Regions: West Midlands
West Midlands Railway to increase capacity as reopening of society continues
Rail operator West Midlands Railway is introducing dozens of new and longer services as further societal restrictions ease.
London Northwestern Railway to increase capacity as reopening of society continues
Rail operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is introducing dozens of new and longer services as further societal restrictions ease.
West Midlands Railway issues passenger advice during year-long Perry Barr station closure
Rail passengers in Birmingham are being reminded to make alternative travel plans when Perry Barr station closes for a 12-month redevelopment from next week.
West Midlands Trains hailed for commitment to diversity and inclusion
Rail operator West Midlands Trains (WMT) has been hailed for its commitment to diversity and inclusion after receiving a prestigious national accreditation.The company, which runs services under the West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway brands, has achieved Stage 2 of the Investors in Diversity Award.The accreditation, from the National Centre for Diversity (NCFD), recognises WMT’s
Lift upgrade works completed at Wolverhampton Station
Passengers will benefit from more reliable step-free access at Wolverhampton station after a major upgrade of a key passenger lift.
Rail passengers reminded over London Euston bank holiday closure
Rail passengers are being reminded that major engineering work will close all lines in and out of London Euston between Saturday 1 May and Monday 3 May.
West Midlands Railway to celebrate "Spirit of Shakespeare" following community grant
Visitors and residents heading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train will be able to savour the ‘Spirit of Shakespeare’ with poems and art boards thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway.
Major investment in footbridge at Shropshire station
Almost £1million is being invested to replace a public footbridge to provide a better way for people to cross the railway in Telford.
West Midlands Railway confirms return of train service between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa
West Midlands Railway has today confirmed train services between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa will resume later this month.
West Midlands Railway thanks passengers as lift upgrade works completed at The Hawthorns
West Midlands Railway and Network Rail have thanked passengers for their patience after lifts at The Hawthorns station reopened following a major overhaul.
London Northwestern Railway supports Network Rail power line inspection
Almost 800 miles of power lines on the UK rail network have been given a clean bill of health following a pioneering maintenance project.
Support group steps up online help following London Northwestern Railway community grant
A group which helps people build confidence and improve wellbeing has stepped up its online support thanks to a community grant from London Northwestern Railway (LNR).
First community station partnership launched in West Midlands
The first community station partnership in the country has been launched by Friends of the Shakespeare Line (FoSL), a not-for-profit organisation, managed by volunteer trustees.
Construction of Wolverhampton station nearing completion
Main construction of Wolverhampton’s new railway station is set to be completed this week – marking a historic regeneration milestone in the city.
Station redvelopments at Perry Barr and University right on track
Works to rebuild both the University and Perry Barr railway stations in Birmingham are under way ahead of next summer’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Major community hub for Hednesford station following West Midlands Railway grant
A major community hub including a meeting room, café and garden is to be built at Hednesford station in Staffordshire following a community grant from West Midlands Railway.
Video: Stourbridge Town branch line reopens following track upgrade
Passenger journeys on the country’s shortest branch line are now much smoother after a track upgrade between Stourbridge Town and Stourbridge Junction.
Parking restrictions at Lichfield Trent Valley as work nears completion
Rail passengers who drive to Lichfield Trent Valley station are being advised the main car park will be closed next week while resurfacing works are finished.
Victorian station clock restored to pride of place at Great Malvern
A station clock which has been helping rail passengers in Worcestershire stay on time for more than a century is back in pride of place following a restoration project.
Public urged to secure outdoor possessions following Cross-City Line delays
Businesses and homeowners are being urged to secure their outdoor possessions after West Midlands Railway services were delayed by plastic sheets blown onto the Cross City Line today (Wed 10 Mar).Trains between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield were delayed when plastic sheeting was blown from neighbouring properties onto the overhead power lines in two separate locations.A total of 16 trains we