Press Releases

Money transfer boss jailed

Nov 17, 2014 11:57 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The owner of a money services bureau in Dudley has been jailed for 12 months for failing to comply with regulations to help combat money laundering.

Christmas Market Travel Advice

Nov 13, 2014 12:30 GMT London Midland With the Christmas markets in Birmingham and Worcester London Midland is expecting to be very busy. The company is lengthening as many trains as it can over the coming weekends to help with the extra demand. This includes services on the Snow Hill, Cross City and Walsall lines.

Kings Norton station to get more free parking

Nov 11, 2014 15:32 GMT London Midland Commuters using a south Birmingham rail station are to get more free parking thanks to a £600,000 Park and Ride extension. Centro, the region's public transport co-ordinator, has started work on adding a further 100 spaces to the existing 220 at Kings Norton.

Cross City Leaf Fall Timetable Update

Nov 11, 2014 15:21 GMT London Midland The leaf fall timetable is improving punctuality compared to previous years .With immediate effect the 0752 Longbridge to Four Oaks will have stops reinstated and will call at Longbridge, Northfield, Kings Norton and Bournville. The 0810 Lichfield Trent Valley to Longbridge will have stops reinstated and will call Wylde Green, Chester Road, Erdington, Gravelly Hill, Aston and Duddeston.

Busy rail station to get more free parking

Oct 29, 2014 14:30 GMT London Midland Commuters using Stourbridge Junction rail station are to get more free parking thanks to a £900,000 Park and Ride extension.

Cigarette smuggling gang jailed

Oct 27, 2014 13:51 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Two men who tried to hide their criminal cash by stashing it inside their wardrobes have been jailed along with one other member of their cigarette smuggling gang, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A fourth gang member will be sentenced next month.

Three arrested after 7.2m cigarettes seized in Birmingham

Oct 27, 2014 11:06 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Three men have been arrested after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) seized 7.2 million cigarettes in Birmingham on Thursday (23 October).

London Midland launches cheapest ‘on the day’ fare to London

Oct 22, 2014 17:15 BST London Midland London Midland has launched a new West Midlands to London return ticket for just £18.

Oct 22, 2014 11:28 BST Poppy-PR Following continued success in attracting new business in the West Midlands region, specialist communications and security systems integrators TIS, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office premises in Birmingham

The Bupa Great Birmingham Run Travel Advice

Oct 14, 2014 09:30 BST London Midland London Midland is expecting train services to be very busy on this day. The company is advising passengers to allow lots of time to get to and from the Great Birmingham Run.