Press Releases

Villa Fans' Travel Advice for Saturday's FA Cup Final

May 26, 2015 06:32 BST London Midland ​London Midland is advising Wembley-bound Aston Villa fans to change trains at Harrow and Wealdstone this Saturday(30 May). The train company has also said no alcohol will be allowed on board London Midland services to and from the game.

Images issued after train conductor assaulted at Coseley station

May 22, 2015 13:12 BST London Midland Who are these youths? British Transport Police (BTP) officers want to speak to them after a train manager was assaulted at Coseley station. The incident happened at around 3pm on Thursday, 7 May, shortly after the 2.50pm Wolverhampton to Walsall service pulled into the station.


May 21, 2015 16:09 BST Virgin Trains East Coast Network Rail has informed Virgin Trains East Coast that the planned industrial action for Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May 2015 has been suspended. Timetable for Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May 2015 The normal timetabled service will operate Normal ticket restrictions will apply to tickets purchased from 22 May 2015

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.

​Virgin Trains East Coast to operate a limited service during rail strike – 25/26 May 2015

May 21, 2015 10:45 BST Virgin Trains East Coast ​Virgin Trains East Coast to operate a limited service during rail strike – 25/26 May 2015 -Revised timetable now published-

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.

Coach tourism community honoured at National Coach Tourism Awards 2015

May 18, 2015 15:48 BST Diversified Communications UK The winners of this year’s coveted National Coach Tourism Awards were announced last night at a prestigious ceremony held at West Midland Safari Park.

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.

Preston Station treated to splash of style as Best of Britannia heads North

May 05, 2015 08:00 BST Virgin Trains Preston Station will be treated to a splash of style next week as the city plays host to a major UK brand exhibition. Virgin Trains, which manages the station, is partnering with Best of Britannia to give station users a taste of the iconic and upcoming designs featuring in the show.

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.