Press Releases

Snow Hill Services Update

Dec 01, 2014 16:33 GMT London Midland London Midland will attempt to run near full service between Shirley and Stratford upon Avon this evening. This follows a day of disruption on the Snow Hill lines caused by signalling problems. Network Rail has been working on the signalling equipment and reports that the system is now stable. Passengers are advised to check journey planning information for updates before they travel.

Further disruption on the Snow Hill lines due to signalling fault

Nov 30, 2014 21:48 GMT London Midland ​Network Rail has confirmed that a signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines, which caused significant disruption to services last week, has reoccurred. As a result, London Midland will be unable to run train services between Shirley and Stratford upon Avon from the start of service on Monday 1 December until further notice.

Don’t Get Left Behind at the Christmas Market

Nov 27, 2014 10:27 GMT London Midland Plan your journey and don’t get left behind this weekend. That is the message from train operator London Midland. With record numbers of people expected in Birmingham for the Christmas Market this weekend, London Midland is advising passengers to avoid dashing for the last train home.

Car Parking changes at Lichfield Trent Valley Station from Monday

Nov 26, 2014 09:13 GMT London Midland London Midland is advising motorists to allow extra time to park at Lichfield Trent Valley Station from Monday. Due to road works, station’s car park off Burton Old Road will be closed from 1 December. Alternative parking has been arranged for rail users, on the old GKN site off Crossfields Road.

Car Parking Changes at Lichfield Trent Valley Station from Monday

Nov 26, 2014 09:04 GMT London Midland London Midland is advising motorists to allow extra time to park at Lichfield Trent Valley Station from Monday. Due to road works, one of the station’s car parks will be closed from 1 December. Alternative parking has been arranged for rail users, on the old GKN site off Crossfields Road.

Signalling Restored Snow Hill – Stratford upon Avon

Nov 21, 2014 16:57 GMT London Midland Rail services on the Snow Hill line towards Stratford upon Avon will return to normal tomorrow (Saturday 22 November). Network Rail has repaired the signalling fault that has stopped trains from running since Tuesday morning.

Signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines continues into fourth day

Nov 21, 2014 05:31 GMT London Midland Network Rail has confirmed that its engineers have yet to fix the signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines. As a result, London Midland is unable to run train services between Shirley and Stratford upon Avon for a fourth day. London Midland apologises for the inconvenience this will cause.

On-going disruption Snow Hill – Stratford upon Avon

Nov 20, 2014 16:02 GMT London Midland Rail services on the Snow Hill line towards Stratford upon Avon continue to be disrupted due to a major signalling fault. Disruption began on Tuesday morning. While Network Rail has been working to resolve the problem there is currently no estimate of when the line can re-open.

Cigarettes seized in Manchester

Nov 20, 2014 15:21 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A man has been arrested after 1.37 million suspected smuggled cigarettes were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Manchester yesterday.

Signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines continues to affect train services

Nov 20, 2014 06:04 GMT London Midland Network Rail has confirmed that its engineers have been unable to fix the signalling fault on the Snow Hill lines. ​As a result, London Midland is unable to run train services between Shirley and Stratford Upon Avon for a third day.