Press Releases

​Easier to use train information from London Midland

Feb 26, 2015 12:06 GMT London Midland London Midland has made it even easier to get train information. The train company has upgraded its award-winning app to help rail users on the go. The London Midland app allows you to check train times, buy tickets and save your most used journeys. It even lets you claim compensation if you are delayed just by tapping the screen. The app is available for both Apple and android phones.

Feb 24, 2015 07:26 GMT Hitachi Rail Europe Today Hitachi, Ltd. and Finmeccanica S.p.A. have announced that they have signed binding agreements for the sale and purchase of: the current business of AnsaldoBreda S.p.A., with the exclusion of some revamping activities and certain residual contracts, and the entire interest owned by Finmeccanica in Ansaldo STS S.p.A. (“Ansaldo STS”), equal to approximately 40% of the share capital.

Euston closure this weekend postponed

Feb 13, 2015 15:02 GMT London Midland ​London Midland would like to remind passengers that it will be running a normal train service into and out of London Euston this weekend.

London Midland will run trains to help with landslide aftermath

Feb 05, 2015 12:00 GMT London Midland London Midland will now be running trains on the main line from London Euston over the weekends of February 14 to16 and 21 to 23. Engineering works for the Watford area would have meant that both lines between London and the West Midlands would have been blocked following a landslide south of Leamington Spa last Saturday (January 31st).The engineering work at Watford has been called off.

Hitachi Rail Europe works with local partners to hold successful recruitment fairs attended by almost 2,000 visitors

Feb 05, 2015 12:00 GMT Hitachi Rail Europe Hitachi Rail Europe held two successful recruitment open days on February 5 and 7 at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe to highlight the variety of roles that will be available at its Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility, due to open this autumn.

Formal opening of £1.7m improvements at Acocks Green railway station

Feb 03, 2015 10:05 GMT London Midland A £1.7 million improvement scheme to install lifts at a busy Birmingham railway station has been formally opened.

London Midland takes the lead on rail safety awareness

Feb 03, 2015 09:26 GMT London Midland London Midland joined forces with British Transport Police to deliver rail safety awareness training to young people at Great Wyrley High School in Cannock, Staffordshire.

London Midland welcomes Passenger Focus report and DfT’s new Penalty Fare consultation

Feb 03, 2015 09:07 GMT London Midland London Midland has welcomed the Passenger Focus report, Ticket to Ride, and the launch of the Department for Transport’s new penalty fare consultation.

Normal service resumes on West Coast Mainline

Feb 03, 2015 07:58 GMT London Midland Following signalling problems in the Bletchley area earlier this morning, London Midland is now running services as normal between Northampton and London Euston.

Disruption on West Coast Mainline

Feb 03, 2015 06:14 GMT London Midland Due to signalling problems in the Bletchley area, services between Northampton and London Euston (in both directions) may be subject to disruption this morning.