Press Releases • Sep 19, 2018 13:40 BST
Milton Keynes station will be alive with the sound of an a cappella chorus next week, to mark this year’s BBC Music Day. Local choir, Junction 14 Ladies A Cappella, will be performing a special set at the station as part of the nationwide ‘Platform to Perform' themed spectacle.
Press Releases • Sep 18, 2018 22:56 BST
There is disruption to train services this evening (18 Sept) due to an evacuation of the signalling centre at Rugby. There are currently no trains to or from London Euston and trains are also affected between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street.
London Northwestern Railway celebrates 180 years since the first train between London and Birmingham
Press Releases • Sep 17, 2018 10:48 BST
London Northwestern Railway has been celebrating 180 years of history this morning (Monday 17 September) by marking the anniversary of the very first train to operate between London and Birmingham. On 17 September 1838, the company known as London and Northwestern Railway, operated the first departure from London Euston.
Press Releases • Sep 12, 2018 10:10 BST
Passengers travelling through Kenilworth station can enjoy some poetry in the station’s community cafe over the next three weeks. Matt Black, who is from nearby Leamington Spa, will be visiting the station at various times to entertain customers. He will be performing until the start of Kenilworth Arts Festival on Thursday 20 September.
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2018 13:13 BST
Station adopters at Widney Manor are celebrating the centenary of the Suffragette movement with a themed display on the station platform. The group, who are all members of Soroptimist International Solihull & District Club, have created new planters with flowers and foliage in Suffragette colours, purple, white and green
Press Releases • Sep 10, 2018 15:57 BST
Smethwick Rolfe Street station will be welcoming visitors this weekend as part of this year’s Heritage Opens Days. West Midlands Railway operates the station, and will be marking the occasion between 1000 and 1600 on Saturday 15 September.
Press Releases • Sep 07, 2018 16:15 BST
There will be disruption to trains on all routes via Birmingham Snow Hill this evening. This is due to a number of issues on the route today.
Press Releases • Sep 07, 2018 14:20 BST
West Midlands Trains is supporting a group of aspiring artists from Chelmsley Wood, as they complete an exciting summer school programme in the city. The train operator is providing free travel for a group of young people between Marston Green and Birmingham New Street on Saturday 8th and Saturday 15th September.
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2018 09:18 BST
Benches at Nuneaton station are due a colourful transformation later this month as part of a project run by local art group, Art Alert. The collective, which has used space at the station for exhibitions since 2017, is dedicated to getting local people involved in arts and crafts.
Press Releases • Sep 03, 2018 09:30 BST
On Sunday 9 September, Stone station will be helping to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force. Members of the local Stone and Stafford branches of the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) will pass over a commemorative RAF token as it travels across the country. The token will eventually arrive at the Birmingham Military Tattoo on 24 November.
About West Midlands Trains
West Midlands Trains Ltd. will be running the West Midlands rail franchise from 10 December 2017 until 2025/6.
Operating train services between London and Northwest and in and around the West Midlands region, West Midlands Trains Ltd. will be running the West Midlands rail franchise from 10 December 2017 until 2025/6.
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