Press Releases

Industrial Action Suspended

May 21, 2015 15:00 BST London Midland Industrial action by RMT and TSSA employees of Network Rail planned for May 25 & 26 has been suspended. London Midland will therefore be running its planned services on all routes on both days.

Possible Industrial Action – Advice to Passengers

May 20, 2015 19:20 BST London Midland ​London Midland has issued its indicative plans in the event of industrial action by Network Rail employees on 25 & 26 May. These plans are based on information currently available from Network Rail and may be subject to change. The company is warning that very few trains will run and rail travel will be very difficult on both days. There will be no trains on most of the network.

Industrial action announcement

May 15, 2015 16:34 BST London Midland Network Rail employees who belong to the RMT trade union have voted in favour of taking strike action.

Hitachi Rail Europe debuts conceptual high speed train interiors

May 12, 2015 12:36 BST Hitachi Rail Europe In a global exclusive, Hitachi Rail Europe today released images of the conceptual train interior for its very high speed train at the UK’s flagship rail trade show - Railtex, Birmingham, 12th May, 2015.

May 06, 2015 10:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe today announces the appointment of Karen Boswell as Managing Director and Nick Hughes as Sales Director, with effect from 1st June 2015

Fire closes nine mile stretch of railway between Birmingham International and Coventry

May 02, 2015 05:40 BST London Midland London Midland is currently unable to operate train services between Birmingham International and Coventry.

London Midland cuts fares to London by up to 40%

Apr 30, 2015 09:50 BST London Midland London Midland is reducing a range ticket prices on its Birmingham to London services by up to 39.8%. A London Midland only Super Off-Peak single will fall from £24.90 to £15. The lowest return fare, available every day, from the West Midlands to London is being cut by 12% to just £22. There will also be price cuts on London Midland trains from Stoke and Crewe.

Hitachi Rail Europe to launch interior concepts for a British bullet train: NEC, Birmingham, 12-14 May, Stand J11

Apr 29, 2015 12:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe will be showcasing its headline vision for the future of high speed rail in the UK at this year’s Railtex.

GB Railfreight celebrates relationship with Hitachi Rail Europe by naming Class 66 locomotive

Apr 27, 2015 16:00 BST Hitachi Rail Europe Melton Mowbray, April 27th, 2015 – GB Railfreight today celebrated its relationship with Hitachi Rail Europe by naming one its Class 66 locomotives ‘Inspiration Delivered’ at Network Rail’s Rail Innovation Development Centre (RIDC, formerly known as Old Dalby).

Changes to train services this May Bank Holiday weekend

Apr 24, 2015 12:22 BST London Midland ​Services on some London Midland routes will be affected over the May Bank Holiday weekend due to planned improvement works.