Press Releases

Don’t get left behind at the Electric Daisy Carnival

Jul 06, 2015 08:15 BST London Midland Music fans are being warned not to get left behind after this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival at the National Bowl in Milton Keynes (Saturday 11 July). Trains will be very busy after the event, so don’t make the mistake of aiming for the last service or you could be disappointed. London Midland will only be selling tickets on the night to people we know we can get on to the train.

No services between Birmingham and Lichfield

Jul 04, 2015 05:47 BST London Midland London Midland is unable to operate train services this morning on its Cross City North route between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley, due to a fault with the overhead electric line. Network Rail engineers found the damage when patrolling the route overnight. Work to repair the line is expected to delay the start of services until midday ( Saturday 4 July).

Train services suspended between Birmingham and Lichfield

Jul 01, 2015 17:43 BST London Midland London Midland is unable to operate train services this evening on its Cross City North route between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley, due to a fault with the overhead electric line. Train services between Birmingham New Street and Walsall are also affected, with a diversion in place which means trains cannot call at stations between Birmingham New Steeet and Perry Barr.

Public exhibition to highlight future plans for Stratford-upon-Avon

Jun 30, 2015 10:16 BST London Midland Stratford-upon-Avon residents are being invited to attend a joint public exhibition by Warwickshire County Council, London Midland and Orbit Homes at Stratford-upon-Avon Rail Station on Wednesday 8th July.

Police appeal after conductor spat at by passenger at Birmingham Snow Hill station

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 BST London Midland British Transport Police (BTP) officers, investigating the assault of a train conductor in February, are appealing for the public’s assistance identifying a man from CCTV images. A 42-year-old man, a London Midland senior conductor, was spat at in the face during the incident.

London Midland swoops to support Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Jun 16, 2015 11:50 BST London Midland London Midland is supporting Birmingham Children’s Hospital by getting on-board this year’s Big Hoot. The Birmingham based train operator is sponsoring one of around 100 (165cm tall) stunningly designed owl sculptures to be displayed across the City this summer. Each owl will have a unique design to be revealed in July

Jun 09, 2015 10:00 BST Kuhex Technology Consultants Kuhex, the Birmingham-based technology consultancy, announced today they have become Birmingham’s first firm to join the Dropbox Partner Network, allowing them to officially offer Dropbox for Business to their clients. Dropbox for Business provides teams the power, security, and performance of Dropbox, along with robust admin capabilities that give IT visibility and control over company data.

Six arrested in suspected £200k tax fraud

Jun 04, 2015 11:39 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Five people from the West Midlands and one from Dorset have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in an estimated £200,000 Self Assessment fraud.

Dry Trains for FA Cup Final

May 28, 2015 09:45 BST London Midland ​London Midland is reminding football fans no alcohol will be allowed on board its trains to and from this Saturday’s FA Cup Final at Wembley. London Midland is adding in extra stops at Wembley Central on a number of its services from Birmingham. But these trains will be busy. Fans are advised to change at Harrow and Wealdstone station and catch London Overground to Wembley Central.

Coventry MotoFest and Great Midlands Fun Run Travel Advice

May 26, 2015 08:57 BST London Midland ​With two major outdoor events happening across the West Midlands this weekend London Midland is advising passengers to allow extra time for their journeys. The Coventry Motofest includes partial closure of Coventry’s iconic ring road. On Sunday, 31 May, thousands of runners and supporters are expected to descend on Sutton Coldfield for the Great Midlands Fun Run.