Press Releases

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.

Dry Trains for Cup Semi-Final This Sunday

Apr 17, 2015 12:48 BST London Midland London Midland is reminding fans no alcohol will be allowed on board its trains to and from this Sunday’s FA Cup Semi-Final at Wembley. London Midland’s head of West Coast services , Terry Oliver, said “To make everyone's journey more pleasant, alcohol is will be banned on London Midland trains to and from Sunday’s game between Liverpool and Aston Villa.”

Travel Advice for Sunday’s FA Cup Semi-Final

Apr 13, 2015 16:23 BST London Midland London Midland is advising Wembley-bound Aston Villa fans to change trains at Harrow and Wealdstone this Sunday (20 April). The train company has also said no alcohol will be allowed on board London Midland services to and from the game.

Free parking spaces temporarily reduced at Selly Oak train station

Apr 09, 2015 14:50 BST London Midland Commuters using Selly Oak train station in Birmingham will have fewer free Park and Ride spaces over the next six weeks while essential resurfacing work is carried out. Public transport co-ordinator Centro will systematically close a section of the station's 445 space Park and Ride facility in seven separate phases between Monday April 13 and Friday May 18 (inclusive).

Thank you lunch for act of kindness

Apr 09, 2015 09:30 BST London Midland ​An act of kindness shown by a London Midland employee sharing his packed lunch with a passenger at Telford Central, led to an all-expenses paid thank you lunch at KPMG’s head offices in Birmingham.

London Midland thanks stay-away passengers

Apr 07, 2015 11:00 BST London Midland ​London Midland has thanked passengers for not travelling over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Electrification work will halt  Bescot Stadium to Rugeley Trent Valley trains this Friday to Tuesday

Mar 31, 2015 09:15 BST London Midland Easter engineering work means no trains will run between Bescot Stadium and Rugeley Trent Valley from the end of service on Thursday 2 April until 5am on Wednesday 8 April. Buses will replace trains Friday to Tuesday ( inclusive) between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley.

Countdown to Euston line closure this Easter

Mar 27, 2015 14:11 GMT London Midland ​Over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, a section of the West Coast main line – the stretch of railway that runs into and out of London Euston – will be closed.

Unlimited Off-peak travel from £15 this April

Mar 23, 2015 08:50 GMT London Midland ​Just in time for the Easter school break, London Midland has more fantastic fares are up for grabs this April through the Great Escape getaway. There areover 50,000 Great Escape tickets available for travel from 7 - 19 April. Download your special voucher from Monday 30 March at www.londonmidland.com/greatescape