Press Releases

Duke of Gloucester officially opens renovated Victorian waiting rooms at Worcester Shrub Hill

Sep 10, 2015 12:16 BST London Midland The Duke of Gloucester has officially opened the renovated Victorian waiting rooms at Worcester Shrub Hill station. Located on platform 2b of the station, the historic grand waiting rooms – which were built between 1857 and 1868 – have long been out of use to the public.

Rogue fraud investigator jailed

Sep 09, 2015 16:07 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A former HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) criminal investigator from Birmingham, who tipped off his friends when their VAT scam was uncovered, has been jailed today.

Image issued following attack on football fan at Watford Junction

Sep 08, 2015 10:48 BST London Midland Who is this man? British Transport Police (BTP) detectives want to speak to him following an assault at Watford Junction station. It happened at 5.40pm on Sunday, 2 August, the day of the FA Community Shield match between Arsenal and Chelsea.

Five arrested in suspected £5.5m tax fraud investigation

Sep 04, 2015 17:15 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An international investigation into a suspected £5.5 million VAT and money laundering fraud has led to the arrest of five people in, Armagh, Merseyside and Birmingham.

Hook a rail bargain to kick off September

Sep 02, 2015 12:54 BST London Midland London Midland is offering 15% off advance and off-peak tickets this September and October. The London Midland network runs through the home of Rugby, from London to Liverpool and across the West Midlands. To access you 15% discount go to The tickets are available now for travel from September 8 to October 18 inclusive.

New Term – New Ticket

Aug 31, 2015 09:11 BST London Midland ​Don’t start the new term with a penalty fare. That’s the message from London Midland as students return for the new academic year this September. Revenue Protection officers are visiting schools and colleges across the region this month to answer students’ questions about train travel. Students will also get the chance to win a day’s free travel anywhere on the company’s network.

Work starts on Four Oaks Park and Ride expansion

Aug 28, 2015 10:52 BST London Midland Commuters using a busy suburban rail station are to get more free parking thanks to a £2 million Park and Ride extension. Centro, the region's public transport delivery body, has started work adding a further 55 spaces to the existing 275 at Four Oaks near Sutton Coldfield.

Going to see the Foo Fighters? Make sure you know times like these.

Aug 28, 2015 09:46 BST London Midland Don't get left behind after this weekend’s Foo Fighters concerts. London Midland’s Terry Oliver said, “Trains from Milton Keynes will be very busy , so don’t make the mistake of aiming for the last service or you could be disappointed. We will have a queuing system in place and we will only be selling tickets on the night to people we know we can get on to the train."

Loss of signalling at Leamington Spa

Aug 26, 2015 06:16 BST London Midland At 00.04, Network Rail advised London Midland of a fault affecting signalling equipment at Leamington Spa.

Capital One Cup Travel News

Aug 24, 2015 16:49 BST London Midland London Midland will be supporting local football fans with 21 extra services for Tuesday night’s Capital One cup games. For more information about London Midland trains and to plan your journey go to