Next phase of Longbridge station revamp begins
Passengers are being reminded of important changes to the ticket office at Longbridge station in Birmingham as the second phase of its £1.7 million refurbishment begins next week. The old booking office will be replaced by Spring, with a new fully accessible ticket counter making the station more user-friendly for everyone.
First look at plans for two new Black Country railway stations
Plans are today unveiled for the new passenger rail stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton rail line. These are the latest images of the proposed Darlaston and Willenhall Stations currently being developed by regional rail chiefs.
Friends, Romans, Passengers, lend me your ears: Stratford-upon-Avon station is getting a refurb
A busy railway station on the Shakespeare line is getting an upgrade. Project partners Network Rail, West Midlands Railway and Warwickshire County Council are working to give Stratford-upon-Avon station a range of upgrades. These include new waiting and seating areas, improved retail facilities, accessible toilets, and bicycle racks.
Passengers invited to share their views on the redevelopment of Worcester Foregate Street station
Passengers at Worcester Foregate Street are invited to share their views on plans for the redevelopment of the station. West Midlands Railway is investing over £1m into upgrading the concourse area and improving customer facilities.
Local community brightens up Milton Keynes station entrance
Local children have come together with community volunteers and railway staff, to fill new planters outside Milton Keynes station. Great Linford Scouts were joined by Milton Keynes Model Railway Society and London Northwestern Railway staff on Saturday (26 January), to put the display together outside the main station entrance.
Kidderminster open day will showcase plans for station redevelopment
An open day is being held at Kidderminster station ahead of major redevelopment works starting. Partners in the project, including Worcestershire County Council and West Midlands Railway, will be hosting the event on Tuesday 6 November.
Historic day as full demolition starts on city railway station
Today (Friday 28 September) marks a historic moment for the City of Wolverhampton as machines begin full demolition of the city’s railway station. It is the next stage in delivering a £150 million transport hub to provide an attractive commercial gateway to those entering the city by national rail, bus or tram.
Poetry for passengers at Kenilworth station café
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.