Press Releases

New £1.9 million transport interchange opens

Jul 28, 2015 13:51 BST London Midland Transport chiefs were on hand when a new £1.9m bus and rail interchange opened its doors for the first time to weekday commuters. Passengers arriving at Cradley Heath Interchange yesterday (Monday July 27) were able to take advantage of a new waiting area, improved access to train services and four connected bus stands with digital timetable information.

It’s Official Great Malvern Station is Excellent!

Jul 27, 2015 14:47 BST London Midland London Midland’s Great Malvern Station has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the second year in a row.

Six arrested in suspected £4m tax fraud investigation

Jul 27, 2015 14:13 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Six people, one a financial adviser, have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £4 million Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax evasion and money laundering fraud.

Businesses invited to get on board with Stratford station

Jul 27, 2015 09:00 BST London Midland London Midland and Warwickshire County Council have already secured £750,000 to transform the station, but a call is going out to local businesses to support the scheme. The train company and the county council have joined forces with Business Supporting Stratford to appeal to local organisations to get on board with the redevelopment of the station.

New £1.9 million bus and rail interchange to open at Cradley Heath

Jul 21, 2015 16:11 BST London Midland A new £1.9 million bus and rail interchange at Cradley Heath is to open this weekend. From Sunday July 26 passengers will benefit from a new waiting area with toilet facilities, seating, CCTV, and improved access to train services.

The Owl now arriving at Snow Hill station is from Gallifrey

Jul 20, 2015 09:32 BST London Midland Dr Whoot has taken up his perch at Birmingham Snow Hill station as part of the city-wide fundraising event lasting ten weeks. London Midland has sponsored the owl in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s The Big Hoot event. The Dr Whoot design is inspired by the famous blue Tardis, the time travel machine of Doctor Who.

London Midland makes time for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Jul 20, 2015 06:00 BST London Midland After weeks of secrecy, London Midland’s Big Hoot owl will be materialising in Birmingham on Monday. Dr Whoot will take up his perch at Birmingham Snow Hill station on 20 July as part of the city-wide fundraising event lasting ten weeks. London Midland has sponsored the owl in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s The Big Hoot event. The Dr Whoot design is inspired by the famous blue Tardis

Six arrested in suspected £22m tobacco fraud investigation

Jul 15, 2015 13:46 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Six men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £22 million tobacco smuggling, tax evasion and money laundering fraud.

Keep your dog on a lead or you’re on dangerous ground, urges new level crossing campaign

Jul 08, 2015 09:30 BST London Midland A new campaign urging people to keep their dogs on a lead near level crossings has been launched today by Network Rail in partnership with Dogs Trust, as it revealed there have been more than 180 incidents of near misses* between dog walkers and trains and five fatalities in the past five years.

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.