London Midland has today launched its new digital news platform. The London Midland Newsroom is designed to provide the media with all the latest company news and information.
The new fully responsive site is designed to work on both desktop and smart devices, so is ideal for busy journalists on the go.
The search engine optimised newsroom contains stories, an image library and video clips which can be shared through social networks. Readers are also able to post comments on pictures and stories.
Journalists can sign up to receive news alerts straight to their inbox, simply by visiting the site at www.londonmidland.com/news or by clicking the ‘About Us’ and ‘Latest News’ section on London Midland’s website www.londonmidland.com
Managed by the company’s newly established Communications Team, the London Midland Newsroom aims to improve engagement with the media and key stakeholders.
Francis Thomas, London Midland’s head of communications said, “London Midland is recognised as a leader in on-line customer communications. I am delighted that we can now offer a complimentary service designed around the needs of journalists and stakeholders.
“I am also keen to get feedback from these audiences so that we can make the service even better”.
Visit our newsroom website for the latest news, press releases and information about London Midland. You can also create your own account to receive our updates as soon as they are published, straight to your email inbox.
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 60 million passenger journeys a year are made using on the network and London Midland manage 148 stations and operate
over 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, Southern (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, four Rail Business Awards for marketing, public relations and customer information, five Golden Spanner Awards for Engineering, two IOIC award 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 2012.