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​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2020 08:00 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands have been given a sneak peek of the brand new electric train fleet which is set to revolutionise travel on Birmingham’s Cross-City Line.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2020 10:30 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to check their journey times ahead of a new, upgraded timetable coming into effect this weekend.

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 09:30 BST

Thousands of extra seats are being introduced on West Midlands Railway services from next month as passenger numbers across the rail network continue to rise.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2020 09:15 BST

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan their journeys carefully ahead of major engineering work over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Temporary Changes to Snow Hill Train Services

Temporary Changes to Snow Hill Train Services

News   •   Sep 13, 2020 19:31 BST

West Midlands Railway (WMR) is temporarily withdrawing some services on the Snow Hill Lines from Monday 14 September. The company said that the impact of Covid 19 is making it difficult to provide the full timetable. Buses will operate in place of some train services.

Disruption to Services between Bromsgrove/Redditch and Birmingham

News   •   Oct 23, 2018 05:53 BST

Due to overhead line problem, local stopping trains between Bromsgrove/Redditch and Birmingham are currently suspended until mid-evening today

Local Mayor visits Bedworth station to support the work of station adopters

Local Mayor visits Bedworth station to support the work of station adopters

News   •   Aug 23, 2018 10:41 BST

Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth, Chris Watkins and Lady Mayoress, Collette Watkins have visited Bedworth station to meet local volunteers who work to improve the experience for rail passengers. Station adopter Stuart Anderson and his team gave a tour of the station to show off their work and share their plans for the future.

West Midlands Railway staff run for organ donation

West Midlands Railway staff run for organ donation

News   •   Aug 06, 2018 11:45 BST

West Midlands Railway staff have joined transplant recipients, donors and other supporters to run in celebration of organ donation. The 3k and 5k Donor Runs took place on Saturday 4 August as part of this years' British Transplant Games.

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Officials from West Midlands Trains and Bombardier UK with West Midlands Mayor Andy Street.

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From left: Malcolm Holmes, executive director, West Midlands Rail Executive; Julian Edwards, managing director, West Midlands Trains; And...

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West Midlands Railway - Class 730 - Bombardier production line

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West Midlands Railway - Class 730 intermediate end - Bombardier production line

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Julian Edwards, managing director, West Midlands Trains with Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands at Bombardier UK in Derby.

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Hello Dolly flash mob entertains passengers at Wolverhampton railway station

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Local performers from Walsall Operatic Society have been surprising and entertaining passengers with a flash mob at Wolverhampton station...

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Wolverhampton waiting room artwork - April 2019

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A look at the new artwork on display at Wolverhampton station in the waiting room on platform one. The artwork has been produced by stud...

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Royal Shakespeare Company train wrap in action [Video]

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The RSC is reminding commuters that the home of the most famous playwright in the world is on their doorstep. An iconic image from th...

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DfT Community Rail film

DfT Community Rail film

A short video, produced by the Department for Transport, to showcase community rail activities across the rail network.

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West Midlands Trains Business Update - September 2020

In this issue: - September timetable uplift adds new services - New diesel trains begin on-track testing - Community volunteers hailed

West Midlands Railway: Stakeholder Briefing - August 2020

Slides from the West Midlands Railway stakeholder briefing held in August 2020.

West Midlands Railway - Recovery and Inspiration Conference - June 2020

Slide deck from the West Midlands Railway - Recovery and Inspiration Conference held on Wednesday 17 June 2020. A video of the event can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7tab5Wzfak&feature=youtu.be

West Midlands Trains Business Update - June 2020

In this issue: • How the rail industry is working together to beat Covid-19 • Timetables increase – but passengers asked to stay away for now • The new Wolverhampton Station prepares to open to passenger

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