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Police appeal after railway staff assaulted at Bournville
British Transport Police has released CCTV images after members of West Midlands Railway staff were attacked at Bournville station in Birmingham.
Julian Edwards succeeds Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde as MD, West Midlands Trains
Julian Edwards has been named as the new managing director of West Midlands Trains (WMT). Julian has been a director of WMT since 2017 – and more recently the MD of East Midlands Railway during the successful mobilisation and launch of the new franchise. The current MD of West Midlands Trains, Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde, will work alongside Julian until Easter to ensure a smooth transition.
Rowley Regis tunnel repairs to make railway more reliable for passengers
An historic railway tunnel in the West Midlands is being made more reliable for passengers this month. Two million pounds is being invested in Old Hill tunnel in Rowley Regis as part of Britain’s multi-billion-pound Railway Upgrade Plan.