Press Releases

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.

International Railway Summit 2015 welcomes Attoma as official design partner

Oct 23, 2014 08:00 BST International Railway Summit 2015 International Railway Summit 2015 is delighted to announce a design partnership with Attoma, user experience and service design consultancy. The organisers of the summit and Attoma will collaborate on delivering clear information materials to the summit’s participants, online and onsite, through an effective and strong design and a coherent visual identity.

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.

New branding for Best of Britain & Ireland reflects plans for growth

Oct 20, 2014 15:13 BST Diversified Communications UK Best of Britain & Ireland, the leading event for the domestic tourism and venues industry, taking place on 11-12 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, has revealed a bold new brand and visual identity following its recent purchase by event organiser Diversified Communications UK.

Virgin Trains upgrades onboard and station wi-fi

Oct 20, 2014 10:34 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains passengers will see wi-fi speeds up to four times faster while travelling at 125mph thanks to an overhaul of onboard technology. A separate programme will also see superfast broadband with speeds of between 80MBPS and 100MBPS installed at all 17 stations Virgin Trains manages by summer 2015.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I to host International Railway Summit 2015

Oct 17, 2014 08:00 BST International Railway Summit 2015 International Railway Journal (IRJ) and IRITS Events are delighted to announce that five-star luxury hotel Rey Juan Carlos I in Barcelona will host International Railway Summit 2015, taking place on 18-20 February 2015.

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.

Autumn leaf fall timetable to be introduced on Cross City services

Oct 13, 2014 10:13 BST London Midland London Midland is introducing a temporary timetable on its Cross City line. The six week timetable, which affects Monday – Saturday services, will come into effect on Monday, 3 November until Saturday, 13 December.

Business travellers back Virgin Trains

Oct 07, 2014 16:15 BST Virgin Trains Readers of Business Traveller magazine have named Virgin Trains as their favourite UK rail operator for the eighth year in a row.

£62 million Government investment in new trains means more services for passengers

Oct 02, 2014 17:54 BST London Midland Commuters will soon see more frequent and improved trains in service on London Midland routes, thanks to a significant Government investment in new rolling stock.