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Come and be part of your local railway

Press Release   •   Feb 15, 2017 16:17 GMT

Come and be part of your local railway

Longbridge people are being encouraged to get involved with local railway station this weekend.

A presentation on how local people can become involved with transforming the station through community representation, planting, growing and more has been organised by Longbridge Railway Station Friends group.

The presentation will be given by the Friends of Coseley Station between 11.30am and 1pm on Saturday (18 February 2017) at the LPAP SPACE, College Street, Longbridge.

The Coseley community group will talk about how they have together transformed their own station and other community spaces to support social change and improve their area. The event is being hosted by Longbridge Public Art Project (LPAP)

I you can’t make the talk, you can still drop into LPAP for coffee and cake anytime between 1pm and 3pm to find out more about schemes local and national.

For more information, get in touch with community.rail@londonmidland.com

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Since 2007, London Midland has been providing train services to and from London in the south, to Birmingham in the Midlands and Liverpool in the north-west.  Over 70 million passenger journeys a year are made using on the network and London Midland manages  150 stations and operates  1,300 services a day.

London Midland is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. Govia is the UK’s busiest rail operator, responsible for nearly 30 per cent of UK passenger rail journeys through its three rail companies, GTR (which includes Gatwick Express services), Southeastern and London Midland.  Further information on Govia is available at www.govia.info

London Midland has won a range of awards, including Best Local Transport Integration, five Rail Business Awards for marketing, public relations and customer information, five Golden Spanner Awards for Engineering, three IOIC awards for internal communication and three Railstaff Awards for Outstanding Customer Service, Lifesaving and Charity Work.

In 2013 London Midland was awarded the Investors in People (IiP) Silver Award and been awarded the 5 Star award by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in 2014.

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