger journeys on the country’s shortest branch line are now much smoother after a track upgrade between Stourbridge Town and Stourbridge Junction.

Parking restrictions at Lichfield Trent Valley as work nears completion

Parking restrictions at Lichfield Trent Valley as work nears completion

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2021 14:30 GMT

Rail passengers who drive to Lichfield Trent Valley station are being advised the main car park will be closed next week while resurfacing works are finished.

Victorian station clock restored to pride of place at Great Malvern

Victorian station clock restored to pride of place at Great Malvern

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2021 14:00 GMT

A station clock which has been helping rail passengers in Worcestershire stay on time for more than a century is back in pride of place following a restoration project.

Public urged to secure outdoor possessions following Cross-City Line delays
London Northwestern Railway passengers urged to plan ahead during Northamptonshire tunnel repairs

London Northwestern Railway passengers urged to plan ahead during Northamptonshire tunnel repairs

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2021 16:30 GMT

​Train journeys are being made more reliable on the West Coast Main Line thanks to major flood prevention work inside a Victorian railway tunnel next week.

History of Ledbury to be celebrated at station following West Midlands Railway grant

History of Ledbury to be celebrated at station following West Midlands Railway grant

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2021 09:15 GMT

​Visitors arriving at Ledbury station will soon be able to learn more about the town’s history thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway and the vision of local residents.

Rail passengers at Wolverton urged to plan ahead following discovery of track damage

Rail passengers at Wolverton urged to plan ahead following discovery of track damage

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2021 12:00 GMT

​Passengers making essential journeys are being advised to check before travelling as railway engineers work hard to fix a track fault near Milton Keynes.

West Midlands Railway to run additional trains as schools return

West Midlands Railway to run additional trains as schools return

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2021 09:15 GMT

West Midlands Railway will introduce a small number of additional services on routes via Birmingham Snow Hill from next week as school pupils prepare to return to the classroom.

Landmark luggage bridge to be reinstalled at Worcester Shrub Hill

Landmark luggage bridge to be reinstalled at Worcester Shrub Hill

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2021 15:30 GMT

​An historic luggage bridge which was removed from Worcester Shrub Hill station last year will soon be replaced with an identical-looking replica built with stronger modern materials.

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2021 11:15 GMT

Rail passengers in Staffordshire are being advised of an upcoming road resurfacing project at Lichfield Trent Valley which begins next week.

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2021 10:00 GMT

​Passengers making essential journeys will be welcomed back onto the Stourbridge Town branch line next week following the completion of improvement works.

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2021 09:15 GMT

​Cannock Railway Station has become the region’s first to receive much-needed improvements driven by the West Midlands Stations Alliance.

London Northwestern Railway to reinstate Trent Valley services following landslip

London Northwestern Railway to reinstate Trent Valley services following landslip

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2021 08:30 GMT

London Northwestern Railway is reinstating its services to destinations along the Trent Valley this weekend following completion of repairs to an embankment.

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2021 16:30 GMT

Work to construct a major cycling facility with more than 100 spaces at the new Wolverhampton station will get under way later this year, it has been confirmed.

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2021 11:00 GMT

​One of the best-loved train services in the West Midlands – the Stourbridge Town branch line – is getting a makeover.

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2021 09:00 GMT

An historic railway station in Shropshire is on track for a host of improvements thanks to a community grant​ from train operator West Midlands Railway.

Hillmorton landslip: London Northwestern Railway to temporarily withdraw Trent Valley services

Hillmorton landslip: London Northwestern Railway to temporarily withdraw Trent Valley services

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2021 15:30 GMT

​Passengers using London Northwestern Railway services via the Trent Valley are being advised to check their journeys following a landslip on the West Coast Main Line.

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2021 10:15 GMT

​A network of community volunteers who work to improve railway stations in Worcestershire have been given formal accreditation from the Department for Transport.

Milton Keynes homeless charity steps up operations following London Northwestern Railway grant

Milton Keynes homeless charity steps up operations following London Northwestern Railway grant

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2021 09:15 GMT

​A pioneering charity which provides support to dozens of rough sleepers in Milton Keynes every year has been given a boost thanks to a grant from rail operator London Northwestern Railway.

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2021 09:15 GMT

​A major scheme to install an eco-garden at one of Birmingham’s busiest inner-city stations has been given the go-ahead thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway.